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Published: Friday, 17 October 2014 19:11
Arizona Says Yes to Marriage Equality

It's official: Arizona is No. 31 for states with marriage equality!

The United States and The World Takes a Stand for Gay Rights
Published: Tuesday, 14 October 2014 17:39
The United States and The World Takes a Stand for Gay Rights

The world is finally changing its ways on gay rights and it’s about time.

Alaska's Ban on Gay Marriage Struck Down
Published: Monday, 13 October 2014 15:10
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A federal judge ruled Sunday that Alaska’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, paving the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying in the state for the first time.

Marriage Equality for 11 More States
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014 17:00
Marriage Equality for 11 More States

Huge news for 11 states

Missouri Now Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014 16:36
Missouri Now Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages

Show me marriage equality (almost)!

Challie and Lina's Christmas Engagement
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Five wedding planners to keep you organized—online and off

There are so many details that go into planning a wedding that it’s important to stay as organized as possible. Whether you keep your files on a computer or in a wedding organizer, having everything in one easy-to-locate spot will keep stress levels low.

Here are five wedding organizers to help you make planning a little bit easier:

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Google Docs

Yes, Google has templates designed specifically for wedding planning. Budget spreadsheets, guest lists and checklists are only a few of the many useful big-day tools you’ll find at google.com/weddings. Free

 

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Instant Wedding Planner: Get from “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Record Time

If you’re planning on getting hitched quick, this spiral bound planner will ensure that you take care of every task on your to-do list. While the book has planning tips, the companion book, Instant Weddings: From “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Four Months of Less will also help ensure that you get down the aisle both quickly and in style. $10.17, amazon.com

 

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Martha Stewart’s Keepsake Wedding Planner

In addition to planning tips and templates, the beautiful wedding photos are all the inspiration you’ll need to help plan a stunning wedding. My favorite part is the Flower Glossary, which features images of dozens of flowers and the details of which season they’re available. $19.77, marthastewart.com

 

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WeddingWire

For all your planning tools in one-spot sign up (it’s free!) with WeddingWire. The company was one of the first to create a robust list of easy-to-use tools including wedding checklists, guest lists, seating charts and inspiration boards. The site also has one of the largest listings of local vendors and a forum to exchange ideas and get advice.


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The Wedding Organizer by russell+hazel

This eco-friendly 3-ring binder comes with 12 section tabs with pockets, a planning notebook, sheet protectors, business card holders and an adhesive notes. Plus, the author, me, created more than 50 pages of downloadable templates to ensure that brides and grooms don’t forget any detail. $75, russellandhazel.com

Anne Chertoff is the author of The Wedding Organizer available at russellandhazel.com.

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