After the Wedding: 5 Ways to Wind Up in Divorce Court!

I don’t normally dole out marriage advice on this wedding blog, but given that today is New Year’s Eve I thought I’d break tradition and make that the topic of today’s post.  More specifically, there were several research studies conducted in 2012 that shed some good light on what NOT to do if you expect your […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before the Wedding

As a former bride, mother of the bride and bridesmaid, I have seen many marriages that were simply doomed from the start.  These ill-fated marriages usually lead to one of two equally distressing outcomes: (1) divorce or (2) living with your bad decision day in and day out until you die.  It’s a real shame […]

Conquering the Post Wedding Blues

Remember when you were a kid, that feeling on Christmas day when you realized there were no more presents to open?  Do you remember that feeling?  I ask because that feeling is a lot like post-nuptial depression, affectionately known as the “post-wedding blues.”  Many brides get so wrapped up in the wedding planning process that […]

Wedding Advice: Name Change Pitfalls

One of the most iconic wedding traditions is the changing or merging of the couple’s last names.  Most brides opt to change their last name to that of the groom’s – a whopping 80% in fact.  But it’s definitely easier said than done, as on average it takes more than 10 hours to figure out […]

The 5 Secrets of Marriage

Today’s post is a little different than my “normal” posts.  I typically focus on wedding planning advice, but today I’ll be discussing marriage in general – specifically the 5 “secrets” of marriage.  A recent article from the Huffington Post is what inspired me to do this.  I’ve included the link to the original article at […]

The Wedding is Over: Now What?

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you probably know that 99% of what I write about pertains to wedding planning activities – that is, the days, weeks and months leading up to the wedding.  But for today’s post, I thought I’d tackle a new angle – what to do after the wedding is […]