Top Ten Mothers You Wouldn’t Want as Your Mother-in-Law

by Azure

In honor of Mother's Day, we present the Top Ten Women You Wouldn't Want as Your Mother-in-Law 10. Marie Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond 9. Peggy Bundy, Married with Children 8. Mrs. Bennett, Pride and Prejudice 7. Mrs. Vorhees, Friday the 13th 6. Mrs. Portnoy, Portnoy’s Complaint 5. Mrs. Iselin, The Manchurian Candidate (especially as played by Angela Lansburry in the original) 4. Lois Henrickson, Big Love 3. Joan Crawford, the original Mommie Dearest 2. Mrs....

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Mother-in-Law Trouble? Sometimes You Need to Vent!

by Azure

There’s no doubt about it, mothers-in-law have a bad reputation, and sometimes that reputation is deserved. Planning a wedding can bring out the worst in certain relationships so venting with strangers can be a needed release. If you need a place to vent, I’ve got two suggestions for you. The first, is obviously our forums. The Vents and Frustration forum is especially good for getting things off your chest and getting good advice on how to handle difficult situations. I also...

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How many hits did your proposal get?

by Azure

Mommypie and The Boy are both bloggers... Not to mention head-over-heels in love with each other. So when The Boy decided to pop the question, he knew he wanted the whole blogosphere involved. With a little help from Marcy at The Glamorous Life Association, he set up a blog... And links to his proposal blog from hundreds of fellow bloggers with romance in their hearts. Mommypie posted a little summary of the whole crazy, romantic, very digital day if you want the full story....

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Show everyone your groom is a true prince

by Azure

I've seen releases of doves and butterflies at a few outdoor weddings. They're beautiful, but I think this new tradition from the Pacific Northwest beats them both for symbolism. The wedding takes place in a quiet cove near a pond, lake or river. Once the happy bride and groom are reunited they release a bevy of frogs (native species only, please) toward the water. The frogs hopping toward home symbolize the bride and groom leaping into their new lives together... Not to...

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Top off your wedding cake with a laugh

by Azure

I absolutely love the creativity and playfulness that goes into cake toppers. A topper that's a little bit of fun and a whole lotta you is a terrific, subtle touch that can really make your wedding cake. Package Perfect has a great selection of everything from sweet to silly. Best of all, you can mix and match most sets to create a couple that really looks like you.

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Spread the luck and spread the love.

by Azure

Happy St. Patrick's Day! We think you deserve a little luck at your wedding whether you're Irish or not. Here are a few fun superstitions to liven up your ceremony. As you may know, you can draw good fortune by complementing your something old, something new, something, borrowed, and something blue with a lucky sixpence in your shoe. Sixpences are thought to be lucky in general, but worn down the aisle in your left shoe is where they really shine. You can find sixpences embedded...

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Diamonds are a drink’s best friend

by Azure

What's cooler than cool? Ice cold. Add some extra sparkle to your reception or engagement party with Cool Jewels from Fred. These diamond-shaped ice cube trays are an easy and inexpensive way to play up your party's theme - not to mention a fun surprise when your guests order something "on the rocks".

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