• Michelle Bodak Acri
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Sometimes joy can be too great to hold within. Four walls simply cannot contain our happiness; we must bring it out of doors and into the light for all the world to see. Such is often the case for brides who long for an outdoor wedding — of which the options here in Connecticut are plentiful…

  • Brittany L. Stalsburg
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Wedding planning can be a fun, blissful time in a couple’s lives. Selecting a venue, picking décor, planning a menu and, of course, shopping for the dress are all very exciting activities. Unfortunately, it can also be stressful, especially when couples start considering the costs. The avera…

The church ceremony is over, the bride and groom have been introduced at the reception and before the banquet begins someone from the wedding party — most often the best man, but perhaps the maid or matron of honor as well — stands up to give a toast in honor of the newly united couple.