Can You Elope Anywhere?

Can You Elope Anywhere?

If your vision of an elopement is a young couple sneaking out of their bedroom windows to marry against their parents' wishes, you’ll be pleased to know that elopements have changed… a lot.   After all, elopements are really just purposely small, intimate...

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Planning Your Private Wedding with No Guests

Planning Your Private Wedding with No Guests

An intimate ceremony with no guests means you never have to worry about what your crazy uncle will do at the reception or share your spouse with a guest list of hundreds. Plus, you can take that money you would have spent and put it toward your first home or an...

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12 Must-Have Items for Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

12 Must-Have Items for Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

There you are, just minutes from marrying the love of your life and suddenly, a bodice button pops off and a nip slip seems imminent. What do you do? Reach for your wedding day emergency kit, of course.  Essentially, a wedding day emergency kit is a stash of...

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12 Floral Bouquet Alternatives

12 Floral Bouquet Alternatives

Does the idea of carrying a wedding bouquet of roses down the aisle seem boring? Or maybe you’re allergic to flowers and don’t want to sneeze your way through your wedding ceremony. Or possibly you’re on a tight budget and would rather spend your money on matching...

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Short, Simple Wedding Vows with Lots of Meaning

Short, Simple Wedding Vows with Lots of Meaning

Sometimes the less you say, the more it means.  This can be true with wedding vows, too. You don’t have to recite a 15-minute pledge about your undying love to make it perfectly clear that you love your partner and want to spend the rest of your life...

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Do I Have to Change My Name After Marriage?

Do I Have to Change My Name After Marriage?

Hell no, you don’t have to change your name! This is 2022. We are way past forced tradition, aren’t we?   The tradition of a woman adopting her husband’s surname actually started in the 9th-century doctrine of coverture in English common law. Under the...

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