Blog: The Relaxed Bride

New Hampshire Magazine's Bride associate editor Erica Thoits is currently in the middle of planning her wedding, which she chooses to call The Big Party.

Though she and her financé are sticking to the general wedding schedule - rehearsal dinner the night before, ceremony the next afternoon and a reception to follow - she's keeping things, as she likes to say, "relaxed."

Follow along as she learns about how to plan a fun wedding without going overboard.

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Bridal Shows

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     @ Searles Castle

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     @ The Castleton Banquet Center

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     @ Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

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  • Bride's Night Out

     @ The Radisson Hotel

    New England Bridal Expo produces the must-attend bridal shows in New Hampshire. Bring your friends, fiance, mother, sister and bridesmaids...

  • Bride's Night Out

     @ The Castleton Banquet Center

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     @ Church Landing at Mill Falls

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