Laurie's Wedding Planner

Laurie Cataldo is getting hitched and she’s sharing all of the lessons she is learning along the way!  Are you recently engaged or just want to know how to plan a wedding?  This page is for you!

The Honeyfund – Is a Honeymoon Registry Tacky?
Wedding planning has opened my eyes to a whole new world of etiquette, including what is and isn't considered appropriate or tacky.
From the proper way to handle people fishing for invites to how to correctly word save the dates to my newest dilemma: whether or not to "Honeyfund.&qu…
Father-Daughter Dance Song Ideas
As the wedding planning continues, every now and then I like to think about the less stressful, more fun decisions...like song choices!
Duzzy and I were talking about it, and had a pretty good idea for the father-daughter dance...or maybe our walk-in song.
Sassy Chic Boutique Closure Has Brides in a Panic
Imagine finding the wedding dress of your dreams, ordering it from a bridal shop and placing a hefty deposit, and then...never hearing from that shop again.
It sounds like a nightmare, but it's become a reality for many customers of a local bridal shop.
What Were Your Wedding Colors?
As my wedding planning process SLOWLY moves along, I'm starting to think about some of the details of things, but one of the first questions I always get is, "What are your colors going to be?"
Defending Marriage
I recently read an editorial in the Asbury Park Press on 5 reasons why millennials like me can't handle marriage anymore, including crippling finances, social media, and 'virtually non-existant sex.'
And I couldn't help but think it was a complete crock.
Where Did You Get Married?
Wedding planning thus far has been the complete opposite of enjoyable.
I think I'm too overwhelmed with choices and possibilities, but I'm sure once I pick a venue, the rest will fall into place. So...help me choose!

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