The Novelist and The Confectioner

by Claire

It is a wedding fairytale: the romantic literature lover meets a beautiful brunette baker and they get married amidst pastel florals and delicious goodies in mid summer. This particular wedding will remain a fairytale as it is a styled shoot by SheHeWed photography, not a real wedding, but one can dream, right? And boy will you be inspired to dream - the drapery, streamers, and floral chandeliers in summer pastels decorating a rustic barn can't be beat. Not to mention the choice...

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Bride Ideas and Frock-Ups a Book of Wedding Tips and Slips

by Azure

Lately, I’ve really been enjoying the British take on all things wedding. Sites like I am Staggered and The Hen Project, not to mention our old friend Rock n’ Roll Bride just have a fun way of looking at things. I’m also loving Bride Ideas and Frock Ups, a hilarious British book of wedding anecdotes, superstitions and pictures. It’s written by a journalist and two British wedding photographers who have shot over 500 weddings around the world. It’s a perfect stocking...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Books and Magazines

by Azure

If you want to be a well-read couple, check out this week’s Amazon Wedding Registry Tip. Books & Magazines It's one of the most important questions facing any new marriage: Which books and magazines should we display on the coffee table? Whether you lean toward literature, want to improve your cooking or gardening skills, are just looking for entertainment, or are ready to start planning a family, books that match your tastes and passions make great additions to your registry....

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Bubbly Bride: Don’t Keep Quiet on your Wedding Day

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride You won't be hearing librarians shhh you today. Finding a venue to hold your wedding event is always a search. Some places are too big, some aren't big enough. Cost is always an issue while location is key to the final choice. With all these factors coming into play, it is most important that you need to have a place you are comfortable with because you will be creating many memories there. Book lovers can now share their archives of hundreds of books with...

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Jewish Weddings: An Interview with Rabbi Hyim Shafner

by Azure

Interview with Rabbi Hyim Shafner author of The Everything Jewish Wedding Book When I got married I was decidedly un-interested in Judaism or religion. But, my husband and I are both Jewish and so we went with the flow and had a Jewish wedding. After reading Rabbi Shafner’s Everything Jewish Wedding Book, and having a chance to talk to the very forward-thinking man. I sort of wish I could have a do-over. His relationship-based, spiritual approach to weddings and Jewish life in...

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Wedding on a Budget: Interview with Sharon Naylor

by Azure

Attention Savvy Brides! I was lucky enough to score an interview with Sharon Naylor, author of 1,001 Ways To Save Money… and Still Have a Dazzling Wedding. Get ready to make your wallet happy and your budget a little roomier. You have a ton of wedding books out – I stopped counting at 18. How did you get so interested in weddings? Yeah - I have 35 books out. You know, I just started off as a magazine writer and was planning my own wedding. I loved seeing how the industry...

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