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Find helpful ideas, how-tos, and inspiration for your wedding and party planning needs with our monthly newsletter email publications. Each newsletter features unique topics answering some of your most sought after wedding ceremony and reception questions. Finally, find the advice, tips, and ideas you've been looking for. Below are newsletters from previous months listed by publication year. If you would like to receive our free monthly newsletters simply join our mailing list in our footer below.

2013 Newsletters:

Wedding Favor Gift Ideas for Your Guests- The type of gifts you choose for your wedding guests will directly represent your personality and the overall atmosphere of your wedding day. It is important to show guests how grateful you are to them for sharing in your special day. Choosing the right wedding guest gifts will go a long way in helping convey that more

How to Determine How Much Alcohol to Buy For Your Wedding Reception- The amount of alcohol to buy for your wedding will greatly depend on the time of day your reception will be held, the amount of people at your reception, the type of alcohol they are likely to drink, and whether your guests are heavy or light drinkers. For some help in determining how much alcohol is right for your event, read this general how-to guide for some tips and tricks on how to stock the bar at your reception... read more

What to Put in Your Wedding Welcome Gift Bags- Wedding welcome gift bags are the perfect way to say a special thank you to guests who are traveling to share your special day with you. Whether you are having a destination wedding or simply blocking out hotel rooms for your guests, it is a good idea to include a little something special to say thank more

Self-Catering � How to Calculate the Food at Your Wedding Reception- Self-catered wedding receptions have become popular among brides and grooms trying to reduce costs. While it may seem difficult, with hard work, preparation, the right equipment, and the right people, it is possible to pull off a fabulous self-catered wedding more

Wedding Shadow Boxes, Keepsake Boxes, and Ideas- Wedding shadow boxes are a great way to capture and display all the important details that went into making your wedding day so special. From your invitations to the bouquets, the items that you choose to display in your shadow box should create a lasting reminder of your special more

The History of American Wedding Ceremony Traditions - While the actual traditions of American wedding ceremonies continue to change and evolve with the times, the overall practice of certain traditions has stuck with brides and grooms throughout the years. The following traditions will hopefully provide some insight and be a helpful stepping stone for planning your own more

What's Trending for 2013 Weddings- From table centerpieces and wedding colors to hairstyles and apparel, check out the latest 2013 wedding trends and more

2012 Newsletters:

Winter Wedding Centerpiece Ideas - Find inspiration for your winter wedding with these trendsetting winter wedding centerpiece ideas. Whether your wedding style is classic chic, hopelessly romantic, or uber modern, we've put together some of our favorite winter wedding centerpiece ideas that are sure to get your ideas more

Personalized Christmas Gift Ideas for Him and Her - When shopping online for that perfect Christmas present, what do you get the person who has everything? Personalized Christmas gifts are one-of-a-kind and can't be found on any store shelf. Whether your gift is for a recent newlywed, a sports fanatic, or a frequent traveler, we've included our top personalized Christmas gift ideas for him and her to help you find the perfect more

Last Minute Summer Wedding Favors - With summer in full swing, July and August brides are putting the finishing touches on their summer weddings. If you are a summer bride, one of the biggest decisions you may have left to make is deciding what you will give your guests to say "thank you" for sharing your special day. To help make your decision easier, we've put together a list of our favorite summer wedding more

Summer Wedding Ideas, Trends, and Pinterest Inspiration - Find inspiration for your summer wedding with these trendsetting summer wedding ideas. Featuring a collection of our favorite summer wedding ideas gathered from the Pinterest community including everything from outdoor decorations to unique favors and more

Top 5 Personalized Mother's Day Gifts - Looking for the perfect gift this Mother's Day? We have chosen five of our favorite ways to show your mom you care with a personalized gift. Having your mother's gift embroidered, engraved, or custom printed shows her that you went the extra mile to choose something unique, just for more

Top 10 List of Creative Wedding Invitations - If you are like many new brides and became engaged over the year-end holidays, you may be shopping around for creative ways to invite your guests to your main event later this year. Each couple is unique, so with this in mind we searched for invitations that were like nothing we had ever seen before and put together a list featuring ten of our more

How to Make Angry Bird Hatching Deviled Chick Eggs for Easter - With Easter right around the corner, we know you will enjoy this adorable angry bird deviled egg appetizer since it's almost guaranteed to draw some much deserved oohs and aahs from your family more

First Things First...6 Wedding Planning To-Do's Before I Do - By tackling these 6 important wedding to-dos first before you start getting into the smaller details of your wedding planning process, you will have eliminated a lot of the stress that can sometimes come with wedding planning. Read on to find out the 6 of the most important wedding more

5 Easy Party Appetizers - Planning a party? We've collected 5 of our favorite appetizer ideas just for you! Each one is easy and fast - not to mention delicious! These recipes are all intended to be served as individually sized portions that can be hand held and carried around the room as your party guests more

