Wedding Guestbook Alternatives for the Non-Traditional Couple

June 8, 2018

Picture this: you’re in the thick of wedding planning, matching table linens to your bridesmaids’ bouquets and selecting your first dance song. Somewhere along the way, you’re reminded by a friendly family member that you’ll need a wedding guestbook—but why? That is the question I found myself asking only a few short weeks ago. Traditionally, […]

What To Buy For A Couple That Doesn’t Register

June 4, 2018

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to purchase a wedding gift for a couple that doesn’t register—we’re here to help you make the perfect choice for the bride and groom! We’ve all been there, asking around for a couple’s registry information, double (and triple) checking just in case, only to realize that the couple simply […]

– #Trendwatch – Tropical Bridal Shower

June 1, 2018

Whether you live near the ocean or only dream about it, a tropical bridal shower theme is the perfect fit for a summer celebration! And while Pinterest is filled with ideas, today we’re bringing you behind the scenes of a real bridal shower, so that you can feel inspired and empowered to recreate these ideas […]

You’re Going to Love Decorist for Bed Bath & Beyond

May 30, 2018

If you’re anything like me, you want a house that’s not just clean and functional, but also beautiful. Like, Instagram beautiful. But that kind of pretty isn’t easy to achieve—it’s got to be streamlined, but not matchy-matchy. Full of personal touches, but not cluttered. Bold, yet tasteful. Contemporary, yet timeless. These kinds of #housegoals might […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should Mother of the Groom Invite Close Friends to Son’s Second Wedding?

May 28, 2018

The topic of second marriages comes up frequently in the Ask Cheryl mailbox. Hopefully, this week’s question and answer will clear up questions about invitation and gift-giving etiquette. Hi Cheryl,My son is getting married for the second time, but this is his fiancé’s first wedding. Should I invite my close friends to his second wedding […]

What To Wear To Your Rehearsal Dinner

May 24, 2018

When I came home to finish up wedding planning over my final college spring break, I walked into my room to find a handful of new hung up in my closet. My mom had purchased outfits for all of my wedding week activities (showers, bachelorette party, bridesmaids’ brunch, rehearsal dinner, etc.) and I was overjoyed! […]

Here’s How Much Time You Have After the Wedding to Send a Gift

May 23, 2018

Cheryl Seidel, etiquette expert and founder of, was featured on’s article Here’s how much time you have after the wedding to send a gift. Click on the image below to read the full article at

6 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Morning

May 17, 2018

Before my own wedding day in June of 2015, I had an uncountable amount of stress dreams focused on my wedding morning. Blame it on the fact that I grew up on My Big Fat Greek Wedding and replays of Toula’s wedding morning danced around in my head: everyone coming after me with tweezers and […]

Your Step-By-Step Guide for Writing a Maid of Honor Speech

May 11, 2018

When it comes to greatest fears, I’m an anomaly. Public speaking energizes me at the same rate it makes other people think about fainting. I love getting in front of a group of people with a microphone and telling stories and sharing information. However, none of that made giving a Maid of Honor Speech any […]

How to Give the Perfect Best Man’s Speech

May 10, 2018

When it comes to wedding planning, most of the responsibilities traditionally fall to the bride and her bridesmaids (which we’ve written about extensively). The guys seem to have it much easier, basically just picking up their tuxes and showing up at the altar. But if you’re the best man, you have two important duties: Plan […]

Dresses & Outfits for the Fashion-Forward Wedding Guest

May 7, 2018

When it comes to wedding guest fashion, there are plenty of ways to have fun and step out in style without looking (or feeling) out of place! I’m sure I’m not the first to admit this, but anytime I open up my mailbox to find a wedding invitation inside, I do a little happy dance […]

Best Wedding Gifts

May 3, 2018

One of the most fun parts of the wedding planning process is creating your gift registry! As you take that scanner all around your favorite stores, you begin dreaming of the new life you’re going to create with your sweet fiancé. These gifts will turn into beloved parts of your history together- pieces that may […]

Fact or Fiction? The Wedding Plus One Debate

May 2, 2018

Ask any bride and groom and they’ll tell you—making the guest list is the hardest part of planning a wedding. Between rising wedding costs, venue space restrictions and trying to plan a small wedding (if that’s what you’re into), there are so many factors that go into deciding the exclusive list of wedding invitees. And […]

– Register Like a Royal – Gifts for Couples Who Love Harry and Meghan!

April 30, 2018

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding only a few weeks away, we can’t escape the non-stop coverage of their big day. And in this crazy world we live in, why not spend a few minutes enjoying the carefree speculation of all things related to the royal wedding: which designer will Meghan choose for her […]

A Guide to Personalizing Your Wedding Ceremony

April 19, 2018

Make your wedding ceremony pop with personal touches like a personalized ceremony space, unique alternatives to a unity candle and handwritten vows. After I graduated college in May 2015, it seemed that everyone I knew was getting married within the next year. Since our own wedding in the summer of 2015, Jon and I have […]

7 Websites You Need to Plan Your Wedding

April 16, 2018 was featured as one of the 7 Websites You Need to Plan Your Wedding. Check out the article @  

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