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This Is What Perfect Wedding Candids Look Like

When I first got engaged, I thought I had a very simple outlook on what I was looking for in a photographer: Someone who wouldn’t make us look stupid. Then I started reading wedding sites and looking through photographers’ portfolios, and my wishlist… expanded. Show More Summary

APW Happy Hour

Hey APW, Over here it was our first week back at work after a lovely and much needed two-week break. (A break that was sometimes interspersed with high-stress relaunch issues… but at the end, I did hit a day spa for one of the best days...Show More Summary

Our Persian and Jewish $60K Wedding Was Midsummer Perfection

It brought so many different types of people together, and we were able to throw a kick-ass dance party during an event that oozed love, romance, and family unity. The post Our Persian and Jewish $60K Wedding Was Midsummer Perfection appeared first on A Practical Wedding: We're Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More.

I Think a Guest Stole Our Wedding Gifts

Q:I am writing to you after our intimate, hundred-person wedding—a time I thought I would be spending on cloud nine. Our wedding was fantastic; it came together so nicely, and many attendees have reached out saying it was the best wedding they had ever been to, hands down. Show More Summary

This Is the Photographer I’m Thrilled That My Friends Hired

One of the occupational hazards of working at APW is you get to know the work of a lot of wedding photographers. And when you know all about these great photographers that people should be working with, you want nothing more than for your people to listen to that advice they asked for. Show More Summary

My Bridesmaid Is Pregnant and I’m Envious

Q:While I don’t know how to say this without sounding really overbearing, I’m having a hard time with the fact that one of my bridesmaids is pregnant. It’s not that I’m upset that she’s pregnant; I am just sad that I don’t think she’ll...Show More Summary

My Best Friend Just Un-Invited My Husband to Her Destination Wedding

Q:DEAR AMY, My best friend is getting married in a few months, and I’m going to be a bridesmaid in her destination wedding in a pretty remote and expensive area. Yay? But today she informed me that my husband is sorta-kinda not invited. Show More Summary

The Best Wedding Songs 2018

It’s somehow that time of year again, when we round up the best wedding songs 2018. These songs didn’t come out in 2018 of course, since sadly I cannot read the future. (Bey, what magical album will you drop this year?) But we have done...Show More Summary

How Were Your Holidays?

In the nine holiday seasons that I’ve been writing APW, I’ve been working on figuring out our family holidays. (Given that it’s been almost a decade and counting, I suspect that it never really ends.) We’ve gone from the early days of...Show More Summary

The Best New Wedding Invitations of 2018

There are a lot of things I’d love to tell you about Printable Press (like how they are a small woman-owned business that’s basically grown up alongside APW), but honestly, there are only two things you really need to know: Printable...Show More Summary

Our $44K Wedding Was the Ultimate Jersey Shore Pizza Party

Outside of all the typical amazing things about weddings, I love that creating our day allowed us to support so may small, local, and women-owned businesses. Our florist is a former coworker of mine that just launched on her own. Can...Show More Summary

What If You’re Not Married to a Feminist Man?

Recently, a reader wrote in with a question that felt really compelling: In this #MeToo moment, what do you do if you’re married to a man that doesn’t consider himself to be a feminist? I recently wrote about my struggles talking to my husband about the complex and varied issues around #MeToo. Show More Summary

Welcome to the New Site

Andddd… we’re back! We’re so delighted to kick off 2018 with a brand new APW. (Byeeeee 2017. ???? ???????? Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.) This project took a little over a year, and it included total rebranding and rebuilding the site from scratch. Show More Summary

4 Things I Tell All My Newly Engaged Friends

Last year, four of my very best friends (three of the bridesmaids in my wedding plus my younger sister) got engaged within a few short weeks of each other. Since I have very much drunk the wedding Kool-Aid (how could you not, with my...Show More Summary

Our Favorite Weddings of 2017

Photo by Evangeline Lane At most wedding publications, they end the year by rounding up their favorite wedding details. Which is not really our style. There is nothing wrong with the twenty best bouquets of 2017 (and if you want to see...Show More Summary

So You’re Getting Started Planning a Wedding…

Photo by Laura Ford Photos W hen you first get engaged, the world of weddings is full of infinite possibilities… and so is your Pinterest board. Maybe you’ll have a tiny quirky wedding in a forest. Maybe you’ll have an all-night disco...Show More Summary

4 Things I Tell All My Newly Engaged Friends

L ast year, four of my very best friends (three of the bridesmaids in my wedding plus my younger sister) got engaged within a few short weeks of each other. Since I have very much drunk the wedding Kool-Aid (how could you not, with my...Show More Summary

APW Happy Hour

Dear APW, As awful as this year has generally felt, the end of it seemed to come all at once. And as always, this is where we leave you. And we’ll see you again on January 4, 2018. Ending this year at APW feels a little bittersweet.… The post APW Happy Hour appeared first on A Practical Wedding: We're Your Wedding Planner. Show More Summary

Best of APW 2017

N ormally, when I sit down to round up our best posts of the year, I get to spend a few hours really delightfully romping down memory lane, remembering what we were up to at work over the last year. To be totally honest, nothing about...Show More Summary

Is My Boyfriend Cheap, or Is He Controlling Me with Money?

Q: My boyfriend of two years and I have been talking of marriage, kids, life, etc. He’s amazing, and we always have fun together. There’s just one little thing that is making me question our future, and it seems really stupid.… The post...Show More Summary

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