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

How to Have the Ultimate New Year's Eve Wedding

Planning to get married right before the ball drops? Check out these tips and ideas to help you throw a spectacular New Year’s Eve wedding.

By Samantha Iacia, December 8, 2020

Planning Basics

How to Plan a Wedding Step by Step

Just got engaged and not sure where to start? Here's our how to plan a wedding step-by-step guide to make it as simple and straightforward as possible, so you can keep stress at a minimum.

By Kim Forrest, December 8, 2020

Planning Basics

14 Microwedding Ideas That Are Big on Style

Getting married with only your nearest and dearest in attendance has a lot of perks. Here's how to plan a microwedding and our favorite ideas for smaller celebrations.

By Samantha Iacia, December 4, 2020

Planning Basics

10 Black-Owned Wedding Businesses in New York City You Need to Know About

There are so many incredible Black-owned wedding businesses in the Big Apple, but here are a few that couples love.

By Maddy Sims, December 4, 2020

Planning Basics

13 COVID-Related Wedding Expenses You Need to Budget For

Unforeseen wedding costs? Not today. If you're having a COVID wedding, get ahead of the game (and stay on budget) with this list of expenses you might run into.

By Samantha Iacia, December 3, 2020

Honeymoon Advice

8 Staycation Ideas If You Can't Go on Your Honeymoon

Looking for honeymoon ideas during quarantine? These creative staycation ideas will help keep you and your partner busy while you're at home.

By Lindsay Tigar, December 2, 2020

Marriage Proposals

37 Romantic Ways to Propose, According to Real Couples

Thinking about asking someone to marry you? Use these real-life proposal ideas to help you decide exactly how to pop the question.

By Samantha Iacia, December 2, 2020

Marriage Proposals

22 Cute Engagement Announcement Ideas You'll Want to Copy

Trust us—you won't want to spill the beans until you’ve seen these cute and creative engagement announcement ideas.

By Hillary Hoffower, December 2, 2020

Planning Basics

Just Got Engaged? The 8 Things You Need to Do First

If you're newly engaged, you might feel a bit overwhelmed about what to do next. Here, we'll give you the first "just got engaged" steps you need to know.

By Lauren Rodrigue, December 2, 2020

Planning Basics

Who’s Responsible for Enforcing COVID Safety Guidelines at Your Wedding? (Hint: Everyone)

Wedding vendors, couples, and their guests must work together to keep everyone safe at a COVID wedding. Here’s how.

By Kim Forrest, November 23, 2020

Planning Basics

How to Best Plan Your Wedding, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Your horoscope says a lot about your personality—including how you plan a wedding. Here's how to best plan your nuptials, according to your zodiac sign.

By Sarah Hanlon, November 19, 2020

Planning Basics

7 Black-Owned Wedding Businesses in Boston That Are Setting Trends

As you build your vendor team, these Black-owned wedding businesses in Boston are shaping the industry in New England.

By Kim Forrest, November 6, 2020

Wedding Registry

22 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.

By Kim Forrest, November 5, 2020

Planning Basics

6 Black-Owned Wedding Businesses Los Angeles Couples Need to Know

These talented Black wedding pros are setting trends in Southern California—and winning raves from newlyweds, too.

By Kim Forrest, November 4, 2020

Etiquette

These Wedding Thank-You Card Templates Are Legit Essential

Want to craft the best wedding thank-you note? We’ll save you some time with our thank-you card templates for everything from random gifts, cash and more.

By Kim Forrest, November 3, 2020

Planning Basics

6 Trendsetting Black-Owned Wedding Businesses in Charleston

These Black-owned wedding businesses, among many others, are shaping the Charleston wedding scene—and winning raves from couples, too.

By Jenn Sinrich, October 27, 2020