When to have a Bachelorette Party

Featured, Wedding Planning

For generations of brides it’s been hailed as the last night of freedom, but exactly when do you have a bachelorette party? From a wild night out to a more tame evening with bridesmaids, the bachelorette party marks a celebration of both past memories and a new life to come. And due to procrastination or […]

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Your Guide to Using Airbnb to Find an Awesome (and cheap) Wedding Venue

Featured, Ideas & Inspiration, Wedding Planning

There’s a new wedding trend, and it has nothing to do with fashion, decor, or even the ceremony. It has everything to do with using airbnb to find a wedding venue for cheap. For couples with a tight budget, the outlook seems grim: the price tag of the average American wedding was nearly $34,000 in […]

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Impress your out of town guests with these 5 wedding etiquette tips

Featured, Wedding Planning

Minneapolis couple Kay Hannahan and Tyler Hurley had a Spring wedding in mind. But when a snowstorm hit in mid April, Bride Kay kept her calm. One big reason: she planned ahead for her out of town wedding guests with exceptional thought and etiquette. What you don’t think about when you’re writing invitations While creating […]

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Wedding Guest Confessions: What they Love, What they Hate

Featured, Ideas & Inspiration, Wedding Planning

Ever wonder what your guests will really think of your wedding? With an average of over 6,000 weddings a day in the United States, chances are, guests invited to your wedding will have attended at another wedding or two recently. If you’re at all competitive, it’s understandable that you might wonder or worry about how […]

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When to have a Bachelorette Party


Featured, Wedding Planning

For generations of brides it’s been hailed as the last night of freedom, but exactly when do you have a bachelorette party? From a wild night out to a more tame evening with bridesmaids, the bachelorette party marks a celebration of both past memories and a new life to come. And due to procrastination or […]

June 12, 2018

What is a Groomsman and What Do They Do?


Guest Resources

Ask anyone today about what groomsmen duties entail, and the first answer you’ll probably get will involve throwing a memorable bachelor party. And while that’s certainly part of what groomsmen do, the origins of groomsmen point to a much more important role. In medieval Europe, groomsmen served as bodyguards to protect the bride, groom, and […]

May 21, 2018

How much do wedding guests spend?


Guest Resources

Weddings are expensive for brides, grooms, and their respective families– everyone knows that. But what about the guests? Between gifts, travel, hotels, and everything in between, we’ve discovered that the average wedding guest is spending a significant amount to attend each wedding. All the more reason to make sure everyone has a great time! Read […]

April 16, 2018

The 5 Best Bridesmaid Gifts for any Wedding


Ideas & Inspiration

Make no mistake: bridesmaids are a very important part of most weddings, helping with everything from helping the bride select her dress to planning to hosting pre-wedding festivities, and even making sure the wedding day runs smoothly. So it would be a huge mistake to make them feel unwanted, or worse, outright insult them. That’s […]

February 4, 2018