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

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Places to Celebrate 6 Oakland Wedding Venues With Seriously Scenic Views

Head across the bay from San Francisco and you'll find all types of picturesque Oakland wedding venues, including planetariums and redwood forests.

Places to Celebrate 6 Unique San Francisco Wedding Venues That Stand out from the Rest

From stylish museums to scenic waterfront spots and a mountaintop trail, these unique San Francisco wedding venues offer plenty of offbeat charm.

Places to Celebrate 7 Affordable Wedding Venues in the San Francisco Bay Area

Yes, it’s totally possible to plan a San Francisco wedding on a budget! Check out these affordable wedding venues in the Bay Area to start.

Photography & Video How to Create the Very Best Wedding Photo Album

Creating the very best wedding photo album might seem like a herculean task, but by following these eight steps, it's sure to be a breeze.

Places to Celebrate 8 Garden District Wedding Venues in New Orleans

Get married in the heart of the Garden District, an iconic locale highlighted by gorgeous Victorian homes, at one of these New Orleans wedding venues.

Planning Basics How to Get Married in Houston

Planning your perfect H-Town bash? Before you dig into the deets, check out this guide to how to get married in Houston.

Places to Celebrate 9 Rustic Barn Wedding Venues in Houston & Southeast Texas

Dust off your cowboy boots and get ready to tour some of the most beautiful rustic venues in Southeast Texas!

Places to Celebrate 9 Super Unique Wedding Venues in Houston, Texas

From renting a museum for the night to borrowing a whole historic town for your nuptials, these unique wedding venues in Houston will wow your guests.

Places to Celebrate 9 Small Wedding Venues in Houston For an Intimate Bash

Exchange vows and celebrate with your closest friends and family at these small wedding venues in Houston.

Places to Celebrate 10 Downtown Houston Wedding Venues H-Town Couples Will Love

Downtown Houston wedding venues are diverse, full of character and insanely convenient to guests from all parts of the area.

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.

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