Wedding Planning: Details and Ideas

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Register for Furnishings at Bloomingdale's DID YOU KNOW…?

Did you know that in addition to traditional cookware, dishware, bedding and bath  products, you can register for furniture at Bloomingdale’s in the Roosevelt Field Mall?   I can’t think of a more economical way to decorate your first home together.   Check out these must-have registry suggestions for every newlywed couple — mattress, bedroom set and […]

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Long Island Wedding Favors DETAILS & IDEAS

Brides, you may or may not know this, but one of my personal pet wedding planning peeves (try saying that fast!)  is wedding favors that are useless.  If you’ve been shopping around, you know what  I’m talking about — those kitschy figurines…inedible candies…etc.   Why spend money on favors that will only end up in the […]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

GLBT & Bloomingdale's Registry Event DETAILS & IDEAS

Are you planning a same-sex wedding on Long Island?  If so, this Thursday Bloomingdale’s in Roosevelt Field wants to help you plan the wedding you’ve been dreaming of. The (Very) Social Registry at Bloomingdale’s and the Long Island GLBT Services Network are proud to bring you a (very) special registry event.  Scan your registry, sip […]

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Special Wedding Guest: Your Pet DETAILS & IDEAS

Are you including  your pet in your wedding ceremony?  Before you make that final decision, take these tips into consideration.  Brought to us by Camp Bow Wow and Home Buddies by Camp Bow Wow, the nation’s largest pet services company with 150+ doggy-day and overnight care franchises. 1. Personality Matters: It is important to consider […]

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Top Wedding Songs for 2012 DETAILS & IDEAS

Event entertainment booking service GigMasters.com announced the Top Songs for 2012 weddings.  The lists are based on a survey of recently married and soon-to-be married brides and grooms. “Can’t Help Falling in Love and At Last remain the most popular songs, with newer songs like Train’s Marry Me breaking into the top 5,” says Marta […]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Getting Married Under a Canopy DETAILS & IDEAS

Jewish couples getting married have been using chuppahs for centuries, but apparently, the canopy is making its way into trendy weddings regardless of the couple’s faith. A traditional canopy is typically made of four poles and a fabric top.   It can be as simple or as elaborate as you’d like.   Look at this gorgeous one […]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Add Fun to Your Long Island Wedding Reception DETAILS & IDEAS

When you’re looking for a really fun way to add spontaneity and whimsy to your wedding reception, consider renting a photo booth.   IncrediBooths, based in Hicksville, has come up with some sleek new booth designs that work well with elegant affairs — and check this out:  you can send the images instantly from the […]

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Gifts for the Groom's Guys

Now that it’s holiday shopping time, it’s also a great time to think about gifts for the groomsmen.   With that in mind, The Daily Candy has put together a fabulous gift guide for the guys.   Just take a look at some of their ideas, and take it from there…! Alexander Olch The Winters Plaid Wool […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Wedding Invitation Showdown: Target vs. Everyone Else DETAILS & IDEAS

A Bullseye View.com, an online magazine from Target,  asked Ashlea Halpern, editor of New York Weddings, to pick a few of her faves for a splurge vs. steal wedding invitations showdown.   Look at the difference in prices!   And for her take on thank-you cards and programs, look at the full post here. Tiffany Blue Invitation […]

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Wedding Salon Show Coming Up! DETAILS & IDEAS

Long Island brides –  Have you been to a Wedding Salon show? If not, you must attend the one coming up on Monday, the 14th.  It’s from 4 – 8 pm at Manhattan Center Studios, 311 W. 34th Street.   Here’s some of the awesomeness taking place: A meet-and-greet with planner-to-the-stars Colin Cowie Cake Tastings by […]