Oklahoma Wedding Ideas

Within these pages you will find numerous tips to help you plan, stay within budget, and design your wedding.




In-Season Winter Wedding Flower Ideas

The Perfect Flowers for Your Winter Wedding

Wedding Planning - 12/3/2021

Winter weddings create some of the most beautiful and scenic ceremonies for couples all around the country. However, the temperatures can become a harsh environment for flowers to grow causing the floral selection to be more of a challenge.

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The Rundown: Marriage Licenses vs. Certificates

The Legality of Weddings

Wedding Planning - 12/3/2021

Is there any point of going through all the stress and planning of a wedding if in the end it isn't legal? The legality of your wedding is where the marriage licenses and certificates come into the play.

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Ways to Notify Guests About Your Wedding COVID Safety Measures

How to Start Difficult Conversations

Wedding Planning - 11/15/2021

Many brides feel as if they are walking on a fine line when informing and asking guests pandemic-related questions, but this is our new reality so it's something to get more accustomed to.

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Tips For Planning a Wedding Around the Holiday Season

What to Consider

Wedding Planning - 11/5/2021

At The Oklahoma Bridal Show, we want every couple to be informed when planning their wedding, even the ones that take place during the holidays.

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5 Non-Traditional Wedding Table Names

Starting New Traditions

Wedding Planning - 11/4/2021

The Oklahoma Bridal Show shares five non-traditional table names that will leave a more personal touch to any wedding.

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Trending Bridal Hairstyles

Fall 2021

Wedding Planning - 10/24/2021

You're getting married this fall, but what do you do with your hair? Nobody wants to have a bad hair day, especially on their wedding day.

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Why October Is Considered One of the Best Months to Get Married

Reasons We Love October

Wedding Planning - 10/18/2021

There are so many favorite months to get married according to brides all over the country, but time and time again, October is considered one of the best.

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Plus-One Etiquette

Who Gets One?

Wedding Planning - 10/18/2021

Plus-ones and deciding the factors for who gets one and doesn't sometimes can cause absolute havoc in the wedding planning process when establishing the guest list.

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How to Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

Top Ways to Decrease Wedding-Related Stress

Wedding Planning - 10/4/2021

We want every couple to have as stress-free of a wedding as possible which is why we are offering some of them most effective ways to reduce wedding planning stress.

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Planning a Fall Wedding

What to Consider

Wedding Planning - 9/28/2021

Fall is the most beautiful time of the year: the leaves are changing, and the summer heat is dwindling away which sparks a change in the lives of many. One might even say it is the perfect time to have a wedding!

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Pros and Cons of Hosting a Micro Wedding

Should You Go Small?

Wedding Planning - 9/21/2021

Pros and Cons of Hosting a Micro Wedding

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5 Trendy Wedding Colors for Fall 2021

Colors Trending This Season

Wedding Planning - 9/14/2021

5 Trendy Wedding Colors for Fall 2021

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Commonly Forgotten Items on a Wedding Registry

Don't Forget These Items!

Wedding Planning - 9/7/2021

Commonly Forgotten Items on a Wedding Registry

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2021 Bridesmaids Dress Trends

Shape, Length, Colors, and More

Wedding Planning - 8/27/2021

Bridesmaids Dress Trends: Shape, Length, Colors, and More

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Unique Honeymoon Destinations

Where To Go For Your Honeymoon

Wedding Planning - 8/24/2021

Unique Honeymoon Destinations

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

Top Things to Consider

Wedding Planning - 8/15/2021

Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue: Things to Consider

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5 Perks of Using an Online Wedding Registry

Why You Should Use One

Wedding Planning - 8/4/2021

5 Perks of Using an Online Wedding Registry

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Five Wedding Superstitions Explained

What do they really mean?

