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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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Planning Basics

The Getting Married in Los Angeles Guide All LA Couples Need

Planning a wedding in Southern California and need some help finding venues or reserving guest accommodations? Here’s a go-to guide to getting married in Los Angeles.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Long Engagement is Better

Deciding between whether to have a short or long engagement can be a toughie—here are some reasons why a long engagement might be best for you.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Short Engagement is Totally Ideal

Want to get married, like, yesterday? Here are some signs that a short engagement is right for you.

Rings & Jewelry

How to Pick a Wedding Band for Every Type of Engagement Ring

Your wedding band is just as important as that sparkly engagement ring on your finger. Here's exactly how to pick a wedding band that complements that rock.

Places to Celebrate

11 Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Hampshire for a Nature-Filled Celebration

Couples who want to be surrounded by nature on their big day will love these outdoor wedding venues in New Hampshire.

Invitations & Stationery

What NOT to Include on Your Wedding Invitation

You probably already know the basics of what to include in wedding invitations, but what about the details you shouldn't add to your invites? It's all here.

Finances

7 Must-Know Tax Tips for Just-Married Couples

Whether you're a money pro or don't know your W-4 from your Form 8822, here's everything you need to know about taxes for newlyweds.

Wedding Reception

10 Things You Should NOT Forget to Rent for Your Wedding

From tables to barware and everything in between! This wedding rental checklist will ensure that your big day has every detail accounted for.

Wedding Songs & Music

A Wedding Playlist That Guests of All Ages Will Love

We asked top DJs to share their song picks for a wedding playlist that will draw all of your guests to the dance floor.

Wedding Party

5 Signs Someone Should Be Your Bridesmaid

Selecting bridesmaids is an important step in planning your big day. Here are the top signs that you should include a family member or friend in your wedding party.

Wedding Songs & Music

The 20 Best Country First Dance Songs of All Time

Want to add a little twang to your special day? Your first dance can be extra memorable if you choose to play one of these country first dance songs.

Rings & Jewelry

The Best Engagement Ring Settings for Every Stone Shape

If you're gearing up to make a major jewelry purchase, these are the best engagement ring settings to flatter every stone shape.

Wedding Party

How to Ask Bridesmaids to Be in Your Wedding

Thinking about how to ask bridesmaids to be in your wedding shouldn't be stressful. Here's how to pop the question to your hopefully-future 'maids.

Wedding Flowers

The 5 Types of Roses You Can Have in Your Wedding Decor

Red roses get all the attention when it comes to this romantic flower, but we're here to show you that there are other types of roses that are just as noteworthy for your big day.

Budget

9 Go-To Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

Looking to shrink your budget? These are the top ways to save money on a wedding, without sacrificing style.

Married Life

The 6 Most Annoying Questions You’ll Hear During Your First Year of Marriage

No, the ridiculous questions don't stop just because you're married. Here are some common (and annoying) questions you'll likely hear during your first year of marriage.