Saving Your Wedding Cake

❑ Remove sugar decorations or flowers. ❑ Wrap the cake in several layers of plastic wrap (never use aluminum foil). ❑ Seal the wrapped cake in an air-tight bag. ❑ Store in the freezer. Did you know? In the 19th century, the wedding cake was multi-purposed – the bottom...

Keeping Cool at Your Summer Wedding

❑ Timing is everything. Start early or late when temperatures are not at their peak. Plan your wedding for the early morning followed by a brunch with mimosas and Bloody Mary’s or for the evening under glistening lights. ❑ Bring in the fans. From hand-held fans...

Honeymoon Ready

Travel Planning ❑ Travel insurance is a good idea, especially when booking a trip many months in advance. ❑ If you’re planning a trip out of the country, make sure you and the groom has an up-to-date passport. If you’ve already changed your license to your...

Bridal Gown Cleaning and Storage

❑ Hang your wedding gown by the loops inside the gown that are connected to the sturdy side seams, and never by the fragile shoulder seams, which can stretch or sag. ❑ Avoid storing your gown in plastic bags or vacuum-sealed, plastic-wrapped containers because plastic...

Bridesmaids Duties

❑ Help with planning.  Listen as she is making her decisions, visit locations with her, be excited about her options and offer advice or lend a hand. ❑ Shop. From the wedding dress to the mother of the bride gift, be a shopping buddy. ❑ Write.  Address...

Brides: Changing Your Name

❑ With your marriage certificate and ID, complete and return an Application for a Social Security Card or by calling the Social Security Administration’s free automated system: 800.772.1213 to obtain a form. ❑ Visit the DMV and bring at least two forms of...
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