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7 Things You Should Ask Your Wedding Photographer Before Booking

Whether you're a glamorous bride who vows to spare no wedding expense  or a laid-back budget bride, almost everyone can agree on one thing: A great photographer is an essential part of any wedding. Great photos will remind you of your wedding day for years to come. That's why it's so important...

Delicious Collection of Donut Dessert Table Wedding Inspiration

Raise your hand if you have a donut obsession like me!! Serious donut obsession. Lovelies, this post will leave you running out to the bakery for a scrumptious Boston creme or strawberry donut. And today, June 3rd, is National Donut Day! And when it comes to your desserts, who says you need...

The 10 Best Things About Indian Weddings

Indian weddings can be a lot to handle. The sheer number of events, the massive crowds, the blinged out aunties....it's all a bit intense. But let's not forget one thing: Indian weddings are so much fun.  These are the ten best things you'll find at out Indian weddings. 1. Some of the most...

5 Rules For Dressing Bridesmaids At A South Asian Wedding

Bridesmaid dresses have a huge role in the culture of most American weddings. They're usually the butt of a joke - the ugly, unflattering, overpriced uniforms your closest friends must don in order to show their loyalty to the bride. In fact, buying and wearing a bridesmaid dress is often a maid's...

5 Ways Indian Brides Can Keep Their Energy Up Through Their Weddings

Indian weddings aren't sprints, they're marathons - very colorful, loud, indulgent marathons. Most desi weddings don't consist of a few small events leading up to one all-out party; they're one big event after another. While this collection of parties is incredibly fun for guests, it can also be...

Five Top Wedding Destinations South Asian Couples Love

Soon-to-be South Asian brides out there, are you thinking about a destination wedding? Along with couples all over the world, you discovered the laid-back, fun aspects of destination weddings and well, you are hooked! We talked to Vice President of Product for DestinationWeddings.com Megan...

Take your Winter South Asian Wedding On the Road

Wedding lovelies, we have a special guest post for you. When it comes to having a winter wedding, we know it can be tricky for South Asian families. You may have the wedding in the intense season of snow and ice, or low temperatures and gusty winds. Either way, our souls need to stay warm. I...

What Nobody Tells You About Planning A Dry Wedding

When people in America talk about weddings, they discuss a lot of things: The bride's dress, the couple's love, the food at the reception, the decor of the venue....and the booze that's served throughout most of the festivities. Here's the thing, though: As a South Asian bride from a Muslim...

How To Include An Disinterested Husband-To-Be In Wedding Planning

What happens when you're engaged to a man who simply doesn't care about the planning process? The truth is, a lot of brides (myself included) can become very detail-oriented when it comes to wedding planning. We're preparing for the biggest day of our lives, so suddenly little things (like the...

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Destination Weddings

If you missed our last post on what to know about a destination wedding, check it out! We're back with another installment of what you didn't know about destination weddings. With the help of our Red Book Vendor Member Destination Weddings.com, we have the inside scoop for you. 1. It’s not...

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