Month: December 2015

Where to Begin with Wedding Planning: Part Two

So now that you’ve set your budget, selected a wedding date and chosen a beautiful wedding venue that suits your style, what comes next? Many brides become overwhelmed while wedding planning, simply because there are so many decisions to be made. From big purchases like a wedding dress, to relatively minor decisions, like what place… Read more »

Where to Begin with Wedding Planning: Part One

You’re engaged; congratulations! And now that your man has finally put a ring on it, it’s time for the fun part to begin. You get to start planning the biggest and best day of your life. The excitement of planning such a big event can either delight or frighten you, though, depending on your approach…. Read more »

Enjoy a Lovely, Low-Key New Year’s Eve

Whether you feel like it’s too late to make New Year’s Eve plans, or are just looking for a more relaxed way to spend the evening than at a packed out affair, there are still lots of fun and festive ways to celebrate, many that don’t even require getting out of your pajamas! Plus, what… Read more »

What’s New? Avant Garde Wedding Dresses for 2016

For years, fluffy white dresses weren’t just the most popular form of wedding gowns; they were practically the only option available. Luckily, modern brides have their pick of numerous styles, including romantic, vintage-inspired, sexy, and extravagant, A-line’d, mermaid-tailed, and hundreds of other options. They are carefully designed to fit most every bride’s personal style, and… Read more »

From the Heart: Philanthropic Wedding Ideas

The holidays are certainly a great time to reflect on how blessed you truly are, and to remember just how much better it is to give, than receive. With that spirit in mind, there are some great ways to make your wedding an opportunity to do just that, to generously give to those in need…. Read more »

3 Surprising Reasons to Plan A Winter Wedding

Sure, most people think of spring when they think of weddings. But that doesn’t mean it’s the exclusive time-of-year for saying “I Do.” In fact, that preconceived idea that warm temperatures mean it’s nuptial season, is actually one compelling reason to consider a winter date for your wedding day. After all, if you want to… Read more »

Picking the Right Venue for a Winter Wedding

May through July remain the most popular months for weddings, but they’re hardly the only time of year that can serve as a romantic timeframe to say “I Do.” If you’re leaning towards a winter wedding, you just need to take into consideration the challenges the season can bring, so that you can host your… Read more »

Wedding Menu and Cocktail Ideas for 2016

Even brides on a budget know the one place you should never skimp, when it comes to wedding planning, is with the food. That’s because well-fed guests are happy guests, who will be pleased to pack the dance floor and celebrate your big day with you, late into the night. If you’re not sure what… Read more »

3 Tips to Avoid Prewedding Arguments

Wedding planning can be stressful for even the most organized of brides. Unfortunately, that stress can also lead to a lot of fights between fiancés. But it doesn’t have to be that way. While you can’t completely eliminate stress from wedding planning, much less life, you can certainly choose to make this time an opportunity… Read more »

Do You Need a Wedding Planner?

You may have always dreamed of what your wedding day would be like. But once you get engaged, and start actually planning it, there are times it can feel more nightmare than fantasy. That’s because along with all the fun decisions – like what flowers to get, or what jewelry to wear – there are… Read more »