Whitney Teal

Whitney Teal

Although I've spent more than a decade riffing on everything from suburban politics to celebrity hairstyles, helping couples plan their wedding day definitely takes the cake. A proud alumna of Howard University's journalism program, I've written for Parents.com, The Huffington Post, xoJane and Essence magazine. When I'm not writing, I'm debating the merits... of Drake, obsessing over frozen yogurt or plotting my next international adventure. View More

Articles published by Whitney Teal

Marriage Proposals The Girl's Guide to Proposing

If you’re a woman ready to put a ring (or something else!) on it, read along to get the low-down on proposing.

Planning Basics How to Get Married in Texas: A Guide to Lone Star Weddings

For couples considering wedding in any part of the Lone Star state, you’ll definitely want to check out this guide to how to get married in Texas.

Planning Basics Getting Married in San Antonio: Your Guide to Central Texas Weddings

Grab all the useful deets and Alamo City wedding inspo you need in this getting married in San Antonio guide.

Places to Celebrate 8 Charming Rustic Wedding Venues in San Antonio

Classic Texas country meets modern farmhouse neutrals at these stylish rustic wedding venues in San Antonio.

Places to Celebrate 7 Lush AF Outdoor Wedding Venues in San Antonio

These blooming outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio are bursting with on-trend greenery and loads of style.

Lifestyle Ask These 'Get to Know You Questions for Couples' Before Getting Serious

Once you’re done with these “get to know you questions for couples,” you’ll know if you’re dealing with a fling or lasting flame.

Places to Celebrate 7 Inexpensive San Antonio Wedding Venues for Budget-Friendly Celebrations

If you’re on a strict budget, you’ll love these inexpensive San Antonio wedding venues for a cheap and chic bash.

Lifestyle Are You ‘Pre-Engaged?’ What It Means & What to Expect

There’s an important relationship stage before marriage and before an engagement. In fact, you may very well be “pre-engaged” rn and not even know it!

Places to Celebrate 9 Small San Antonio Wedding Venues for an Intimate Texas Bash

Couples throwing an intimate central Texas bash should definitely check out these small wedding venues in San Antonio.

Places to Celebrate 8 Wedding Venues Downtown San Antonio Lovers Should See

If you’ve always dreamed of a wedding near the Riverwalk, you’ve got to check out these wedding venues in downtown San Antonio.

Traditions 12 Mexican Wedding Ideas to Celebrate Your Heritage

Get inspired with these fun and stylish Mexican wedding ideas that will honor your heritage and surely impress your guests.

Traditions Beautiful Irish Wedding Traditions & What They Mean

Bring a little luck to your wedding ceremony or reception with these meaningful Irish wedding traditions.

Trends & Tips 12 Irish Wedding Ideas That Celebrate Gaelic Pride

Celebrate your Irish heritage (or, just your love of Gaelic traditions) with these fun Irish wedding ideas.

Places to Celebrate 10 West Texas Wedding Venues for Peak Desert Realness

Embrace your inner desert flower child with these bohemian West Texas wedding venues that show off the best of the Southwest.

Lifestyle Premarital Counseling Is a Must—Even If You're Not Religious

There are some major benefits of premarital counseling for couples of all stripes — including saving a bit of cash!

Lifestyle The Relationship Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Make sure you’re on the road to a healthy and happy partnership by checking out these relationship questions to ask before marriage.

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