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.

Planning Basics

The Getting Married in Los Angeles Guide All LA Couples Need

Planning a wedding in Southern California and need some help finding venues or reserving guest accommodations? Here’s a go-to guide to getting married in Los Angeles.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Long Engagement is Better

Deciding between whether to have a short or long engagement can be a toughie—here are some reasons why a long engagement might be best for you.

Planning Basics

5 Situations When a Short Engagement is Totally Ideal

Want to get married, like, yesterday? Here are some signs that a short engagement is right for you.

Budget

9 Go-To Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

Looking to shrink your budget? These are the top ways to save money on a wedding, without sacrificing style.

Wedding Registry

How to Ask for Cash Wedding Gifts, Tactfully

When it comes to how to ask for cash wedding gifts, there's definitely a right and wrong way to do it. Here's an explainer.

Marriage Proposals

Avoid These 5 Don’ts After Getting Engaged

You might feel a bit overwhelmed after getting engaged, but never fear! Here's a rundown of the things you should avoid doing after the question has been popped!

Planning Basics

Get it Done! 6 Wedding Planning Tips and Ideas for Procrastinators

Putting off wedding planning? These wedding planning tips and ideas are meant for procrastinators—so stop waiting and read 'em!

Planning Basics

What is a Micro Wedding and Why Should You Care?

Bigger isn't always better. Micro weddings are becoming increasingly popular—here's how to tell if hosting one is right for you.

Wedding Registry

The Wedding Registry Tips & Secrets You Need to Know

Ready to register? These are the little-known wedding registry tips that will make the process easier and totally fun.

Planning Basics

10 Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner

Wedding planners can be super-helpful in ensuring your event runs smoothly. These are the 10 questions to ask a wedding planner before you sign a contract.

Etiquette

5 Ways to Balance Planning Your Wedding While Being in Someone Else’s

Planning your wedding while being a bridesmaid or groomsman in a friend or family member's wedding can seem stressful, but it's actually totally doable. Here's how.

Marriage Proposals

6 Common Fights Couples Have Right After Getting Engaged

Getting engaged is one of the most special times of your life—so why are you and your spouse-to-be fighting more than ever? Here are some of the most common fights couples have right after the proposal.

Marriage Proposals

4 Big Relationship Changes to Expect Post-Engagement

While the post-engagement period is certainly exciting, it may signal several changes to your relationship. Here's what to expect and how to deal.

Marriage Proposals

7 Things to Do the Month After You Get Engaged

Did you just get engaged? Congrats! Here's how to enjoy the month after the big proposal, while gearing up for the wedding planning ahead.

Wedding Registry

6 Things to Add to Your Wedding Registry if You’re Moving From an Apartment to a House

Moving into bigger digs post-marriage? Here are the things to add to your registry to fill up your new home.

Planning Basics

5 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Website

Your wedding website needs to be useful, but shouldn't be boring. Here are some ways to add a personal touch to your site.