Which Way Do I Go? Themed Weddings Galore!

Almost every young girl thinks about the most wonderful day of her life – her wedding day. In days of old, her wedding day would consist of valued traditional statements such as a beautiful wedding gown and veil, bouquet of favorite flowers and a bridal party to witness the blessed event. Today, young girls are […]

Save a Bundle with a Winter Wedding

As I’ve written about several times before, the average cost of a wedding is absolutely ridiculous these days.  But there is one thing you can do that’ll save you a boatload of cash – get married in the wintertime.  The reason is that the demand for weddings is much lower in the winter, as 65-70% […]

The Destination Wedding Pitch: The Hidden Costs of a Free Wedding

As a lifelong mother of the bride, I am constantly scanning multiple wedding industry newsfeeds for info.  As such, I read an article the other day that focused on the seedy underbelly of the destination wedding industry; specifically, all-inclusive resorts and hotels that offer free wedding ceremonies if you book a 1-week stay with them.  […]

Trend Alert: 3 Reasons Why Destination Weddings are Hot

There is an emerging trend within the wedding industry at the moment where more and more couples are opting for a destination wedding.  Destination weddings have always been a nice option for couples looking for something a little less traditional, but for some reason the popularity of this option has exploded in 2012.  But the […]

How to Have a Beautiful Garden Wedding

If you’re partial to outdoor weddings, a garden wedding might be just what you’ve been looking for.  Garden weddings can be held at public parks, conservation areas, historical locales, and even residential backyards.  A garden wedding theme offers simplicity, elegance, and fresh air.  Plus, generally speaking, garden weddings are often cheaper than traditional wedding venues.  […]

How to Have a Fabulous At Home Wedding Ceremony

There’s no doubt about it – weddings are expensive and the average cost of a wedding keeps going up.  That’s why many couples are opting for at-home weddings.  Of course, even an at-home wedding will be pricey (more so than most people realize), but it’s still a worthwhile endeavor if you’re looking for a little […]

How to Make Sure Your Destination Wedding Guests Dress Appropriately

Most destination weddings take place in warm and tropical locales, and as such traditional formal wedding guest attire may not fit the bill.  That said, you don’t want your guests to show up in tank tops and tee-shirts either, mainly because that kind of attire is not ideal when it comes to your wedding pictures.  […]

4 Tips for an Outdoor Wedding

Ah yes – outdoor weddings can be incredibly fun and romantic.  However, planning a wedding that will take place outside requires a little bit of extra preparation.  Read on for 4 important tips! First and foremost, you’ll need a contingency plan should the weather not cooperate.  This could include making “plan B” arrangements at a […]

Pros and Cons of a Christmas Themed Wedding

One of the more unique wedding themes I’ve seen is a Christmas wedding.  Most people do not associate weddings with Christmas, but if you think about the spirit of love that permeates both events, it really is a pretty good fit.  Of course, like anything it does have its share of pros and cons, and […]

Décor Tips for a Fall Wedding

I just love seasonal wedding themes.  In the past I’ve written about summer and winter weddings, and now it’s time to delve into my favorite season of all: autumn.  Fall weddings always feel cozy and warm, and they are not difficult to pull off.  As such, the purpose of today’s post is to provide some […]