In this Issue: Spring 2011

Letter from the Editor

Features

Marriage Equality in the Land of Liberty
A 50-State Rundown

Vows that Wow
The Ministerman, New Jersey’s hottest reverend, tells it straight about how to create vows that will make your significant other swoon.

Sexy Salads and Sumptuous Settings
Treat your wedding party to a luxurious garden party—and decorate your table in style.



Real Weddings

Hot to Trot
Brittney and Kara exchange one-of-a-kind vows in a sexy Miami wedding.

Just the Two of Us
A peek into P-Jaye and Yolanda’s private love story

Twice as Nice
After a backyard ceremony in Connecticut, Alison and Irene take Manhattan.

Love Uncorked
Grooms Jason and Eric say “I do” amidst the natural beauty of Napa.



Family Matters

Grandpa is Marrying a Man
An excerpt from Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight



Planning

Flower Power
Florists weigh in on what’s in bloom for spring.

Color Wheel
Paint your wedding with this season’s hottest colors.



Legal

Arranging your Financial Affairs
The legal consequences of marriage



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The Sound (and Love) of Music
Witnessing intimate performances gives couples new ways to discover the art form—and each other.



Fashion

Spring Forward
Say your vows in .


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A Class Act
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