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5 Steps for Booking a Luxury Hotel or Resort for Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's 8:30 on a weekend night, and I'm stuck in my office trying to figure out how to fix a wedding for a new client. It is so much easier to simply pl...

Watch What Happens When A Dog Plays Videographer At A Wedding

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings

Rather than simply walking down the aisle with their beloved 2-year-old Siberian Husky Ryder, this Tennessee couple included him in a far more integr...

6 Times You Should Say 'No' To The Dress

BRIDES | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings

by Jen Glantz, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Finding the right wedding dress is much like finding love. You spend a lot of time explo...

Watch Joe Manganiello Serenade Bride-To-Be Sofia Vergara Before Their Wedding

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.22.2015 | Entertainment

Sofia Vergara is one lucky bride. Not only is her now-husband, Joe Manganiello, a personal lap-dance machine, he's also not too bad on the mic.  ...

Pinterest and the Peanut Gallery

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 11.19.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments is a person's life. The ring goes on, someone says "yes" and fingers crossed the other someone thought to hire a photographer to catch it all. Bubbly gets popped, phone calls are made, it becomes Facebook official, ring bling on Instagram, hashtags galore, and then before you can see the view from Cloud 9, "it" begins.

Rad Bride Trashes Dress After Fiancé Called Off Wedding Via Text

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.18.2015 | Divorce

Exactly one week before their wedding, Kilee Manulak's ex-fiancé sent her a text message saying he no longer wanted to marry her.  "He de...

Marrying High Tech and Low Tech at Your Wedding

Marta Segal Block | Posted 11.16.2015 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

Advice books often warn people of different religions or cultural backgrounds to think carefully about all the potential issues before getting married. But another difference, one that can potentially doom a good relationship, often gets overlooked ... those who love technology and those who do not.

Wedding Planner Rant: Don't Even THINK About Crowdfunding to Pay for Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.16.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Sometimes, technology is a bad thing. Just because you CAN do something doesn't mean you should. That's exactly what went through my mind when I received an email from a public relations company asking me to blog about how wonderful it is that brides and grooms can crowdfund to pay for their weddings now. Are you kidding me?

2016 Wedding Trends: Top 10

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 11.13.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

With the rise in popularity of short engagements, even if there is no ring on your finger (yet), if one is going to be there soon, there's no harm in knowing what's hot and what's not for next year.

Attraction: The Reasons You Choose Your Partner May Surprise You

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

While it is true that part of attraction is physical, much of it has a lot more to do with familiarity (and often physical attraction is also based on particular kinds of familiarity). It is no coincidence that the root word of "familiarity" is "family."

8 Cute Kids That'll Make You Re-Think Your 'Adults Only' Wedding

New York Weddings | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weddings

Yes, they may have a mid-aisle tantrum, but the crowd loves a ring bearer and flower girl.   Click here for more from New York Weddings.&nb...

How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 3 Months

Avelist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Weddings

Neither of us were thrilled about paying another year of separate rent (D.C. can be expensive), plus, why wait? We knew we wanted to get married anyway and we had already gone through premarital counseling. So just like that we picked a day in the next three or four months that we could fit into our work schedule and got planning.

8 Wedding Chuppahs With Serious 'Wow' Factor

Amy Child Marella | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weddings
Amy Child Marella

Chuppahs, or wedding canopies, are a gorgeous Jewish wedding tradition, and we love the creativity they allow when it comes to design.

Why Finding the Right Venue Can Be as Difficult as Finding the Right Sig Other: 5 Ways to Overcome Venue Finding Hell

Bitchless Bride | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

Bridey, one of the most difficult parts of planning your wedding is choosing the right venue. I mean, there are so many factors to consider, and people to please that what used to be a fun experience has turned into more of a daunting task. Sorry, but true story!

4 Unique Wedding Favors You Can Give Your Guests

BRIDES | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weddings

If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.

To Have and to Hold?

Brooke Wise | Posted 11.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooke Wise

Clients often ask when's the right time to begin introducing this woman to my friends and family. My brother is so judgmental. My mother is a to...

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.

Fashion It-Girl Sabine Ghanem Dishes on Her Personal Style and Impossibly Chic Wardrobe.

Brooke Magnaghi | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
Brooke Magnaghi

Jewelry designer Sabine G came on the scene just two years ago and has rapidly gained attention not only for her jewels, but for her flawless style and the jet-set company she keeps. Profiles by Vogue, W and Harper's Bazaar have immortalized her as a veritable fashion darling.

Defining DIY Wedding Planning -- And How to Successfully Do-It-Yourself

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.30.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I've always wanted to be the person to write the formal definition of "DIY" for weddings. God knows, I've learned it the hard way. Both in planning my own DIY wedding in 2004, and in helping brides and grooms with the Do-It-Yourself bug find ways to make their personal mark on their wedding planning.

Here's How To Keep Your Sanity As A Bridesmaid

Avelist | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weddings

Over the years, I've been a bridesmaid or involved in many weddings in some capacity. Follow these five guidelines to maintain your friendship with the bride and keep your sanity through it all.

Avoid Giving Step-Parents the Shaft at Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The politics of divorce often come into play when it's time to have a wedding. Even if your parents have been happily apart for many years, the traditions surrounding weddings force everybody involved to declare, more or less, their position in life relative to the bride and groom.

How I Survived 3 Sibling Weddings In One Year

Avelist | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weddings

If you've been through even ONE family wedding, I bet your jaw is still on the floor because you know what goes into a wedding and you cannot imagine three of them in the same year. Here's how my family survived the year of the weddings.

You Don't Have To Send A Wedding Card (But You Should Anyway)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.09.2015 | 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 infor...

This Gorgeous Wedding Photo Captures Fall In All Its Glory

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weddings

Is there a more quintessentially fall wedding photo than this?  ImageContent(562ac79be4b0443bb5641d46,562ab8171400001b013c90c2,Image,HectorAssetU...

5 Tips for Avoiding Divorced-Parent Wedding Drama

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I'm frequently impressed by the very progressive, co-parenting, divorced parents of my wedding couples, and how well they get along and enjoy the wedding weekend together.