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Is Your Groom-to-Be Presidential Material? Are YOU?

Happy President’s Day! This is one of my favorite holidays of the year, because I share a birthday with our nation’s first president, George Washington—February 22nd. I thought it would be fun to talk about White House weddings—when the president got married while in office.  Two presidents, Tyler and Wilson,  got married while they were […]

Wedding Venue Spotlight: The Drake Hotel in Chicago

Before we get into the beauty and elegance that is the Drake Hotel, I’m compelled to remind you that a “destination wedding” doesn’t necessarily have to be on a beach or foreign land.  If there’s a city in the US you’ve always wanted to visit, make a bold move and hold your wedding there so […]

2011 Wedding Trends: You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Tent!

Wedding venues with high ceilings just got a big boost. This just in from The Wedding Salon’s November event in NYC—next year, a wedding should actually be the three-ring circus everyone jokes about. Seriously. Look for a line of bridesmaid gifts that include big clown shoes and bulbous red noses. Sez Who? Some of the […]

News Flash! Runners Invade Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions!

No, not that kind of runners, although I’m sure a video showing a bunch of marathon runners racing through a wedding ceremony or reception would be a certified hit on YouTube. I’m talking about wedding aisle runners and reception table runners—the hottest things in wedding decor these days. AA A A Aisle Style Wedding aisle […]

My Wedding Favors Asks: Are You a Safe Online Shopper?

One of the most widespread wedding trends continues to be online shopping for brides, and I must admit, all of us at My Wedding Favors couldn’t be happier about it. Besides our commitment to bring you the largest selection of unique wedding favors in cyberspace, we know online shopping saves you money, gasoline, travel, running […]

Cinderella Slept Here!

Well…maybe not, but it sure looks like it!  When I discovered this little jewel from Never-Never Land, I just had to share it with you.  It’s the perfect locale for your fairy-tale wedding, don’t you think?! Destination Storyland When most people think of destination weddings, they normally expect a trip to the beach, Las Vegas […]

Shark Tank Wedding Puts Couple In the Jaws of Love

For one Long Island couple, taking the “big plunge” was a lot scarier than most. Why?  Because after literally plunging into 120,000 gallons of water, they found themselves surrounded by dozens of man-eating sharks!  How’s that for a wedding that bites?!  Of course, nothing nearly that bad happened during the underwater ceremony, but I’m sure […]

Bride on the Brink: Bicoastal Bride Celebrates “California Romance!”

You might already be familiar with today’s Bride on the Brink! Not only does Heather Warren chronicle her walk down the wedding-planning aisle in her own Bicoastal Bride blog, she’s also a featured blogger for Get Married, Weddzilla and WedAlert. Clearly, she has a lot to say about the whole wedding thing, so let’s get […]

Bride on the Brink: A Zoo, a “Day of” Coordinator and Conflict Resolution in Her Corner!

Our Bride on the Brink for today is Stacey Campbell, who’s longer-than-usual engagement resulted in virtually stress-free wedding planning—but there was a slight bump or two along the way! A A NAME:  Stacey Campbell LOCATION:  Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado, CA DATE: April 16, 2010 THEME:  Spring Surprises COLORS:  Turquoise and deep-cranberry red GUESTS:  200 […]