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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Food & Beverage A Vegetarian Wedding Menu for All Your Guests to Enjoy

Whether you’re planning an entirely vegetarian wedding menu, or just looking for a few meatless dishes to appease everyone, these tasty ideas will help.

Places to Celebrate 9 Small Wedding Venues in Brooklyn for Intimate Celebrations

Celebrate with your inner circle at these beautiful, small wedding venues in Brooklyn. They’re perfect for an intimate and cozy bash!

Places to Celebrate 8 Catering Halls in Brooklyn That Are Totally Worth Crossing the Bridge

Whether you’re planning from Manhattan or an outer borough, you’d be remiss not to check out these gorgeous catering halls in Brooklyn.

Bride & Bridesmaids Indian Bridesmaid Dresses to Inspire Your Bride Tribe

Jewel tones, metallic details and body jewelry, oh my! These Indian bridesmaid dresses did not come to play.

Places to Celebrate 8 Epic Homes That Double As New Orleans Wedding Venues

These New Orleans wedding venues are mansions, estates, and historic homes that doubles as the perfect backdrop to your Big Easy big day.

Places to Celebrate 8 Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Orleans

These picture-perfect locations are perfect outdoor wedding venues in New Orleans for romantic couples.

Planning Basics Getting Married in New Orleans: Your Guide to the Crescent City

Getting married in New Orleans can be difficult, even for locals. Check out this comprehensive list of to-dos before planning your New Orleans wedding.

Places to Celebrate 8 French Quarter Wedding Venues NOLA Couples Need to See

Prepare to obsess over these quintessential French Quarter wedding venues, all located right in the heart of the iconic Louisiana city.

Planning Basics How to Get Married in Louisiana

Check out the ultimate guide to getting married in Louisiana to find essential info, tips, and recommendations for your upcoming wedding.

Lifestyle Are You Ready to Move In Together?

Every couple moves at their own pace, but there are a few checkpoints you'll want to pass before going all in and living with your partner.

Invitations & Stationery Your Wedding Invitation Style Finder, According to Zodiac Sign

Use your zodiac sign to find out which wedding invitation style is the best fit for your upcoming “I dos.”

Food & Beverage A Vegan Wedding Menu Perfect for Your Meat-Free Guests

If you or your guests prefer not to eat animal products, try this vegan wedding menu for delicious plant-based bites.

Places to Celebrate 6 Outdoor Wedding Venues Louisiana Couples Are Booking Now

Find ideal outdoor wedding venues in Louisiana that help you take advantage of the state's gorgeous year round weather.

Wedding Party How to Propose to Your Bridesmaids, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Wondering how to propose to your bridesmaids? Just look to the stars. Check out your zodiac sign below for insight on a bride tribe proposal that feels right.

Places to Celebrate The Barn Wedding Venues in Louisiana Rustic Couples Love

You’ll love these gorgeous barn wedding venues in Louisiana, which run the gamut from sophisticated farmhouses to decadent rustic vintage.

Food & Beverage A Gluten-Free Wedding Menu So Tasty Your Guests Won't Miss the Bread

Make sure you have delicious food options for your guests with dietary restrictions with this gluten-free wedding menu from expert wedding chefs.

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