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What I’d Register For If I Got To Do It All Over Again

Back when we were registering for our wedding ten years ago (TEN! YEARS!), I remember being really focused on two things: basics and classics. I figured that we needed to make sure we had plates that would last for the rest of our lives (which was smart). Show More Summary

My BFF Is Ruining Being Maid Of Honor For Me

Q:DEAR AMY, My best friend of fifteen-plus years is engaged, and despite being a part of her life since the fourth grade, I’m having a hard time being excited about her big day. The bride-to-be asked me to be her maid of honor and our...Show More Summary

This Is How To Not Stress About Your Wedding Photography

There's a lot you could worry about on a wedding day. The weather, family drama, saying your vows in front of an audience, whether you're going to be distracted by worrying too much. Not that I am a totally guilty as charged of all of the above or anything. Show More Summary

Our $13K Same-Sex Church Wedding In The Deep South

Less is more. We made cuts where we could without compromising quality. When you don't find exactly what you're looking for, reach out to friends who have either recently been through the wedding process or have local contacts. The post...Show More Summary

65 Wedding Themes That Are On Point

If you’ve been planning your wedding for more than half a second, chances are you’ve probably read an article (or twenty) talking about how to pick your wedding themes. Here’s the secret: of course, you don’t have to have a theme. Weddings...Show More Summary

The Best (And Worst) Ways To Spend Your Wedding Budget

As someone who firmly believes in learning from your mistakes and doing better next time, I am, six years later, still frustrated that planning a wedding, theoretically, has no “next time.” This of course, is a frustration that the wedding...Show More Summary

APW Happy Hour

Hey APW, If you’ve been following along with APW’s Instagram Stories this week, then you know Meg and I have been in Palm Springs for Alt Summit for the last five days, rubbing elbows with other creative entrepreneurs, and listening to some of the smartest women we know share their hard-earned wisdom and information. Show More Summary

Our $35K Palm Springs Weekend Fiesta

The best advice I received throughout the entire planning process, was to take a private moment alone as a new couple. You’ll have moments like your first look, pictures, sharing your vows, your grand entrance, but those are all under the eyes of your friends and family. Show More Summary

Help! I Think My Bridesmaid’s Dress Choices Are… Trashy

Q: My fiancé and I have decided to have a non-traditional wedding party. My brothers are my men-of-honor and his college-aged sisters are his best-maids. I am very excited about this decision—our wedding is a “fusion” wedding and having my brothers at my side reflects some of my family’s cultural traditions. Show More Summary

10 Unique Men’s Wedding Bands Under $200

When Michael and I got married, I was surprised to find that my usually blasé-about-aesthetics partner had very strong opinions about his wedding band. He knew exactly what he wanted: something matte black or grey, in tungsten carbide. Show More Summary

Damn-Gorgeous Black Wedding Dresses For The Edgy Bride

I wouldn’t change my wedding for the world, but now that it’s been a year and I have time to breathe and think again, I’ve been completely obsessing over black wedding dresses. During the wedding planning process, appearance prep took a serious backseat to the (is uber-gazillion a real word?) many other things on my to-do list. Show More Summary

Our Favorite Real Wedding Vows And How To Write Your Own

Let’s rewind to the moment I wrote my wedding vows, or as I like to call it, “Two in the morning, the day before I got married.” I had just gotten into a huge fight with my mom over something stupid like earrings that wasn’t really about earrings at all. Show More Summary

How To Talk Yourself Up When You’re Not A Creative

?? I work with enough badass women in my day-to-day life to recognize that even the brightest, most capable, brilliant humans aren’t always great at promoting themselves. We don’t want to seem too braggy, too sure of ourselves. Because...Show More Summary

How To Make A Party Terrarium Centerpiece

Two summers ago, my friend Maggie got married at The Madonna Inn. Given that I look at wedding pictures all day, I obviously have a dream list of weddings that I want to be invited to, and a wedding at The Madonna Inn was at the very top of that list. Show More Summary

Our $10K Gay Wedding For 250 Was Hip AF

Because we got married in an ad agency and not at a wedding venue, we had to rent quite a bit. We also bought a dope neon sign that said, "Tequila Over Boys," which cost more than our dresses combined. #worthit The post Our $10K Gay Wedding For 250 Was Hip AF appeared first on A Practical Wedding: We're Your Wedding Planner. Show More Summary

The Real Milestones Of Growing Old Together

The early days of romance and marriage are so beautiful, exciting, and shareable. You float from high to high, tumble from event to event. Your cheeks glow and your eyes sparkle as you figure things out together. “Firsts” come hard and...Show More Summary

Are You Keeping Money Secrets From Your Partner?

If there is a single upside to marrying your high school sweetheart, it’s that you start out with way less baggage. There are no prior relationships to worry about (or really, any that count). No bad credit or investments. If there are any skeletons in your closet, they’re prepubescent. Show More Summary

Here’s When Being Awkward In Photos Can Be A Good Thing

When three out of four of my closest BFFs were planning weddings in Maine last year, there was one checklist item I was worried about for all of them: photography. #sponsored The post Here’s When Being Awkward In Photos Can Be A Good Thing appeared first on A Practical Wedding: We're Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More.

APW Happy Hour

Hey APW, Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I’ve had a hard week. In short, my dad was admitted to the ER on Friday, and initially things were going well… and then all of a sudden they were going very badly. We all sat...Show More Summary

This Wedding On The Faroe Islands Is A Real-Life Fairytale

There was nothing we regret doing or buying. We cut down on most traditional wedding costs by having an elopement, so we spent nothing on invitations, venue, make up and hair, wedding party, and similar. I am particularly happy we got...Show More Summary

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