Wedding Ceremony - 7/29/2021

Five Wedding Superstitions Explained

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How To: Prepare for Your First Bridal Show

Bridal Shows Made Easy

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2021

How To: Prepare for Your First Bridal Show

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Top Summer 2021 Color Trends

Our Favorite Colors This Season

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2021

Top Summer 2021 Color Trends

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What To Wear: Summer Wedding Edition

Guest Edition

Wedding Ceremony - 7/12/2021

What To Wear: Summer Wedding Edition

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2021 Summer Wedding Decoration Trends

Planning a Wedding this Season

Wedding Planning - 7/8/2021

2021 Summer Wedding Decoration Trends

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Helpful Tips for Budgeting for a Destination Wedding

Making That Dream a Reality

Wedding Planning - 6/27/2021

Helpful Tips for Budgeting for a Destination Wedding

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Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings

Pros and Cons of Both

Wedding Ceremony - 6/17/2021

Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings: Pros and Cons

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Five Things to Consider When Planning a Summer Wedding

Things to Keep in Mind...

Wedding Planning - 6/14/2021

Five Things to Consider When Planning a Summer Wedding

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How To: Have a Fun and Trendy Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette Party Planning Made Easy

Wedding Planning - 6/4/2021

How To: Have a Fun and Trendy Bachelorette Party

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Beautiful Flowers to Put in a Summer Wedding Bouquet

Our Summertime Flower Favorites

Wedding Planning - 5/27/2021

Beautiful Flowers to Put in a Summer Wedding Bouquet

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Tasty Wedding Reception Snacks that Everyone Will Love

Quick & Easy, Go-To Snacks

Wedding Planning - 5/24/2021

Tasty Wedding Reception Snacks that Everyone Will Love

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Ultimate Guide for Writing Wedding Vows

Wedding Vows That Will Always Be Remembered...

Wedding Planning - 5/21/2021

Ultimate Guide for Writing Wedding Vows

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Five Creative Save-the-Date Ideas

Kick off the wedding planning process right!

Wedding Planning - 5/21/2021

Five Creative Save-the-Date Ideas

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The Best Colors and Styles for Grooms in 2021

What's Trending Now...

Wedding Planning - 5/14/2021

What's Trending Now: The Best Colors and Styles for Grooms in 2021

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Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

What's the Difference?

Wedding Planning - 5/7/2021

Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Color Palette

Colors that will always be remembered!

Wedding Planning - 4/26/2021

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Color Palette

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Top Spring Wedding Trends for 2021

What is trending this Spring?

Wedding Planning - 4/12/2021

Top Spring Wedding Trends for 2021

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Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding Ceremony

Your Own Version of the Perfect Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony - 4/2/2021

Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding Ceremony

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Pros and Cons of All-Inclusive Wedding Venues

Is it right for you?

Wedding Reception - 3/25/2021

Pros and Cons of All-Inclusive Wedding Venues

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Unique Centerpiece Ideas for Any Wedding

Telling Your Story Through Centerpieces

Wedding Planning - 3/22/2021

Unique Centerpiece Ideas for Any Wedding

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3 Tips on How to Budget a Wedding

What To Do During the Budget Planning Process

Wedding Planning - 3/2/2021

3 Tips on How to Budget a Wedding

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Bridesmaids Gifts They'll Love

What to Get Your Bridesmaids

Wedding Planning - 2/23/2021

Bridesmaids Gifts They'll Love

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Everything You Need to Know About Elopement

To elope or not?

Wedding Planning - 2/15/2021

Everything You Need to Know About Elopement

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4 Tips for Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

Wedding Planning - 2/4/2021

Planning a Wedding with a Long-Distance Fiance

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Ways to Adjust Your Wedding for No Bridal Party

No Bridal Party Wedding!

Wedding Reception - 1/22/2021

No Bridal Party Wedding!

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Unique Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Wedding Planning - 1/15/2021

Ways to Announce Your Engagement

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Oklahoma Waterfront Wedding Venues

Waterfront Wedding Venues

Wedding Ceremony - 1/12/2021

Waterfront Wedding Venues

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Things a Bride Should NOT Do on Her Wedding Day

Do not do these things on your wedding day!

Wedding Ceremony - 1/12/2021

Do not do these things on your wedding day

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5 Trending Wedding Favors

Wedding Favors

Wedding Reception - 1/11/2021

Wedding Favors

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Save the Dates: Yes or No?

