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 BasicsHow to Plan Your Wedding in Just 6 Months
Planning a wedding with a shorter engagement? Check out our 6-month timeline to help you plan a wedding in just 6 months.
BudgetIs It the Parents' Responsibility to Pay for Their Child’s Wedding?
Experts, couples, and families weigh in on if parents are still on the hook for paying for their kid's wedding. Is it an outdated tradition or still appropriate?
Planning Basics12 Must-Have Items for Your Last-Minute Wedding Day Checklist
These items are oft-forgotten, but actually super-important. Be sure to add these 12 things to your last-minute wedding day checklist.
Planning Basics7 Miami Black-Owned Wedding Businesses You Need to Know
Whether you’re looking for an event designer, beauty pros, or a photographer, these talented Black-owned wedding businesses in the Miami area win rave reviews from couples.
Planning BasicsHow to Reserve Hotel Room Blocks for Your Wedding
We answer all of your burning questions about blocking hotel rooms for your wedding, from finding the right hotels to deciphering those contracts.
Planning Basics7 Black-Owned Businesses That Are Shaping Washington D.C. Weddings
Whether you’re looking for an event designer, beauty pros, or a photographer, these talented Black-owned wedding businesses in the D.C. area win rave reviews from couples.
BudgetHow to Ask Your Parents for Help Paying for Your Wedding—in 6 Steps!
If you’re unsure about how to broach the subject, here is the best way to ask your parents to pay for your wedding.
Planning Basics6 Ways to Learn More About Wedding Vendors
It can be tough to narrow down the long list of wedding vendors near you, but these six details may help.
Planning BasicsThe Best Wedding Podcasts to Listen to in 2021
Looking for something new to listen to on your run or while cleaning the house? These wedding podcasts are ideal for nuptial planners, whether you’re newly engaged or counting down the weeks before saying “I do”.
Planning Basics“What I Wish I Had Known Before Replanning My Wedding 3 Times”
When I first got engaged, I never dreamed of postponing my wedding—but ended up having to change the date multiple times (thanks, COVID). Here’s what I learned, and why I’m stronger because of it.
Planning BasicsA Complete Guide to Planning a Backyard Wedding Reception
Want to have a backyard wedding reception of your dreams? Here is everything to get you started on planning an unforgettable and unique backyard wedding.
Trends & Tips5 Ways to Make Your Home Wedding Feel Unique
Whether you've opted for a home wedding due to a postponement or it was your plan all along, check out these creative ideas for an even-more special backyard celebration.
Planning Basics6 Black-Owned Businesses in Seattle Couples Can't Stop Raving About
There are so many amazing Black-owned businesses in Seattle, but we've selected a few that win praise from couples.
Marriage Proposals8 Details That Will Make Your Proposal Pictures Even Better
If you're planning to secretly hire a photographer to capture your proposal pictures, here's what else you can do to make the moment go off without a hitch.
Marriage Proposals9 Proposal Party Ideas to Celebrate Your Engagement in Style
A proposal party is a celebratory event occurring immediately after the question is popped. Here's your stress-free guide to planning your own.
Planning BasicsOur COVID-19 Weddings Advice Guide
You're on our mind during the coronavirus pandemic. Here, a resource guide full of our advice for COVID weddings, both for couples who are in the midst of planning as well as for their friends, family and guests.