Posts tagged "wedding"

Hitched: Should We Go To Premarital Counseling?

The State of Texas, beautiful and God-blessed land led by the white conservative men Jesus always intended it to be led by, rewards people who go to premarital counseling. The…

Andrea Grimes | March 21, 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

Marriage May Keep You Alive Longer

As the number of couples walking down the aisle dwindles, science suggests that our generation may be missing out on marriage’s “healing powers.” A study published by the Journal of

Tiffanie Drayton | March 11, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Hitched: I Love My Dad, But I Don’t Want Him To Give Me Away

I think I just got away with telling my dad he won’t be giving me away at my wedding — and the world didn’t fall apart.

I’d been…

Andrea Grimes | March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: On The Privilege Of Marriage

I wish people would talk more about the actual reasons they get married, when and why they do. The reasons beyond “I’m in love.”

Because of course I’m…

Andrea Grimes | March 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Woman Pretends She’s Marrying Edward Cullen

Ladies, your man must really love you, if he is willing to give in and let you do a “Twilight”-inspired engagement photo sesh. That’s at least my thinking behind the…

Julie Gerstein | February 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Man Proposes With Dress Made Of 9,999 Roses

Sure that dress looks great today, but tomorrow that dress is going to wilt. [Buzzfeed]…

Julie Gerstein | February 16, 2012 - 11:20 am

Hitched: The Reluctant Groom

“Grooms get in free!”

That’s the generous offer from Austin Monthly, my local glossy society rag, for its “Couture, Cakes and Cufflinks,” uh, “Bridal Bash.” There’s nothing particularly unusual about…

Andrea Grimes | February 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Bridal Underwear

There were a lot of things I knew I’d have to think about when we decided to get married. I don’t just mean the lofty “What is marriage for?” questions.

Kate Sheppard | February 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: What Does It Mean To Be A Wife?

I’ve been putting off making the trip to the county clerk’s office to see about getting Patrick and I common-law married. In order for me to be enrolled on his health insurance,…

Andrea Grimes | February 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Best Save-The-Date Ever? We Think So!

Take a look at this wedding save-the-date card. It’s so awesome — can you see why? Take another look. Still can’t see what makes it so incredible? It’s kind of…

Julie Gerstein | January 27, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Hitched: My Maid Of Honor Hates Weddings

When Patrick and I got drunk at the lake and decided to get married, we announced it to our friends a couple days later like the classy, plugged-in media power…

Andrea Grimes | January 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Why Do I Have To Invite Strangers To My Wedding?

I took dance class for years as a kid. I loved being up on stage, dancing my ass off in front of an auditorium full of strangers. As an adult,…

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

It’s A Nice Day For A White Castle Wedding

Weddings in stuffy ballrooms with fancy buffets are overrated. Clinton and Rosemary knew that their wedding should be all about their love for each other … and for mini-sliders. That’s…

Ami Angelowicz | December 28, 2011 - 2:40 pm

“Mobbed” Thinks This Is Romance?

According to the Howie Mandel-helmed show “Mobbed,” women just love elaborately choreographed proposals, involving hundreds of singers and dancers, and complex ruses. This particular proposal, though, doesn’t strike me as…

Julie Gerstein | December 19, 2011 - 11:40 am

Hitched: Wedding Porn Burnout

Yes, your wedding was adorable. Look at your adorable mason jar center pieces! And your adorable balloons and/or adorable take on adorable flower alternatives! And your adorable color palette! And…

Andrea Grimes | December 13, 2011 - 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

Girl Talk: Maybe I’m Not Bridesmaid Material

“So, this is awkward,” said the email from my friend, the bride. “But I’ve decided to keep my bridesmaids to just really close friends.”

She had three bridesmaids.

Kate Fridkis | November 15, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Getting Engaged Without A Ring

When you get drunk with your boyfriend at the lake and decide to get engaged while under the influence of a decent-sized bottle of Jim Beam, you don’t exactly get…

Andrea Grimes | November 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

You Can Still Buy Kim Kardashian A Wedding Gift!

I know, I know! You were thinking: “What do I get for the bride who got $17 million to get married and who announced she’s getting divorced only 72 days…

Julie Gerstein | November 9, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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