How to Celebrate your Engagement →  December 6, 2010 0

Becoming engaged is a very special time in every bride- and groom-to-be's life. After all, there's a good chance that this will be the only time that you both will be engaged, so you should enjoy it and celebrate it! Here are some fun ways in which you can celebrate your new engagement. The Thrilling [...]

How to Announce your Engagement →  December 6, 2010 0

He's gone down on one knee, he's cracked open the ring box, and you managed to say 'yes!' amongst your mounting excitement. Congratulations, you're engaged! Your mind begins to swirl with tons of wedding planning ideas, like what dress you'll wear and where you'll hold it and oh, who are you going to invite? Before [...]

How to Allay the Post Wedding Blues →  December 6, 2010 0

You spent months if not years planning the thing, and then in one fell swoop it's all over and done with within a 24 hour time span. A lot of brides are left feeling restless or even sad after their wedding day, and often don't even know what to do with all of that time [...]

Gifts to Give the Bridal Party →  December 6, 2010 0

They have been with you throughout this entire wedding planning process. They have made the calls, sent the emails, and helped budget your money. They have been there during your highest of highs and lowest of lows during these past several weeks, months, and maybe even years! For all maids of honor and bridesmaids out [...]

For the Budget-Wise Bride: How to Keep Expenses Low →  December 6, 2010 0

So you don't have an extra ten, twenty, or even fifty thousand dollars laying around to spend on your wedding. Despite what the magazines and shows on TV may want to make you believe, not a whole lot of other people have that kind of money either! If you are a budget-wise bride who is [...]

Five Great Bachelorette Party Ideas →  December 6, 2010 0

If you are the maid of honor or one of the bridesmaids, you are probably scratching your head and trying to come up with a fun bachelorette party idea for your bride-to-be. Here are some ideas that modern brides are doing these days that are a bit more creative than dancing the night away at [...]

Eco-Friendly Wedding Dress and Accessory Ideas →  December 6, 2010 0

So you want to leave less of a carbon footprint upon the face of this Earth. That's great and all, but how can you go about doing it? If you are looking for ways to have an eco-friendly and 'green' wedding, you have come to the right place. Here are some ideas on how to [...]

Divorced Parents and Weddings: How to Deal →  December 6, 2010 0

It's not surprising that between a bride and a groom, at least one has a set of divorced parents. Having a set of divorced parents at your wedding can make things a bit awkward and strained for you and your parents, but there are things that you can do to help smooth over the entire [...]

Diamonds: Not Always a Girl’s Best Friend →  December 6, 2010 0

Diamonds are beautiful, and you will be hard pressed to find a woman who wouldn't appreciate a glimmering, shimmering, sparkling diamond ring on her finger. But you will be surprised to find out that a lot of women appreciate other gems too. For the 'alternative' or unique bride, you may want to consider using a [...]

Choosing the Bridal Party: The Math Behind it All →  December 6, 2010 0

There really can be a method behind that madness that is choosing just how many bridesmaids, groomsmen, and ushers you will need to pull off your big day and keep it looking balanced and harmonized. If you're wondering just how many people to put into your bridal party, here are some of the answers to [...]

The Alternative Bouquet: Crystal Bouquets →  December 5, 2010 0

Not a big fan of flowers' Don't feel obligated to include them in your wedding simply because everyone else does. You can make a number of alternative bouquets yourself, one of the most popular and most beautiful being the crystal bouquet. The best part is that you can save a lot of money and make [...]

So you Need to Change your Last Name →  December 5, 2010 0

Changing your name is a once in a lifetime ordeal, which is why a lot of brides are left in a dark when it comes to what exactly they need to get their name changed on. We may all think about the driver's license and our social insurance cards, but there are a whole lot [...]

Your First Dance and Performance Anxiety →  December 5, 2010 1

No matter how poised and beautiful every bride and groom have seemingly appeared at each wedding you have gone to, most of those brides and grooms are sweating just a little under those lights during their first dance. Unless you are a professional performer, the first dance does put a whole lot of pressure upon [...]

Winter Wonderland Weddings →  December 5, 2010 0

While most brides insist on having their weddings during the warmer spring and summer months and have summery, warm themes, there are always those few who absolutely insist on having a winter wonderland wedding. Whether it's summer or winter, you can definitely have that winter wonderland wedding that you have always wanted, no matter what [...]

What Should the Alternative Bride Wear? →  December 5, 2010 0

So you're not a big fan of the wedding gown, no matter how slim and trim or big and billowy it may be. It doesn't matter if it's white, ivory or red ' it's never been your 'thing', and it never will be. That's fine and all, but if you're a bride who is seeking [...]

What Shoes should I Wear on my Wedding Day? →  December 5, 2010 0

The dress has been bought. The veil has been chosen. Accessories are locked away in sweet boxes for your big day. At some point closer to your wedding day, you may suddenly come to the realization that you forgot one major part of your wedding attire: your shoes! Brides with a long, flowing dress may [...]

What Is the Unity Candle Ceremony? →  December 5, 2010 0

One thing that has become increasingly popular in the past ten to fifteen years is the unity candle ceremony. The purpose of the unity candle ceremony is to celebrate and symbolize the union of a husband and wife. Marriage, through this visual display, is being shown as a way to bring two people's lives together [...]

Training my Dog to be a Ring Bearer →  December 5, 2010 0

You love your best friend in the entire planet, and you want him or her to be a part of your special day. If you are one of several brides and grooms who consider their dog to be their little 'fur baby', then you may be thinking about having your dog be the ring bearer [...]