iOS app Android app

Wedding Advice

Yes, It's Possible To Discuss Your Wedding Budget Without Arguing

Amber Harrison | Posted 06.30.2016 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Money is always a tricky topic of conversation, but when it comes to a wedding it's easy for things to get emotional -- fast! Between the bride, groom...

Thrifty Bride's Guide to Staying on a Budget: Choosing a Venue

Jessica Cates | Posted 05.25.2016 | Weddings
Jessica Cates

The process of finding a venue actually reminded me a lot of a classic childhood story you may have heard before. It's called Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The future husband and I saw venues that were toooo expensive. Then we saw venues that required toooo much work. Finally, we found one that's juuuust right. Now, let me explain what we learned along the way.

Tips to Avoid Incurring Costs of Wedding Day Disasters

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 05.17.2016 | Weddings
Parker Beauchamp

Wedding season is in full swing, which means many couples are buckling down to finalize arrangements for their big day. From picking a venue to coordinating transportation, there are many details that go into making your wedding picture perfect.

'Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride'

Leila Lewis | Posted 05.11.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

When you are starting to feel like a permanent bridesmaid, remember WHY you are in that role. If your friends keep asking you to be in their wedding...you are an amazing friend!

7 Sins of The (Bad) Wedding Photographer

Camille Abbott | Posted 04.27.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

We appreciate the depth of their experience and love the raw emotion they capture in their photos, the art and their legacy. So it's made us sad to see quite a few wedding photographer horror stories hitting social media lately. We feel that they cast a shadow over the amazing service and experience that the majority of professional wedding photographers provide to their couples.

Why the Word SIMPLE Tells Me Absolutely Nothing About What You Want for Your Wedding - A Rant

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.27.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

SIMPLE is probably my least favorite word in the bridal vocabulary. What does it mean when a bride says she wants a SIMPLE wedding? That tells me abso...

50 Ways To Really Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

Bridal Guide | Posted 04.18.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Wedding receptions may hog most of the attention, but the ceremony is ultimately the most important part of the day.

Thrifty Bride's Guide to Staying on a Budget: Where to Start

Jessica Cates | Posted 04.18.2016 | Weddings
Jessica Cates

There are lots of posts out there on how to plan a wedding without completely blowing your budget. But, most are written by industry "experts" who scour how-to guides for tips and advice they can regurgitate. This post is coming straight from a bride-to-be in the wedding planning trenches. Hi, I'm Jessica, and I'm here to give you real advice on how to get the most bang for your bridal buck.

True Wedding Planner Story: The Groom Who Dumped the Bride in Front of Me the Day Before the Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's always sad to hear about an engagement, or a wedding, that has been cancelled. Postponements make everybody nervous for the couple. But hearing t...

3 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Style

Amber Harrison | Posted 03.22.2016 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

When choosing your wedding style, Instagram and Pinterest can offer some fabulous ideas, but it's easy to get totally overwhelmed! Actress Anna Camp, and her fiancé, Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin, are planning their wedding and are facing this very challenge.

Wedding Planning Traditions to Reconsider

Lindsay Rosasco | Posted 03.04.2016 | Weddings
Lindsay Rosasco

As you throw yourself into Pinterest, wedding magazines, and advice from family and friends, here are some additional things to consider when planning your special day. I'll share some things that worked for me, and if you are already married, I would love you to share some of your own tips when it comes to considering alternatives to wedding traditions.

Trust Your Wedding Vendors

Leila Lewis | Posted 02.04.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

The invitations have been sent, your wedding dress is waiting patiently in your closet, and the butterflies in your stomach are getting a little more ...

How 9 Couples Brought Their Faiths Together On Their Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.29.2016 | Religion

Planning a wedding is notoriously stressful. But for the growing number of people who are falling in love with a partner of a different faith, a weddi...

The Numbers Game

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.19.2016 | 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?"

How to Choose Your Bridesmaids

Leila Lewis | Posted 01.12.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Don't feel obligated to have everyone you've ever known throughout your life in your wedding. Take some time and think about the women (or men) that are there for you when you need them the most.

How to Look Amazing in Your Wedding Photos

Camille Abbott | Posted 01.11.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

I feel very fortunate to frequently work beside some of the most exceptional wedding photographers in South Australia. I can't help but admire how tal...

5 Ways To Throw An Elegant, Down-Home Wedding

Mindy Weiss | Posted 12.28.2015 | Weddings
Mindy Weiss

When you think of a celebrity wedding, you probably think glitz, glamour and sparkle. But believe it or not, many celebs these days are looking for a ...

Day of Coordinator vs. Full Wedding Planner: Which Do You Need?

Leila Lewis | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Weddings are magical, special, romantic, and a day to remember. However, planning a wedding is sometimes stressful, time consuming, and although fun a...

The 5 Worst Types Of Wedding Guests

Summer McLane | Posted 12.02.2015 | Weddings
Summer McLane

Everyone asks about the bridezillas but in reality, there are far less bridezillas than there are crazy, high-maintenance guests. With wedding season in full-swing, the list of guest don'ts is much higher than the dos. Here are tips on how to be the perfect wedding guest.

Wedding Planning When Nobody Seems To Get That You've Done It All Before

Meytal Markman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Divorce
Meytal Markman

As any newly engaged girl knows, getting wedding advice even when you have zero experience in wedding planning is overwhelming. It can get kind of repetitive and maybe even start to annoy you. You're only human, after all. And just like anything else in life, you don't really want to be told what to do and what to expect. You want to do your own thing and see for yourself, right?

How to Be the Best Bridal Party

Summer McLane | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weddings
Summer McLane

Being asked to be a bridesmaid or a groomsman is one of the highest honors given to a friend. Yes, it is a lot of work and sometimes it isn't fun but when your friend asks you to stand with them while they take this huge step in their lives, you do it... and you do it without any complaints. Unfortunately, that isn't always the way things go.

Wedding Memories That Mean the Most

Tricia Spencer | Posted 10.14.2015 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

As the years pass, memories fade. One day we find ourselves relying more and more on photos, videos, and keepsakes to spark a memory of notable events in our lives. But when a memory is so special, like one that is spawned by a unique wedding occurrence, chances are that no external stimuli will ever be necessary to remember that precious moment in time.

3 Strategies to Plan Your Wedding On Your Own Terms

Kristen Rocco | Posted 10.13.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

It's hard to refrain from the barrage of questions that come when someone you know has gotten engaged. And everyone is legitimately so happy for you. But when you're the bride or groom, it can get stressful.

9 Things Introverts Can Do To Make Their Weddings Less Overwhelming

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weddings

Weddings can be a stressful, overwhelming time for anyone, but particularly for brides and grooms who identify as introverts. Why? Because typically,...

Who Can Brides Trust? How to Know Which Wedding Vendor Recommendations Are Actually Reliable

Renee Strauss | Posted 08.26.2015 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Even though a bride may have dreamed about planning her wedding for years, actually doing the planning can become totally overwhelming. Even small decisions can be difficult and fraught with doubt.