How to Plan a Wedding with Family and Friends Without Losing Your Mind
Issues with family and frustration with the wedding planning process are some of the most popular etiquette questions on our site. And of course they are. Planning a wedding is stressful enough, and then when you add a well-intentioned but... Read More
Bridal Party 101: Answers to the 3 Most Common Bridesmaid Dilemmas
Sometimes your bridesmaids are the most helpful and awesome people on the planet, and sometimes a little less so. Here are the 3 most common bridesmaid-related etiquette issues and ways that you can work to resolve them. Your bridesmaids are... Read More
Wedding Guest List Etiquette Questions
Wedding planning sometimes feels a bit like a minefield, right? The constant dodging to the right and left, avoiding offending someone or making some sort of grave social faux pas can leave you feeling frustrated and exhausted. We have compiled... Read More
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
Etiquette Questions Answered!
Did you know that we have a planning and etiquette guide to help you with all of your burning questions? Go here to find answers on everything from how to stay on budget to whether or not you really have... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: First Year Anniversary Gifts
It’s entirely possible that what I want to talk to you about today is the furthest thing from your mind. You are, I’m only guessing, reading through this blog because you are just about waist-deep (or very soon to be... Read More
What is Your Love Language?
Last week our newlywed blogger, Anne, wrote about the book “The 5 Love Languages.” I had totally forgotten about that book! I read it for a psychology class in college and couldn’t remember which love language I was. Being a... Read More
Wedding Etiquette Questions Answered!
Planning a wedding can often feel like walking in a field full of landmines, right? Chances are you have more questions than answers when it comes to everything from whether or not your groom should be more communicative with his... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: A Game of Catch
Hello, engaged ones! I hope you’re all happily in the midst of planning your weddings (looking at dresses, floral arrangements and dessert tables to your hearts’ content) and enjoying the fact that spring (and all the tulips!) is in full... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Making a Home Feel Like Home
Making home feel like home can be a long, involved, process. It can take weeks, months (maybe longer – I haven’t gotten that far yet). The name came quickly for me: calling the place my husband and I live “home”... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Anne Advises Future Sister-In-Law, “Don’t Panic!”
Last week I received an email from my future sister-in-law that held a note of…well…stress. Or two. She’s working through the preliminary wedding-planning decisions and getting all kinds of conflicting information from the people around her (sound familiar, Delightfully Engaged?)... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Anne Learns How to Build a Fire
Sometimes I feel like I go for weeks (or months, or longer) without learning anything of true, lasting value. And sometimes I feel like all the things I’m supposed to learn just line up and then I have to sort... Read More
Newlywed Perpsective: Married Decisions
Married life is different than single life. There might be a few of you out there wondering if it has truly taken me seven months (and three days. Not that I’m keeping track or anything.) to realize this. Don’t worry,... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Anne’s Homemade Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day, Delightfully Engaged! I hope each and every one of you has a day filled with love and happy thoughts and lots and lots of chocolate. Flowers are good too (just as the roses sitting on my dresser... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Keeping Things Tidy With The Chore Wheel
What you see in the photo above is currently the only organized portion of our kitchen. You see, Shayne and I have recently discovered something about ourselves: neither of us enjoys cleaning. Not that this is particularly surprising. In fact,... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Anne’s Brother is Engaged!
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that my younger brother got engaged (that’s him and his fiance right there in the photo!). Well, since then, I’m pretty sure that all I’ve done with my life is look at wedding... Read More