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December Is The Month!

December 24, 2014 at 5:00am

According to the 2014 American Wedding Study, December remains as the top month to get engaged in, accounting for 19% of engagements.


Money Issues & Getting Married

December 23, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent Huffington Post article, engaged couples should figure out the following financial matters as soon as possible:

1) Prepare for “what-if’s”
2) Come up with a debt strategy
3) Establish boundaries
4) Agree on a wedding budget


Venue, Catering & Rentals

December 22, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a 2014 study by The Association of Bridal Consultants, the average cost for wedding venue, catering and rentals is approximately $10,500.

The $10,500 cost covers accessories, location and the official for the ceremony, reception food and beverage expenses, the wedding cake, rentals an…


Wedding Regrets

December 19, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a 2014 survey by jeweler Vashi Dominguez, 32% of brides would change the dress they wore for their big day!


Childhood Wedding Ideas

December 18, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent article by The Huffington Post, here are some ideas to incorporate in your wedding that would be approved by your childhood self:

1) A bounce house
2) A cotton candy machine
3) A Polaroid guest book
4) Lego cake topper
5) Mad libs-style table game
6) Nerf guns
7) Glow sticks


The Pinterest Wedding

December 17, 2014 at 5:00am

A recent study by The Knot & Mashable found that while 70% of engaged people have maintained a wedding Pinterest board before they were engaged, that 51% of those preemptive users became more realistic with their pins once they got engaged.


Six Stunning U.S Mini-Moon Destinations

December 16, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent article from the Huffington Post by Adam Warner, below are six great mini-moon destinations in the U.S. for those who can’t take a full-fledged honeymoon!

1) Little Palm Island (nearly 3 hours from Miami)
2) The Carneros Inn (nearly an hour from San Francisco)
3) Inn at Perry…


False Start

December 15, 2014 at 5:00am

According to recent findings from The Knot, 37% of its audience wasn’t engaged yet.

It is never too early to look at things for your future wedding!


Novelty Dates

December 12, 2014 at 5:00am

This Saturday’s date is 12/13/14, the last sequential date until Jan. 2, 2034 (1/2/34). According to the “What’s On Brides Minds” survey, 43 percent brides either did plan their wedding or plan on having their wedding on a novelty date, like 12/13/14.


Hiring Wedding Professionals

December 11, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent Huffington Post article, while 70% of couples were interested in alternative ways to pay for wedding services, only 4% found a way to do so.


Be Wise With Your Wedding Shopping

December 10, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent Huffington Post article, the two biggest ways engaged couples are blowing money are…

1) Buying things before you have a budget and a plan

2) Getting carried away with the guest list


What Dress Should Our Flower Girl Wear?

December 09, 2014 at 5:00am

According to Terry Hall of Kleinfeld Bridal, flower girls should wear a dress that is similar to the bride, taking careful consideration for the floral detail in both gowns. Essentially to Hall, a flower girl should be treated as a mini-bride.


Tips For Selecting Your Photographer

December 08, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent article in the New York Times, one should heed the following tips for selecting a wedding photographer:

1) Get a recommendation
2) Avoid hiring family
3) Pin down pricing/Sign a contract


Wedding Photo Sharing Apps!

December 05, 2014 at 5:00am

According to an article on TechCrunch.com, wedding picture/video sharing apps are doing well right now, including WedPics. The company has reached over 400,000 couples and 2.5 million users. Of those 2.5 million users, 76% of them upload at least three photos!

For more information on WedPics, click…


Hidden Wedding Costs

December 04, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a recent article by The Knot, they advise to watch out for the following hidden costs:

1) Wedding Band Equipment Fees
2) Postage Stamps
3) Wedding dress alterations & steaming
4) Overtime costs
5) Welcome Bag delivery
6) Rental Transportation
7) Taxes
8) Cake-Cutting & Corkage fees
9)…


Planes, Trains & Automobiles

December 03, 2014 at 5:00am

According to an article on the New York Observer website, a couple recently got married on a subway train in New York City.

If you think that is an interesting place to get married, the article cites other unusual spots where couples have gotten married in NYC: click here for the list!


Wedding Party Attire

December 02, 2014 at 5:00am

According to WeddingStats.org, members of the wedding party spend an average of $141 on attire for the wedding.


Do You Want An Expensive Wedding?

December 01, 2014 at 5:00am

According to The Knot, an average wedding currently is approximately $30,000. The cost of an average wedding would be a 15% down payment on a $195,000 house (the median price of a United States home, as per the website, RealtyTrac.com), as cited in a recent article by MarketWatch.com.

Would you rat…


Paying For A Great Reception Venue

November 26, 2014 at 5:00am

According to a 2014 study by The Knot, the average cost of a venue for your wedding reception is $13,385, which rose from $12,905 in last year’s survey.


A 400-pound wedding dress!

November 24, 2014 at 5:00am

Would you want to model a 400-pound wedding dress for your big day? Read more about this mammoth wedding dress, which includes a 20.5 foot train here!


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