Wedding Registry Gifts that Will Excite Your Groom

December 31, 2020

You don’t necessarily have to think outside the box to find great wedding registry additions that your groom will love. Discover our most exciting picks. You don’t necessarily have to think outside the box to find great wedding registry additions that your groom will love. Discover our most exciting picks. Creating your wedding gift registry […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Four Ways to Thank Your Vendors

December 29, 2020

You researched them, interviewed them, compared them to the other options, and finally, made your choice: I’m not talking about your fiance, I’m talking about your vendors! From the florist to the coordinator, the photographer to the DJ, you’ve got a dedicated team working behind the scenes to make your wedding vision come to life. […]

– Ask Cheryl – How Do I Host a Post-Wedding Virtual Bridal Shower?

December 22, 2020

Smaller weddings and virtual showers have become the “new normal” for many 2020 couples. But these modified celebrations can still be a wonderful way to shower the happy couples with love and best wishes while staying socially distant. What are some tips for hosting a successful virtual shower? Who should be included on the shower […]

Top 6 Wedding Gift Registry Splurges from Bed Bath & Beyond®

December 15, 2020

Adding to your wedding gift registry? Be sure to include these splurges that are sure to stand the test of time. Adding to your wedding gift registry? Be sure to include these splurges that are sure to stand the test of time. Wedding registries can be surprisingly tricky. What should conceivably be a wish list […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should I Ask My Bridesmaids to Help Pay for My Bridal Shower?

December 8, 2020

Your best girls are going to be your best bridesmaids; let the celebrating commence! But what are they responsible for? What should you expect from them in regards to the party planning, hosting, and all related expenses? Hi Cheryl, I am getting married in May and have a total of eight bridesmaids including a Matron […]

Tips + Outfit Inspo for Your Winter Engagement Photo Shoot

December 3, 2020

When I got engaged, my first priority was nailing down a wedding date. The second priority? Figuring out our engagement photos. From the location to the time of day to the outfits, everything had to be perfect — and I know I was no exception as a modern bride. These days, an engagement photo session […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Should I Try a Wedding DIY?

November 24, 2020

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of an engagement ring must also be in want of a Pinterest-perfect wedding. And since limitless budgets are but a fantasy, many brides quickly pivot from browsing Pinterest for inspiration to clicking through the site’s many, many DIY tutorials for everything from favors to […]

Five Winter Wedding Shower Themes You’ll Love!

November 19, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—for a bridal shower! Why add, “host a bridal shower” to your already packed December to-do list? I’ve got a few reasons: Your house is already decked out for the season Cooling temperatures create the perfect cozy environment for indoor gatherings Inspiration abounds! Pinterest and blogs are filled […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What Makes a Great Wedding Gift?

October 20, 2020

Is it just me, or does anyone else do a little happy dance by the mailbox when they receive a gorgeously addressed envelope with a wedding invitation inside? There’s nothing I love more than a beautiful wedding invitation and the anticipation of a joyful celebration! Like any good wedding guest, I know my responsibilities: first, […]

All Your “Minimony” Questions Answered

October 6, 2020

Weddings don’t have to be cancelled — discover how real couples are keeping things intimate with our tips for throwing your own “minimony”. What is a minimony? Pretty much exactly what it sounds like, a minimony is a small wedding ceremony involving an intimate guest list, typically around 10 – 25 people in an outdoor […]

Our Favorite Proposals on Social Media

October 1, 2020

When I was a teenager, I LOVED watching a show on TLC called A Wedding Story. I loved hearing all about the featured couple in each episode: how they met, how they fell in love, how he proposed, and of course, watching them say “I do” in the end. It was like watching real-life fairy […]

13 Things You Might Not Think Of Adding to Your Wedding Gift Registry

September 29, 2020

Putting your wedding registry together can feel limiting. With so many helpful checklists out there reminding us to add pots and pans, fine china, and coffee makers, it’s easy to forget that there really are no hard and fast rules when it comes to adding to your wish list. Sure, experiences and trips and personal […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What if My Dad Isn’t Here?

September 24, 2020

Growing up, my cousins and I used to watch our VHS of Father of the Bride at every sleepover, and it’s remained a favorite for good reason. While a wedding is all about the bride and groom, the father of the bride gets a lot of time in the spotlight: dads get to escort their […]

– Ask Cheryl – What Is the Best Way to Share Our Wedding Website Information With Our Guests?

September 22, 2020

We know the basic information to include on a wedding invitation. And we are familiar with the faux pas of what NOT to include on a wedding invitation. But what about other important wedding information and details? Hi Cheryl, If our wedding website has a lot of information that may be pertinent to the wedding […]

Delicious Fall Shower Recipes

September 15, 2020

There are so many wonderful combinations and flavors that just scream fall: pumpkin, apple, salted caramel, and warm spices. Instead of our typical shower menu, we decided to collect some of our favorite fall themed recipes. Whether you’re hosting a baby shower or a bridal shower (or any fall party for that matter) we’ve got […]

– Ask Cheryl – If I Know Someone Can’t Attend My Wedding, Should I Still Send an Invitation?

September 8, 2020

Dear Cheryl, After setting our wedding date, some of my friends have already let me know that they won’t be able to attend. Should I still send them an invitation? Jenny Dear Jenny, In a perfect world, you get engaged, send out save-the-date cards and then send wedding invitations to every person who received a […]

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