7 Things NOT To Forget When Your Wedding Day Arrives

by Azure

You already know that your wedding will be over in the blink of an eye. And one of the most common regrets we hear from newlyweds is that they weren't able to relish the glory of the day (due to stress, commotion, being pulled in 100 different directions, family drama, etc.). Bummer, right? But no need to worry, because we're here to save you from making the same mistakes past brides have made. Read on to learn seven things every bride should drill into her pretty little head, and...

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Picking Your Bridesmaids: 5 Warning Signs She’s Not Ready for the Job

by Azure

Have a friend (or a few) who just can't get it together? Someone that, no matter where they go or how they travel, trouble always follows? I know I do! And despite these pals' disastrous tendencies, I love them all the same! But... if I were engaged, I would think long and hard before popping the "Will you be my bridesmaid?" question to these friends. And I encourage you to do the same. Because the last thing you need on your special day (and throughout the hectic planning process)...

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Oooh Baby Baby… Ba Bridey Bridey… Push it Real Good

by Bitchless Bride

Let's talk about sex bridey. Let's talk about you and... NO! You and your future husband! How's THAT for an opening paragraph? I've mentioned this before, and I'll say it again... not every couple has sex on their wedding night. Are you surprised? Or are you more surprised that BB knows this (check out my swamp ass post)? Either way, several of you brides-to-be are going to wait until the next morning to make your relationship "official", and that's okay! Let's have an honest...

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You Are Now Exiting The Wedding Zone

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Brides, when your wedding journey is complete, you may find yourself at a loss. For months or maybe even years, your world has been a haze of wedding planning, wedding blogs, wedding magazines, Pinterest, RSVPs, mason jars, DIY experimentation, and so on and so on. And now, that’s all over. Your wedding day has come and gone - hopefully it was AWESOME. Hopefully, your special day was overwhelmingly special - and better than you ever expected it to be. But now, sadly, the time has...

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3 Things To Consider Before You Start Dropping Hints About An Engagement Ring

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Turtle Love Co Ladies, I have a burning question for you this week. When it comes to the ring you'll wear every day for the rest of your life, do you leave it all to chance, or do you just drag your man down to the jeweler's? I LOVE surprises, so I was ok with letting my hubs pick out my engagement ring all by himself. But if you have EXTREMELY specific tastes in bling, the idea of leaving your ring selection up to some hapless DUDE might scare you to death. If you feel you must...

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9 week’s worth of priceless wedding wisdom

by Azure

  Brides across the nation were loving Bridal Wave, and after nine fabulous episodes, season one is a wrap!   Each episode was jam-packed with priceless advice from world-famous experts, including celebrity wedding photographer Bob Davis of Bob & Dawn Davis Photography and Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Candace Cusic, a-list party planner Colin Cowie, Vatana Watters of Watters Bridal and so many more.  And for the couple shows I couldn't host, I was honored to...

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Book the right wedding photographer: 9 simple steps

by Azure

Special to OneWed by David of Photos by DSB Step 1- The pickup line: Picking the right photographer is kind of like falling in love. If you’re planning a wedding, falling in love is a subject you should know something about. When you first saw your fiance, something about them caught your eye. You thought, “Wow, how can I get them to talk to me.” Picking the right photographer is sort of similar, except it’s pretty easy to get a photographer to talk to you. A professional...

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The Man Registry: Top 3 Things The Groom Must Remember For The Wedding Day

by Azure

About The Man Registry 3 Things a Groom Shouldn’t Forget on the Big Day There’s a lot to remember on your wedding day. I’ll spare you some of the more boring details and just focus on the three things that are going to help get you through the day in one piece and on your feet. Wake up on time! Whether you’re staying at home, your parents’ place or a hotel, set two alarms! You should also put the Best Man in charge of calling you to triple check that you’re up. Be sure...

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The Man Registry: Men, Wedding and Cold Feet

by Azure

About The Man Registry Feeling nervous guys? Most grooms do get a little nervous right before their wedding day, and the rest probably would if they weren't staying so busy that they didn’t have time to register their own thoughts. But don't worry men; getting cold feet or being nervous is totally normal. The most common type of cold feet usually surfaces within one week of the wedding day. This is very common, and there can be several causes, ranging from the fear of being with...

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Bubbly Bride: How Thick Is Blood? Choosing Your Maid Of Honor

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride One of the first thoughts after getting engaged is who will be standing up next to you when you say your vows? Do you want to keep a small bridal party or do you want it to truly be a party and believe the more the merrier?! Give some thought to who you ask to join you in your bridal party, and especially who you invite to be your maid of honor. I think a lot of girls do not realize the work that goes into being someone's right hand girl. I could write for a...

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