I am not a money wizard who can sit down and manifest more money where there isn't any.. and I know nothing about short term stock investments or how to crunch a number. But, I have been doing this planning thing a long time and I have some insight on how to address the money stress. Here are five steps you can take to survive wedding budget anxiety.Read More
Here's my pitch for a hot new reality TV show. A bride goes out and mentally "tries on" all the horrible disasters that might befall her while planning and hosting her wedding. Some options are: rain at her outdoor reception, step mom shows up wearing a white dress, or her new brother in law is super drunk at the time of his best man speech. At the end of the episode she makes a decision and then looks in the mirror and cries "This is the one! This is the perfect style of CRAZY for me! I'll take it!". We follow up with her on the big day as she smiles and embraces whatever wild nonsense unfolds before her. The show will be called Say Yes to the Mess!Read More
I have sent you this message from the future in a desperate attempt to change the course of actions set before you and to save your sanity. You should be in the stage of planning our wedding where you randomly decide to splurge on custom chocolate bars with that Rumi quote printed on them. Stop right where you are and close that browser window!
I beg you, please type into google "wedding day-of coordinator near me" while you still can!Read More
Get your mind out of the gutter- wedding porn is not scantily clad brides gone wild. It's all the pleasing visual stimuli you can accidentally over-indulge in while planning your wedding. If you've spent too much time on pinterest, trolling wedding websites, spent hours binge watching TLC wedding programing or hoarded bridal magazines- you might be addicted to wedding porn.Read More
Weddings are crazy expensive.
Even the most basic stripped-down wedding costs more than most people would ever want to spend on one single day of their lives. But, many of us still want to mark that rite of passage with a little nosh, some cold bubbly and a bit of Uptown Funk inviting everyone they love on the dance floor for the greatest dance-off of all time.Read More