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: Wedding Planning? 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: Acquiring New Skills
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
Thoughtful Homemade Valentine’s Day Projects
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: Sibling Engagements
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
Newlywed Perspective: Married Adventures
This weekend was something special: our first opportunity to celebrate a birthday since we’ve been married! It was Shayne’s birthday and, because he somehow always, no matter how simply he approaches it, manages to make my birthdays memorable, I knew... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: The First Christmas
I have a secret to tell you. Although really, I think that everyone who knows me knows this secret – I don’t do that great of a job of hiding it. But that’s okay. I am a homebody. I am... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: The Search for Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Â What do you get when you combine a fleece Santa blanket, puffy paint and a red Santa sack? …confused? Well, in the Momber household, those three things add up to the equivalent of an ugly holiday sweater substitute…complete with... Read More