Jamie is a writer based in Santa Barbara, California, who loves to write about all things creative including weddings, DIY projects, and decor. She’s lucky to be married to her best friend and partner in life who is a professor at a university in Santa Barbara. He\'s not only her best friend, but a really great writing coach! Follow her stories for budget tips, DIY projects, and all other things wedding!

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How to Know if You Need a Prenup
Money

How to Know if You Need a Prenup

Here’s what you should know about prenuptial agreements—and how to know if you need one. read more

Your First Year of Marriage Bucket List
Newlyweds

Your First Year of Marriage Bucket List

From cooking a fancy meal together to taking a road trip, here’s a few things to cross off your list. read more

What to Do if You Become Pregnant While Planning Your Wedding
Wedding planning

What to Do if You Become Pregnant While Planning Your Wedding

Expecting a little one sooner than you planned? Here’s how to make it all work. read more

David’s Bridal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Plans to Keep Business as Usual
News

David’s Bridal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Plans to Keep Business as Usual

David’s Bridal is filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Here’s what it means for your upcoming wedding. read more

A Beauty Timeline Leading Up to the Wedding
Advice

A Beauty Timeline Leading Up to the Wedding

From six months to the day before, here’s a simple beauty plan to look your best. read more

Name Changing Options for Same-Sex Couples After Marriage
Advice

Name Changing Options for Same-Sex Couples After Marriage

From hyphenating to creating an entirely new last name, there’s a few creative options to take. read more

How to Plan a New Year’s Eve Wedding
Wedding planning

How to Plan a New Year’s Eve Wedding

A New Year’s Eve wedding should make your guests feel special on such a memorable night. read more

7 Stylish Lighting Options for Winter Weddings
Winter

7 Stylish Lighting Options for Winter Weddings

A winter wedding isn’t the same without the warm glow of these lighting ideas. read more

How to Subtly Incorporate the Christmas Spirit Into Your December Wedding
Wedding planning

How to Subtly Incorporate the Christmas Spirit Into Your December Wedding

Here’s how to work some holiday spirit into your wedding without turning it into Santa’s workshop. read more

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