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Yesterday, we launched our seventh e-magazine, WeddingWire’s WinterBook 2015. As you can tell by the cover, it’s real-life models Alexia and Nate from the rustic winter farm styled shoot inside. Did you think we would forget real weddings? There are also three of those too. But that’s not all — check out our exclusive 50 fresh ideas that haven’t completely taken over Pinterest yet (bye mason jars and burlap bunting!), learn how to style your decor with patterns such as chevron, stripes, florals, and polka dots, or search for that dream dress and everything that goes along with it. Plus, six ways to keep your guests cozy and how to create the best impression with invitations. Need help finding your venue or picking the soundtrack to your reception? We’ve got 20 gorgeous ballrooms, and six different DJ playlists to suit your style. You can ever persue the 14 most-asked tough etiquette questions, all answered from pros across the country, or stalk the top trending survey results from couples who got married in 2014. Bonus: A wedding planning timeline inforgraphic. And last but not least read up why your wedding will be better than the Oscars. You’re welcome!

10 Things NOT to Do After You Get Engaged

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 18, 2014

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Congratulations on your engagement! Time to let the wedding planning fun begin. While being newly engaged is definitely an exciting time, many couples admit it can be easy to get ahead of yourself during those first planning stages. But don’t worry — avoid these eleven mistakes and you will be good to go. Happy planning!

8 Biggest Real Wedding Regrets From Real Couples

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 15, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Tara Peddicord Photography

Your big day is going to absolutely amazing. Even magical, maybe? After all, you are marring your best friend! But once it’s all said and done, you may have a few regrets about your wedding. That’s why we asked our very own fresh-from-the-altar WeddingWire employees to find out what exactly were their BIGGEST ones. Read more here.

20 Things NOT to Say During a Wedding Toast

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 12, 2014

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Photo by Natalie Franke Photography 

If you’re given the opportunity to give a toast at a wedding, it’s definitely an honor, and not something to be taken lightly. This is your chance to let the couple know how great it is that they’ve found each other, and let them know how much they mean to you. This is NOT a time for crass jokes, or to bring up ghosts of boyfriend or girlfriend’s past. There are certain things that are totally off-limits, and we’ve rounded up a few of them for you. Make sure you avoid these at all costs!

10 Things to Be Selfish About During Wedding Planning

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 05, 2014

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Photo: Ashley Paige Photography

During your hectic time of wedding planning, it’s almost certain that everyone in your life will offer their opinion about something. Whether it’s something as small as your aisle markers or something as big as your wedding attire, you’ll hear every idea out there. While it’s great to have a supportive team of friends and family, there are certain decisions that should just be between the two of you. Check out our list of 10 things that you get the final say on.

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