Giving up my name felt akin to giving up a room of my own, something Virginia Woolf had taught me not to do. But my sense of tradition and my need to please turned on Virginia Woolf that day. I walked out as Nell Kathleen Gibbon.
Some couples weren't meant to be married to each other. Ever. That's a cold, harsh thing for a wedding planner to say - heck, I need clients - but I think it's important for brides and grooms to realize that the simple act of having planned a wedding doesn't actually mean they have to get married.
You just said yes and are basking in the glow of your new sparkler when you realize...you have a wedding to plan! Planning a wedding can be a huge undertaking, so don't go at it alone.
Well, one day, I was telling a co-worker how I was helping a friend plan her wedding and she said, "Tessa, why don't you just do that full-time? Didn't you work in events before?"
These 10 questions are things you should ask each other in order to have a more harmonious, fulfilling marriage together. The answers to these questions shouldn't be deal-breakers -- but knowing the answers to these questions should help make you a better spouse.
These ordeals actually helped me become a better husband and played a part in making our marriage stronger during the process.
How do you cope with planning an event that is going to make you the centre of attention when you are a self confessed introvert? When you would happily stay at home in your own little world rather than venture out.
Marine Corporal Juan Dominguez lost both legs and his right arm in an explosion in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan. On April 27, 2013, the community of Temecula, California came together to give Juan and his bride Alexis their dream wedding.
Blast from the past -- retro-inspired wedding dresses are everywhere right now!
The summer wedding season is fast approaching. If you are one of the many brides who will be getting married this upcoming summer and are still seeking your optimal wedding dress -- do you know which shade of white gives off your best?
Hashtags work best when they're short and easy to spell. Because one little typo affects the hashtag's searchability, make it easy for your guests. If your new last name requires a Facebook search for the proper spelling, consider using first names instead.
A lot of groomsmen gifts are so horribly lame or seem to always encourage more drinking. And, I don't know of many groomsmen who need help finding ways or reasons to drink more.
Food, fun, presents and people: These are the things a wedding shower needs. As you can see, nowhere in the list does it say the location of this exciting event, which means you have creative freedom to choose the location.
The signs you've found the perfect wedding dress are impossible to miss, but not every dress can be The One.
Rainbows are reaching new heights! As a wedding dress designer, and stylist for EveyClothing.com, I'm seeing more and more brides looking for colorful dresses, rainbow shoes, even colorful veils.
We're loving the hot new colors of the year, while still holding on to the oldies-but-goodies that keep growing in popularity. So without further ado, here are some of the best colors for bridesmaid dresses.