Posts tagged "weddings"

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

By The Numbers: Bachelorette Parties

Strip clubs, pole dancing, penis hats, comedy shows, bar crawls, wine nights, weekend getaways! Bachelorette parties are both a money and time suck that sometimes has us feeling like basic bitches and other times make us feel like we never want to hang out with guys again. In honor of that special time…
By: Janet Manley and Emily Winter / May 15, 2014

An Excerpt From Save The Date: The Occasional Mortifications Of A Serial Wedding Guest

He showed up at my door wearing jeans. They were black, but they were definitely denim. Oh, dear. He looked so proud of himself, like, weren’t black jeans pretty much exactly the same thing as a suit? Jeans could be wedding-appropriate, come on! Well, no, not exactly. But if I said they couldn’t be, not…
By: Jen Doll / May 1, 2014

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 cart. The voucher gets you a wedding for up to 120 guests, and includes all of the standard wedding elements you could think…
By: Emma Sarran / April 28, 2014

17 Uncomfortable Moments At Every Bridal Shower

Tis the season for the awkward bridal shower! We have no idea why they are always so uncomfortable, yet every bride (or her pushy mother) insists on doing one. Oh well, the universe is filled with secrets. Will the maid of honor drop a cupcake into her cleavage? Will a game of "Two…
By: The Frisky / April 8, 2014

7 Games NOT To Play At A Bridal Shower (Unless You’re Cynical)

Wedding season has arrived, which means it's time to put on something frilly, brush up on your bullshitting skills and sit through the dreaded prequel to your pal's nuptials: the Bridal Shower. Without fail, the…
By: The Frisky / April 1, 2014

12 Really Good Reasons To Say No To Being A Bridesmaid

This upcoming June, I will be in my sixth wedding. Always a bridesmaid, never a ... you get the picture. And of course it's lovely when your close friends or family members get married and you get to stand up there with them while they make those incredibly important vows and you get to share…
By: The Stir / March 30, 2014

You Can Actually Hire Someone To Live Tweet Your Wedding For $3,000

In case simply posting wedding pics on Facebook isn't enough — and these days, apparently that isn't enough for most people — you can now have someone LiveTweet your wedding for the oh-so-reasonable fee of $3,000. "Just in time for wedding season," W Hotels in New York City will offer up "social media wedding concierges" to manage…
By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014
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