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  • ‘HoneyBook’ takes a leap forward in event planning technology

    June 25, 2014 | 1:20 pm

    Naama Alon planned her wedding during a stressful academic year at Tel Aviv’s Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Soon after the nuptials, but before finishing her degree in graphic design and interactive media, she and her new husband, Oz, birthed a startup that would soon...

  • Cost-conscious weddings back in style

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 18, 2012 | 4:46 pm

    Lavish weddings featuring guest lists upward of 500 people were seemingly de rigueur in Southern California’s Iranian-Jewish community just five years ago. But the growth of six-figure simchas strained middle-class families, leading some couples to either call off a wedding or...

  • How To Throw an Awesome Bachelorette Party

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 20, 2012 | 11:27 am

    Being late twenties, means that bachelorette parties are a regular part of your social calendar. The problem is, most bachelorette parties SUCK. And not just a little. They’re often boring, uninspired, unoriginal, expensive, lame and there’s nothing do to but drink and regret...
  • Calming those wedding-day jitters, virtually

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The situation couldn't be more stressful: convince your ex-boyfriend to sing at your sister's wedding after the band quits; keep the groom's sister from making it "her" day; assure the groom's mother that it is OK to have a store-bought wedding cake; make sure the bride's divorced...
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  • Eight ways to give a great toast

    By Beth Levine

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Making a toast at an event is a touching way to let friends and family know how much you value them and wish them well. I still get misty-eyed when I think of the beautiful toast that my brother-in-law gave at my wedding welcoming me to the family. But public speaking doesn't come...
  • Balancing family and friend requests not an easy task

    By Dana Greene

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Getting married is a balancing act. I never quite understood this until my guy proposed.

    What's the big deal in wedding planning? I always thought. You set a date, pick a place, settle on a band, choose a few of your favorite flowers and do a dinner and cake tasting. What's...

  • How to get your favorite things without losing your mind

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    At some point between "Will you marry me?" and "You may kiss the bride," a happy couple must devote some time to the gift registry, which will help fill the shelves and drawers of their new home.

    But the first time a couple walks into a store to register for their wedding gifts can...

  • It’s about the marriage, not the wedding

    By Leisah Woldoff

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    It's the marriage that's important, not the wedding.

    When planning my wedding, I repeated that mantra each time wedding details began to overwhelm me. Hors d'oeuvres, centerpieces, flowers, music, cake -- the to-do list kept growing.

    A few days after Ron proposed, I told him I wanted...

  • Israeli American couples finesse fusion of cultures

    By Dikla Kadosh

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Thou art sanctified unto me with this ring, in the tradition of Moses and Israel," Eyal Giladi said in Hebrew as he slipped a smooth, unadorned ring onto the finger of his veiled bride, Orit Shachar.

    Guests crowding the chuppah on a warm evening in August erupted in vigorous...

  • An ‘I Do’ message on overspending

    By Sheila Gibbons

    August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In this season of "I dos," it's the rare bride who goes down the aisle without having absorbed information from ad-packed bridal magazines, Web sites and TV programs advising her on every facet of her wedding day and honeymoon.

    Where once a bride could design a memorable day using an...

  • Create an emergency kit for The Big Day—just in case

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    April 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Ask almost any bride what she needs for her big day and she'll run down the list: Flowers? Check. Dress? Check. Cake? Check. Groom? Check.

    Ask a bridesmaid what the bride needs for the big day and you might get a different list: Bandages? Check. Tweezer? Check. Antacids? Check....

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