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Keep the dress white
Bridal
July 14, 2016

Keep the dress white

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An all-white dress can be downright stressful, but a little caution can help keep the traditional white wedding gown looking pristine.

(MS) Many brides walk down the aisle in white gowns, which have long been considered the most traditional choice. Wearing white…

Bridal
July 14, 2016

Reconnect during wedding planning

(MS) Wedding planning can be intense and often requires dedication and many hours of work. Coordinating a wedding often requires that couples make many different decisions and spend a considerable amount of time in the wedding-planning trenches.

Couples expend so much energy planning their weddings…

Bridal
July 14, 2016

Cost of weddings increase $1,400 over last year

According to The Knot 2015 Real Weddings Study, the average wedding cost, excluding honeymoon costs, in the United States in 2015 was $32,641, an increase of more than $1,400 from the year prior. Couples did not figure to fare much better in Canada when tying…

Bridal
July 14, 2016

Information to include on your wedding website

(MS) Personal websites are an invaluable resource. Wedding websites provide a great platform for couples to share all sorts of information regarding their big day, making them an essential element of modern-day wedding planning.

The participants

Wedding websites can be used to inform guests about…

Home and Garden
May 13, 2016

State study: Vermont farmers’ markets offer affordable prices

One of the greatest barriers preventing consumers from purchasing local food at farmers’ markets is the perception that farmers’ markets are too expensive. Many consumers report that they avoid purchasing local food at direct marketing outlets, such as farmers’ markets, for fear of high costs….

Home and Garden
May 13, 2016

Grow your own carrots

By Dr. Leonard Perry

Carrots are loved by many, useful in many recipes, nutritious, and they store well. They’re also one of the top 10 most economically important vegetable crops in the world. Follow a few tips, and carrots are easy to grow in…

Home and Garden
May 13, 2016

Add color in the garden

By Dr. Leonard Perry

As every gardener would agree, flowers provide color in the landscape. But it is an understanding of color and its uses that allows gardeners to make the most of their flowerbeds and to achieve pleasing results. Looking at plants as a…

Create a fairy garden for kids in just six steps
Home and Garden
May 13, 2016

Create a fairy garden for kids in just six steps

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Fairy garden creation is a great way to get kids interested in gardening, while teaching them a useful skill such as how to grow and take care of plants.

Gardening can be an enjoyable activity for adults and children alike. Gardening…