Keep bridal emergency kit handy

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*Needle, thread, buttons and safety pins;

*Extra stockings for you and your wedding party;

*Spot removear;

*Nail polish — color to match your fingernails, and clear to keep stocking runs from spreading;

*Extra makeup, fragrance;

*Comb, brush and hairspray;

*Extra pairs of glasses or contact lenses;

*Tissues and cotton balls;

*Aspirin, adhesive bandages, allergy pills, and any prescription medicines you or your groom might need;

*Pen and note pper;

*Extra copies of all passages that are being read during the ceremony;

*Telephone numbers for your caterer, rabbi, photographer, florist, bandleader, car service, and members of the wedding party.

Keep in mind the most important ingredients of all: patience and a sense of humor. They turn any mishap "mountains" back into molehills. (Copley)