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The Wedding Planning Guide: A Snapshot

The Wedding Planning Guide: A Snapshot

Engaged or not, there are many girls out there who have a “my dream wedding” Pinterest board. Hey I still plan my “second wedding that’s never gonna happen” all the time. It’s great fun. It’s when you get to the “Ok I have a party to plan now” part that most people turn clueless. This...
How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 3

How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 3

Part 1 of our series discussed the critical steps.  Part 2 discussed the meat of the planning logistics.  All you have left now are the details, many of which are optional from DIY projects to music selection, seating charts, programs, favors, table numbers etc. It can be as difficult or complicated as you make it...
How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 2

How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 2

This is Part II of the “How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months” series. Click here for Part 1.  Now that you have the big stuff out of the way, it’s time to get other crucial pieces in order. From your vendors to your wedding party to your attire, this is the time when...
How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 1

How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months: Part 1

I have a few wedding and event planner friends and none of them will ever say that their job is stress free. Fun? Yes. Calm? Not a chance. And they’re professionals! So when the party planner is you (the novice) and the party is only the most important day of your life (your wedding), the...
12 Must Have Wedding Planning Apps

12 Must Have Wedding Planning Apps

In the world of smart phones and constant connectivity, it’s no surprise that there are dozens of incredible, innovative apps out there for the busy bride. From inspiration to logistics to photo sharing to shopping, there is a wedding app for just about every part of the planning process. And to help you filter through...
13 Websites Every Bride Should Know About

13 Websites Every Bride Should Know About

If you have a sparkly new ring on your finger this holiday season, you’ve come to the right place. Last year we came out with our Best of the Web roundup of our favorite wedding websites, tools and resources (aside from Idojour, of course). This year, we’ve updated our list with the best of the best....
Awesome Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Awesome Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Engagement season is upon us and many of you ladies and gents will soon be changing your Facebook statuses from “in a relationship” to “engaged”, thus beginning a whirlwind of parties and planning and wedding wonderfulness. But first thing first – how do you tell the world that you will be marrying the person of...
7 Secrets to Making Wedding Planning Easier

7 Secrets to Making Wedding Planning Easier

Now that you’re engaged, it has probably dawned on you that you have a new job title: event planner. And anyone who has planned a party before will know that there are a lot of logistics involved. So how do you stay organized throughout this process? How do you take advantage of the deals? Where...
The Engagement Shoot

The Engagement Shoot

Engagement photos serve as the official debut of the two of you as a couple and allow your loved ones to experience your relationship and personality.  Plan your engagement photos around your love story, your relationship and now your family together, including your pets!  Tamra Sanford of  Ever Swoon shares her secret tips for engagement photos,...
The 10 Things you Need to Do the Month you Become Engaged

The 10 Things you Need to Do the Month you Become Engaged

It finally happened. He got down on one knee and popped the question. You’ve got something sparkly on your finger that you cannot stop staring at. You’re going to be a bride! Now what? There’s a lot that goes into wedding planning, more that we anticipate when we begin. The biggest question we hear from...
The Engagement Party

The Engagement Party

December is the biggest month for engagements and proposals are very popular around the holidays.  With men slipping sparkly somethings onto their ladies’ fingers, and visions of dream weddings beginning to form, the first of many festivities will officially kick-off the betrothal period – the engagement party. We’ve got chic and stylish ideas for a...
Best of the Web: Wedding Edition

Best of the Web: Wedding Edition

If you are in the process of wedding planning, then you will know that the number of wedding websites, tools and resources out there are overwhelming. After spending countless hours searching, researching and testing out dozens and dozens of sites, we’ve picked 12 amazing websites that all brides should check out. From budget trackers and...