January, 2011

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We can't get enough of Francine and Jon's modern wedding celebration - brimming with all sorts of glitz and glam. The vibrant purple color palette definitely set the tone for a fabulous and fun affair. Everything from the bouquet and cupcakes, to the shoes and floral arrangements were so chic and complementary of each other.

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On your wedding day, you should most definitely travel in style!

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This week, we are giving away some fantastic specialty products from the Hamptons region of New York. Sample A Taste of the North Fork’s all-natural vinegar aged with organic herbs from the company’s own garden. as well as their homemade, handcrafted mustard. We also have a bag of Love Lane's House Blend Coffee - a sumptuous, full bodied brew.

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Located on the beautiful Western shore of Lake Placid, Whiteface Club and Resort is the perfect place to hold a wedding. With a staff on board ready to cater to any style event, the resort provides the flexibility to accommodate any wedding style. Guests can enjoy a championship caliber golf course or horse drawn sled and carriage rides around the lake. Vacation rental properties are also available so guests can stay close throughout the entire weekend.

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It's a good thing that Joey would stop by his parents' restaurant during the summer to help out in the kitchen. It was there that he met Amanda, who was a waitress at the restaurant and the two shared a definite attraction for one another. Despite the encouragement from family members and the constant flirtations, it wasn't until two years later that Amanda and Joey shared their first date, but it was at that moment that Amanda knew Joey was "the one."

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We love bright, bold, and unique color palettes and encourage our readers to embrace vibrant colors no matter what time of year they're holding their wedding. This wedding incorporated a lot of colors that you wouldn't think go together, when in actuality, they all blend to create a vividly bright and colorful scene. Taking a chance with bold colors often pays off - your celebration will instantly have a great energetic vibe - but make sure you speak to your floral designer or even coordinator before choosing colors that are totally out there.

Jocelyn Linendoll and Shane Nolan have known each other since the very beginning. Growing up in adjacent farming towns in New York, the two went to school together starting in kindergarten all the way through high school. Although they were very close friends, and even had a secret crush on one another, the two never dated.

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It's Friday which means we have more Briday Booty goodies for you! This week, we are giving away some fabulous products from Provincetown Soap Works. Comment for a chance to win luxurious body lotion and moisturizing goat's milk soap, all in a luscious cranberry scent.

This week, we want to know what your favorite songs are for your wedding reception! Ay songs in particular you think brides should avoid? Let us know for a chance to win!

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We can't get enough of Naomi and Joe's wedding photos, submitted to us by Bailly Photography. The color palette, sumptuous detail shots, and overall decor are so chic, it's kind of hard for us to resist! Stay tuned for an online feature wedding for more gorgeous goodness from this beautiful event!

Some of the most important relationships established in many young adults' lives are made at college, and for many it's in the freshman year dorm where long-lasting friendships begin. This is especially true for Mara and Peter, whose friendship blossomed into romance, and eventually into marriage.