2012 Wedding Trends - A Year for Romance - 2012 is the year for romance. Expect lavish details, lace, and glittery accents for a more romantic take on vintage weddings. To see more inspiration and trends, check out our top 10 picks below forecasting the hottest trends in more

5 Fabulous Baby Shower Trends for 2012 - The New Year is upon us. What better time to discuss the celebration of new life? Whether you are expecting a bundle of joy, planning a friend's baby shower, or simply saving ideas for your "someday," we have collected our favorite 2012 baby shower trends to inspire more

2011 Newsletters:

5 Inexpensive Holiday Party Ideas - The holiday season is full of love, laughter, and excitement. It is the most wonderful time of the year, after all. We all love to decorate and dress to the nines and lavish our friends and family with thoughtful gifts. We also all know that this merriment often takes a chunk of change from our pocket books. Yet entertaining friends and family during the holidays doesn�t always have to be expensive. Check out our top five holiday party ideas to rock around the Christmas tree on a more

Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas - By planning your dinner menu now you will save yourself from unnecessary stress and be able to sit and enjoy the day instead of slaving away in the kitchen. With these freezer friendly menu items and easy make-ahead Thanksgiving dinner ideas, you'll be well on your way to a memorable holiday feast in half the more

5 Creative Christmas Wedding Themes - Planning a holiday wedding? We've got five mini inspiration boards inspired by creative Christmas themes that are sure to put you in the holiday more

Engagement Photo Ideas, Tips and Tricks - Engagement photos are a great way to celebrate with your new fiancé and showcase the love you have for each other. Read on for engagement ideas, tips, and more

New Ideas for Traditional Autumn Gatherings - Everyone loves the tradition that inspires fall parties and family gatherings. While you want to keep these traditions alive, you and your guests will appreciate mixing it up a little with new dishes and creative decorations. With our help and your handy decorating, this year's fall parties and Thanksgiving get-togethers will be the best more

7 Ways To Use Pumpkins in Your Wedding Decorations - Pumpkins are truly the icon of the fall season. Beautiful and simple, these autumn staples are the perfect choice for couples decorating their wedding reception on a budget or for couples who simply want to add a bit of the season to their wedding more

Tips for Tailgaters of All Types - Game time might get serious, but the tailgating party beforehand is all about good friends, good food, and having a good time. Luckily, for all you seasoned veterans and newbies alike, we've got fresh ideas to kick off this American past more

How to Stay Cozy During An Outdoor Fall Wedding - Outdoor autumn weddings can be a dream come true.If you plan to say "I Do" beneath an autumn blue sky, against a backdrop of richly colored leaves, then we have the advice on how to pull it off! After all, the weather is really the only obstacle between you and your beautiful fall wedding. Surprisingly, this is easier to fix than one might think. You must take a few extra measures to make sure your guests are comfortable, but the result will be well worth the more

Small Details That Paint A Big Picture For Personalized Parties - Creating a colorful and fun atmosphere that also looks posh and put-together is easier than you think! Whether you are planning a casual get-together, a milestone birthday, anniversary party, or a big bash for your company or family reunion - the smallest details often have the biggest impact. Personalization and color coordination are two major players in party planning. Read on to discover new ways to add this personal more

Entertaining Your Summer Wedding Guests - Providing entertainment for your guests is one of the biggest trends in weddings this year. This summer take advantage of beautiful weather and outdoor venues to give your guests a unique experience that they won't ever more

Sizzling Summer Wedding Trends and Ideas - 2011 summer weddings are packed full of personal accents and childhood nostalgia. To find out what the top summer wedding trends are going to be, we polled our brides to see what they have decided on. Read on to see all the great ideas they came up more

Sizzling Memorial Day Parties and Picnics - Memorial day weekend kicks off Summer in the States. This year, put together the perfect party or picnic in honor of the Americans that have paved the way for all of more

Spring Forward With These Wedding Ideas and Tips- Learn how to create an inviting spring table setting for your wedding. In just a few steps, you will learn how to prepare and pull off a gorgeous more

DIY - Craft Color into Your Easter Decor with Easter DIY Projects - It's time to prep for your Easter party. Celebrate the holiday with bright colors and fresh ideas that your family and friends are sure to more

Stock the Kitchen with a Culinary Themed Bridal Shower- Whether your love of the kitchen is because of the food made there or the fun gadgets used there, a kitchen-related gift shower is a wonderful way to get a head start on setting up house with your more

DIY St. Patty's Day Fashion Accessories - Create your very own St. Patty's Day fashion accessories with these easy DIY tutuorials including a shamrock theme hair fascinator more

Save the Date Etiquette Tips and Trends - As spring and summer wedding plans are cemented, it is time for blushing brides to start sending out those Save the Dates. Read on for Save the Date etiquette tips and more

