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13 Things That’ll Save Your Sanity During Wedding Planning
Planning a wedding may be one of the most stressful undertakings of this lifetime. I hope you can learn from or at least laugh at my failures during this trying time. The wedding itself was damn near magical, the actual marriage was not as enchanting. If you find any of this useful, please consider donating a tip to my divorce relief fund
The Love Contract
“Sit up straight,” my mother said, fixing my collar. “This is important.” Though I’m 23, she had always spoken to me as though I was 12. I went to city college, worked at the bar on the weekends, and at the time, still lived at home with her. When I told her my idea to be a teacher, she scoffed, saying I ought to dream bigger—pharmacist, engineer, computer whatever, like the rest of the Viets who went away for college. She even recommended that I learn how to do nails—it’s good money.
Non-Common, Memorable Wedding Songs
Let's be honest, how many times are you willing to hear "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran at a wedding? I get it, some songs are simply popular and fit the mood perfectly. However, your first dance should be unique, special, and not be based on what is "the big hit" for the year.
How To Have A Sustainable Wedding
Weddings, just like any celebration, can result in an immense amount of waste. An average wedding produces about 400 pounds of garbage and 63 tons of CO2 emissions (according to The Green Bride Guide). Imagine carrying out 400 bags of garbage at the end of your wedding day? Yeah, hard pass for most. So, let’s be the change we wish to see!
Wedding Dress Styles Based on your Zodiac Signs
You might think that your zodiac sign doesn't play into your personality. You might think that the stars can help you make decisions to live your best life. I can't help but see all the similarities in my personality that my sign tells me I should have, like my competitive nature and quick temper. After working in the bridal industry for years, I also began to see similarities in the type of dresses purchase by brides and their horoscope sign. Here's my opinion on where to start your wedding dress hunt based on your zodiac sign.
How my Covid-19 wedding changed my view of what matters most
Every little girl dreams of how she wants her wedding to be. A huge party, a big cake, lots of flowers, good music, and of course tons of dancing. This was all required for my dream wedding and as silly as it sounds, there was no way I was going to get married without it. If you would've told me a year ago that I would end up getting married in my living room with only a few close family members and friends, I would've thought you were crazy. Turns out maybe I'm the crazy one because, that's exactly what happened.
Top 10 Mother-Of-The-Bride Hairstyle Ideas
The day your daughter gets married is a very emotional and joyful one, and you must stand out. You've got your dress, makeup, shoes, accessories to look great, but there's one more thing—your hair! Let's help out with your hair by introducing to you, some of the most gorgeous mothers of the bride hairstyles.
7 Simple Ways to Personalise Your Wedding Day
While selecting a colour palette is all some couples do to personalise their wedding, many choose to customise more of their ceremony to create a truly unique celebration. Here are seven simple ways to personalise your wedding day.
My Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Wedding
Wedding season is upon us. Pinterest is pinging. Registries are ringing. Seamstresses are... seaming. You see where I'm going with this. Myself, I'm helping plan my best friend in the whole wide world's wedding for June 2020, and my vow renewal for September 2020. It got me thinking about my wedding nine years ago. When we plan out weddings, we all want everything to go off perfectly, and we kill ourselves creating a perfect day. Not everything always ends up perfect, though. In the case of my wedding, only one thing actually went according to plan: I married my husband. Sit down, I'll tell you all about it.
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I Let My Fiancé Plan My Bachelorette Party and It Wasn’t a Total Disaster
I do trust my fiancé—I suppose that’s obvious, since I’m marrying him. However, I was very hesitant when he volunteered to plan my bachelorette party. It’s the type of pre-wedding celebration that is almost always handled by a bridesmaid. It is a girl’s night, after all.
Unique Wedding Gifts for Couples Who Have Everything
Okay, I'll come out and say the thing that everyone knows to be true: Buying wedding gifts sucks. It always involves the same damned thing: cutting boards, overpriced glasses, stupid picture frames, and maybe a quilt.
10 Important Things to Do Before You Get Married
Around one out of every two marriages in the United States will end in divorce—and believe it or not, we don't even have the highest divorce rates. That dubious honor goes to the country of Belgium, where 70 percent of all couples will divorce.