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Engaged: Molly Koch of Killington and Dustin Parker of South Royalton

July 14, 2016
Courtesy of Vibe Portrait Art. Molly Koch and Dustin Parker

Keep the dress white

July 14, 2016
Submitted 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 can be a frightening prospect to some brides, who fear that white…

Bridal show showcases local vendors at Killington

July 14, 2016
Thursday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. — KILLINGTON — This Thursday evening the 10th annual Rutland Summer Evening Bridal Show will be held at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel & Conference Center at Killington Resort. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Many local vendors will be there showcasing their offerings and offering give-aways. Over $2,000 in…

Reconnect during wedding planning

July 14, 2016
(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 that it can be easy to lose sight of the…

Cost of weddings increase $1,400 over last year

July 14, 2016
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 the knot in 2015. According to the Annual Reader Survey…

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Information to include on your wedding website

July 14, 2016
(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 the couple getting married as well as the bridal party.…

Clever takes on the “something old, new, borrowed, blue” tradition

January 27, 2016
Submitted Blue gloves and garter can fulfill the “something blue” in the popular good-luck wedding tradition: “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” (MS) Wedding day tokens of good luck come in many forms, but the“something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue (a sixpence in your shoe)” adage remains one of the most…

Inspiration boards bring wedding plans to life, with style

January 27, 2016
(MS) — Making the wedding of your dreams a reality may require some creativity. It can be challenging to organize all of the creative ideas swimming around in your head, but inspiration boards may be able to help. Inspiration boards, sometimes referred to as idea boards, are commonly used by interior designers, artists, writers, and even…

Beat the heat during a summer wedding

July 17, 2015
Submitted Lightweight, breathable wedding attire can tame the heat of summer weddings. May, June and July consistently rank among the most popular months to get married. These months typically provide pleasant weather, and if it does rain, it’s often in the form of a brief thunderstorm. But summer weather can be extremely hot, and while…

Rutland Summer Evening Bridal Show to be held at Killington Grand Hotel

July 17, 2015
KILLINGTON — The 9th Annual Rutland Summer Evening Bridal Show will be at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel on Thursday evening July 16. Join in the celebration with the best wedding professionals in the area! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Prizes are at drawn at 9 p.m. and include an overnight stay for two at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel,…

Good luck wedding superstitions

July 17, 2015
Submitted In Sweden, a bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe so she will never have to go without. Couples on the verge of tying the knot spend lots of time hoping their wedding days go off without a hitch. The threat of raindrops…

75 or 300?

July 17, 2015
By Polly Lynn Wedding size determines a lot: the location, the venue, food and drink choices, and (of course) the budget. Given that, it seems that knowing approximately how large your wedding is going to be must be among the first decisions a bride- and groom-to-be must make. Is it to be an intimate affair…

Bridal party responsibilities

July 17, 2015
Being asked to join a bridal party is both an honor and a responsibility. When asked to take on such significant and meaningful roles, men and women may recognize the honor but be unsure of what their responsibilities are as couples move forward with their wedding plans. Bridal party roles can vary depending on certain…