Tradition, Culture & Etiquette Questions
Gown Care Questions
Sally Conant photoHave questions about how to store your gown until the wedding or how to travel without wrinkling it? Thinking about what to do with your gown after the wedding? Gown preservation is an important part of your wedding planning.Former museum professional Sally Lorensen Conant, Ph.D, operatesOrange Restoration Labs, the largest gown preservation service in New England, and frequently serves as a consultant to museums and historical societies. She is also Administrative Vice President of theAssociation of Wedding Gown Specialists, a not-for-profit trade association of cleaners in the United States, Canada, South America and Australia who specialize in cleaning heirloom textiles of all types. Featured in wedding books and magazines, Sally is a member of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Objects and the Textile Society of America. She is the only member of the Association of Bridal Consultants to be recognized as a Master Wedding Vendor, and in 2005 she received the Makoto Igarashi Award for restoration from the International Drycleaners Congress.Visit the Association’s website for special tips, and to keep your gown looking great throughout the years…click here.You can also send Sally your gown question here:

Relationship Advice for your Marriage

Paul Friedman - Lessons For a Happy MarriagePaul Friedman has been helping couples and individuals with relationship advice since 2004, when he changed his mediation practice from helping facilitate divorce to helping couples create a happy marriage. His unusual approach is based on time tested spiritual principles rather than therapy or ongoing counseling.He believes marriage was given to us by God, not by government, and that it always works when we follow basic reasonable principles; it works for everybody and it is simple. His current Lessons For A Happy Marriage book is recognized as a manual for marriage.Visit Paul’s website to read his Marriage Relationship Advice Blog, and purchase his bookLessons For A Happy Marriage. You can also send Paul your relationship question here:


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