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Second Wedding Contribution

A Hudson Valley Bride asks,“I am a fortunate 40ish woman who at mid-life has found a soul mate. When I married many years ago, I eloped and had no reception, so there was nothing to which my parents should have, or could have contributed. For my second marriage, I’m planning an intimate dinner reception for(…)

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Finding a Veil

A Hudson Valley Bride asks,“I have found that wedding gown of my dreams and now I need to find the perfect veil. I’m not sure how or where to do that. Can you help?” Dear Hudson Valley Bride, You’re right to be thinking about the veil as a part of your total bridal attire picture.(…)

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Heeding Parental Advice

A Hudson Valley Bride asks, “My boyfriend and I just got engaged. We’ve decided to pay for the wedding ourselves. So that we don’t start making enemies, how much parental advice are we obligated to accept?” Dear Hudson Valley Bride, If you are picking up the entire tab for your wedding, then strictly speaking, you(…)

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Getting Married for the Second Time

A Hudson Valley Bride asks,“I’m getting married for the second time. My son and his girlfriend have heen dating longer then my fiance and I have. I know her parents, great people. We’re getting married out of state, significant expense for them to attend. Should invite them?” Dear Hudson Valley Bride, Congratulations on your upcoming(…)

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