The Reception Etiquette Guide

Your reception is a beautiful chance for both you and your brand new spouse to entertain your loved ones as a married couple. From drinks and ... Full story

Biggest Seating Chart Mistakes

Your RSVPs are starting to trickle in.  Now it's time to start working on your seating chart - but where do you begin?  You'll need ... Full story

True Love Waits in a Wedding Ceremony

The marriage ceremony between two people who have been faithful to their TLW commitment is the ultimate True Love Waits testimony. Here is a suggestion ... Full story

Backyard Basics for your Wedding Registry

Most all couples will register for traditional items for the inside of their homes: bathroom towels, bedding, china, flatware, etc. But don't forget about the ... Full story

7 Creative Ways to Use Color in Your Wedding

Every woman wants her wedding to be perfect – to have the wedding of her dreams. Color is one way that individuals make their weddings ... Full story

Create a Wedding Dream Book

Planning a wedding is fun and exciting, but it’s also stressful and tiring. Every bride wants her wedding to come straight from her dreams and ... Full story

Guestbook Ideas for Your Wedding

Your wedding guestbook will be more than just a guestbook. It will serve as a memento for years to come; a reminder of your special ... Full story

Photo Booth Rentals – What You Should Know

Photo booths are one of the hottest trends in wedding receptions. These fun enhancements are usually the life of the party – and are just ... Full story

15 Wedding Emergency Kit Must-Haves

From dress stains or rips to headaches to paper cuts, there are a variety of minor mishaps that can occur on your wedding day. But ... Full story

9 Ways to Keep Your Wedding Guests Happy

We've all been there. You're at an event, wedding or otherwise, and are just plain uncomfortable. Too hot (or cold), strange food, long line for ... Full story

10 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied (and Well-Behaved!) During Your Wedding

Turns out your smallest guests may be the most difficult to please. If you are hosting little ones at your wedding, check out these ideas ... Full story

8 Must-Haves For Your Hot Weather Wedding

Exchanging vows in the hot, hot heat of summer can turn your wedding day into a sweaty mess! Here's eight reliable ways to keep you ... Full story

Top 3 Brunch Wedding Desserts

Having a delightful daytime affair is the perfect opportunity for you to serve brunch as your reception food. Why? Because it's budget-savvy. They're often shorter, ... Full story

Wedding Chair Styles: A Guide

When selecting your wedding chairs, it's important to consider the setting, theme and style of your ceremony and reception. Here's a breakdown of some of ... Full story

These are some of the worst times of the year to plan your nuptials

As you stare at a blank calendar with an array of choices for picking a wedding date in front of you, settling on an accommodating ... Full story

What Your Wedding Colors Say About You

The colors you choose for your big day reflect your personality and style. You can create a sophisticated environment or a whimsical escape. Colors can ... Full story

11 Wedding Extras That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

Let's face it, we all get a feeling of nostalgia when we think back to our younger, more carefree days. From games to fun decor, ... Full story

5 Backyard Wedding Planning Tips

Getting married in your own backyard has so many benefits – no venue costs, you can pick whichever date you want, and it’s totally personal ... Full story

Maid of Honor Duties Checklist

With the excitement and privilege of being Maid of Honor comes plenty of responsibility. Not sure where to start? We have you covered! With this ... Full story

Oh No! It's Going to Rain

You chose the perfect date for your big day months ago - now the forecast is calling for rain.  Is your marriage doomed if you ... Full story

Wedding Under $4,000!

The facts: 1)      We have $4,000 to spend on our August wedding. 2)      We have 245 guests invited, including kids. 3)      We want an AWESOME wedding! The plans: To stay ... Full story

Whole Foods Wedding Cake

Whole Foods offers a variety of cake options for your special day and they can also customize the cakes to your needs. All cakes are made ... Full story

Are wedding sparklers illegal in my state?

