Bridal Spotlight 2019



Second marriage guide

Taking a chance on love and marriage for the second (or third) time is certainly worthy of celebration. The Pew Research Center reports that at least four in 10 new marriages now include at least…


Types of wedding officiants

Many people play a role in a wedding. The bride and groom, bridesmaids, groomsmen, ring bearers, and flower girls are front and center on the day a couple ties the knot. Another central, and very…


Secrets to at-home weddings

Many couples preparing for their trip down the aisle follow the familiar sentiments expressed by Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz.” Such couples feel “there’s no place like home” when hosting a wedding ceremony or…


Toned arms = wedding ready

Shopping for a wedding gown is a tradition that follows shortly after the engagement has taken place and the ceremony date is set. Some women have very clear ideas of which type of silhouette and…



Merging finances after tying the knot

Happy couples experience various changes after tying the knot. One of those changes concerns couples’ finances. According to an analysis of data from the National Survey of Families and Households, arguments about money are a…



Alternatives to engagement rings

Engagement rings are often sizeable investments. Money magazine reports the average engagement ring costs around $5,800. An engagement ring symbolizes the start of a lifelong commitment and may even set the tone for a couple’s…