Save the Date

Wedding Planning - 1/11/2021

Save the Date

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Pros and Cons of a Seating Chart

Seating Chart

Wedding Reception - 12/10/2020

Seating Chart

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Four Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Wedding Planning - 12/4/2020

Wedding Photographer

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How to Manage Kids at a Wedding

Kids at a Wedding

Wedding Reception - 11/30/2020

Kids at a Wedding

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Four Things to Know Before Booking a Food Tasting

Food Tasting

Wedding Planning - 11/23/2020

Things to Know Before Booking a Food Tasting

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Questions to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues

Touring Wedding Venues

Wedding Planning - 11/13/2020

Wedding Venues

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What Brides Should Know About Wedding Planners and Day-Of Coordinators

Wedding Planner vs. Day-of Coordinator

Wedding Planning - 11/6/2020

Wedding Planner vs. Day-of Coordinator

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Wedding Reception Menu Styles

Reception Menu

Wedding Reception - 10/30/2020

Reception Menu

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Conversations Every Couple should have before Marriage

Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Wedding Planning - 10/20/2020

Marriage Talks

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Five Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Cutting Wedding Cost

Wedding Planning - 10/13/2020

Wedding Cost

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How Bridal Shows Save You Money

Bridal Shows

Wedding Reception - 10/2/2020

Bridal Shows Save Money

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Wedding Invitation Trends

Wedding Invitation

Wedding Planning - 9/25/2020

Invitation Trends

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How to Narrow Down Wedding Vendor Choices

Choosing Wedding Vendors

Wedding Planning - 9/17/2020

How to choose wedding vendors

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Best Places to Propose in Oklahoma

Where to Pop the Question!

Wedding Planning - 9/11/2020

Proposal Oklahoma

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Things to do if You Had to Postpone Your Wedding

Postponing Your Wedding? Read on!

Wedding Ceremony - 8/21/2020

Postponing Your Wedding?

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Four Advantages to Winter Weddings

Winter Wedding Benefits!

Wedding Reception - 8/4/2020

Winter Wedding

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Staycation Honeymoon Ideas

Honeymoon Ideas

Wedding Planning - 7/23/2020

Honeymoon Ideas

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Creative Ways to Have a Socially Distant Wedding

Social Distancing at a Wedding

Wedding Ceremony - 7/20/2020

Wedding and Social Distancing

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Benefits of a Weekday Wedding

Weekday weddings

Wedding Ceremony - 7/13/2020

Weekday Weddings

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2020 Wedding Trends

Many Exciting and Unique Trends to Look Out For!

Wedding Planning - 6/26/2020

Wedding Trends

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Have the Summer Wedding of your Dreams!

Tips for a Successful Summer Wedding

Wedding Planning - 6/25/2020

Summer Wedding Planning

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Four Ways Bridal Shows Can Relieve Wedding Stress

Planning a wedding can either be super fun or crazy stressful.

Wedding Vendors - 6/16/2020

Planning a wedding can either be super fun or crazy stressful. Usually, it's a little bit of both. This is why bridal shows can be a great idea for couples planning their wedding...

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Future of Bridal Shows due to COVID-19

As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, we at Oklahoma Bridal Show are excited to announce...

Wedding Vendors - 6/11/2020

As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, we at Oklahoma Bridal Show are excited to announce...

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Planning a Wedding around Divorced Parents

Weddings and Divorced Parents

Wedding Planning - 5/10/2020

TBD

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What to Expect at a Bridal Show

See all the current trends and timeless traditions in the bridal world when you attend a bridal show.

Wedding Planning - 4/20/2020

Bridal Show

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Tips for Planning a Multicultural Wedding

Plan a Beautiful and Successful Multicultural Wedding

Wedding Planning - 4/5/2020

Multicultural Wedding

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Our Favorite Unique Wedding Venues in Oklahoma City

Unique Wedding Venues

Wedding Reception - 4/5/2020

TBD

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All you Need to Know About Our Upcoming Bridal Shows

Get all the Latest Wedding Ideas!

