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Psst! Wanna Elope?

Budget Travel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

When you're engaged to be married, but buried under catering menus, to-do lists, and secret Pinterest boards featuring enough decorative twigs to build the world's largest bird's nest, forgoing a huge wedding for a combination elopement/honeymoon can look rather appealing.

How to Turn Wedding Stress Into Wedding Bliss

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings
Debbie Gisonni

Wedding season is in full swing, but often the big event that is supposed to be filled with love and happiness is consumed with stress and guilt for the blissful couple. It doesn't and shouldn't have to be that way.

Elopement Etiquette: Everything You Need To Know

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 12.13.2013 | Weddings
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The very word elopement is romantic, especially if your wedding takes place in a far-away place such as Paris or Venice. But even a civil ceremony at City Hall can be romantic when two people are truly in love.

8 People Reveal Why They Decided To Elope

Posted 08.29.2013 | Weddings

Last week, Kelly Clarkson announced her plans to cancel her wedding, deciding instead to elope with fiancé Brandon Blackstock . The singer told Peopl...

How to Botch an Elopement

Leslie Goshko | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

My husband and I have been together for twelve years and married for nine years. Our parents have never met in person. Although, I do not count this as a negative. Everyone gets along sublimely and their phone conversation skills are superb.

Move Over Bats -- Brides Discover Caves

Tricia Spencer | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

We don't often conjure the image of a bridal altar in a cave. Yet caves have been hosting extraordinary wedding events for generations.

Groom Elopes Day Before Wedding...With Another Woman

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

Running off to elope can be romantic -- unless the groom elopes with a woman who isn't his fiancee. The Times of India reported Monday that a man f...

Is Ditching Your Guests The Latest Wedding Trend?

thelook.today.com | Posted 02.04.2013 | Weddings

Marybeth Eustice had been engaged for six years, having repeatedly pushed the wedding date off. Whenever she thought about planning her wedding, she w...

Why 12/12/12 Was Las Vegas' Lucky Day

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 12.13.2012 | Weddings

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas, land of the quickie wedding, is in the midst of a serious love recession, and chapels in the city accustomed to playing the nu...

Why My Wedding Is Not About Me

blogs.forward.com | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weddings

The number one lesson I’ve learned from planning my wedding is: This is not my wedding. Sure, I get to wear the ivory gown and the invitations have ...

The Last Person You'd Ever Expect To Elope

Bitchless Bride | Posted 12.27.2012 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

As a wedding planner, I often get asked by my brideys, "Where did YOU get married?" Like somehow, my wedding was the holy grail of weddings, and if they mimic my every move, decision and even my wedding dress, then their wedding will be a huge triumph just like mine.

12 Places To Tie The Knot For Under $1K

iLoveInns | Posted 10.21.2012 | Weddings
iLoveInns

You've found that special guy or girl -- the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Make your wedding, elopement, or honeymoon just as special as your relationship.

15 Star Couples Who Married In Secret

Posted 08.10.2012 | Weddings

Can you keep a secret? Natalie Portman can. After months of rumors, she kept her weekend wedding a secret from the press until after her trip down ...

Actress Julie Benz Talks Eloping

Julie Benz | Posted 01.16.2012 | Weddings
Julie Benz

Unlike most couples, who can't seem to find the perfect destination, we agree that ALL of these places -- Palm Springs, Mexico, Austin, Texas, our backyard -- are perfect for our wedding.

Why I Eloped

Nora Cranley | Posted 12.21.2011 | Weddings
Nora Cranley

We both always imagined getting on a plane, flying off to a luxe destination like Fiji, getting married on the beach, and celebrating there. No part of me ever envisioned a big wedding.