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Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words

WASHINGTON

Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words

Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide have a right to marry.

Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning

Once you’ve decided to get married, there are all sorts of other decisions to make. It can get overwhelming, but here’s a way to simplify the process: Attend The Capital Region’s Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza on Sunday.

Wildfire sparks amazing wedding photo in Oregon

Wildfire sparks amazing wedding photo in Oregon

A wildfire that disrupted an Oregon couple's wedding also gave them the photograph of a lifetime.

Romance sizzles at bacon fest as 2 couples marry

DES MOINES, Iowa

Romance sizzles at bacon fest as 2 couples marry

Two Iowa couples decided to tie the knot at this weekend's bacon festival at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines.

Beauty and the bride: Top 10 tips

We polled hundreds of wedding beauty experts for their top tips for brides who want to put their best face forward — and we couldn’t believe the results.

Our wedding: Lori and Stephen

Our wedding: Lori and Stephen

There were no table numbers to direct guests to their seats at Lori Isabella-Rhoades’ and Stephen Rhoades’ wedding reception. Instead, there were mountains.

Our wedding: Kathleen and Sandra

Our wedding: Kathleen and Sandra

Getting married sounds like a fabulous idea when you’re young and don’t know the meaning of money yet.

Our wedding: Erin and Pete

Our wedding: Erin and Pete

Erin Slater-Suzuki was quick to admit planning her at-home wedding was stressful, but the tension took a backseat to the pleasant surprises she and her husband, Pete, encountered along the way.

Our wedding: Katie and Rob

Our wedding: Katie and Rob

At first, it seemed like bad luck when Katie Duell planned a winter hike and all but one of her friends canceled.

Online photos can spoil the moment

A room full of wedding guests toting smartphones and tablets can be a good thing and a bad thing.

Food trucks find new audience at receptions

Food trucks find new audience at receptions

For many brides and grooms, wedding catering is now being delivered on wheels — literally.

Put some creativity into your favors

Jillian Mackey had seen wedding favors that seemed like an afterthought, and she knew she did not want to give one of those — an impractical trinket that would likely get tossed in the trash or thrown in a drawer.

Nail that wedding design

Choosing a fingernail finish for the big day has become a lot like choosing a wedding dress.

As wedding budgets grow, so do insurance policies

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There’s an insurance policy for that.

Ethnic menus: Hotels loosen rules on outside food

Mariam Hashimi and her husband, Munis Alkouz, chose the hotel for their November wedding reception mainly for one reason: It allowed them to use a local caterer to bring in the traditional Afghan rice and meat dishes that hotel chefs often aren’t trained to prepare.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Gazette bridal show to be biggest yet

The Capital Region Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza is bigger than ever this year.

Schenectady bridal shop to get some TLC tonight

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady bridal shop to get some TLC tonight

Ferri Formals and Bridals, entering its 25th year in business, will be featured in an episode on The Learning Channel show “I Found the Gown!” tonight at 7:30.

Dessert reception one way to cut food costs

Dessert reception one way to cut food costs

Couples are looking beyond cake for the reception.

Planning: Before you say ‘I do’

Your wedding day should be as stress-free and as well planned as possible for a smooth start to your new life. To that end, here are a few tips that couples may choose to bear in mind before stepping down the aisle.

Creative custom cocktails add a splash of personality to receptions

Creative custom cocktails add a splash of personality to receptions

The color that defined Elaina and Vincent Renda's June 23, 2012 wedding was guava.

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