In last week’s article, I gave you a step-by-step guide to create your wedding budget. I briefly mentioned how to include monetary gifts from family in your budget. In today’s post, I’m going to give a little more detail about family contributions to the wedding. You’ll notice that today’s … [Read more...] about Family Paying for Wedding Expenses?
Sensitive topics (like money, family expectations, prenups, religious differences, etc.) will inevitably come up as you plan your wedding. These types of topics lead to difficult conversations because we have particularly strong feelings and opinions about them. Any emotionally-charged topic is … [Read more...] about Difficult Wedding Conversations: 3 Practical Tips
As I planned my own wedding, I developed some pretty strong opinions about sites like TheKnot and WeddingWire, which is simply: "ain't nobody got time for that!" Truly, these sites are not built for busy people who don’t have tons of free time to scroll through endless articles that are more … [Read more...] about Happy New Year! And … a lil’ help please?
Where did 2017 go, right? I’m sure you’re tired of hearing folks say, “I can’t believe it’s the end of the year!” Me too, but I feel the same way :-P And just like everyone else during this time of the year, I took some time to reflect on my year. I reached so many milestones in 2017: … [Read more...] about Goodbye 2017 + why I created a wedding planning blog for busy people