Groom as Family Spokesperson
One of the main duties a groom must do is communicate well with his family. 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. If, for example, you have always been close with them, and everyone is honest and direct, you really don’t need this question answered for you. Approach them... Read More
Ask the Editor: Bridesmaids and Family
My fiance and I both have two siblings. My two brothers will be groomsmen. One of his sisters will be a bridesmaid, and the other one I chose not to invite. 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. Inevitably, any event with that much emotion and protocol surrounding it is going to offend someone at some point. 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. All the bills have been split and details settled. And now, you have to face curious acquaintances chomping at the bit to get the juicy details. 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. Likely, most costs your family and wedding party members have associated with the wedding can be recouped, to some degree, given enough notice. Although this... Read More
Friends and Family – Are They as Much Help as You Think?
Photography by Anna Kuperberg Photography by Anna Kuperberg – see more at www.kuperberg.com Many couples are struggling with the fact that they want to cut down on costs, but still have the wedding of their dreams. How do you find... Read More
Grooms Guide to Surviving Marriage Prep Class
Photography by Whitebox Weddings- see more at www.whiteboxweddings.com Love, children, family and marital duties – if you’re planning on being married in a church, these are some issues you’ll most likely discuss in a marriage preparation class. Some grooms may... Read More
Merging Two Lives Into One
When Ms. Shannon Brooks and Mr. Luke Johnson decide to marry they cause a shift that reverberates through both of their families. Up until the day of the wedding Shannon was recognized as “Shannon Brooks,” a member of the Brooks... Read More
Celebrations and Memories
When wedding photographer, Ken Mendoza of Duende Photo was hired to shoot an engagement party, little did he know that his photographs would play a major role in the wedding ceremony of the same couple a year later. Dina and... Read More
Photography by Cameron Ingalls – see more at www.cameroningalls.com As any bride or grooms knows, marriage isn’t just about a union between two people. It’s also a union between two families. And even under the best of circumstances, there can... Read More
How To Handle Conflict Between Bridesmaids
There’s nothing like choosing a bridesmaid’s dress to bring about a catfight between otherwise friendly gals. There are a number of other issues of monumental importance to contend with during the wedding planning process, all of which will eventually... 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: email@example.com or tweet it or... 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 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
Changing Your Name – Where to Start?
Photography by Milton Gil Photographers – see more at www.miltongil.com These days, there are so many versions of the marital name-game that it can be dizzying to consider all of the possibilities. Should the bride keep her maiden name or... Read More