Posts tagged "wedding industrial complex"

Frisky Twitter Follow Favorites: @NYTVows Parodies ‘New York Times’ Wedding Vows Section Perfectly

It’s the weekend baby! That means it’s time to put down the serious newspaper and instead read something far more hilarious and entertaining.
This week we are bringing you…

Katrin Higher | September 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Here, Have Another Wedding Expense: Professional (Fake) Guests

I’m officially 19 days from my wedding, and I am desperately, desperately hoping that the worst anxiety of planning is over. From here on out, I can pretty much just

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 24, 2015 - 4:30 pm

I Don’t (Have $637 To Spend On Each Of My Wedding Guests)

Holy Good Lord Baby Jesus, people, the average American wedding is entailing the bride and groom spending $673 per guest, and guests can expect to spend $310 each on the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 11:50 am

Girl Talk: An Engagement Ring? No, Thanks!

I am a woman who is engaged to be married. But unlike lots of your friends who are busy posting photographs of their diamond engagement rings on Facebook, you wouldn’t…

Kay Steiger | January 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Saying Farewell

This week, my husband and I sat in a real estate agent’s office and put our first ever offer on an actual house on an actual piece of land that…

Andrea Grimes | July 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: You Don’t Have To Spend All The Money On Your Wedding, I Promise

Had Patrick and I enjoyed the luxury of a gigantor wedding budget, there are some things that we did not get to have at our wedding but which we would…

Andrea Grimes | June 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Babies Prepared To Be Brides Right Out Of The Womb!

Your little nugget still shits her diapers, but that doesn’t mean she still isn’t being prepared for the most important role she’ll ever play in life: future bride. It’s never…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Hitched: Valentine’s Day, Wedding Day, What About All The Other Days?

You can read wedding magazines, and wedding blogs, and wedding everything, but you’ll almost never turn the page and see the marriage. Everything stops in a last, beautiful moment, blurred…

Andrea Grimes | February 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Everybody Panic, Single Women Are Planning Weddings!

The New York Times, ever concerned about the plight of the three people it takes to make a Style Section trend story, has identified a disturbing new tendency among women…

Andrea Grimes | January 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: What You Shouldn’t Assume About People Planning Weddings

Deciding to get married — or to get engaged, or to generally not ever split up with your partner and make this preference publicly known — is an exciting and…

Andrea Grimes | December 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: You’re Engaged! Now What?

Last Friday night, Patrick and I took a break from drinking beers and talking smack about Mitt Romney to befriend two couples who happened by our neighborhood bar. They needed…

Andrea Grimes | September 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Can You Throw A Cheap Wedding In The Age Of The Wedding Industrial Complex? We’re Trying

It sure doesn’t come as surprise to me that I’m getting married in a few weeks. After all, there was much to be done after we got drunk at the

Andrea Grimes | March 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm