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Wedding Planning

Can we register?

You and your fiance live together, and you already have just about everything you need to run a household. The last thing you need, in fact, is another blender. With that in mind, should you register? The answer is “yes.” ...

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Picking colors

I linked to this in my post Friday, but the more I play around with it, the more I think it might be helpful to anyone who’s not sure what colors they want for their wedding. It’s Instant Color Schemes ...

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Happy Fourth!

Planning an All-American wedding? You could go all out, and wear this or this to show your patriotic spirit. Or, you could be a little more subtle. Your colors, naturally, would be red, white and blue. If true red, white ...

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I, Fluffy, take thee, Fido …

If you’re a pet owner like me, it can seem strange to plan your wedding without including an important member of your family. We had a cat when we got married, and we would have loved to include her in ...

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Fueling Your Wedding

I read a story yesterday about a Texas couple who is delaying their wedding because of the price of gas. They can’t afford to commute to work, pay more at the grocery store, and have the wedding of their dreams. ...

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You CAN Wear It Again!

It’s the scourge of many a bridesmaid: a dress that you paid hundreds for but can never wear again. (I had two, both lavender.) This week, we heard about a new line of dresses from David’s Bridal — Modern Expressions ...

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Ducks in a Row

You’re planning the biggest party of your life — how do you keep it all straight? When we planned our wedding, I relied heavily on my datebook and a wedding planning timeline. I mean, I had only ever been to ...

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Tip etiquette

Who among your wedding service providers are you tipping? How much are you giving? I don’t remember everyone my husband and I tipped, but I know we rewarded our DJ and the waitstaff for good service. Most of the time, ...

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Tomato scare

Are tomatoes on your wedding menu? You’ve probably seen the news reports: the FDA is warning that some Roma, plum and round, red tomatoes have been found to be tainted with salmonella, and many grocery stores and restaurants are removing ...

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Stressed out?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by wedding planning, you’re not alone. Lots of brides get stressed. It’s a pretty safe bet that this is the largest party you’ve even planned — as well as being one of the biggest events in ...

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