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  • Dancing The Night Away: Picking The Perfect Song For Your First Dance
    Nov 21, 2017 08:47 AM The food and the entertainment are the two top items that you and your guests will remember about your wedding.  So, when it comes to your play list you’re going to want to pay particular attention to the soundtrack you choose for your MAIN event, starting with your first ...
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  • Caught On Camera: Top Photo Trends For The Mod Bride and Groom
    Nov 16, 2017 09:37 AM Your wedding is THE main event of your adult life, well, except for having children… and you WILL want to capture it for posterity…EVERY aspect of it. So, from pictures to video you’ll want to make sure NOTHING is left out, especially after months and months of thought, ...
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  • Fashionable Fall Wedding Festivities
    Oct 06, 2017 10:25 AM Fashionable Fall Festivities: The Top 5 Seasonal Trends For 2017 As the weather begins to cool down, couture fall trends are heating up for chic and cozy seasonally-inspired celebrations for brides and grooms. Scentsational Locations: There’s nothing like the smell of the crisp fall air replete with the essence of apples, ...
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    Sep 17, 2017 06:07 PM It’s time for the Greatest Bridal Show across Long Island! That’s right, The Long Island Bridal Extravaganza. Offering the ultimate in wedding planning resources the Long Island Bridal Extravaganza is the ONLY Long Island Bridal Show that gives you star-studded wedding ideas by bringing you the most distinctive ...
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  • Words To Wed By:  Some Of The Coolest Sayings For Your Wedding Day:
    Sep 07, 2017 06:30 PM YOUR WEDDING: One of the most ROMANTIC days of your life…and you’ll want to set the tone from your Save-The-Dates to your notes of gratitude and everything in between, inspirational sayings about love and marriage  can help you make quite the statement (pun intended). Here are just some ...
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  • Every Bride’s Craze About A Well-Dressed Guest: What NOT To Wear To A Wedding
    Aug 22, 2017 01:15 PM Everyone knows that there’s a dress code for the bride, the groom and of course parents and the wedding party. But, unless it’s a  Black Tie event...did you know that there is a dress code for guests. My guess is most guests know this...but just in ...
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  • South Of The Border: Trendy and Traditional South Asian Weddings
    Aug 08, 2017 09:42 AM Traditional Indian affairs are truly affairs to remember as most are multi-day soirees steeped in intricate details and customary celebrations. Indian weddings consist of three very distinct parts: Pre-wedding,  The MAIN event, and post wedding celebrations. Pre-wedding festivities are in some sense “similar” to what we in North America are ...
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  • Cool As A Cucumber: Sensational Summer Menus
    Aug 01, 2017 02:08 PM Nothing says summer like FRESH fruits and veg…and when it comes to refreshing summer selections, the Mediterranean diet helps you serve up some delicious dishes that are also good for you. 1. Fruit For Thought: Think about adding fresh fruit to your cocktail hour. Think plenty of fresh berries, figs (...
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  • Under The Long Island Sun: Sizzling Summer Trends That Are Turning Up The Heat This Season
    Jul 25, 2017 01:55 PM Summer is THE hottest seasons for saying “I Do”…and while it barely just began, it is essentially half over. But there seems to be NO fizzle to summer celebrations as summer trends continue to sizzle. Here are just a few you may fancy. 1.  Tropical trends: Say goodbye to subtle ...
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  • Blowing In The Wind: Hair Care Hacks To Help You Look Your Best On Your Wedding Day
    Jul 18, 2017 03:23 PM Your personality is what makes you a keeper; but let’s face it, it was your look that got your special someone’s attention in the first place. But, once you tie the knot, you may NOT have as much time to primp and preen. Here are a few expert ...
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  • Out to Brunch: Inspirational Daytime Celebrations
    Jul 11, 2017 11:45 AM Afternoon soirees are becoming quite popular especially for couples who want an elegant celebration on a budget or for those (who like myself almost 14 years ago) had LOTS of guests with little ones. And, when it comes to mid-day soirees brunch is the best marriage of breakfast and lunch to ...
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  • Donors Unite: How About The Gift That Keeps On Giving
    Jun 22, 2017 10:13 AM Wondering what to give the happy couple now that they’re engaged? How about a wedding gift (Other than money)? Consider giving a gift that makes a difference and keeps on giving. Think outside the registry box and register at https://donorsunite.org/ and make a donation in honor of ...
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  • A Night To Remember: Awesome Ideas For A Truly Fun and Fabulous Wedding Reception
    Jun 19, 2017 11:21 AM It’s THE party of the year…and of your lifetime and you’ll want to make it a truly UNIQUE experience. Here are a few sensational ways to take YOUR extravaganza to the next level. 1. Make It A Kid Friendly Event: If you have friends with kids, consider including ...
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  • Days Of Vodka and Roses: 10 “Radical” Russian Wedding Traditions
    Jun 15, 2017 02:02 PM When It comes to Russian brides one might expect a somewhat sophisticated and “stoic”, soon to be Mrs. and a celebration that is full of rigid pomp and circumstance. Think again, Russian weddings lend themselves to some of the most fabulously fun and cheeky customs and traditions. 1. A-Mazing Fun: Let ...
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  • Cool Hand Luke: The Qualities Of A Gentleman Groom
    Jun 08, 2017 01:52 PM Today…one of the biggest acts of rebellion is acting the role of a traditional gentleman. Here is how grooms can master the art and turn husbandhood into happily ever after. Secretly a Prince Charming and a true gent are every little and big girl’s dream.   1. Supportive Sirs: Supporting ...
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  • Hot Spots: Planning Your Honeymoon
    Jun 07, 2017 12:38 PM One of the duties of being the groom is helping your soon-to-be Mrs. with the planning the big day....and for you that means planning the grand getaway. In fact, according to wedding culture and customs, its customary for the groom to foot the bill for the honeymoon. Experts suggest ...
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  • The Roslyn Hotel Showcase Event
    Jun 06, 2017 03:01 PM RSVP by June 8th vcruz@bridgetonholdings.com Please include the # and names of attendees Raffles and prizes include: One pair of field level tickets to the NY Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox One pair of field level tickets to the NY Yankees vs. NY Mets Bottle of Wolffer's gorgeous "...
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  • Moving and Grooving: Getting Your Grove On…First Dance Moves
    Jun 05, 2017 12:03 PM If you want to impress your lady, you’ll want to have some seriously smooth moves…especially since you and your beloved will be in the spotlight and all eyes will be on the two of you. One of the quintessential questions is whether or not you need to take ...
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  • Candy Girl: Couture Confections For Contemporary Couples
    Jun 01, 2017 01:13 PM Dessert is something we can ALL sink our teeth into. And, 2017 promises to be the year of the creative confection. Here are a few irresistible ideas: Haute Hybrids: Thin ice cream sandwiches with a twist, such as placing your favorite flavors between two colorful macaron cookies or how about a ...
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  • Food Is Love: The Armenian Wedding Table
    May 31, 2017 03:30 PM Armenians take great pride in their cooking and their exotic and eclectic cuisine is reflective of their culture and of traditional crops and animals inherent to the area or region. So, if you want to host an authentic Armenian affair think lots of meat, fish and fresh bread. Here are ...
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