Can I Quit Being Maid of Honor Eight Weeks Before The Wedding? – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Q: I was asked to be the maid of honor for a woman I’ve known since nursery school. She lives across the country and we only see each other once a year; the past few times we’ve seen each other, our...

Now You Can Foil ALL THE THINGS on Your Wedding Invites – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Amethyst Watercolor by Hooray Creative for Minted When it comes to wedding invites, I am always on the lookout for an easy way to add more sparkle. (I mean, pretty much everyone at APW is all in for shiny things. It’s basically...

Am I Still a Feminist if I Have a Frilly Wedding? – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Q: I was raised by feminist parents who taught me to be a strong, independent questioner of norms. And now I’m planning a wedding and am struggling with balancing my values with all the pretty, sappy things I love about...

A Magical All-Inclusive Muir Beach Wedding For $13K – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Jamie, librarian & Molly, records manager Sum-up of the wedding vibe: Coastal California garden party at a quaint bed and breakfast. Planned budget: Around $10,000 Actual budget: $13,075 (including our two day honeymoon on Stinson Beach) Number of guests: 37 Where...

A Gorgeous Glam $18K New York City Wedding – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Holly, biologist & Yun, biologist Sum-up of the wedding vibe: A fun and intimate day that let us enjoy the ceremony and spend quality time with friends and family. Planned budget: $10,000 Actual budget: $18,000 Number of guests: 30 Where...

Marrying a Man Doesn’t Make Me Straight – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

When I was seventeen years old, I came out to my friends and family. Although I had long had suspicions about my sexual orientation, it took me a while to find the courage to accept myself and come out as...

My BFF and I Have Figured out How to Make Modern Friendship Work – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

My friend Rebecca called me last week. Among other things, she was calling to talk about friendship, and how, recently, she’s been feeling like it gets harder as we get older. Not only does it get harder to make friends,...

How We Made a Greenhouse Beautiful for Our Unplugged Wedding – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

Melissa & Alex Sum-up of the wedding vibe: A romantic greenhouse wedding that truly reflected us. Planned budget: $18,000 Actual budget: $23,000 Number of guests: 66 Where we allocated the most funds: Catering: We spent nearly half our budget on catering...

You Never Have to Lose Weight for Your Wedding – A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More A Practical Wedding: We’re Your Wedding Planner. Wedding Ideas for Brides, Bridesmaids, Grooms, and More

I don’t think I’ve ever been thinner than I was on my wedding day. Through diet, exercise, and the pure strength of bridal willpower, I managed to lose about twenty-five pounds before saying “I do,” elliptical-ing my way down to...