Your To-Dos Before the I-Dos

Should You Match Your Wedding’s Bridesmaids and Ushers According to Their Height?

One bride takes the “perfect wedding” thing too far when it comes to choosing her attendants

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Wedding Blunders: Never Ever Ask the Bride to Pay For Her Own Bachelorette Party

Asking the bride to pay for her bachelorette party is a major wedding faux pas!

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The Wedding Do Not Play List

A bride-to-be is horrified when the deejay at her friend’s wedding plays the wrong song; how can she make sure her own deejay doesn’t stray?

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Who Chooses the Wedding Music: You or Your Guests?

When it comes to your wedding music, should Mr. Deejay keep playing your song — or the songs your guests prefer?

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Bad Wedding Gifts: How Do I (Tastefully) Reject This Awful Wedding Gift?

Our bride’s wedding gift is one she won’t mind returning

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Wedding Invitation Faux Pas: My Future Wife Invited Her Exes to Our Wedding

A groom-to-be is alarmed to find his bride’s ex-boyfriends on their invitation list

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Wedding Traditions: Toss Conventional Party Favors for Eco-Friendly Ones

A local bride and her mother feud over party favors, but The Wedding Guru has a solution to please them both

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Dress to Impress: What to Wear to a Coworker’s Wedding

An influential colleague is getting married and this is your time to shine. What to wear?

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From a Gay-Wedding Groom: The Bouquet, The Words, The Kiss?

The Wedding Guru tackles a trio of gay wedding queries from a groom-to-be and his partner

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I’m Engaged — And My Friends are Enraged

One newly engaged bride didn’t anticipate this reaction from her friends

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Musical Chairs: Where Does the Bridal Couple Sit at Their Wedding, and How Do They Greet Guests at Each Table?

One bride’s mother insists the newlyweds greet their guests in a rather peculiar manner. Do you agree?

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It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To: Kids Are Ruining My Bridal Shower

A bride-to-be is upset because her maid-of-honor can’t find a sitter for her kid. Is her bridal shower ruined?

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Holy Cow: I’m Planning My Vegan Wedding and My Family Is Boycotting the Menu — Help!

A bridal couple with strong culinary convictions finds resistance with their party’s financiers

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Barely-There Affair: What’s Wrong with Having a Small Wedding?

Answer: Nothing. Unfortunately, the family of this bride-to-be disagrees

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Dateless and Hating It: Mother of the Bride Gets Ditched at the Wedding

One mother-of-the-bride is upset that her husband will photograph their daughter’s wedding instead of being her date. See what the Wedding Guru has to say...

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Who Hosts the Bridal Shower? (Hint: It’s Not Mom)

You might be surprised with the answer. (Sorry, Mom, you’re out!)

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Your To-Dos Before the I-Dos

About This Blog

Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

This blog hails from HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites.

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