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Italian Wedding soup is perfect for fall evenings

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More soup this week because it’s fall. About this time of year we all start thinking about the holidays to come: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not sure what any of those holidays will look like this year. Although I guess Halloween is canceled in College Hill. I breathed a big sigh of relief when I read that news from the neighborhood association. It feels like the responsible thing to do this year. So what will everyone do on Halloween night? Perhaps gather in very small groups? One friend suggested a candy hunt – similar to an Easter Egg hunt. That seemed like a fun idea.

This week’s recipe is a quick version of Italian Wedding soup. This recipe usually has meatballs in it, and sometimes a small pasta, too, which you could easily add. I found inspiration for this soup on Instagram. It was a list of ingredients, and I

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Am I Bridezilla if I ban this guy from my wedding?

Dear Amy: My fiance wants to invite “James,” his old college buddy, to our wedding.

Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune) 

James and I had a silly drunken fling prior to my relationship with my fiance. He knows about this and we have come to terms with it. Still, I regret my fling with James.

What’s more, I think he is a mean-spirited meddler. Years ago, he referred to me as “sloppy seconds” to my fiance.

Is it unreasonable for me to say that he can’t come to the wedding?

I don’t want to act like a Bridezilla.

Hopeful

Dear Hopeful: You and your fiance each have the right to invite people from your individual list to your wedding. As obnoxious as “James” might be, my own perspective is that you simply not liking someone on your fiance’s list does not justify eliminating him altogether. However, that “sloppy seconds” comment
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How to make a small wedding feel special, even for virtual guests

You’ve been planning it for months, if not years, and now that your wedding day is in sight there’s another spanner in the works. Your parents insisted you invite all the aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours and in-laws under the sun but now thanks to Covid-19 you have the fun job of restructuring your guest list and whittling it down without hurting anyone’s feelings and without losing the special feeling that’s essential for a wedding day. 

You’ll do something online, of course, but what? And how can you make those joining you over video feel like they’re right in the middle of the celebrations?

Wedding planner Kate O’Dowd of Love & Gatherings says couples impacted by restricted numbers should plan their day as if it was intended to be an intimate event with close family and friends. She thinks it is an opportunity to be even more creative on your big

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Professional Photographers of America Announces New Board Member

ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Today, Professional Photographers of America announced the appointment of Kesha Lambert to its board of directors. Lambert, an accomplished photographer and lawyer, will help shape the vision for the nonprofit beginning in March 2021.

Lambert is an international wedding and portrait photographer based in New York. She has photographed hundreds of weddings, including in the paradisiac St. Martin and Cabos San Lucas. Born in North Carolina, Lambert was raised in the Bronx and went on to graduate from Fordham Law School. After helping people as a lawyer, she now helps clients by creating stunning photographs of them that serve as heirlooms for generations to come. Early this year, Lambert was named a Sony Artisan of Imagery by Alpha Universe.

“I look forward to bringing my perspective and experience as a photographer, lawyer, and business owner to the work that

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Three Ways to Choose Wedding Vendors Who Will Work Well Together

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In a perfect world, you’d never need to think twice about whether your wedding vendors mesh well—after all, they’re industry professionals focused on the same goal: your happiness. Well, most of the time. “Sometimes, people just don’t get along,” says planner Michelle Rago of Michelle Rago Destinations. “There is an advantage when a team is harmonious and they get along well and they are supporting each other in the outcome of your day. If somebody likes somebody, and they see something is wrong but it’s not their lane, they’re more likely to jump in and be a team player.” Incorporate these three tips into your wedding vendor selection process to create a team that works for you—literally.

Related: Is There a Specific Order I Should Follow When Hiring My Wedding Vendors?

Ask your venue consultant for tips.

Many wedding venues keep a detailed list of recommended

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The Top 12 Bridal Trends For Fall 2021

After an abbreviated but hopeful Spring 2021 Bridal Week, the Fall 2021 season returned in full-force-ish. 

Due to the pandemic, instead of rushing all over New York City to see in-person shows and presentations, the event went virtual, with video presentations and Zoom appointments for much-appreciated social interaction. Perusing bridal dresses and separates never fails to bring the warm and fuzzies, but it’s also impossible to look to the upcoming wedding seasons without considering the unpredictability and uncertainty in the months ahead. Fittingly, the Fall 2021 offerings really do cover a wide spectrum of wedding celebrations and style preferences.

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Understandably, escapism is a consistent theme (ranging from incredible fairy

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This Morning: Woman calls off wedding to ghost after he turns to drugs

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A woman has called off her wedding to a ghost after he fell into a bad gang and started taking drink and drugs while they were holidaying together.

Amethyst Realm joined Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on today’s episode of This Morning where she lifted the lid on her heartbreak, explaining that she called things off with Ray and used sage to keep him at bay.

‘We’ve called the wedding off,’ Amethyst said. ‘It was going really well until we went on holiday and that was about last May and then he completely changed.

‘I think maybe he fell in with a bad crowd when we were on holiday. He just started becoming really inconsiderate, he’d disappear for long periods of time, when he did come back, he’d bring other spirits to

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Expand Your Creativity And Versatility To Another Dimension With New Speedlite EL-1

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MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As a photographer, the equipment you invest in needs to measure up to the standards you set forth as a creator. In the true spirit of exemplary creativity, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Speedlite EL-1. This new generation professional speedlight provides higher performance and reliability unlike ever before, in comparison to previous models, with a new rechargeable Li-ion battery and newly designed user-friendly interface.

“As an extended form of expression, we understand that integrating a flash into your photography is an art form, and having the right equipment to meet your artistic demands is imperative to client service,” said Tatsuro “Tony” Kano, executive vice president and general manager of the Canon U.S.A., Inc. Imaging Technologies &

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Woman turns mum’s wedding dress into sexy lingerie to wear on her big night

A bride has been brutally criticised after she revealed that she turned her mum’s wedding dress into a “sexy slip” for the special night.

Although it’s not uncommon for a bride to want to honour a parent or close relative on their big day, this woman’s token was a little out of the ordinary.

Instead of incorporating an accessory as a sweet memento, she decided to wear her mum’s wedding bridal gown as a raunchy robe instead, reports Daily Star.

Seemingly chuffed with the finished outcome, the woman took to Facebook to share her creation.

Her outfit designer wrote: “Another mum’s wedding dress design.

“A sexy slip to wear during the hair and makeup as well as the wedding night.”

She appeared to be chuffed with the final look

Sharing a picture on the That’s It, I’m Wedding Shaming page,

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Akash Kapoor, a 23-year-old travel and wildlife photographer is an inspiration for all aspiring photographers

He is a wildlife photographer by passion and a software developer by profession. For more than eight years of experience in photography, he has been working and teaching photography all over the country through workshops and online training sessions.

He has thousands of fan following on different social media platforms, and the young photography aspirants look up to him big time. He organizes practical workshops to online training. He believes in spreading knowledge and hence finds time to teach photography to the young photographers who look up to him. He also teaches them how to earn money from photography to invest in your passion, which is usually the major concern of many emerging young photographers.

In an interview, he said, “India lacks the kind of facilities and resources that a student needs while learning photography. There are hardly few institutions that teach photography but those are either expensive or are

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