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23

Sep

Ring-bearing owl fails to deliver couple’s wedding bandsDarcy the barn owl was supposed to fly the rings to the altar, but she took to the rafters and fell asleep instead. Perhaps Darcy only makes deliveries on behalf of Hogwarts.

Ring-bearing owl fails to deliver couple’s wedding bands
Darcy the barn owl was supposed to fly the rings to the altar, but she took to the rafters and fell asleep instead. Perhaps Darcy only makes deliveries on behalf of Hogwarts.

06

Jun

Facebook billionaire hit with $2.5 million fine after Big Sur wedding runs afoul of conservation rulesThe Internet mogul’s lavish $10 million wedding featured movie-set-like installations, a rich and famous guest list — and a massive fine for stepping all over ecologically sensitive areas of California’s Big Sur.

Facebook billionaire hit with $2.5 million fine after Big Sur wedding runs afoul of conservation rules
The Internet mogul’s lavish $10 million wedding featured movie-set-like installations, a rich and famous guest list — and a massive fine for stepping all over ecologically sensitive areas of California’s Big Sur.

24

Apr

Bride wears wedding dress made from 10,000 bread tags
An Australian woman and her fiancé started collecting tags 10 years ago and decided they would marry when she had enough to make a dress.

Bride wears wedding dress made from 10,000 bread tags

An Australian woman and her fiancé started collecting tags 10 years ago and decided they would marry when she had enough to make a dress.

30

Dec


 Planning a green wedding 



At every point in the wedding process, there are ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your big day.
At every point in the wedding process, there are ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your big day.

07

Jul

How to plan a sustainable weddingOne woman planned a memorable wedding with less than $5000. Here’s how you can do the same.

How to plan a sustainable wedding
One woman planned a memorable wedding with less than $5000. Here’s how you can do the same.

02

Nov

Study finds women still prefer to take husband’s last name50 percent of those surveyed also supported a law requiring women to take their husband’s name.

Study finds women still prefer to take husband’s last name
50 percent of those surveyed also supported a law requiring women to take their husband’s name.

02

Jul

A Lexus hybrid built for a princeA full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet will be used during the upcoming royal wedding in Monaco.

A Lexus hybrid built for a prince
A full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet will be used during the upcoming royal wedding in Monaco.

06

May

"This wedding was brought to you by McDonald’s" may sound tacky, but there are couples who get corporate sponsors for their weddings. Dave Kerpen and Carrie Fisher got 25 sponsors and put together a $100,000 dream wedding that didn’t cost them a penny.20 unique ways to save money

"This wedding was brought to you by McDonald’s" may sound tacky, but there are couples who get corporate sponsors for their weddings. Dave Kerpen and Carrie Fisher got 25 sponsors and put together a $100,000 dream wedding that didn’t cost them a penny.
20 unique ways to save money

29

Apr

Royal wedding sealed with balcony kissesHundreds of thousands of people waving flags and banners cheered the newlyweds as they kissed twice on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Royal wedding sealed with balcony kisses
Hundreds of thousands of people waving flags and banners cheered the newlyweds as they kissed twice on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

28

Apr

Oh no, knot again: Royal wedding stuff worth buying (if you’re into that sort of thing)Although filling your home with stuff just because two young people in England are getting married isn’t eco-ideal, if you’re going to do it opt for Will and Kate gear that’s handmade, utilitarian or at least fun.

Oh no, knot again: Royal wedding stuff worth buying (if you’re into that sort of thing)
Although filling your home with stuff just because two young people in England are getting married isn’t eco-ideal, if you’re going to do it opt for Will and Kate gear that’s handmade, utilitarian or at least fun.