Your Complete COVID-19 Elopement Guide

August 4, 2020

Conventionally speaking, an elopement is the event in which a bride and groom-to-be opt out of a formal wedding — and the invitations, guest list, and coordinating typically involved — in favor of sneaking away to the courthouse or an undisclosed getaway for a private ceremony between the two of them. Now that we’re still […]

– Ask a Real Bride – How to Handle Your Mom and the MOG

July 30, 2020

I’m the person that cries at weddings, and for years, the moment that always brought me to tears was the bride’s entrance. Now that I’m a mom, I break out the tissues even earlier: I can’t help but shed a tear when the mothers of the bride and groom are escorted down the aisle.  And […]

How To Plan The At-Home Wedding Of Your Dreams

July 20, 2020

All the tips and tricks you need to achieve the perfect look and feel at your intimate exchange of vows. Is there anything not romantic about an at-home wedding? The intimacy of bringing people together in a place where so many memories have been made and so much love exchanged combine in such a special […]

11 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

July 7, 2020

Wedding favors are usually small in size but can become a big part of your budget! I am a firm believer that wedding favors should be something that your guests can eat or actually use. If not, your favor will end up getting lost or tossed by your guest! In an era of social distancing, […]

The Best Dresses for the Mothers of the Bride and Groom

July 2, 2020

Trust me, I get it, shopping for a mother of the bride/groom dress can be hard! How do I know? I’m actually in the middle of trying to find one for myself right now! My son is getting married in August and finding a dress hasn’t been easy for me! From color to trend to […]

Sustainable Wedding Registry Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Couple

June 18, 2020

Looking for eco-friendly wedding gifts? We’ve compiled a variety of items from our favorite retailers to make it easy! While going green is never out of style, it feels like now is an especially great time to adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle. For many modern couples, it’s important to live sustainably, with attention paid to environmental […]

Affordable Bridesmaid Dresses

June 16, 2020

By the time my wedding rolled around in the summer of 2015, I’d  been in enough weddings to know I didn’t want a run of the mill bridesmaid dress. There was nothing inherently wrong with the brightly colored chiffon party dresses I’d worn as a bridesmaid, but I didn’t necessarily love the experience either. Putting […]

I Found the Perfect Gift for Your Bridal Party

June 3, 2020

I’ll always remember one of the first purchases I made as a 22-year old college grad with a real job: a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer Classics. Up until that point, I had bought the cheapest, trendiest sunglasses available, knowing they’d end up crushed at the bottom of a beach bag, abandoned under the bleachers of […]

How to Plan (or Re-Plan) a COVID-19 Approved Wedding in Style

May 26, 2020

You planned your wedding for months, and while you’ve been through every checklist the internet has to offer, you probably didn’t have a backup plan in mind for a global pandemic and a gathering ban. But you can’t let that stop you from marrying the love of your life! While some couples are choosing to […]

How to Plan Memorable Rehearsal Dinner

May 21, 2020

From backyard barbecues to rooftop hotels, there are some fabulous places you can choose to have your rehearsal dinner which will be the perfect kick-off for your wedding weekend. This popular wedding tradition is usually held the night before the wedding, right after the ceremony rehearsal.  Its purpose is to gather the people who are […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Coronavirus Edition

April 16, 2020

This week, we’re shining a light on the couples reimagining their weddings due to COVID-19. How did they handle the unexpected turn of events on what was supposed to be their wedding day? The RegistryFinder Team is all about celebrating, but these days, our focus has turned to offering support. As couples and their families […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Should I Delay My Honeymoon?

March 26, 2020

Does the idea of getting married and immediately hopping on a plane seem overwhelming? While the traditional honeymoon takes place immediately following the wedding, many couples are choosing to delay the big trip by weeks and even months! As someone who chose her wedding date solely based on when I could go on my honeymoon […]

Rescheduling your Spring Wedding due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

#springweddingsolidarity Our hearts go out to the couples postponing and reimagining their weddings. We want to hear your story! Whether you’ve moved your wedding date or are moving forward in a different way, we want to support you and help other couples. Share your unique story and advice and we’ll pass it on. We can […]

9 Wedding Tips for the Mother of the Bride & Mother of the Groom

February 25, 2020

Congratulations! Your baby just got engaged! Unless you’ve been through this before, you are probably wondering, what do I do now? You are a very significant part of the big day. (But I didn’t have to tell you that.) My daughter recently got married and someone said to me, “You are the second most important […]

Say “YES” to an Engagement Shoot

January 21, 2020

I think an engagement shoot is totally worth it for every bride and groom—no matter how camera-shy you are or how tight your budget is! Years ago, newly engaged couples would head to the nearest Olan Mills, have a formal portrait taken, and submit it to the local newspaper for an engagement announcement. Those days […]

Getting FIT for your Wedding

January 8, 2020

Your engagement was everything you dreamed of: the romantic proposal, the beautiful ring shining on your finger and the excitement your friends and family shared as you told them the good news. But now that the thrill has worn off, you’re starting to feel sheer panic. How will you be able to do everything that […]

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