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Maddy Sims

Maddy Sims

Maddy is a New York City-based writer with a special focus on trends, sustainable weddings, body positivity, clean beauty and mental health. Along with covering all things wedding, Maddy loves attending concerts, trying new vegan restaurants, sweating it out at spin class, and watching romantic comedies.

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Beauty Tips Wondering What Wedding Makeup Look You Should Rock? Here's How to Decide.

Choosing the perfect bridal makeup look can be challenging. Follow these simple steps to select the wedding makeup look option that suits you the most.

Family & Friends 34 Thoughtful Gifts to Show Your Significant Other How Much You Love Them

Shopping for your partner can sometimes be challenging. To help, we rounded up 34 gifts for your significant other that they'll absolutely love.

Relatives 32 Gifts Your Stepdad Will Love (and Actually Use)

If you're on the hunt for the perfect stepdad gift, these are definitely worth a look. You'll find presents that are both unique and useful.

Engagement Party 8 Creative Engagement Party Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Looking for engagement party ideas on a budget? Here's how to throw an engagement party that's unique but won’t drain your bank account.

Family & Friends 24 Christmas Gifts That Will Get Any Engaged Couple in the Holiday Spirit

Help the couple celebrate their upcoming nuptials with a thoughtful holiday present. Here are our favorite Christmas gifts for an engaged couple.

Rehearsal Dinner How to Plan an Unforgettable Rehearsal Dinner

What happens at a wedding rehearsal dinner, and who plans it? Consider this your ultimate guide to planning an epic pre-wedding event.

Wedding Songs & Music 39 Bride Entrance Songs For an Epic Walk Down the Aisle

There are so many options out there for bride entrance songs, which is why we made it easier for you with our top picks for bride walking down the aisle songs.

Invitations & Stationery 21 Bridal Shower Invitations For Your Winter Wonderland Celebration

Throwing a cold-weather bash for the bride-to-be? Here are our favorite winter bridal shower invitations.

Invitations & Stationery 21 Fall Save-the-Dates That Are Cuter Than a Pumpkin Patch

Whether you're hosting an autumn event or just love the time of year, here are 21 fall save-the-dates that celebrate the cozy season.

Invitations & Stationery 14 Wedding Invitation Trends You'll See More of in 2021 (& How to Pull Them Off IRL)

In the market for wedding stationery? Find out which wedding invitation trends will carry over into the new year—and find out how to bring them to life.

Bridal & Wedding Showers 7 Reasons Why a Couple Shower Is a Must-Throw Pre-Wedding Event

Planning a couple shower? Here's everything you need to know to host an unforgettable party for both of your loved ones.

Invitations & Stationery Outdated Wedding Stationery Rules You Can Skip, and What to Do Instead

Your wedding stationery should be a reflection of you, the couple. Here are six traditional wedding stationery rules you're free to break.

Planning Basics 11 Black-Owned Businesses in New Jersey You Should Know About

There are so many talented pros to choose from in New Jersey, but here are a few that couples absolutely love.

Wedding Songs & Music 51 Wedding Video Songs We're Listening to on Repeat

If you're looking for the perfect wedding video song, just check out this list of our favorite picks. Whether you're searching for a pretty acoustic tune or an upbeat dance track, we've got the song for you.

Married Life The Best 50th Anniversary Gifts of All Time

Half a century together calls for a major celebration. Here are our favorite 50th anniversary gifts your partner (or the happy couple) will love.

Planning Basics Everything You Need to Know About Navigating Approved Vendor Lists

Building out your wedding team can be overwhelming. While approved vendor lists can be a helpful resource, they do have some downsides. Here's everything you need to know about preferred vendor lists.

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