September 29th, 2011

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8 Gorgeous Bridal Gowns Under $500

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

You don’t need to break the bank to find a beautiful wedding dress. We’ve tracked down eight budget-friendly gowns that are just as special as those that come with quadruple digit price tags. We even found one that’s modeled after the bejeweled gown Kate Middleton wore to her wedding reception! Whether you’re into flowing chiffon or structured taffeta, take comfort in the fact that you can afford the dress of your dreams, even when you’re on a budget.

Fall Favourites: 10 Desserts Every Sweet Table Should Have

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Fall is one of our favourite seasons, and not just for the fashion, but for all the hearty meals and delicious seasonal fruits–apples, pies, figs, to name a few. For those of you tying the knot during the autumnal months, why not wow guests with fall-inspired desserts? Here, we present 10 yummy crowd-pleasing treats that your friends and fam will devour in minutes.

New Video: Downtown Disney Flashmob Proposal


This genius proposal video was just posted on YouTube a few days ago and it’s already surpassed the 100,000 viewers mark. Give it a few more days and, there’s no doubt in our minds that it will go viral and pass the 1 million viewers record. And, why not? It’s got the makings of the perfect engagement story: a romantic location (in Disney) coupled with an amazing song in the background (Bruno Mars’ ‘Marry You’). The first part shows Jamin (the groom-to-be) explaining his whole idea/concept to the world. But, to see the magic in action, scroll straight to the 1:25 mark–trust us you won’t want to miss this!

East Meets West In This Modern Sri Lankan Wedding In Calgary

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Manique Werapitiya and Kalum Galle, June 12, 2010, Calgary, Alberta.

Photography courtesy Brian Buchsdruecker of Absolute Photography, (


Church ceremony location: St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
Poruwa ceremony location: Dorothy Harvie Gardens at the Calgary Zoo
Reception location: Safari Lodge at the Calgary Zoo
Wedding planner: The bride and day of coordinator Amira from Posh Productions
Bridal gown: Ever After Bridal
Hair: Bella Bridal Hair
Makeup: Groom’s sister
Groom’s tux: Moores
Bridal party’s attire: Alfred Angelo and Dessy
Cake: Krista Kienitz of Simply Sweet Ltd.
Music: Violinst Cathy Bilington ( and DJ Andy LePage (403-399-6398)
Favours: Ivory elephant tea light holders from In Casa Gifts
Flowers: Alberta Rose Florist (403-272-2000)


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