Your Essentials to Host This Summer’s Best Nautical Themed Wedding

Themed wedding receptions seem to be all the craze right now. From 1920's to a Winter Wonderland, we love all of them! But nothing quite compares to a nautical themed wedding in the prime of summer. Seashells, stripes, sailboats–you name it! It's not too late to make your big day all about the beach. So … Continue reading Your Essentials to Host This Summer’s Best Nautical Themed Wedding

Do I have to open gifts at my bridal shower?

Choosing to avoid the gift opening portion of the bridal shower has become increasingly popular nowadays. While it is nice to acknowledge each persons' gift to you so they can witness your reaction, you don't have to. Not many people even want to sit through two hours of you tearing at boxes and gift bags. … Continue reading Do I have to open gifts at my bridal shower?

Do I have to have flowers?

Flowers add a gorgeous touch to weddings whether it be in the bouquets, the centerpieces, or even just decorated around the church/room. However, they are not completely necessary. Flowers are more of a traditional type of thing that everyone expects to see, but they can be easily replaced. Most brides don't even want to have … Continue reading Do I have to have flowers?

How much will my wedding cost me?

No two weddings are alike, meaning no two costs will be alike. It is impossible to judge how much your wedding can run you unless you take several factors into consideration: the venue, your location, the dress, the decorations, the flowers, and so much more. If you plan on going over-the-top extravagant, but you need to remain … Continue reading How much will my wedding cost me?

Who pays for the wedding?

There really is no direct answer. Traditionally, the women's family would pay for everything but the rehearsal dinner, which the man's side would cover. To be completely honest, we don't agree with this method. Both the bride and groom's sides of the family each attend all of the events, so there is no reason one … Continue reading Who pays for the wedding?

The Stages Leading up to the Big Day told by FRIENDS Gifs

If I told you the amount of times I've seen every single episode of FRIENDS, you would think I'm insane. But then again, most people I say that to agree with me. I even have this adorable Friends sweatshirt that I absolutely adore. We all know and love the classic series, because its so relatable. Six friends … Continue reading The Stages Leading up to the Big Day told by FRIENDS Gifs

Alternatives on a Budget

I remember once hearing that the wedding industry makes an estimate of $53.4 billion per year, and my lungs practically collapsed. When we hear the word wedding, we are blinded by the fantasies we have walking into our dream venue in our breathtaking white gown. But do we ever think of how much money we spend? … Continue reading Alternatives on a Budget