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Who Gives a Speech at a Wedding, And In Which Order?

No 15-minute ramblers here! The Wedding Guru takes the mic on giving wedding speeches

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Speeches are a major part of traditional weddings, though the order and rules of giving one has been blurred with time. Here’s my best piece of advice regarding speeches: none should be more than seven minutes long and, when in doubt, less is always more!

A Hudson Valley bride asks: “I would like to have some speeches in my wedding reception, but I’m not sure about the order and who should be allowed to speak. I don’t want to offend anyone by leaving them out.”

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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.

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