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To The Bride Who Thinks That She Needs To Lose Weight Before Her Wedding

Jennifer Rollin | Posted 01.10.2017 | Weddings
Jennifer Rollin

There is more pressure than ever for brides to try to “slim down” before their wedding. There are numerous people hawking cleanses, crash-diets, a...

Don't Fluff The Dress

Camille Abbott | Posted 08.25.2016 | Weddings
Camille Abbott

Pete Thornton is somewhat of a black sheep. His “take no prisoners” perspective on photography and the wedding industry as a whole is a much neede...

Does Hiring a Wedding Planner Save You Money? The Real Answer to That Burning Question...

Bitchless Bride | Posted 08.23.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

So, will a wedding planner save you money? Yes! But, probably not the total cost of their fee. But, they will save you a tremendous amount of time (the new money), and all of your sanity... How can you put a price tag on that?

How to Decide Which Wedding Vendors to Splurge On

Leila Lewis | Posted 08.18.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

One of the happiest days of your life comes with a price tag, and it's important to know what that is. Every wedding has a budget and the only way to ...

Things To Do Before Walking Down The Aisle

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 08.17.2016 | Weddings
Adeyemi Adetilewa

Your wedding day should always make you smile no matter when you look back at it. That day is both special to you and your spouse and so you should make sure that it is memorable.

50 Pawsitively Adorable Ways To Include Your Pet In Your Wedding

Bridal Guide | Posted 08.16.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

A day this glorious is meant to be shared with all of your loved ones...including the four-legged kind.

Pros and Cons of a First Look Session

Victoria Deardorff | Posted 08.12.2016 | Weddings
Victoria Deardorff

While there is nothing I love more than a good first look session, I understand that others aren't as big of a fan of them as I am. There are certainly pros and cons to bucking tradition and seeing each other before taking your first steps down the aisle. So here are some things you might want to consider when deciding if a first look session is right for you.

Bridezilla Be Gone! 4 Signs To Watch For When Planning Your Wedding Day

Melissa Escaro | Posted 08.11.2016 | Weddings
Melissa Escaro

Weddings can be stressful, but they don't have to be. Missed expectations can lead to ruining the best relationships with the people who were there for you to support you on your best day. If you find yourself shifting towards bridezilla mode, it's not too late.

Before You Start the Marriage Cruise

Milena Milićević | Posted 08.10.2016 | Weddings
Milena Milićević

Let's face it... getting married is not anymore an achievement, getting married as you are in love long-term and do not get divorced is.

What Would Happen if We Hit the Wedding "Reset" Button?

Bitchless Bride | Posted 08.08.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

I've watched couples deteriorate under the pressure to keep up with current wedding trends, and how they think their day "should be", versus staying true to who they are, and what they want to achieve in their future together. So, let's hit "reset."

6 Ideas for a Playful Wedding

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.09.2016 | Weddings
Ashley Wren Collins

It’s your job as the bride and groom to take the basic structure of the wedding - the ceremony and reception - and personalize them so that your day...

8 Tips That Will Help You Plan Your Dream Wedding

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 08.06.2016 | Weddings
Adeyemi Adetilewa

Choose the right caterers and do not forget to taste the menu, the wine, the cake and whatever else you plan to serve on your big day.

5 Ways We Knew We Picked The Perfect Wedding Date

Jodi Meltzer | Posted 08.05.2016 | Weddings
Jodi Meltzer

I am downright giddy with sunshine streaming out of my pores. Seriously, if you are in a funk, I would steer clear of me as I will unintentionally, but relentlessly, annoy you in my deliriously euphoric stupor.

50 Harry Potter-Inspired Wedding Ideas That Are Pure Magic

Bridal Guide | Posted 08.05.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Check out 50 of our favorite ways to indulge in your Harry Potter love on your wedding day.


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.

24 Colorful Details That Will Make Your Wedding Really Pop

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.29.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

A bright wedding is a happy wedding, and when the colors are this good, the soirée is sure to wow every single guest

Plan For A Successful Divorce Before Your Wedding Day!

Jim Halfens | Posted 07.22.2016 | Divorce
Jim Halfens

It's easy to blame the entire divorce industry, but that leaves us where we started: frustrated and broke!

Ways To Cut Costs When You Are Planning a Wedding on a Budget

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Weddings
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Planning a wedding is something that should be the most exciting time of your life, can also be one of the most stressful times as well. There are so many little details that go into it, along with some huge details that cost a pretty penny.

10 'First Look' Photos That'll Make Your Heart Skip A Beat

Kellee Khalil | Posted 07.19.2016 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

There isn't much we love more than seeing an overjoyed bride or groom reacting to seeing his or her S.O. on the big day.

7 Wedding Planning Tips Every Bride Should Ignore

BRIDES | Posted 07.18.2016 | Weddings

For BRIDES, by Jen Glantz Photo: Getty Images When you're engaged and jumping on the wedding planning train, advice will suddenly start to surround...

What to Consider When Planning a Wedding: Etiquette Rules for Hiring a Pastor

Wayne Meisel | Posted 07.15.2016 | Weddings
Wayne Meisel

In the midst of the joy, there is always that awkward moment when I'm asked [or not], "how much do you charge?" The very question seems vulgar given the sacred nature of the task at hand. But weddings have become as much a business as they are a sacrament.

The Lone Bride: Why Getting Married Can Sometimes Make You Feel Incredibly Lonely...

Bitchless Bride | Posted 07.12.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Bridey, if you're a 30-something bride feeling lonely, recognize that you're not alone. Know that your friends and family DO care, and they love you.

When to Simply Say Thank You and Enjoy the Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.08.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The wedding guest should consider herself much-loved and fortunate to have gotten the invitation to stay at the wedding venue, and to accept it and enjoy it. While she certainly doesn't want to take advantage of a good friend, it would be very rude to insist on paying for her room at their daughter's wedding at this point, especially since she's already offered, and they've already declined.

Why Couples Choose to Have Big or Small Weddings

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.07.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Do you want to have a ginormous wedding, or have you seriously considered eloping just to avoid the chaos? Did you have the kind of wedding that you and your fiancé wanted, or did you cave to somebody else's wishes? I always find it fascinating to learn why brides and grooms have chosen the kind of wedding they're planning.

12 Things You Should Expect When Wedding Planning

Carly Spindel | Posted 07.06.2016 | Weddings
Carly Spindel

Being engaged is the most exciting time of your life. The love of your life just proposed and you get to marry him! Yes!!! It's so exciting it's bringing a smile to my face right now. However, planning the wedding isn't quite as exhilarating. There are tons of things to think about that no one tells you. Here's the cold hard truth about wedding planning so you can be prepared.