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November 2015 Wedding Blogs

5 Wedding Traditions We're Leaving At The Alter

5 Wedding Traditions We're Leaving At The Alter

When it comes to planning a wedding there are a lot of preconceived ideas that you might think you have to follow Wedding traditions that we have become accustomed to through stories experiences movies and anything else that has to do with weddings You will be wearing a white dress your father will walk you down the aisle your closet girlfriend will be standing next to you holding the bouquet - yada yada yada Traditions are great and all but in this day and age some of those traditions just seem completely outdated Here are some of the traditions we...read more

Thanks But No Thanks

Thanks But No Thanks

Dear Expert If youre like me youve felt the bomb of anxiety hit you very few times in your life But when I got a froofy invitation to my exs wedding in the mail I almost RSV-peed in my pants A rush of emotions flooded my body and my blood got to pumping Initially I felt offended - for obvious reasons I felt like i had to choose whether I was angry jealous or sad Then I found myself confused as to WHY I would be ANY of the three We broke up long before I got the invite we...read more

Unplug Your Wedding

Unplug Your Wedding

Weddings and cellphones go together like vodka and an ex-boyfriends Yeah it may be fun at the time but it really just ends up causing problems and getting in the way Im talking about the epidemic of guests ruining professional photographs and disturbing wedding ceremonies with their ringing flashing whatever it is doing that it shouldnt be doing cellphones Photography by Thomas Stewart Photography Many professional wedding photographers have spoken out about how cellular devices get in the way of a great photo and literally in the way of the professionals trying to take the photos - but none have...read more

Go Fund Yourself

Go Fund Yourself

This is a tough one I still have yet to completely decided if this is OK or not in my book so I'm just going to lay it all out The question at hand is whether or not it is acceptable for a couple to request money via fundraising sites like GoFundMe to pay for their wedding or is it unacceptable and tacky to ask for handouts to pay for your wedding Some may say that its genius others may say that its downright offensive Im willing to play the devils advocate and see from both sides of the fence...read more

Inviting Grams And Pops To Your Same-Sex Wedding

Inviting Grams And Pops To Your Same-Sex Wedding

I see it all the time - couples sharing their most intimate moments with the whole world through their social media and to be completely honest I absolutely love it It's such a powerful way to take individuals from all over the world and connect them through the love-filled celebration of marriage Can you believe the relief a young bride or groom must have when they see that someone just like them had a difficult time with their future in-laws Or when a bride cant fit in her gown the night before her wedding and she sees your advice to...read more

What To-Do Before Saying "I Do"

What To-Do Before Saying "I Do"

The day before your wedding can become a day full of superstitions and stressors and that can be pretty scary before the biggest day of your life Dont see your fianc Drink gallons of water Dont call your ex TooStressedToBeBlessed One wrong move can result in a disaster and on the flip side if you play your cards right you can enhance the experience completely and have everything flowing smoothly So whats a gal to do We decided to gain some perspective on the matter by asking guys and gals who have already tied the knot what they recommend doing...read more

That Awkward Moment When Your Fiancé Becomes Your Brother

That Awkward Moment When Your Fiancé Becomes Your Brother

Dear Expert My mother is a single mom who has raised me all by herself since I was years old Shes put up with me for years through all of my boy drama and it wasnt until I was a senior in high school that I realized how much my mom deserves to have a good man in her life I started guiding her in different dating techniques helping her with her wardrobe and just boosting her confidence in general so that she feels ready to step back into the world of dating I even set her up with a...read more

How To Stop A Wedding In 14 Steps

How To Stop A Wedding In 14 Steps

Not too long ago I told you about my ex that was getting married At that point I didnt know what path I was going to choose My options were to either let go and watch them get married and live their happily ever after or I could go all Julia Roberts circa ' and stop the wedding I made a step by step plan to break up a marriage just to get it out of my system I decided the best thing for everyone was to leave my ex alone so he could live his fairy tale life Dont...read more

A PSA To The Grooms Of The World

A PSA To The Grooms Of The World

Try NOT to anger your wife to the point where she wants to divorce you before you even taste the cake Throwing back a little bubbly at your own wedding is a given but drinking enough to not even be able to perform the first dance your wife so obsessively made you prepare for is a big no-no It all started with a glass of champagne which then led to another from the father of the groom and another from the best man - until finally the groom was so blitzed that he forgot whose wedding he was attending Picture...read more