Tag Archives: Relationships

  Here the one about the guests at former Newcastle United star Danny Guthrie’s wedding? Well, he got sloshed and ended up punching the bride! Seriously! Look it up. So it’s no wonder why there are etiquette rules in place for guest to follow at a wedding. Most of the “rules” go along with attending a wedding, and frankly, it’s hard to say which ones are fact and which are fiction. We are here to help you decipher the difference before you show up on the happy couple’s wedding day. So… if you have a wedding to attend and you are literally sweating Read More →

  These days, it’s not enough to get your future hubby just some plain old ring. No, now you have to get creative with your wedding band choices. I mean, you don’t want your man to be stuck with some drab ring for as long as you both shall live now, do you? Check out these 4 wedding band trends that the love of your life will be proud to wear! Top 4 Men’s Wedding Band Trends of 2012 Personalized Wedding Bands. Don’t just go for the typical gold one-size-fits-all wedding band. Every man is different. Does your guy spend Read More →

  Everyone is a little bit frantic on the wedding day, even the groom, so why not do a little something extra to remind your future spouse that this day is all about the two of you being united? After all didn’t he get you a beautiful engagement ring of your dreams? Here are a few suggestions that will pleasantly surprise him on the big day. Have ‘I love you’ embroidered on his shirt collar or cuff. Just a sweet little reminder of your feelings for each other. Keep an engagement diary to give him that keeps track of all Read More →

Remember the days when the thing to do at a wedding reception was to have a tasting station or use bold, bright jewel tones all over the reception space? Well, thankfully times have changed. From quirky to classy, here are the top six wedding trends of 2012. 1. Terrarium centerpieces Want your wedding to really stand out? Instead of over-the-top flower arrangements and candelabras, opt for a beautiful terrarium centerpiece. Not only is this unique, but it’s a great conversation starter. These work best if you have a few together with a few blooms and a touch of greenery inside Read More →

After the Engagement Ring! We know how grueling it can be to shop for and select the perfect engagement ring, or wedding ring. So we like to let down our hair now and then and talk about the fun stuff that comes after the ring. You might want to jot a note or two from this great list our writers have come up with! I wish I had this list at my buddy’s wedding in 2006… Editor If someone close to you is getting married, you’re probably going to want to make a toast at their wedding and show your Read More →

Wedding Guest Etiquette 6 Sure Fire Ways a Guest Can Ruin Your Day The day have finally arrived for you to marry the love of your life, so of course your wedding will go off without a hitch, right? Not necessarily. We’ve all heard the horror stories of disruptive, rude, clueless guests – here are some things you need to watch out for. Speak Up During the Ceremony Nobody wants to hear “Are you sure?” or “Don’t do it!” during your wedding ceremony. But, believe it or not, people actually do voice their opinion at the wrong times. Guests should Read More →

Wedding Planning – Grooms! Don’t just focus on your bachelor party! Men – yes, you popped the question, but the hard work doesn’t end there. Don’t leave your bride to all the dirty work – you should chip in and give her a hand! Here’s what you can do to help. 1. Have an Opinion Help with the planning. You don’t need to help with flower bouquets or anything, but insert your opinion on some of the major things. What food would you like? Do you want a band or a DJ? It’s your wedding, too, so you may want Read More →

Wedding Budgets 101 – A Guide for the Newly Engaged This is one of the happiest times of your life. You are in love and now engaged. But don’t get too caught up in everything, you need to think about how you are going to pay for your wedding! Traditionally, the bride’s family covers the cost of the wedding, but more and more groom’s families are choosing to help out, too. You will need to talk to both sides of the family individually to figure out who will be paying for what. Your budget will be the combination of what Read More →

Yay, you’re engaged! Now it’s time to get down to business. Have you begun to plan an engagement party yet? If not, we are here to help! Here’s a list of things you need to do for an awesome celebration of your engagement.  Setting the Engagement Party Date Planning to have a long engagement? It’s okay to wait a few months after he pops the question to have the party. Otherwise, it usually takes place a couple of months after the engagement. Either way, make sure it takes place closer to the engagement than to the actual wedding day. Compiling Read More →

8 Myths About Planning A Wedding It’s hard enough planning a wedding without all of the phony “rules” that accompany it. Here’s a list of the ones you can ignore. Myth #1: Hiring friends is the same as hiring wedding vendors. I don’t care how fantastic of a fashion or photojournalist your friend is – on your wedding day, you may not get the results you are looking for. An experienced photographer will know how to get a ton of different, fabulous shots (your first dance, exchanging vows, etc.) and also capture all of the fun your friends and family Read More →