Posts tagged "weddings"

10 Things That Would Have Made Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie’s Wedding Way More Interesting

This past weekend, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie finally tied the knot in France after nine years and six kids together, and the details of their big day are just being released. As you can imagine, everything about…
By: Katie Oldenburg / August 30, 2014

Somebody Take Me To A Kitten-Themed Wedding

Happily Wedding, a wedding planning company in California, has opened up a whole new market -- cat weddings. In case kitten-themed seating arrangements, feline cake toppers, the "glitter box," and stationery marked "Furrever" wasn't enough to make the perfect wedding day for cat-loving couple Kiera and Zach, they were then treated to the…
By: Claire Hannum / August 22, 2014

Study Claims A Big Wedding Leads To A Happier Marriage

According to a new report by the University of Virginia, couples who have larger, more formal weddings are more likely to have quality marriages. This is pretty hard to believe because in my mind, there are few things more stressful or challenging to a relationship than planning a big wedding. The study, which is part…
By: Claire Hannum / August 21, 2014

Woman Who Lost Her Wedding Dress In Hurricane Sandy Has It Returned Almost Two Years Later

When Hurricane Sandy hit, Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress was at a dry cleaners in the South Beach area of Staten Island. She was married in the summer of 2012, and just before the storm, she'd dropped the dress off to be cleaned and boxed. The neighborhood was ravaged by Sandy, and when Nicole's husband Michael…
By: Claire Hannum / July 29, 2014

Weed Weddings Are All The Rage In Colorado

Forget an open bar, the coolest way to impress your wedding guests is to pass them a blunt and offer up a plate of THC-laced brownies. That's right, man, weed weddings -- "weedings," obvs -- are the hot new nuptial trend in, where else, Colorado. According to an article in The New York Times --…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2014

This Ring Box Camera Records The Reaction To Your Proposal

For a senior engineering project, a team of students at Hope College in Michigan created an engagement ring box with a tiny camera in it for filming proposals. Now their Ring Cam is taking off as an actual business. When their prototype was still in development, the students asked some of their…
By: Claire Hannum / July 26, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Bride’s Favorite Mascot Walks Her Down The Aisle After She Loses Her Father

When Jennifer Sullivan unexpectedly lost her father to a heart attack six months before her wedding, she brought in her favorite mascot to walk her down the aisle. "I knew that I would be thinking about him the entire time," Sullivan told WSVN News. "I knew I needed to do something really special to take…
By: Claire Hannum / July 22, 2014

How Would You Like To Have A Drone As Your Wedding Photographer?

A photography studio in Iowa is now offering a drone photography option for their wedding shoots. Apparently, they can capture birds-eye shots in a way that no other camera (or photographer standing on a ladder) ever could. Inspired by the use of drones for real estate photography, studio owner Dale Stierman offers these futuristic wedding…
By: Claire Hannum / July 21, 2014

Daughter Dreams Of Being A Flower Girl, Has Wish Immediately Granted By Helicopter Parents

Annabelle Earl, a four-year-old Brooklyn girl, had a dream of being a flower girl but no wedding to attend. With a long dress, bouquet, and a poster that read "Can I be your flower girl?" she took to Brooklyn City Hall to find herself a willing couple. It sounds like a Hallmark moment, until we lear…
By: Claire Hannum / July 16, 2014

In Hong Kong, You Can Realize Your Dream Of Getting Married At McDonald’s

Getting married at McDonald's would have been my wildest dream around age five. Apparently some couples in Hong Kong never let go of that dream and are actually getting married with Ronald McDonald as a witness. The wedding program at Hong Kong McDonald's locations has become so popular that the website has a…
By: Claire Hannum / July 14, 2014

This Couple’s Stormy Shot Is Way Cooler Than Your Average Wedding Photo

A couple in Saskatchewan, Canada, was in the middle of their wedding photo shoot when a funnel cloud began to form nearby. Their amazing photographer, Colleen Niska, knew it was the chance to get a once-in-a-lifetime shot that they couldn't miss. Even though they were far enough away from the storm to feel safe (for the…
By: Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

Bride Sues Hotel After “Depraved” Man Ruins Her Wedding With His Testicles

Engaged couples have plenty to worry about leading up to the big wedding day: Will it rain? Will my dress fit after all of the stress eating I've been doing? Will my best man get too drunk after the ceremony? Are we going to be destitute when this whole thing is all over? So imagine…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2014

I Guess Bridesmaids Showing Their Butts To The Camera Is A Thing Now?

Quirky bridesmaids photos are well-trodden ground. There's the Charlie's Angels pose. There's posing in a circle around the camera. And now there's ... lifting up your dress and flashing your butt?
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 2, 2014

I Could Do This: Woman Advertises Herself On Craigslist As A “Professional Bridesmaid”

I've missed my calling, and some bitch has beat me to it. Recently, an entrepreneurial New York woman with extensive experience as a bridesmaid stepped up her game by posting a Craigslist ad offering her services as a "Professional Bridesmaid." Why I didn't think of this first will haunt me for the…
By: Katie Oldenburg / July 2, 2014

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." Officially, our wedding isn’t until Halloween. See, my husband is an independent contractor and has a physical job, so he needs full coverage due to…
By: Julia Heller / June 18, 2014

Study: Wedding Traditions Are Changing Sloooowly

Weddings may be full of age-old "rules," but according to a new poll, views on strong-held nuptial traditions are slowly changing. A new Harris Poll surveyed 2,300 Americans this April to find out where they stand on old-school ideas about how heterosexual weddings are supposed to go down. Marriages might be…
By: Claire Hannum / June 6, 2014

Wedding Party Falls Into A Lake While Posing For Photos

It's wedding season, and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't already tired of reading about bridesmaid dresses and flower arrangements every time I look at social media. I thinks that's why this video of a wedding shoot gone awry has me giggling so hard.
By: Claire Hannum / June 4, 2014

Serena Williams Crashed A Random Couple’s Wedding In A Leopard Print Swimsuit

If you're considering having your wedding on the beach, keep in mind that you run the risk of a celebrity crashing your nuptials in a leopard print swimsuit and posting it on Instagram. That's exactly what happened to this couple, who happened to be tying the knot on the same Miami beach where Serena William…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2014

Guy Proposes With “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” Music Video That He Filmed Over 4 Years Of Dating

Jack Hyer didn't get the first memo, or the second memo, that public proposals are showoff-y and cringe-inducing for everyone around you. But I'll forgive Jack, because he's been traveling a lot these past four years. Twenty-six countries, in fact. In every new place, Jack filmed bits of himself singing the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 23, 2014

Seriously, Calm Down About Marriage

Hey, guess what? I’m here with good news! Stop worrying about getting married. I know this seems sudden. It’s only a normal Friday in May and you’re probably just living your own life.  But let’s be honest with ourselves. We think about getting hitched all the time. We think about marriage with awe and a…
By: College Candy / May 17, 2014
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