– Ask a Real Bride – How to Find Your Perfect Wedding Dress

March 19, 2019

In a woman’s life, there is no other wardrobe decision more important than her wedding dress. Tulle, lace, and sparkles may fill little girls’ dreams of their dress, but once that little girl grows up and gets engaged, she may realize that finding the dream dress is more about wading through endless options, battling budget […]

10 Unique Wedding Venues for an Unforgettable Day

March 7, 2019

There are pros and cons to being a 21st century, Pinterest and Instagram era bride. The pros are obvious: unending inspiration, DIY ideas galore and lots of friends to share in the fun with. However, as you dig through your Instagram Explore tab or begin to seriously pin to your dream wedding board, you may […]

– Ask a Real Bride – How to Handle Wedding Disappointments

February 19, 2019

Does planning your dream wedding feel more like a nightmare? Our real brides share how they handled their wedding-related disappointments. If you’ve been engaged for more than five minutes, you’ve probably faced some wedding-related stress. No other day comes with more expectations than your wedding day, and many brides find that their dream wedding and […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Every Bride

January 3, 2019

If you’re one of the lucky girls who received a diamond ring in the month of December, then January is sure to be a busy month filled with wedding planning, dress shopping, and registry creating! Don’t forget that January is also the perfect time to set goals for the New Year ahead—so allow us to […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Is it Okay to Have a Wedding B-List?

December 18, 2018

For many engaged couples, the guest list is the first battleground of wedding planning: many factors, including the budget, overall vision, and venue capacity can make determining who gets the invite a difficult decision. One solution for trying to include as many of your loved ones as possible? Creating a “B-List.” What’s a “B-List?” A […]

What to Wear for Your Engagement Photos

December 13, 2018

So you’ve decided to go for an engagement photo shoot—great choice! Your engagement photos are the perfect opportunity to feel comfortable with your photographer before the big day and capture your love story. Once you book the shoot, the next big decision is your wardrobe: what should you and your fiancé wear for this super […]

– Ask a Real Bride – 7 Tips for Handling Wedding Guest Drama

November 29, 2018

For most couples, finalizing the guest list can feel like navigating a minefield filled with potential emotional explosions. Divorced parents, squabbling siblings, and contentious relationships all make planning a drama-free wedding a huge challenge for brides and grooms. So in today’s edition of “Ask a Real Bride,” we’re sharing tips for how to handle those […]

– Winter Wedding Color Palettes – Our Current Obsessions

October 29, 2018

Choosing a color palette is the perfect starting point for planning your dream wedding—here are our current winter favorites! When I was planning my wedding, I lived in a state of ignorant bliss: Pinterest wasn’t a “thing,” Instagram was ad-free, and Martha Stewart was the only recognizable influencer in the wedding world. Life was simpler, […]

– Wedding Etiquette Question – What Costs Should the Bride Cover for Her Bridesmaids?

October 23, 2018

Being asked to be a bridesmaid for a friend’s wedding is exciting. But when the questions of travel, lodging, the bachelorette party and the wedding day itself arise, the bridesmaid may wonder, “Am I supposed to pay for that?” Money conversations are always awkward, but before you say yes to the honor of being a […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Wedding Mistakes You Wish You Could Fix

October 16, 2018

No matter how meticulously you plan, there is bound to be something about your wedding day you look back on and wish you could change. In today’s edition of “Ask a Real Bride,” we take a look at the biggest wedding day regrets: from makeup mishaps to missing memorable moments, I hope this list of […]

– Ask Cheryl – Do I Have to Invite the Crazy Relative to My Wedding?

October 9, 2018

Every family has its quirky members, but is it ever ok to exclude them from the wedding guest list? Today, Cheryl offers her tips for hard-to-handle guests. Dear Cheryl, We’re in a bit of situation with our brother-in-law. At our daughter’s wedding, his behavior was so obnoxious that we decided to leave him out of […]

– Ask a Real Bride – What’s Worth the Splurge for Your Wedding?

September 18, 2018

Here at RegistryFinder.com, we recently kicked off a new series called, “Ask a Real Bride.” While tradition and etiquette experts are wonderful guides, we believe it’s helpful to hear from real brides on how they handled the all-too-real drama and dilemmas around saying “I do.” Last month, we tackled the topic of kids at weddings. […]

– Love and… Remarriage – Etiquette for an Encore Wedding

September 11, 2018

As I write this I’m fondly remembering my good friend’s “Encore” wedding I recently attended. They orchestrated an amazing weekend-long party full of fun activities, incredible food and a heartfelt ceremony, in one of most beautiful settings imaginable- Aspen, Colorado. However, my friend told me that it was a challenge to find information, advice or […]

– Ask a Real Bride – Should Kids be Invited to my Wedding?

August 21, 2018

Should little ones be invited to your big day? Real brides (and grooms) share their opinions and tips on children and weddings.   Here at RegistryFinder.com, we’re kicking off a new series called, “Ask a Real Bride.” While tradition and etiquette experts are wonderful guides, we believe it’s helpful to hear from real brides on how […]

Discover Macy’s Wedding Shop

June 14, 2018

I have a confession: I wish someone had told me just how much detail is involved in wedding planning before I’d gotten engaged. I was blissfully unaware of just how many decisions I’d have to make—both large and small—for not just myself but for my family, my wedding party, and my future husband. Now that […]

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, […]

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