Planning Basics

While your engagement is sure to be a fun and exciting time, there’s some work involved, too. We’re here to help make the wedding planning process as stress-free as possible, and provide loads of helpful advice. Whether you’re setting your budget, choosing a venue, or learning about the latest wedding trends, you’ll find everything you need to know about wedding planning right here.

Marriage Proposals

How to Decide Where to Propose

No matter where you propose, it's sure to be a memorable experience. But here are some suggestions on how to find that perfect proposal location.


These Wedding Thank-You Note Templates Are Legit Essential

If you're unsure about wedding thank-you card wording — or don't even know where to start! — feel free to work off of these handy wedding gift thank you templates.

Trends & Tips

The 5 Biggest 2020 Wedding Trends You Need to Know

Our 2020 wedding trends are ideal starting points as you plan your celebration. Whether you’re into ‘90s nostalgia or going eco-friendly, these ideas can work for every wedding style and personality.

Planning Basics

Getting Married in Oklahoma? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Start planning your Sooner State wedding with our guide to getting married in Oklahoma from obtaining a marriage license to finding a venue, and more!

Trends & Tips

Mercury Retrograde & Wedding Planning: 4 Tasks to Put on Hold

How will Mercury Retrograde affect your wedding planning? Here’s what this planet’s transits mean, and the problematic wedding tasks you should avoid to keep your sanity.

Planning Basics

Where Should You Get Ready for Your Wedding?

Figuring out where to get ready for your wedding is almost as important as choosing your actual venue. Here are your options, and the pros and cons of each.

Marriage Proposals

21 Proposal Songs That Will Pretty Much Guarantee a “Yes!”

Adding music to your proposal can make the moment even more memorable. To help you find that perfect "marry me" tune, we've rounded up some of the best proposal songs.

Wedding Registry

20 Unique Menorahs That Make Amazing Wedding Gifts

Hanukkah menorahs make ideal wedding gifts and fortunately, there are lots of unique menorahs to choose from that will add a decorative touch to the festive holiday season.

Planning Basics

The Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2020, 2021, and 2022

Check out our list of dates in 2020, 2021, and 2022 that you MIGHT want to avoid for your own wedding day.

Planning Basics

Which Movie Event Planner Should Plan Your Wedding?

Take this quiz to find out which big-screen wedding planner would be tasked with coordinating your special day.

Planning Basics

How to Tell a Wedding Vendor You Won't Be Hiring Them

Figuring out how to tell a wedding vendor no, you won't be hiring them, is a much-dreaded part of wedding planning—but it's something every couple has to deal with. Here's the most polite way to decline a vendor.

Wedding Registry

Wedding Registry Gifts for the Couple That Loves Happy Hour

If you and your soon-to-be spouse love to spend time with loved ones and enjoy a beverage or two, you'll want to register for these items.

Planning Basics

8 Things Your Wedding Planner Wishes You Knew

Keep this expert advice in mind as you're hiring a wedding planner and working with them leading up to your big day.

Planning Basics

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Married in Iowa

Planning an Iowa wedding? Here's everything you need to know about getting married in Iowa, from choosing a venue to all the legal stuff.


Why a Wedding Planner Costs THAT Much

Hiring a wedding planner is one of the smartest things you can do during wedding planning — here's how much a wedding planner costs, and why.

Planning Basics

A Guide to Wedding Venues in New Mexico & Getting Married in the Southwest

These beautiful wedding venues in New Mexico prove that the Land of Enchantment lives up to its name.