One Fine Day: Wedding Planning

One Fine Day: Wedding Planning

Whether a simple ceremony or huge extravaganza planning nuptials can be a fraught experience. We explore the ins and outs of the wedding industry and consider the social, traditional and personal aspects of taking a trip down the aisle.

First comes love, then comes marriage, as the song goes, but in between comes the wedding. Whether it's a simple ceremony for close relatives or an extravaganza for hundreds of guests, many couples find the process fraught with financial, emotional, and logistical challenges. We explore the ins and outs of the wedding industry, and consider what it takes to plan a trip down the aisle.


Meg Keene

publisher and executive editor of; author "A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration"

Tara Melvin

Owner, Perfect Planning; President, The Association of Wedding Professionals of Greater Washington, DC

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