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Tips to Keep You Comfortable on Your Wedding Day

Planning and practice are good strategies for making your wedding day festivities run smoothly but nothing beats some practical advice from brides who have been-there-and-done-that. Eliminate the stress of discomfort on your wedding day by following these simple tips. 1. Make sure your dress fits and functions. Don’t be alarmed if your dress doesn't fit perfectly after your first fitting. It can take up to three or four fittings to get it right. If possible, schedule your last fitting two weeks before your wedding. Also, keep in mind the time of year and movement in your dress. “I picked out a silky lightweight mermaid wedding gown that fit me perfectly and looked gorgeous. My problem was a cold October wedding with an outdoor evening reception. It was cold! I also should have practiced dancing because my dress was too tight around the bottom and I had to borrow my friend’s hair tie to bunch it up above my knees so I could move on the dance floor!” Lydia 2. Wear comf

Wedding day focus: Keep your number one priority in mind & heart

Carefully chosen flowers match the color of the napkins, flawless makeup looks great for all your photo close-ups, and everyone in your bridal party arrives on time for your ceremony at the wedding venue of your dreams. Every bride wants her months of planning and preparation to unfold into a perfect day free of hiccups and embarrassment, and every groom just wants his bride to be happy. With so many elements falling into place, stressful situations can occur which take your mind off the real reason for your special day: to celebrate your love for one another. Too often it becomes so easy to forget what your wedding day is all about. With just a few special touches, you can keep the love alive through these times of stress and decision. Love notes are free, romantic reminders that can be shared publicly or intimately. They can be as creative as you can dream them or charming and simple, as long as they are thoughtful. Here are some of my favorite examples. Everyday for almos