Archive for the year 2012

Celebrity Style on a Budget: Famous Bouquets You Can Recreate

Kate Middleton Wedding

Posted on 21. Dec, 2012 by .

TweetSometimes every detail of a celebrity wedding seems like an elaborate fantasy that you could never attain. But a lot of celebrities’ bridal bouquets can be recreated quickly and inexpensively by hand. And what’s more special than walking down the aisle with a bouquet of your own making? Take a look at some famous arrangements [...]

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6 Worst Wedding Songs and Why Not to Play Them at Your Wedding

Bad-Wedding-Dance-Songs

Posted on 19. Dec, 2012 by .

TweetThere are wedding songs no one ever wants to hear again (can I get a “Hey Ya” for “the Macarena”?). Some songs are just obviously wrong, like Jay Z’s “99 Problems.” And then there are the songs you love but don’t realize how completely inappropriate they are until you are dancing with your minister at [...]

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5 Historical Theaters You MUST See in the Puget Sound

Rialto Theater by Ross Griff

Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 by .

TweetI didn’t grow up dreaming about the big, perfect wedding I’d have one day. I never imagined myself in a white dress or thought about flowers or gave a single second of thought to what song I’d want played for my father/daughter dance. I always assumed I’d head down to the courthouse, say a quick [...]

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5 Tips For the Perfect Wedding Day Smile

Smiling bride

Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by .

Tweet A good smile is a necessity on your wedding day.  After all, you’ll be taking pictures that will remain in your family for generations. Below is some advice on achieving the perfect wedding day smile.  Some of it is intuitive and simple; some is complicated and time consuming.  Luckily, there are a number of [...]

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Social Media Weddings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Questlove Instagram Photos of David Cross and Amber Tamblyn Wedding

Posted on 21. Nov, 2012 by .

TweetWhether you love or loathe Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all the other social media channels that are springing up, there is no denying that they are becoming increasingly popular.  They seem to be infiltrating every part of our lives, with many sharing their most personal thoughts and even photos with the world. The social media [...]

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Guest Post: Mine vs. Yours – How to Combine Your Stuff Without Killing Each Other

Moving Boxes

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by .

TweetIt should be incredibly exciting to make a home together with your new husband. All those glittering new gifts to use, family traditions to start, and cozy nights to savor all on your own! So why is it that so many couples spend their first few weeks of cohabitant bliss bickering over his hideous collection [...]

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Guest Post: 5 Ways to Be the Worst Bridesmaid Ever

Angry Bride

Posted on 09. Oct, 2012 by .

TweetAre you a member of a bridal party who is tired of being kind and supportive? Largely inspired by a real-life Bridesmaidzilla, here are five ways to help you become a terrible bridesmaid: 5. Show up to the bride’s bridal shower. Late. In sweatpants. This is a great way to show your disrespect. You can [...]

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Guest Post: Always a Bridesmaid Never a Bride

bride and bridesmaid

Posted on 12. Sep, 2012 by .

TweetHow To Handle It When All Your Friends Are Getting Married. If you’re single, you might experience conflicting emotions when a friend tells you that she got engaged last night, or when you log into your Facebook page only to see a photo of your best friend from fourth grade holding up her hand with [...]

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Guest Post: 6 Month Guide to Planning Your Wedding

Wedding by AfroDad

Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by .

TweetSome of us dream about (and plan for) our weddings from the moment we’re told our first fairy tales. Others of us, well, let’s just say our journey to the altar is something more of a frantic, discombobulated sprint. Whether you’re a busy professional with a lot on your plate, you don’t want to devote [...]

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Is “Dry Wedding” an Oxymoron?

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .

Tweet Invitations and Expectations When I RSVP “yes” to a wedding, I feel that I am entering into a social contract with the bride and groom. I will travel to the wedding locale, bearing a gift off the registry. I will smile tenderly while every groomsman, bridesmaid and long-winded uncle toasts to the happy couple. [...]

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