The wedding non-trend

wedding non-trend

It’s really fun to read the bridal magazines about the latest wedding trends. Bet you’ve never seen one on the ‘wedding non-trend!’ More on it shortly. The Wedding Forward website points out that “Bridgerton-inspired weddings” are going to be a thing. Did you watch Bridgerton on Netflix? It was a huge hit featuring Prussian blue…

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Pros and cons of backyard weddings

backyard wedding

Weddings have exploded. In the aftermath of the pandemic, couples are scrambling to find venues for their big day. Many impatient couples don’t want to wait eighteen months until the venue of their choice opens up. That’s why a growing number consider backyard weddings. Pros and Cons Availability. Backyard weddings are much easier to schedule,…

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Top Neil Diamond wedding songs

Neil Diamond wedding songs

Neil Diamond’s illustrious career as a singer/songwriter came to an end with his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease a few years ago. But he leaves behind a rich legacy of songs that is nothing short of staggering. If you’re contemplating your first dance song, be sure to consider Neil Diamond wedding songs. Diamond’s resumé is impressive:…

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The difference between Queen Elizabeth’s wedding and Jennifer Lopez’s

Queen Elizabeth's wedding

Most people are fascinated by celebrity and royal weddings. We just blogged on Jennifer Lopez’s wedding last week. With the passing of England’s matriarch, it’s fun to take a look at Queen Elizabeth’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947. What’s the difference between the Queen’s and Ms. Lopez’s wedding? For one, the Queen spent less…

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What you can learn from ‘Bennifer’s’ celebrity wedding

Bennifer celebrity wedding

Two big stars just married. We’re sure you read all about the marriage of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, which has been dubbed ‘Bennifer’s celebrity wedding. Ben + Jennifer = Bennifer. Got it?! Why we love celebrity weddings Celebrity weddings are fun to read about for 3 reasons:  The wedding gown. The budget. The guest…

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Your guests have a love/hate relationship with destination weddings

destination weddings love/hate

Destination weddings generate intense reactions from your guests. Be wary if you’re contemplating such a move. The Wall Street Journal ran a big piece on Saturday (“Is it time to ditch destination weddings?”) from two perspectives which fleshed out the love/hate nature of inviting your friends and family to attend a destination wedding. Nightmarish logistics A destination…

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A little crazy wedding trivia

crazy wedding trivia

The institution of marriage is endlessly fascinating. Many modern wedding customs have their roots in traditions established hundreds, even thousands of years ago. Lavish sums are spent to celebrate this most sacred of institutions. Here’s a little crazy wedding trivia to brighten your day, which we present in a question and answer format. Answers appear…

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Is air travel safe for honeymooners?

Is air travel safe for honeymooners?

The pandemic of 2020 disrupted wedding and honeymoon plans for thousands of couples. Many wonder if air travel is safe in light of COVID-19? No one wants to to pick up the virus nor spread it. So is air travel safe for honeymooners? MIT Medical paints a rosy picture MIT Medical says the air quality…

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Budget apps for engaged couples

Budget apps for engaged couples

Money is a big deal for most engaged couples. Few have enough of it! As a result, typical wedding budgets are limited. And after the wedding, finances are the biggest source of friction in a marriage. Thanks to some pretty cool budget apps for engaged couples, you can take control of your finances and reduce…

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Dancing for Dummies

dancing for dummies

God didn’t create all dancers equally. Some of us have natural rhythm. Some of us don’t. For those who don’t, you can’t avoid the dance floor forever, especially when it’s your wedding day. We found a nice video tutorial that makes dancing for dummies (no disrespect intended) easy: We’ve covered the subject in the past…

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