The Man Registry: Planning A Couple’s Shower

by Azure

About The Man Registry Are you planning a couple’s shower? We know most guys can’t wait to hear about all of the beautiful bath towels, linens and dishware that our fiancées will bring home from wedding showers. Although we admit these are useful items, there’s a reason that men aren’t usually invited to these types of showers. But say those couple's gifts included a 24-volt cordless drill kit with 17 torque settings…now we’re talking. Think about all the...

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2010 Wedding Trend Alert: GROOMed for Success!

by Azure

Happy Monday! A couple of weeks ago we announced the top ten wedding trends we see for 2010. For the next few weeks we’ll take a little time to look at each trend in a little more depth. One of the biggest new trends in weddings is the emergence of the groom! Grooms are getting involved and bringing their own ideas and sense of style to the planning process. The result looks great as today’s groom is no longer willing to just put on a tux and stand there. Now he finds a suit or...

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The Plunge: How to Blow Off Unwanted Wedding Advice

by Azure

A couple times a month we like to get a guy's eye view on this whole wedding planning business. Our friends at The Plunge are always happy to oblige. This week, they give the groom (and you) a little helpful advice on how to handle unwanted advice (hmm, ironic, yes?) We always return the favor and try to give the groom's a look into what you're thinking. If you want to read our advice to them, check out the "bride" section of their blog. Helpful Links: Advice for Grooms Accessories...

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The Plunge: When the Groom Should Wake Up and When He Should Hit Snooze

by Azure

Most of the wedding info out here is written for brides, that’s because most brides do most of the planning. But, grooms need a little love, too. That’s why we’re thrilled that the guys of The Plunge have offered to give us regular info for your guy. We’re keeping these gems in our Grooms Section of the advice page. About today’s article: If you're like a lot of grooms, three things are probably true: 1) you recently got engaged; 2) you really have no idea what "wedding...

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Helping Your Groom Get More Involved

by Azure

Yesterday we asked about the groom’s role in wedding planning. A lot of grooms aren’t as involved as they’d like to be because none of the normal wedding stuff is written for them. If you think your guy would like to be more involved, or you want him to be more involved consider directing him to one of these sites. The Man Registry Best if your groom is ... Paul Rudd. Very cute, very sweet, but also a guy’s guy. The Man Registry wants your groom to be the best groom he can...

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Question of the Week: How Involved Is Your Groom?

by Azure

Last week I asked how you felt about the term "Bridezilla" and we got a lot of interesting responses. Since our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway post this week was about Savvi Formalwear's tuxedos, I thought it would be a good time to check in on your groom. Is your groom involved in the wedding planning? Do you wish he were more or less involved? Do you think it's unusual for grooms to be involved?

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How to Merge Your Fantasy Wedding with His Fantasy Football League

by Azure

With football season approaching (I’m sorry, should that be capital letters, is it important or something?), a lot of brides are worried that they’re about to lose their grooms to the T.V. and be stuck planning the wedding alone. If that’s your concern, you might want to have your groom check out this hilarious article from the groom-centric site, The Plunge: “20 Rules for Fantasy Football, and Oddly, Wedding Planning.” My favorites: 2. Bone up on the draft, then...

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Dudeido’s Top Wedding Planning Lessons for Dudes

by Azure

One of our fellow Tweeters, Patrick Gavin, let us know about the fun, insightful and humorous list of wedding planning lessons (from a decidedly male perspective) that he's started Twittering. In honor of hump day, we've chosen a few of our favorites... But for the full list (chock full of hilarity, sarcasm and honesty) follow #dudeido on Twitter! Lesson #4 of Dude's wedding planning: Most often used phrase: "You're just going to have to suck it up and invite them." Yes,...

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