Posts tagged "wedding planning"

Hitched 2.0: 11 Things I’ve Learned About Wedding Planning

Holy crap, I’m getting married in 10 days. I can’t fully wrap my head around that fact, and it now feels like the days are going by at warp-speed. I’m…

Emma Sarran | July 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: 5 Bonuses Of Living Together Before Marriage

No, but seriously, what if he’s the type of guy who “organizes” the DVR and deletes all of your records shows?!

Emma Sarran | May 28, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Hitched 2.0: Pros And Cons Of A Large Wedding Party

When I stand under the chuppah on my wedding day, I’ll have seven bridesmaids by my side, and my fiancé will have six groomsmen by his (plus my brother-in-law who,…

Emma Sarran | May 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: Wedding Planning Taught Me How To Ask For Help

I’m terrible at asking for help. I’m one of those people who will drive myself insane trying to do everything alone rather than dare reach out for assistance. And not…

Emma Sarran | April 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Hitched 2.0: 6 Of The Best Things About Wedding Planning

Last week, I shared the fact that I’m getting slightly jaded when it comes to wedding planning. The closer we get to walking down the aisle, the more bogged down…

Emma Sarran | April 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: Help! I’m Getting Jaded

Three short months ago, I made a list of my bridal resolutions. First on that list: “Enjoy the rest of my planning.” Though I’d been a pretty relaxed bride up…

Emma Sarran | April 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: 10 Things to Ask Yourself When Choosing Your Dress

Wedding dress shopping is undoubtedly exciting, but it can also be a massive undertaking. Aside from navigating everyone’s expectations, sticking to a budget, and oh, finding a dress you love,…

Emma Sarran | February 12, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Hitched 2.0: I Didn’t Love Dress Shopping As Much As I Expected

I’m obsessed with my wedding dress. Last weekend, I went to try it on for the first time since ordering it, and loved the whole experience. I was relieved my…

Emma Sarran | January 30, 2015 - 12:08 pm

12 Non-Lame Favors To Give Guests At Your Awesome Wedding

Most of the suggestions that you’ll find online for favors are totally lame (no offense if you’ve bought some of these): Personalized doo-dads no one will use, as if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Hitched 2.0: My Bridal Resolutions

After an entire lifetime of never making New Year’s resolutions, I spontaneously decided to do just that in 2015. I made a handful of random, personal resolutions, but seeing as…

Emma Sarran | January 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: 10 Questions To Ask Potential Photographers

In my personal opinion, photography is one of the very most important aspects of the wedding (after the actual getting married thing, of course). Flowers will wilt, candles will be…

Emma Sarran | December 31, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: 7 Details I’m Afraid I’ll Forget To Plan

When I started wedding planning, I wasn’t really worried about much. I’ve always been an extremely organized person, one who has a clearly labeled binder for pretty much every aspect…

Emma Sarran | December 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Hitched 2.0: 10 Questions To Ask A Potential Venue

When we started venue-hunting, we had literally no clue what we were doing. On the outside, we tried to appear to be a sophisticated, knowledgeable couple touring each potential venue.

Emma Sarran | December 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The Pros And Cons Of A Wedding Vs. An Elopement

Two years ago, I met my husband  at a Foreigner concert. So far, being married has been amazing … except I have to remind myself to call him my “fiancé.”…

Julia Heller | June 18, 2014 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: You Can Buy A Prepackaged Wedding On Gilt Groupe Now — But Should You?

Gilt City Chicago is currently offering an entire wedding at the Renaissance Blackstone Hotel, for the low, low price of $31,000! All you have to do? Add it to your…

Emma Sarran | April 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

How To Plan A Wedding In Only Five Weeks (Without Going Insane)

I’ve always marched to the beat of my own drum. Whether it’s what I write about, the clothes I wear, or the choices I’ve made in my career, I’m not…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2013 - 11:00 am

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: 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: Our Wedding Venue Fell Through 20 Days Before Our Wedding

Of all of the many things I worried about before our wedding — dreaming of accidentally getting huge, hideous chest tattoos or enduring painful silence at our karaoke reception —…

Andrea Grimes | April 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Wedding Planning Is The Worst

I started having emotional breakdowns about a month into wedding planning. Sweaty palms, heart racing, knees weak, teary eyes, total immobilization. I would find myself staring at a web page…

Andrea Grimes | November 18, 2011 - 12:00 pm