In a smidge less than four months, I'll be a married lady. So far, in the past year of planning my spring wedding, I've learned more than just what kind of flowers and colors I do or don't like -- I've learned a few things about myself along the way too.
Whether you've posted a picture of the engagement ring on Facebook or Instagram, bought a ton of wedding planning books, or are just glowing from the joy of finding someone you want to spend the rest of you life with, you're on your way! But be prepared for some dizzying, unexpected things.
Creative people all share five key cognitive processes that are consistent across culture, hierarchy and situational circumstance. Let's take a look at the primary aspects of this critical bent of mind.
A friend of mine in the entertainment industry is planning her wedding. But here's the thing -- she hasn't announced it yet.
A couple of years ago a colleague from outside of higher education brought a Harvard Business Review article from 2008 to my attention. Written by Col...
If you're planning a winter vacation, you've probably noticed that some of the most beautiful, luxurious spots are also the most crowded and expensive. It's just the laws of supply and demand. But what if I told you there was a "sweet spot" that travel experts call Shoulder Season.
If you thought that "Are you hiring a wedding planner?" was a "Yes" or "No" question, think again. There is a happy medium between hiring a full-service planner and winging it all on your own, and that is the day-of coordinator.
Disrupt the traditional -- and dare we say dreaded -- task of writing thank you notes by creating a confetti-filled package for each guest. Include a Mad Libs thank you card and a photo strip from the reception. Who wouldn't want to open that note?
As I have gone through my life, I sometimes look back on the wasted days and weeks I have spent, sometimes chasing meaningless pursuits with guilt and regret. We all must live with our decisions. Now I strive to live life to the fullest and be the very best version of myself.
Today, weddings are all about personalization. Rather than choose a "theme," most couples want their big days to be as unique as they are and hope to fill their event with details that will make their wedding special -- not to mention stand out from the rest.
Whether it means getting crafty with your besties or doubling your décor as favors -- a few adjustments here and there can make your wedding day a lot less expensive. So what are you waiting for? Take a cue from these real brides and start clipping those coupons!