Wedding Planning - 4/5/2020

TBD

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How to Find Wedding Dress and Image Ideas

On your wedding day, all eyes will be on you!

Wedding Ceremony - 9/20/2019

At okBride.com and our Oklahoma Bridal Show you can figure out the best way to make your dream dress happen! Fashion shows, wedding dress shops and bridal boutiques, all in one place!

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Meet the Moniers

Ken and Sharlene Monier own the Oklahoma Bridal Show

Wedding Planning - 7/6/2018

With the Oklahoma Summer Bridal Show fast approaching, we turn the Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog spotlight on event owners and operators Ken and Sharlene Monier.

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The Fairy Godmother of Wedding Consultants

An interview with Weddings by Gail

Wedding Planning - 6/29/2018

OKBride discovers why brides call Weddings by Gail founder, Gail Rocquemore their Fairy Godmother.

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Wedding and Engagement Rings are Forever

The okBride Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog with Huntington Fine Jewelers

Wedding Ceremony - 6/22/2018

Find out what you need to know about buying your engagement and wedding rings from one of central Oklahoma's most reputable jewelers.

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A Wedding Photographer Focused on You

OKBride Chats With Ashley Layden Photography

Wedding Planning - 6/15/2018

Oklahoma City-based photographer Ashley Layden loves to empower the women she sees through her lens whether it's for engagement, wedding, or boudoir photos.

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Wineries Crush Wedding Party Competition

An Interview with Put A Cork In It Winery

Wedding Reception - 6/1/2018

Oklahoma winery owner Andrea Griggs bottles up fun and award-winning wine for Brides to be and their bridesmaids.

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Vintage Wedding Elegance

Forever Borrowed Styling and Decor

Wedding Ceremony - 5/27/2018

Today's Super Sunday Oklahoma Wedding Blog shines a spotlight on a brand new company with old world style.

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Embassy Suites by Hilton in Norman, OK

Uncle Jimmy Wants You to Get Married at the Embassy Suites

Wedding Reception - 5/18/2018

The OKBride.com Fantastic Friday Blog finds out why Uncle Jimmy wants you to have your wedding at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Norman, Ok.

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Why You Probably Need a Photo Booth at your Wedding

Hint: It's the gift of fun and memories

Wedding Reception - 5/11/2018

Photo booths are becoming a staple at wedding receptions in Oklahoma and around the nation. We zoom in on this popular, new tradition.

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Eleven Oaks Ranch Wedding Venue

Celebrating One Year of Bridal Success

Wedding Reception - 5/4/2018

It didn't take Oklahoma brides long to swarm one of the state's newest wedding venues. One of the owners of Eleven Oaks Ranch in Luther shares her secret of success.

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Wedding Dress Advice for Brides

An Interview with The Bridal Boutique

Wedding Ceremony - 4/30/2018

The owner of The Bridal Boutique in Norman, Oklahoma answers OKBride's questions about how to shop for the perfect wedding gown for your wedding day.

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A Wedding Reception DJ Drops Truth

Face 2 Face With M & M

Wedding Reception - 4/20/2018

okBride speaks with Oklahoma City wedding DJ/Emcee Devin Long, owner of M & M Productions to find out what every bride needs to know about hiring an entertainer for the wedding reception.

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Budgeting for an Oklahoma Wedding

Wedding Loan or No?

Wedding Planning - 4/4/2018

It's easy to get carried away when you're planning one of the biggest days of your life. Social media sites like Pinterest, while helpful, can also tempt you to overspend.

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Planning Wedding Expenses

Who Pays For What at a Wedding?

Wedding Planning - 4/2/2018

Planning a wedding is not for the faint of heart, but don't forget to have fun along the way, but is it possible to have fun while planning a wedding? Of course! The trick is to give yourself time and to stay within your budget.

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The Bridal Show Boys

The Oklahoma Bridal Shows are a Family Business

Wedding Planning - 3/27/2018

Today's Fantastic Friday Wedding Blog takes a snapshot of Oklahoma Bridal Show owners, Ken and Sharlene Monier's sons, Robert Ferguson and Kris Monier.

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