content Honeymoon Registry with Honeymoon Wishes

As the average marriage age for U.S. couples increases, more couples no longer need a department store wedding registry. If you already have the pots and pans, bathmats, and mixers and want an amazing honeymoon, consider a honeymoon registry instead.... Read More

mizerowski_smith_scobey_photography_smithwedding0025_low Etiquette Dilemma: How Do I Pick My Bridesmaids?

I’m getting married in two years and I’ve met a lot of friends within my college career because I’ve transferred twice already. How do I politely get around not having everyone in my bridal party? Wedding planning would be so... Read More

guestbook What is Your Guestbook Style?

When I set out to plan my wedding, I had probably only ever thought about three of the components involved: first, the man I was marrying, second, the fact that I wanted him to wear a gray suit (what can... Read More

iStock_000016641751Small The 4 Coolest Things About Honeymoon Registries

Fine china, crystal goblets, and a 5-quart crock-pot may have been on your mom’s registry (and as a result of tradition, on yours as well), but today’s brides are finding that a honeymoon registry is much more their speed. With... Read More

10-bride-and-groom-in-aprons-with-food In a Rut? Take a Class!

Has wedding planning turned you into a crazy person? Are your besties complaining that they never get to see you anymore? Take a break and grab a friend and find a fun class in your area. Chances are you will... Read More

reception-table-red-white-candles-139488 How to Make Your Seating Chart

Making a seating chart?  Whether you have a formal seated dinner or a buffet, some couples find it easiest for everyone to assign seating. Just remember, that if you choose to do this, you need to take care because, by... Read More

04-groom-friend-tying-bowtie-22501 Ask the Editor: Conflicting dates?

My fiancé and I are planning our wedding, and just found out that one of our friends picked a wedding date three weeks from ours. We share a lot of mutual friends. We were engaged first and have been planning... Read More

centerpiece-pink-green-flowers-bird-22501 Deciding on a Guest List

The bride and groom should sit down and form a list, organized by priority. The first priority guests, or non-negotiable invitations, are people such as immediate family and very close friends.  Second-priority guests are extended family, and friends. Third-priority would... Read More

06-groom-groomsmen-pink-boutonniere-tuxedos-22501 Wedding Size and Family

Disagreements over the size of the wedding? Ultimately, the choice lies with the bride and groom, within the constraints of the budget. Now, that isn’t to say that the couple ought to veto whomever they want from the wedding when... Read More

wedding-details-signage-photo-bunting-escort-cards-22501 Engagement Parties: Who hosts and who attends?

Who is invited: First and foremost, much like bridal showers or bachelor parties, don’t invite anyone you don’t intend on inviting to the wedding (the exception being if you are having a small destination wedding, with a reception at home,... Read More

centerpiece-pink-green-flowers-bird-22501 Gay Wedding Guest List

As more states continue to legalize gay marriage, an issue for many gay couples is whether or not to invite friends and family who don’t approve of their “lifestyle”. The etiquette surrounding gay marriage is new, but some things are... Read More

vintage-engagement-couple-apple-farm-81469 Design Your Wedding Around Who You Are

Knowing who you are as a couple is critical to planning a wedding that is reflective of who you are. The best weddings are not the ones that come with the heftiest price tags or most lavish receptions. A wedding... Read More