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How To Survive a Large Guest List

There’s a lot to be said for having a big family. When you have a lot of close relatives, it means there are countless people looking after you and helping you grow. Of course, larger families can also bring about a slew of issues. Hosting big events like weddings, for example, means you always need […]

A Simplified Guide to Selecting a Groom’s Wedding Band

Rings have long been associated with weddings. The simple bands around the fingers of the happy couple symbolize the infinite nature of love and the long, unified journey the two face in married life. Despite how important these small pieces of jewelry are, many people experience a good amount of difficulty when it comes to […]

Playing the Numbers Game: Wedding Costs and Your Guest Count

While The Knot’s 2017 LBGTQ Weddings study reveals that queer and transgender couples tend to spend less than their straight cisgender counterparts, their average nuptials still price out between $17,000 and $18,000. Keeping expenses manageable is a primary goal, no matter how grand of a celebration you’re planning. A look at factors influencing wedding expense […]

How To Stay Comfortable On Your Big Day

You probably have received a lot of advice from people about your upcoming wedding. While friends and family members might tell you to try and enjoy your big day as much as possible, they probably aren’t offering too many solutions on how to make this happen. Staying present and in the moment can be very […]

Prepping for Your Winter Wedding

Winter can be a magical season. The cool air and snowy landscapes can make the entire world feel like a quiet, serene place to exist. Because of this calming beauty, many couples view winter as a great time to tie the knot. While there are plenty of perks to getting hitched in the winter, there […]

Solving Your Wedding Registry Puzzle

With so many things on your wedding planning to-do lists, setting up a wedding gift registry may feel like a Herculean task. You may be unsure about whether you even need a registry, where to start one, or even what items to include. These questions are particularly salient for those who’ve lived on their own […]

Beyond Trends: LGBTQ Weddings in 2018

Wedding etiquette guidelines and customs were initially created with heterosexual couples in mind. While it logically follows that same-sex couples abandon some of these practices, the internet is still awash in articles about same-sex wedding “trends.” Despite the headlines, it’s important to understand that LGBTQ couples often create their nuptial celebrations with some traditional elements […]

Pet Safety on Your Wedding Day

Since we first domesticated animals, they’ve served as our guides, guardians, and helpers. A November 2018 Curve article emphasizes how these beloved companions can provide critical support and enhance wellness for LGBTQ people. Given our close bonds with them, it’s no surprise that they’re by our sides at life-changing events like weddings. If your nuptial […]

Waiting To Reveal Your Wedding-Day Look

Many brides spend a lot of time obsessing over the details of their wedding-day looks. From selecting the right dress to finding a hairstylist who can deliver a fantasy do, a bride puts a lot into her appearance because it is a rare chance to go above and beyond. In the past, it was common […]

Strange Wedding Superstitions You Should Ignore

Marriage is one of the oldest institutions known to humanity. For as far back as recorded history goes, there are references to weddings and the customs that surround marital events. While the rituals and trends might change with passing centuries, there are still a handful of beliefs that linger on. Sometimes, these old traditions can […]