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10 Relationship Facts Everyone Should Know Before Getting Married

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.27.2017 | Weddings

We hate to be pessimistic, but love alone isn’t enough sustain a marriage. To truly make a marriage last, research suggests you need to be smart and...

7 Relationship Milestones That Are Just As Important As Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.05.2016 | Divorce

Getting married is a huge milestone in a relationship, but there’s a lot more to love and building a partnership than saying “I do.” Below, rel...


Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

From the articles on every wedding website and app in existence to all of the "experts" that surround a couple the minute after the proposal, there is an onslaught of confusing and incorrect information out there being given to couples.

Why I'm Glad I Had A Child Before Marriage

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.15.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I fully believe in soul mates, and I believe that when you find the right person it will work out somehow, someway. You will fight for what you really want, and some of these teaching tools come disguised as issues. Don't feel ashamed if you also find yourself taking a different road than your parents had hoped.

The Trust Fall Challenge

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 05.10.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

I get that expecting anyone to trust someone so easily is a huge favor to ask. But if you're all about trusting those stupid stories on Facebook and don't even look up the author or do a quick "snopes" fact check, then maybe, just maybe, trusting a real person that makes their living on the subject you need help with, isn't such a hard concept to grasp.

Marriage Quotes That Make You Go Hmmmmm

Malini Bhatia | Posted 05.09.2016 | Weddings
Malini Bhatia

Here are a few of my favorite quotes pertaining to all things marriage because I think they do a really good job of helping us define what we want our marriages to be and how we plan to act within them. I hope you find them as fun and informational as I do!

Your Wedding Is Not the Most Important Day of Your Life

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 04.21.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

When you look at your wedding as not the "best day ever" but as "the best is yet to come," you will free yourself from the pressure of everything having to be perfect, and instead you will realize one thing: it already is. Because you found each other.

7 Ways Money Controls Your Wedding Planning

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

At the end of the day, while most of us got started and stayed in this industry because we believe in love (and really good parties), it is a business. This saturated market is full of people that have to pay bills, just like you.

There Isn't an App for That

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 03.25.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

The bottom line is, there isn't an App for everything. Some things will always require human interaction to achieve the best results. One of those things is assembling a team of vendors for your wedding day, starting with your wedding planner.

What to (Really) Ask Your Potential Wedding Planner

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 03.24.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

So if you're ready to start shopping for a wedding planner (meaning set up a meeting, not price shop via a wedding website app), you need to know the right questions to ask and why the answers are important.

Watch Vanderpump Rules' Katie Shop For Her Wedding Dress

Glamour | Posted 03.16.2017 | Weddings

By Petra Guglielmetti, Glamour If your uncontrollable leisure-time addictions include Vanderpump Rules and/or Say Yes to the Dress, hold on to your...

3 Things My Husband Wished He Knew Before Marriage

Liz Higgins | Posted 02.24.2017 | Women
Liz Higgins

Becoming more true to himself led my husband to make some pretty big changes in his life; changes that I heard him saying he wished he had known before we ever got married. While it's always easier to look back and think "should have, could have, would have," I can't help but be grateful for the way things have turned out.

Rustic Chic, Not Rustic Cheap

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 02.15.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

The average total wedding cost in the country sits around $30,000 and in the NYC Metro area (where there are endless barns, lofts and such) as well as Southern California, an average wedding will cost $50,000. The bottom line is, a rustic chic wedding is not an average wedding.

Getting Married Is Not An Accomplishment

Natalie Brooke | Posted 02.09.2017 | Weddings
Natalie Brooke

Three months ago, my then-boyfriend, Craig, got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. I cried with excitement. After all, it was a huge moment in my life that was exceptionally exciting, special and celebration-worthy. But is it an accomplishment? No.


Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 02.01.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

The thing is, I, and many other planners I know, truly want to work with everyone involved when planning a wedding. It's a team sport and a good planner knows and respects that.

Doing the Math on The Worst Wedding Tip. Like Ever.

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.28.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

There you are. Snowed in and stocked up on milk, bread and eggs. And if you, if even for a second, considered that as a good piece of advice, then you need to splash some water... or snow, on your face. Off season date? That's a great way to save money? Math lesson kids!

The Numbers Game

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.19.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Whether you are in the wedding industry or you are engaged, there is a question that if you haven't heard it already, you will hear it thousands of times in the near future: "What is your budget?"

Stop Calling Yourself a Wedding Planner

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.12.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Wedding planning is not easy, and the job can be viewed as something that anyone could do. The reality is, my job as a wedding planner is a real job that requires real work and real experience.

Resolve to Be a Better Wedding Guest

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.06.2017 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

As a planner, I can spot the difficult guests right as they walk in the door, and sometimes sooner than that. If the guest is a true pain in the ass, my couple has already told me about them, and I have yet to have a couple exaggerate about just how difficult a certain guest is being.

Planner Pushback

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 12.23.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Full Planning, Partial Planning and Month Of Coordination are the three basic packages that almost every wedding planner can offer their clients. Full...

Hashtag Wedding Goals

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 12.17.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

We share anything and everything with our "friends" across the internet. Things that we would've never wasted film on, we take pictures of and post on...

David's Bridal Features Size-14 Model in New Wedding Dress Ad Campaign

BRIDES | Posted 12.15.2016 | Weddings

By Jennifer Casson Tripucka, BRIDES When it comes to wedding dresses, it's safe to say that one size definitely does not fit all. Women come in so ...

Couples Dish On Their Special Holiday Traditions

Kristen Rocco | Posted 12.11.2016 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

The holiday months are not only special because of the home-roasted honey-baked ham or the endless amount of carefully-wrapped gifts staring at you fr...

10 Little Wedding Planning Lies

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 12.10.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

There are millions of articles out there, and plenty of conflicting pieces of information. Truthfully though, if planning a wedding was just as easy as surfing the web, then planners, including yours truly, would be out of a job.

Ring Shopping Survival Guide

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 11.24.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Now is the time of year that we in the wedding industry call "engagement season". Why? Because close to 40% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. Families are all home to celebrate, the holidays make the months extra romantic, and it's just that time of year that engagements happen.