Simply Sweet Valentine's Day Treats - Valentine's Day is right around the corner and it's time to tell your sweetie just how much they mean to you. If food is the way to a man's heart, then here are the perfect recipes to show your Valentine just how much you more

Make your 2011 party a success with these helpful tips - Now is your chance to start the new year off in style with this year's top party planning tips and ideas. Read on to find out the latest tips and ideas for all your planning more

Top Ten Wedding Trends for 2011 - We hope you have enjoyed your holidays! Now that a shiny new year has arrived, we are excited to see fresh and fun new wedding trends for 2011. Read on to find out this year's top ten wedding more

2010 Newsletters:

Party Themes That Make The Happiest Holidays! - This year make your holiday party fresh and fun by choosing a unique theme! Here are some of our more

Winter Wedding Favor Ideas to Impress Your Guests- For your winter wedding, make your vision a reality with these easy and unique ideas for your guest more

Easy and Edible Homemade Holiday Gifts- Homemade gifts are unique, thoughtful, and often delicious! Here are some ideas for edible gifts that are simple to make and fun to more

How to create your winter wedding from start to finish - As the winter season draws closer, it's time to think about how to create your perfect winter wonderland setting. From the ceremony accessories to reception lighting, bring the winter season into your wedding with these tips and more

Save for Holiday Gifts with these Tips and Tricks - Every year it seems like the holidays have a way of sneaking up on us! This year you can prepare yourself and your pocket book for the holidays with these money saving more

5 Quick & Easy Fall Wedding Centerpieces - The cool weather may be right around the corner but don't you sweat it. Creating a beautiful fall wedding table setting is a breeze with these 5 quick and easy fall wedding centerpiece more

Fall wedding ceremony accessories and favors your guests will love- Set the atmosphere of your fall wedding right from the start with autumn themed wedding ceremony accessories. After the I Dos, say thanks with favors your guests will fall in love more

Wedding cake toppers from whimsical to traditional - The tradition of the wedding cake topper dates bak to the early 1900's, picking up steam around the 1950's. Originally wedding cake toppers were seen in the form of miniature likenesses of the bride and groom to represent the togetherness of the more

Top Father's Day Gifts under $60 - Whether he's an electronic guru or a man's man, this Father's Day let dad know he means the world to you with our picks for the best Father's Day gift ideas. All for under $ more

How to Choose Your Wedding Colors- Learn how to match up complementary colors to find your perfect wedding day palette with this quick and easy color matching more

April Bridal Showers...Bring May Wedding Flowers-Spring is finally here and with it brings the perfect opportunity to tip our umbrellas and pay tribute to April Bridal Showers and all the tips you need to make yours picture more

Refreshing Ideas for Your Spring Wedding-As April showers give way to May flowers, with it brings the most popular time of the year to get married, Spring! With this beautiful season right around the corner, we couldn't wait to present some of our refreshingly simple ideas and tips for your spring more

3 Quick tips to your perfect wedding vows- Your wedding vows are a time when you get to let your love shine, promising your true love and devotion. To guarantee you will have the ceremony of your dreams, follow these 3 D's to your perfect wedding more

2010 Wedding Trends- At last! The forecast for 2010 wedding trends is in and we have the inside more

2009 Newsletters:

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men - Swelling with the holiday spirit, we are happy to present to you some fabulous stocking stuffer ideas for the men in your more

How to Dress Your Thanksgiving Table For Less...- Decorating your Thanksgiving table in style doesn't mean you have to spend a fortune. Here we've taken a table setting from Better Homes and Gardens and broken it down to show how you can get the look and still save your more

Spooktacular Personalized Halloween Party Favors -Having a Halloween wedding this year or spooky bash? These personalized favor ideas are a great way to add a custom touch to your holiday decor without all the more

How to Choose Your Fall Wedding Favors - Fall weddings are gorgeous and relatively simple to put together. In this month's newsletter, we have broken down in categories some of the most popular ideas for fall wedding more

Favor and Gift Ideas for Your Bridal Shower - When planning all the details of your wedding shower, don't let the guest favors fall flat. Here you'll find ideas for putting together one-of-a-kind bridal shower favors that won't get left out in the more

Personalize Your Reception with Cupcakes - Many couples are breaking away from tiered wedding cakes and instead opting for a more unique treat; more

Personalize Your Groomsmen and Bridesmaid Gifts - Personalized gifts provide a one-of-a-kind keepsake that can be customized with a monogram, nickname, or special more

3 Quick Additions to Create a Personalized Wedding -Personalized favors and accessories are a great way to put your own stamp on your event. Here are three easy ways to add a personalized touch to your special more

What's Sweet in 2009 - Favor Candy Boxes - In 2009 couples are focusing on their personal style, saying goodbye to dull color schemes and overdone reception more

2009 Wedding Trends - Something Old, Something New... - From intricate lace and beading to monogrammed cocktail napkins, emphasis is on details in more