Photo: Getty Images If you’re planning to get married in the first half of 2017, now is the time to start budgeting properly. Why now? Because it’s the engaged couple’s last chance to get their financial ducks in a row, ahead of the holiday season. Between holiday travel expenses and gifts for family, friends, and
Photo: Getty Images It used to be that the biggest concern a bride had about her mother’s wedding outfit was that the mother of the bride didn’t wear anything close to white. In my opinion, nobody is supposed to wear white, except the bride. But it’s doubly inappropriate when it looks like the mother of
Photo: Analisa Joy Have you ever been to a wedding on Thanksgiving weekend? Opinions are mixed as to whether having your wedding on the second biggest holiday weekend of the year is a good idea. Traditionally, Thanksgiving and Christmas are times reserved for family. And once you get married, your family grows. With that growth,
Photo: Nathan Smith and Phil Anema for Ira Lippke Studios Just recently, Mother Nature not only wreaked havoc on the lives and property of people who lived in the path of Hurricane Matthew, and it coincidentally caused a LOT of weddings to be cancelled in Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North
Photo: Nathan Smith of Ira Lippke Studios Brides and grooms usually have an image in their heads of how their weddings will look, and how many friends and family will be present to celebrate with them. Most of the time, things turn out exactly as planned, and they get the “dream wedding day” they’ve intended.