Wedding Ideas

Planning a wedding is a truly magical experience. We’re offering our expertise to help make the planning process fun and stress-free for you from beginning to end. From decor inspiration to vow help, we’ve covered it all in our articles.

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Budget

Why a Wedding Planner Costs THAT Much

Hiring a wedding planner is one of the smartest things you can do during wedding planning — here's how much a wedding planner costs, and why.

Planning Basics

A Guide to Wedding Venues in New Mexico & Getting Married in the Southwest

These beautiful wedding venues in New Mexico prove that the Land of Enchantment lives up to its name.

Lifestyle

12 Things You MUST Do Right After Your Wedding

Once you return from your honeymoon, there are a few things you should take care of. Here’s a quick checklist of things to do after getting married to help you get it all done.

Honeymoon Advice

The Honeymoon Packing Checklist Every Couple Needs

Whether you’ll be sunbathing in Maui, shredding powder in the Alps, or sightseeing in Paris, we’ve got you covered with this honeymoon packing checklist.

Advice and Etiquette

How to Tell Someone They’re NOT Invited to Your Wedding

If someone thinks they're going to receive an invite but actually is not invited to your wedding, it can be, um, awkward. Here's how to handle the situation.

Wedding Party

4 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Small

We all know that a wedding party can be too big, but can a wedding party be too small? Here's how to figure it out.

Wedding Party

6 Roles You Can Give Loved Ones Not in the Wedding Party

If you've got a bunch of loved ones who didn't make the cut as bridesmaids or groomsmen, here's a list of wedding roles for friends that will make them feel honored and special.

Wedding Party

5 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Big

"The more, the merrier" might not be the best motto if you've got a big wedding party. Here's how to figure out the number of bridesmaids, groomsmen, bridesmen, groomswomen, etc. that's best for your special day.

Bridal & Wedding Showers

These 21 Bridal Shower Songs Are Perfect for a Chill Event

These bridal shower songs are festive, romantic, and relaxed all at once. Be sure to put them on your playlist for the ultimate party before the party!

Wedding Decor

How to Make a Wedding Monogram You'll Love Forever

Add an ultra-customized look to your big day by creating a personal wedding monogram to feature throughout your stationery and decor.

Groom & Groomsmen

12 Formal and Black Tie Wedding Ideas for Grooms

We're sharing exactly what you need to know about black tie wedding attire for grooms (and how you can bend the rules if a James Bond tuxedo isn't quite your style).

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

These 31 Bachelorette Party Songs Will Get the Party Started

We've put together a list of bachelorette party songs that make the perfect soundtrack to the ultimate girl's night out.

Lifestyle

The 29 Best 5-Year Anniversary Gifts

Congrats on celebrating five years of marriage! Here are the top 5-year anniversary gifts to exchange in honor of this special milestone.

Places to Celebrate

The Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Mexico By Season

From springtime gardens to winter ski resorts, these are our favorite outdoor wedding venues in New Mexico for every season.

Married Life

5 Common Relationship Dreams—and What They Mean

A weird dream about your relationship can be totally unsettling. Here, experts share what certain relationship dreams actually mean.

Places to Celebrate

10 Picture-Perfect Wedding Venues in the Quad Cities

Planning a wedding in Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline, East Moline, or Rock Island? These are the wedding venues in the Quad Cities that you need to know about.