casual e-session in Joshua Tree Prenup Agreement: The Pros and Cons

Prenups aren’t just for pop star divas and action movie heroes. It’s for any couple that wants to protect their individual assets and wants a plan in place if the marriage dissolves.  Is this a super cheery topic?  Nope.  But... Read More

bride handing groom a flower How to Get Your Groom to Help Out…or Back Off!

Your mother is in town, your boss just issued an impossible deadline, the wedding is in three weeks, and your beloved groom?  He’s on the couch, bingewatching “The Blacklist” without a care in the world.  Or perhaps he’s the one... Read More

content Couples’ Communication Tips

It happens. You start planning a wedding and you forget all about the relationship. As soon as that ring makes its appearance, the focus shifts more to the event.  Premarital counseling is certainly a great way to help bring the... Read More

engagement Top 3 Reasons for an Engagement Photo Session

Before I got engaged, I remember having some serious engaged-person-envy. It wasn’t because of the rings, it wasn’t because of the white dresses…it was, very simple, because of the engagement photos. So, really, I had engagement photo envy. I didn’t,... Read More

annejuly24resize Newlywed Perspective: A First Anniversary

Anniversaries are fun. Enough said, really. They’re an opportunity to spend time with the one you love, to enjoy each other’s company, to splurge a little bit on yourselves and celebrate the fact that you’e worked, played and loved your... Read More

momber-oneyearresize One Year Lessons Learned When Being a Newlywed

I hardly know where to start. As incredible as it seems, the husband and I are coming up on our one-year anniversary – fast. It’s almost impossible to believe that we’ve already been married for a whole year when it... Read More

annehikeresize A Newlywed’s Perspective On Love Languages

I am, officially, what my husband and I refer to as a “quality-timer”. I am a hugger, too, but I am mostly a quality-timer. Is this sounding at all familiar to you? My honest guess is no, because we’ve officially... Read More

photo1-10-copy Newlywed Perspective: Enjoying Family Time

Those people, up there, in that photo? They’re my family: my mom, dad and younger brother (who just graduated from college and is not supposed to be grown up yet if you ask me! Where does the time go?). They’re... Read More

anneresizemompost Newlywed Perspective: Reflections on Planning With Mom

As I’m guessing all of you know, this past weekend a little holiday called “Mother’s Day” rolled around. And, although that holiday has come and gone, it remains the topic of my conversation this week – mostly because, although Mother’s... Read More

img_9055_3 Newlywed Perspective: Being a Wedding Guest

It happens out of the blue. You come home from work, you pick up your mail and when you go to sort through it in the kitchen that evening, there they are: a stack of wedding invitations. Carefully addressed, carefully... Read More

momber_331resize Practical Wedding Planning Advice

Planning a wedding can be expensive. In fact, planning a wedding can be downright overwhelmingly expensive. The wedding industry certainly has it down: the cost of venues, food, photographers (not to mention dresses, florists and the bar tab!) can be... Read More