10 Things I Learned in My First Year of Marriage
My husband Wes and I are coming up on our one year anniversary and while some days it feels like we were standing in front of our family and friends saying our vows just yesterday, other days it feels like... Read More
Who Should Walk You Down the Aisle?
If your dad is deceased, or the two of you are just estranged, chances are you are wondering who will walk you down the aisle. It is completely acceptable for a bride to do the big walk solo, but some... Read More
Wedding Stress: 5 Simple Ways to Calm Down and Let Go
Wedding planning sounded like more fun before you were engaged, right? Wedding stress can hit the best of us…hard. One minute you’re giddy over your new ring and buying every bridal magazine at the grocery store, and the next you... Read More
10 Tips for Surviving Wedding Season as a Guest
Does it seem like your mailbox is overflowing with wedding invites? Here are 10 tips for surviving wedding season! 1. Find a multipurpose dress Find an adorable sundress or LBD that you can wear with a variety of different toppers... Read More
5 Ways to Embrace Your In-Laws
Don’t let in-law phobia prevent you from awesome relationships with your new family. Start this new phase on the right foot with these 5 simple tips. When it comes to wedding planning, listen to both sets of parents. It is... Read More
Marriage and Love Quotes That We Adore
If you are anything like me, you know that a good quote can be just as inspirational as a picture of a to-die-for tablescape. Give your Pinterest board a little shot of happy with one of these sweet insights into... Read More
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