Wedding Planning: Did You Know…?

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Beauty Tips from Long Island's Cactus Salon DID YOU KNOW…?

Our friends at Cactus Salon with 28 locations on Long Island have  just sent us some beauty quick fixes now that the summer is over and we transition into the fall season – Hair:   By the end of the summer, chlorine from your pool may leave hair feeling dry and brittle. Those with light colored […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Change Your Surname with Ease DID YOU KNOW…?

Your wedding day might be the sweetest day of your life, but the process of going from a Miss to a Mrs. can leave a sour taste in your mouth.   In fact, it takes an average of 13 hours of filling out tedious paperwork, waiting on long lines, and driving all over town to […]

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Unique Long Island Wedding Transportation DID YOU KNOW…?

Could you ever imagine leaving your Long Island wedding ceremony in an ice cream truck?    Couples are finding all sorts of unique ways to make grand exits and entrances to and from their wedding ceremonies and receptions.   From a bicycle-built-for-two to a helicopter, check out this article in yesterday’s New York Times. And if you’re […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Honoring Deceased Relative at Your Long Island Wedding DID YOU KNOW…?

Are you planning a wedding and one of your parents or a close relative is deceased?  Here’s some really good advice on how to balance the emotions.   “There are five keys to planning a wedding when someone is missing,” says Aurora Winter, a grief expert and author of From Heartbreak to Happiness. The missing person […]

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Long Island Couple on "Shedding for the Wedding" FUN STUFF

A Long Island engaged couple is part of tonight’s premiere of the wedding weight-loss competition, “Shedding for the Wedding,” airing at 9 pm on the CW/11.  According to Newsday, groom-to-be Marc Lund owns Governor’s Comedy Club.  Here are the stats for “Team Beach Romance”: VirginiaAge: 26Starting weight: 179 lbs. MarcAge: 36Starting weight: 241 lbs. How […]

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Getting Married? There's an App for that. DID YOU KNOW…?

Are you a techie bride-to-be?  If you’re getting married on Long Island and you own a smartphone, iPad or iPod, you might want to check out these new wedding planning tools:  Brides Wedding Genius (free, for Apple devices), iWedding Deluxe ($10, for Apple devices) and Wedding Plan-It ($3, for Android).   And this recent New York […]

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Details DID YOU KNOW…?

Details of Chelsea Clinton’s July 31st wedding are finally streaming in.   Did you know, for example, that while Chelsea is a vegetarian, short ribs were part of the menu?   Now here’s where it gets interesting:  according to this article in The New York Times, wedding planners are calling the Clinton/Mezvinsky wedding “understated,” “minimalist” and “un-embellished.”   […]

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

East Wind Bridal Expo DID YOU KNOW…?

The Inn & Spa at East Wind in Wading River is holding a Bridal Expo on  Thursday, May 6th.  Doors Open at 6:00 pm and once they are, you can meet East Wind’s Wedding and Event Planners.  You can also enter to win valuable prizes towards wedding services, and enjoy their fully displayed Cocktail Hour […]

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Cooking 101 for Newlyweds DID YOU KNOW…?

Brides, pretty soon you will be receiving all kinds of bridal shower gifts related to cooking — pots, electronic equipment, cookware, dishes.   But will you know what to do with all of it once you’re married?   No worries — Gilda Mulero, who runs Naturally Tasty, a Personal Chef service dedicated to providing wholesome meals, dinner parties […]

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Wedding Facts & Figures DID YOU KNOW…?

As you begin to plan your wedding, here are a few general numbers from the Knot’s research department  to keep in mind: Typically, the number of guests at a wedding is 149. Bridesmaids:  5 Groomsmen:  5 Length of Engagement: 13.4 months Popular Engagement Month:  December Popular Wedding Month:  June