Wedding sparklers are one of the hottest summer outdoor wedding trends and becoming increasingly popular with brides who want to make sure they have the ... Full story

20 who knows the bride best questions

We've compiled a list of the best "how well do you know the bride" questions because we all know bridal showers or bachelorette parties can ... Full story

5 Quick Food Tips To Think About

1. Serving Soup is a Sensitive Subject Soup, while it's delicious, comforting, and sometimes even nostalgic, can be a difficult dish to serve at the reception. ... Full story

The True Cost of Being a Bridesmaid

Let me preface this with the fact that true costs will change by wedding, bride and location, but here's some typical costs. I've been ... Full story

How-To: Spice Rub Favor, Part 2

On Monday, Elizabeth Woodson of Elizabeth W. Gift Baskets and Shindig 411 showed you how to make these yummy spice rubs. Today, she has two ... Full story

48 different ways you can add personal touch to your wedding

Flower sculptures of pets, tropical juice bars, softball games, henna tattoo artists--our panel of celebrity-wedding planners shares ideas on how to make your day so ... Full story

Exploring African American Wedding Traditions

There are a variety of different African American wedding traditions to incorporate into the days leading up to your wedding, the ceremony and the reception. ... Full story

10 Best Free Wedding Websites

Keep guests informed about your wedding with your own personalized wedding website. Choose from a collection of designer templates and add tools to help your ... Full story

Somali Wedding

A traditional Somali wedding consist of various ceremonies and can last up to 7 days. On a Somali wedding day, a traditional cuisine of rice ... Full story

The Rehearsal Dinner: You're On!

There are no hard and fast rules about the rehearsal dinner and you may end up planning and paying for this as a couple, depending ... Full story

Wedding Cake Budget

Want a fantasy cake on a real-life budget? Most brides end up spending between $3 to $6 per slice on the sweet stuff, and most ... Full story

How do I pick a wedding theme?

Having a wedding theme is a great way to personalize your wedding. It will help you incorporate your personalities in nearly every aspect of planning, ... Full story

How do I decide on wedding colors?

Your wedding colors are the single most unifying characteristic of your wedding details so you’ll want to give them a lot of thought before making ... Full story

What's the difference between a wedding planner, wedding coordinator, and day-of planner?

Wedding Planners 101 Despite what you may have heard, did you know that hiring a wedding planner (also called a wedding consultant) can be a huge ... Full story

The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Weddings

One couple walked through the forest, hand-in-hand, to their ceremony site as guests watched the golden autumn leaves swirl around them. One couple took their vows ... Full story

Do my wedding colors have to match?

The key to creating a stylish and successful wedding color combo is understanding the relationship between colors. Pick one general color first -- say, blue ... Full story

Wedding Day Survival Kit

Here's what you need in your emergency kit to revitalize your pretty face and hair. Makeup 911 Kit: Concealer -- For after the kisses and crying. Lip color ... Full story

Trimming an Over-Ambitious Wedding Guest List

Your invitation guest list can be pared down in a number of thoughtful ways, including the following: Make across-the-board, clear-cut distinctions. To avoid hurt feelings when a ... Full story

Wedding Bloopers, McWeddings and Recessional Song Ideas

Everybody Loves a Good Wedding Blooper! We found this (hilarious) wedding photo from The Ellen Show and posted it on Facebook. Here's what you had to ... Full story

The Worst Things a Couple Could Hear Before Their Wedding Day

1. "Don't get married." We're not sure why people say this -- maybe they just can't stand to see others so happy. Either way, if you're ... Full story

The Top 10 Wedding Rules I Wish I Could Break

By now, you know there are enough wedding rules out there to fill volumes of etiquette books. So we asked brides just like you if ... Full story

My Fiance and I Are Very Nontraditional. How Can We Make Our Wedding Different?

There several ways you can make your wedding more memorable without crossing any boundaries, says editor Christa Vagnozzi. "Although couples may think they're bucking ... Full story

The Complete Wedding Guest Guide

Being a wedding guest can be fraught with questions and challenges that are sometimes confusing. We don't want you to have any mishaps or be ... Full story