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First Same-Sex Wedding Held on a Military Base!

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Here's one for the history books: Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens exchanged vows at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst last month, making them the first same-sex couple to marry on a military base. “We asked [about holding the ceremony on the base], and they were very open about it, but [said], ‘No one has ever... read more

Operation Military Dream Dress: Brides Across America

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Bridal Reflections (premier bridal salon here in NYC) has partnered with Brides Across America to donate FREE gowns to military brides. This special event begins on Monday, June 25, in honor of Independence Day right around the corner. Salons from multiple states across the country have joined to help create dreams come true for our... read more

Real Wedding of the Day: Bonnie & Matthew

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Let's face it: Not much is cuter than a Southern military wedding. Bonnie and Matthew's Charleston shindig featured cotton decor accents, a soft yellow palette, lawn games and a menu of barbeque and sweet tea -- making us obsess even more. > See all the photos from this gorgeous wedding! read more
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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