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  • Love in Full Bloom: Let Your Petals Represent
    Jan 16, 2019 01:24 PM Flowers add curb appeal to a home or business. They are ideal gifts to say I’m sorry, Happy Birthday, “I Love You” and so much more…so choosing the right blossoms for your wedding day may be as simple as choosing your favorite bloom; a flower with special significance ...
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  • Manly Men: Inspired Styles for the Gallant Grooms
    Jan 09, 2019 03:08 PM In days gone by men were expected to be not only dashing but dapper and just as stylish as women, especially if they wanted to get a fair maiden’s attention. So, what better day to strut you stuff than on one of the most important and momentous days of ...
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  • Boys Will Be Boys: All You Need To Know About Planning a New York Inspired Bachelor Party
    Jan 02, 2019 03:47 PM Long Islanders…Well; New Yorkers in general know how to throw a party. In fact, when it comes to parties, we are the trendsetters….so, why should your wedding and pre-wedding day celebrations be any different. One of the most anticipated celebrations for both guys and gals is their “last ...
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  • You Nailed It:  Nine Nifty Nail Trends for 2019
    Dec 26, 2018 02:21 PM Long Island girls are known for their glitz and glam and when it comes to weddings New York has a reputation of hosting some of the nation’s most GLAMOROUS events. And, from their fingers to their toes Long Island ladies lead the trends with their fabulous fingers. 1. Diamonds Are ...
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  • Comforting Comestibles: Delicious Menu Ideas for Your One of Kind Reception
    Dec 19, 2018 05:09 PM Baby maybe it’s cold outside, but we New Yorkers know how to heat and spice things up.  One of the most delicious trends to date is incorporating a “comfort foods bar” at your wedding reception.  This makes a fun and fabulous cocktail hour idea or addition to dinner if ...
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  • Love American Style:  American Wedding Traditions That Help Shape  Modern Wedding Ceremonies
    Dec 12, 2018 12:40 PM Long Island is a unique yet ever expanding “tiny” enclave of NY renowned worldwide….and thus, so are Long Island weddings. Long Island is known for its rich history and Long Islanders are known for the unique flair, style and verve for living life. So, when it comes to tying ...
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  • Francine's Bridal Experience:  One on One in Store Trunk Show!
    Nov 21, 2018 01:01 PM Everyone’s Crazy about a well-styled bride…and that means the soon-to-be Mrs. MUST accessorize, accessorize, accessorize. And, when it comes to adding just the right finishing touches for a perfectly polished wedding day look, Francine’s is THE accessory emporium every future Mrs. MUST visit. Now is the perfect ...
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  • Scent of a Woman: What Your Wedding Day Perfume Reveals About You
    Nov 15, 2018 10:24 AM “A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet”…true…but what does your preferred scent reveal about you?   1. Flower Girls: Ladies who opt for floral scents love flowers and to be treated like a lady. These girls also tend to be carefree and happy. Her personality is ...
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  • The Essence of Love and Marriage:  Knowing What Love is Before You Say "I Do”
    Nov 07, 2018 10:51 AM We all want to find Mr. or Ms. Right…but is there really such a thing? According to experts LOVE has less to do with the other person and more to do with each of US.  According to experts, love is a cultivated emotion that requires us to love ourselves ...
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  • The Urge to Splurge: What Wedding Expenses Are Worth the Expense?
    Oct 31, 2018 02:21 PM Weddings are no small ticket item, but are all these expenses really necessary? Some are, some, not so much. Here’s a list of MUSTS for every soon to be married couple. 1. Marvelous Menus: Food and drink are a top priority….especially for today’s couples who have a penchant ...
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  • Plan of Action: Planning the Wedding You’ve Always Dreamed of
    Oct 24, 2018 12:00 PM Whether you’re planning on hosting a gala extravaganza or an intimate affair….you probably want your wedding day to be perfect. Remember…nothing is ever totally perfect and you will look back at some things and wish you’d done them “differently”. Still, planning a memorable celebration is not ...
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  • Ready, Set, Wed: What You Need To Know BEFORE You Tie the Knot
    Oct 17, 2018 12:11 PM Call it human nature, call it divine design, but truth be told, we all long for companionship and people to share our life with, and that’s the basis and foundation for forming friendship. Well, love is not much different…as most of us also want to find that special ...
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  • Non-Dairy Delights: Vegan Cakes and Confections for the Contemporary Couple
    Oct 10, 2018 12:43 PM Cutting out meat and dairy has become an increasing popular lifestyle choice for many, and that means chefs and bakers alike tapping into their alternative resources to get their creative juices flowing and to create some deliciously different culinary and confectionery masterpieces. Here are some of their top options, alternatives ...
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  • Stylin’ Bride: How Your Hair is a Reflection of Your Personality
    Oct 03, 2018 01:09 PM Some women like to “let their hair down” on the wedding day, while others are more tightly wound. Whatever YOUR style…it likely reveals the inner you.   1. Chignon Chic: This Classic bun with a twist is THE choice for the traditional femme who is confident and classy, sophisticated and sassy… ...
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  • How to Bring the Fall Harvest to your Wedding Menu:  Ideas you’re Bound to Fall in Love With
    Sep 26, 2018 02:11 PM So, based on what I have seen online, what I’ve gathered is that when it comes to marriage today’s generation has bid a fond adieu to the pomp and circumstance of their parents generation and has embraced a minimalist, “less is more” approach to marriage…starting with the ...
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  • Miss American Pie: Fresh and Fabulous Fall Wedding Ideas and Inspirations to Fall in Love With
    Sep 19, 2018 10:00 AM Summer is most certainly in the air here and in our hearts. But, for couples tying in the knot in the fall, autumn is already in the air. Here are a few autumnal ideas and inspirations to fall in love with. 1. Organic Apple Escort Cards: Think about getting a bargain ...
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  • Arriving In Style:  Limos…Not Just for the Bride and Groom
    Sep 12, 2018 01:56 PM It’s your day, one you’ve been planning and waiting for, for quite some time. So, it stands to reason that you both should be pampered, “the rock stars” and in the spotlight. But wait, it’s not a party without ALL the other important people in your lives…...
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  • Total Glam NY:  A Private Luxury Long Island Beauty Studio
    Sep 05, 2018 11:52 AM Every bride wants to look TOTALLY GLAM on her BIG DAY. Well, now she and her lovely ladies literally CAN. Long Island brides-to-be can now have their own team of glam squad pros at their service personally catering to them and their girls in luxury and in privacy. Don’t ...
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  • Live Long Island Entertainment:  Sets the Tone for Your Wedding
    Aug 01, 2018 03:55 PM The “Phantom of the Opera” soulfully sings about the “music of the night”…and the music of “the night” IS what sets the tone of your special event. And, when it comes to YOUR once-in-a-lifetime celebration, nothing says soulful sophistication like live Long Island entertainment. Whether you are a classic ...
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  • Fairytale Fantasy Wedding: The Black Horse Event
    Jul 11, 2018 05:17 PM So you found your “Prince Charming” or perhaps your “Knight In Shining Armor”. Now it’s time for the fairytale fantasy to become a reality. As you prepare to share you special love story with friends and family, why not add one more majestic element to ensure it’s truly ...
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