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5 things you must do after you get your engagement rings, wedding jewelry ideas and trends navigation ideas and trends etiquette advice

Photo: Cara Leonard Photography

After you receive your NEW engagement ring, you’re bound to stare at it all day. We can’t blame you — it’s beautiful! However, there are a few important tasks you’ll want to check off your to-do list such as: get it sized, get it insured, write a review, get a manicure, and purchase a jewelry tray. Don’t worry, we promise they’re not too time-intensive. Read more here.

10 things no one tells you about bridesmaid dress shopping, ideas and trends etiquette advice bridesmaids ideas and trends navigation

Photo: Black & Hue Photography

In case you didn’t already know, Caitlin, one of our very own on WeddingWire’s editorial team, is engaged! Throughout her entire planning process, she’ll be giving you insight on her experiences until September 20, 2014. First, it was wedding dress shopping — and 9 things no one ever told her – second, it was surprising registry finds and next up: bridesmaid dress shopping – and how to deal with unexpected drama.

How To Change Your Last Name After The Wedding

Posted by Caitlin on May 19, 2014

how to change your name after the wedding, name change ideas and trends etiquette advice

Photo Courtesy of: Amore Events by Cody, LLC

Making the decision to change your last name after the wedding is a very personal one. It may be a bit overwhelming, but take it one task at a time. Here’s the order in which you should make the transition: marriage license, social security card, driver’s license, passport, and finances. Need help keeping organized? Click here to find out who WeddingWire has partnered with to make it easier than ever!

20 Wedding Buzzwords – Defined!

Posted by Caitlin on May 13, 2014

20 wedding buzzwords defined, just for fun ideas and trends etiquette advice

Photo: Dreamlove Wedding Photography

Ombre? Chargers? Gobo? Pomander? Who knew there would be SO many new things to learn while planning a wedding! You’ve probably been hearing them pop up at vendor meetings, on inspiration blogs, and in national magazines, but there’s no need to crack open a dictionary. Figure out this secret language with our latest glossary to must-know terms.

Top 10 Modern Mother-Son Dance Songs

Posted by Caitlin on May 09, 2014

modern mother son dance songs, wedding music ideas and trends etiquette advice

Photo: Continuum Wedding Photography

The father-daughter dance might get the most attention, but let’s not forget about another important moment during the reception — the one between a mother and her son. Whether they want a beautiful slow ballad or an upbeat pop song, we’ve gathered plenty of tried-and-true tracks. Listen to our top 10 modern favorites here.

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