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Planning a Wedding

10 Ways to Drive Your Planner Crazy

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 05.07.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

As a planner, I am often drowning in difficult and unattainable requests from clients. While I'd like to think that I'm great at handing the impossible and making dreams come true, there are some things that clients do that just take it to the next level of impossible.

How To Pin Like A Total Boss While Wedding Planning

Natasha Burton | Posted 02.11.2015 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Pinterest can be a major time suck and even a source of stress when you start feeling overloaded by idea after idea after idea. But it definitely doesn't need to be. To use the site to its fullest potential -- and your advantage -- implement these strategies for pinning like a total boss.

10 Ways To Royally Piss Off Your Wedding Guests | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for We're sure you want your guests to have an awesome time at your wedding -- but just in case you don't, here are a few...

70% Of Brides-To-Be Did This Before Even Getting Engaged

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can be pretty stressful -- so much so, that some brides-to-be admit they started wedding planning before actually getting engaged. ...

How To Plan A Wedding With A MIL Who's Not Your Biggest Fan

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

3 Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew While Wedding Planning

Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario Kelly

Everything about our wedding was perfect to me. It was a beautiful, magical day -- and I never, ever, ever want to do it again.

Your Friends And Family Will Thank You For These | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Temperatures are rising and wedding season is in full swing, which means couples need to find some creative ways to k...

You'll Never Guess What This Looked Like Before

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weddings

We love a savvy bride -- especially one that can take a sad, empty lot and transform it into an incredible wedding venue using 11,000 twinkle lights a...

The Wedding Reception Style Every Newly Engaged Couple Is Coveting | Posted 05.18.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Serving your wedding meal family-style (where each table of guests shares food from a large platter) has been popular...

7 Ways To Say 'I Don't' To Outdated Wedding Traditions

Bustle | Posted 06.03.2014 | Weddings

While the big day is definitely something you want to remember, a true feminist wedding is when the partners know it's really about their marriage.

5 Tips to Avoid 'Identity Theft' When Planning Your Wedding

Maureen R. Goldman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Weddings
Maureen R. Goldman

I have loved being engaged. I still love it. But I have come to realize that this period of my life is just that, a moment. At my core, I am not a fiancée.

7 Ways To Save Money On Your Big Day

Posted 02.19.2014 | Weddings

By Catey Hill for Bridal Guide "I can take a deduction on this?" Discover some little-known ways to cut costs and save big. 1. Look in a &qu...

3 Things I've Learned About Myself While Planning My Wedding

Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 03.31.2014 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario Kelly

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.

The 7 Most Annoying Questions People Ask When You're Engaged

Posted 01.27.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Once there’s a ring on your finger, you expect to share your proposal story over and over, bounce wedding ideas...

So You're Newly Engaged... Now What?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Katie Parsons for Did your guy pop the question over the holidays? Though only 7 percent of Americans decide to get married in Decem...

Bride Survival 101: The Bridal Expo

Shaun Gray | Posted 12.11.2013 | Weddings
Shaun Gray

Chances are you, your mom, your girlfriends, and your groom (poor guy) are starting to research which wedding shows or bridal expos to attend. During a recent show, I took note of the things brides were doing at the show, and I decided to write a few tips to make your next journey through a bridal expo a successful one.

The Importance of Being Nice to Your Wedding Planner and Vendors

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.26.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I'm not saying you have to kiss my butt to get good wedding-planning services (planning your wedding is my job), but I'm saying that if you told me you didn't need a hairdresser each of the six times I gave you the option during the planning process, you oughta be very, very sweet when you get to the island and suddenly change your mind.

The 12 Hardest Things About Planning A Wedding

Posted 09.05.2013 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can be exciting and fun, but anyone who says it's easy probably isn't telling the truth. Over the weekend, we asked our followe...

8 Wedding Etiquette Dilemmas Solved | Posted 07.19.2013 | Weddings

Editor's note: Bridget Mora is a former bridal salon manager turned wedding writer. She also blogs about autism. (CNN) -- Although every wedding is...

The Only Thing That Matters During Wedding Planning

Brie Schwartz | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings
Brie Schwartz

The first time my mother pulled out food stamps in our local supermarket, I was confused. She had just bought me a new Kate Spade bag -- a gateway purse for any girl growing up in our wealthy enclave of Long Island. Could we really not afford cheese?

The 23 Most Important Wedding Planning Lessons

Posted 04.05.2013 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can teach you a lot -- about yourself, your spouse, your relationships with friends and family -- not to mention how to handle some...

The Wedding Wake-Up Call Every Bride Needs

Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario Kelly

You know what will matter the most? Not the shoes, the dress, the flowers, the cake, or the assorted odds and ends. It will be the love and light from the people who are there to share the start of this journey with us.

How To Make Meetings With Your Wedding Planner Less Stressful

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You should feel excited about planning your wedding details, and your consultations with your wedding planner should be something you enjoy, not something that stresses you out.

How To Plan A Wedding When You've Lost A Loved One

Bridal Guide | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Google "wedding ideas" and you'll get about 9.89 million results, but there's no guidebook for what to do when you don't have a mom to wedding dress shop with you.

The Average Length Of An Engagement Is...

Posted 01.04.2013 | Weddings

How long was your engagement? One month? Six months? Three years? According to this infographic from Wedding Paper Divas, 40 percent of couples wa...