The guest list, the dress, the music, the flowers, the shoes, the list goes on. Wedding planning is one of the most stressful events in a young couple’s life; in fact, 96 percent of the 500 men and women surveyed by Zola said so, with 40 percent using words like “very” and “extremely” to emphasize their struggles. … read more
Think back to the first time you visited your significant other’s parent’s house for a family gathering or holiday. You picked out a perfectly conservative yet trendy outfit, and maybe even did a quick Google search to see what was customary to bring. … read more
So we’re having a semi-destination wedding—far from home for me, but someplace comfortable, easy, and familiar. After all, I grew up in Chicago, and I know full well that I can pick up any last-minute extras there.
As my dad always says…you’re not going to Siberia.*
But I’m always one to be hyper-prepared, because it helps keep my anxiety in check. And a big part of being prepared is keeping lists. I’ve got two different packing lists (one for Chicago, one for the honeymoon), a list of stuff to take care of on our trip to Chicago next weekend (where hopefully I meet the lovely Mrs. Sixpence for a beer), and then there’s the big list: things to do before leaving.
With a month until I fly to Chicago, there’s a lot to get done. Here’s what I’m looking at:
Spring is upon us, and with that, so is wedding season! While June is the most popular month to get married, it can also be one of the rainiest months depending on where you live. While most couples don’t even want to think about the chance of rain on their special day, it’s better to prepare for the worst than try to deal with it as it happens. … read more