Newlywed Perspective: Anne and the Big Move
Moving is hard. Very hard. And tiring. Very, very tiring. Somehow, in the midst of planning our wedding, I completely forgot that at the end of it I would have to box all of my worldly belongings up, truck them... Read More
Bride’s Perspective: Anne on the Importance of Bridal Showers
Last week, two of my aunts threw a bridal shower for me. As you can see from the above photo, it was beautiful. And, aside from a small mishap that temporarily landed one of the aforementioned aunts in the ER... Read More
Ask the Editor: What If I Don’t Like My Son’s Fiancee?
My son is getting married to a young woman who is a nightmare! She is demanding, selfish, and superficial. We didn’t have a chance to meet her until they were practically engaged, and now that it is all happening, I... Read More
Ask the Editor: Help! My parents donâ€™t like her!
My parents donâ€™t like my fiancÃ©e.Â They donâ€™t really have a legitimate reason, other than that they just â€œpictured me with somebody different.â€Â My family is really casual and very outdoorsy, and Heather is very girly and prefers shopping to... Read More
Ask the Editor: How to Mention Brideâ€™s Deceased Mother
My mother passed away a couple of years ago and I want to mention her on the wedding invitation because so many of her friends and relatives are invited.Â How should I do that?â€”Mercy, Shreveport, LA Invitation wording can be... Read More
Ask the Editor: How to Mention Bride’s Deceased Mother
My mother passed away a couple of years ago and I want to mention her on the wedding invitation because so many of her friends and relatives are invited. How should I do that?—Mercy, Shreveport, LA Invitation wording can be... Read More
Groom as Family Spokesperson
One of the main duties a groom must do is communicate well with his family.Â Direct communication between all parties is best, but sometimes there are misunderstanding or delicate issues, and it is critical that the groom take charge in... Read More
How to Ask if Your Parents can Contribute to Your Wedding
First, how this conversation goes varies greatly on your relationship with your parents.Â If, for example, you have always been close with them, and everyone is honest and direct, you really donâ€™t need this question answered for you.Â Approach them... Read More
Ask the Editor: Bridesmaids and Family
My fiancÃ© and I both have two siblings.Â My two brothers will be groomsmen.Â One of his sisters will be a bridesmaid, and the other one I chose not to invite.Â I don’t know her that well, and as this... Read More
Friends Left Out of Your Wedding Party?
Unfortunately, it is hard to avoid hurt feelings at any wedding.Â Inevitably, any event with that much emotion and protocol surrounding it is going to offend someone at some point.Â Which is not to say that you should shrug that... Read More
Cancelled Engagement: Graceful Answers
So, the wedding is cancelled and the engagement is off.Â All the bills have been split and details settled.Â And now, you have to face curious acquaintances chomping at the bit to get the juicy details.Â Of course, it is... Read More
Cancelled Engagement: First Steps
Immediately tell your family and everyone involved in the wedding that the engagement is off.Â Likely, most costs your family and wedding party members have associated with the wedding can be recouped, to some degree, given enough notice.Â Although this... Read More
William Fogler Talks about Seating Arrangements with Divorced Parents
Whether it’s wedding etiquette questions, info on the latest styles and trends, or timeless advice, our in-house wedding designer William has the answers.Have a burning question about your big day? Send it to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet it or... Read More
The Man Registry with Newlyweds and Finance
Photography by Viera Photographics Many newlyweds have financial questions…the guys at TheManRegistry.com have answers. Statistics say that finances are the number one topic that married couples argue about (think about some of the couples that you know and you’ll realize... Read More
I (Still) Do!
Photography by Anna Kuperberg – see more at www.annakuperberg.com Beautiful flowers, elegant music, heartfelt vows, the gathering of friends and family to witness the joining of two people. Are you thinking of a wedding? Although it does describe the elements... Read More
The Man Registry with The Bro vs Bride Battle
Photography by Jeff Newsom You’re a groomsman? Great! But what if you don’t like the bride? As a groomsman or best man, you are expected to support the groom and stand by his side as he marries the woman of... Read More