Once you get engaged or married, it’s natural to be attached to your engagement or wedding ring. Not only is it a symbol of your everlasting love, but it’s also very pretty! Many newly affianced women find themselves never wanting to take off their rings – even when sleeping or showering. However, as much as you love your band, there are some situations where it is important that you do take off your ring. After all, you don’t want to damage or lose it, right? Luckily, most of the times that it is better to leave the ring in the box are when you’re at home. If you are uncomfortable without a ring in public, consider getting a less-expensive band as a "stand-in" ring. That way, you still are showing the world that you are off the market, without the risk of ruining the beloved piece purchased by your beloved. Photo by Caroline Lima Photography ... Read More »
Any time you gather together a group of people who don’t know each other, there’s a good chance there will be some who don’t get along. Therefore, unless everyone is already from the same friend group (i.e. your high school clique or college roommates have stayed close), there may be tension among your bridesmaids. If you are lucky, this will be confined to some comments behind each other’s back that never reaches your ears. Unfortunately, in extreme cases, real arguments can break out and you may find yourself caught in the middle of two of your closest friends fighting while you’re already swamped with wedding planning. Photo by Angel Canary Photography The good news is that we have advice on how to nip bridal-party tension in the bud, as well as how to smooth things over before everything gets out of hand. The time spent with your bridesmaids should be filled with celebration ... Read More »
Congratulations, you’re in the home stretch! There’s only one more week until the big day, so surely wedding planning is all done, right? Not quite, unfortunately. Much like packing for a big trip (perhaps even a honeymoon), there are just some things that have to wait until what feels like the last minute, as doing it ahead of time isn’t practical. This is when a professional wedding planner can be crucial, but there are always a few little things that you need to take care of yourself. Photo by Jenny Haas Photography If your wedding date is fast approaching and you feel overwhelmed with the tasks that remain ahead, keep the below to-do list handy so you don’t forget anything! - Put all of your accessories in one box or bag so you don't leave any behind.- Break in your bridal shoes if you haven't already. You don’t want blisters on the ... Read More »
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