Weddings, Showers, Bachelorette, Bachelor, Engagement & Parties - All about the other events leading up to the big day.
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on March 08, 2013 at 10:37am
Status update: Getting married! According to a 2012 survey on weddings and social media by The Knot and Mashable, one in 10 respondents said they updated their engagement relationship status within minutes of the proposal and one in four said they did it by the next day. But according to Jules Hirst, founder of Venice, Calif.-based Etiquette Consulting, Inc., before you announce your engagement…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on February 28, 2013 at 9:50am
What sort of after-wedding events, if any, do you have planned? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll!
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on November 02, 2012 at 9:05am
Typically the maid of honor and/or bridesmaids throw the bridal shower for the bride-to-be. But most often they consult the bride on what type of shower she’d want. If your imput is requested, what type of shower would you prefer? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll!
article by Metro Creative | posted on May 16, 2012 at 9:03am
Going green is infiltrating all aspects of daily life. The trend is also carrying over to the ways people celebrate special occasions. For the bride-to-be who is environmentally conscious, a “green” bridal shower can be meaningful and environmentally aware. Planning an earth-friendly shower is relatively easy, provided how many people have similar views on the environment. Here’s how to…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on March 07, 2012 at 7:00am
You’re getting married because you love the one you’re with. So, when it comes to the bachelor and bachelorette parties, forgo the outdated “last-night-of-freedom”/strip club and all-male revue/blackout-drunk clichés in favor of a celebration that’s both fun and a custom fit. And yes, brides- and-grooms-to-be, this advice is directed at you, too. Today’s couples are more involved in…
article by Timothy R. Schulte - CTW Features | posted on February 18, 2012 at 7:00am
Plain and simple, Americans eat out too much. With all the “50 percent off!” offers sent to our inboxes, it’s no wonder. According to the first ever “Dining Out” survey conducted on behalf of daily-deals site LivingSocial, the average American eats 4.8 meals per week (dining in and carryout). Um, aren’t we in a recession? Well, your pending nuptials – and the inherent…
article by Bev Bennett - CTW Features | posted on January 31, 2012 at 7:00am
You’re deeply in love; you envision being a couple forever. Yet for whatever reason, a wedding ceremony officializing your commitment isn’t on the agenda. Don’t let that prevent you from celebrating. “So long as you’re respectful of your guests, I think any and all celebrations are fantastic. You don’t have to be married to throw a meaningful event,” says Anna Post, author and spokeswoman for…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on January 05, 2012 at 9:10am
Proposing is one of the most exciting things a guy will ever do. But even though he might have received a “Yes!” in reply, many a man has come away from asking for his lady’s hand thinking he could have done a better job. Have a sinking feeling that this could soon be you? Get prepared with these nine proposal tips, courtesy of the pros. Have a Ring While this one may seem obvious, plenty…
article by Bev Bennett - CTW Features | posted on January 03, 2012 at 7:00am
If you’re not saying a traditional “I do” you’re joining a growing number of people in the U.S. “Marriage optional” is one of the top trends that may affect consumer behavior and mind set in 2012, according to experts at JWT, a marketing communications company based in New York City. In 2000, more than 3 million unmarried couples cohabited; in 2011 that number more than doubled to 7.6 million…
article by Erin Morris | posted on September 20, 2011 at 9:14am
It wasn’t so long ago that most bachelorette parties had one thing in common: drinking. The bride’s last night on the town as a single woman was celebrated with a group of rowdy girls crammed into a limo, wearing all sorts of wacky clothing, and stopping at as many local bars as the night allowed. The success of the evening depended on how much the bride and her friends imbibed by the time…
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