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Should my Bridesmaids wear the same Hairstyle?

Choosing your own hairstyle can be difficult enough. Deciding how your bridesmaids should wear their hair may be even harder. Hair is personal. Everyone has different personalities and style. There are different lengths and textures to consider.

Some brides feel the bridesmaids should have a contrasting hairstyle to their own. It will highlight the bridal look. Other brides choose to create a sense of unity by wearing matching hairstyles.

The answer also depends on the number of bridesmaids. Consider their ages and everyday hairstyles. All the adult bridesmaids should have a similar style. The young bridesmaid and/or flowers girls should have a similar style as well. The two styles don't need to be the same.

What if a long-haired bride wants to wear her hair down? A nice contrast will be for her bridesmaids to wear their hair up, or in a low style. 

If the bridesmaids are wearing the same dress, let them choose their own hairstyle. It will show their personality. If they are wearin…

Wedding Venue Checklist

You're engaged! Congratulations. Weddings are romantic and wonderful. And weddings are also a business transaction. The biggest chunk of your wedding budget will go to the venue. And finding the perfect venue isn't always easy. There are many options to choose from. 

Whether you're looking for a barn, an elegant ballroom or a cozy inn. You want to choose a venue that fits with the theme and vision of your wedding day. It also needs to accommodate the bridal party and number of guests you are expecting to attend. It's much more than the cost of renting the space. It's price per-plate, taxes and service charges.

Here is a checklist of questions to get you started:

1. What is the food and beverage charge per person? Or are beverages by consumption?
2. If there is not in-house catering, ask for a list of preferred caterers. Is there the option of using an outside caterer? 
3. Are there kitchen facilities?
4. Any additional charges for the staff?
5. Is there a charge for table…