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You'll swoon at this vintage Muslim wedding at the South Georgia Botanical Gardens

Nadia and Jonathan met working as freelance journalists in New York City. Nadia, originally from Statesboro, GA, really wanted her wedding to be in her hometown so they made it happen. Nadia and Jonathan are both Muslim and had never kissed each other before the wedding day, so their portraits are particularly sweet and romantic. Don't miss the DIY centerpieces and decor, Jonathan's suit that was handmade by his mother(!), and a poignant reminder of who wasn't able to make it that day and why…

A bright & lovely Islamic wedding in Mombasa, Kenya

Fatma and Ibrahim were on party number four in their wedding schedule. There had been two smaller celebrations, and then a much larger one in Washington, DC, where the couple currently resides. Ibrahim is originally from Sierra Leone, but most of his family has relocated to the DC area. This final reception was held in Mombasa, Kenya. This was a huge celebration with a blend of tradition and offbeat choices…

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Sorting through wedding traditions is a Sisyphean task. American wedding traditions are a conglomeration of hundreds of different cultures, not to mention the endless traditions from our individual backgrounds. Traditions, especially ones associated with major life events, connect us with our past, reinforce our cultural values, and hold our communities together. We want to make sure we include elements of both of our families' cultures, but how do we figure out what to include and what not to include? Here's how…

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This simple mountain wedding had handmade cakes and a stunning black and white dress

This baker and her groom rocked a simple and gorgeous wedding in the mountains where they grew up. She challenged herself (with a back-up plan!) to bake her own cakes for the wedding and knocked it out of the park. You'll want to see them. Oh, and her amazing black and white dress and sweet flower crown. This pair is stunning at their simple mountain wedding.

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4 ways to avoid interfaith wedding drama

The internet abounds with horror stories about the drama that can surround interfaith weddings. Families insisting on this or that, wedding officiants refusing to work with you… but the truth is that you can have the wedding of your dreams — a beautiful melding of your cultures — with minimal drama. Here's how…