Or, “No, Seriously, You Don’t Need All That Crap Other Articles Tell You Are Essentials”
Before my own wedding, I became obsessed with planning out my big-day emergency kit. I am a born worrier, so having a toolbox at the ready for wedding mishaps helped me feel a little less stress and a little more in control. However, that was until the day itself… when I actually looked in the emergency kit for something I needed, it was so large, so overflowing and so full of tiny items that I could not actually find anything I was looking for. The emergency kit ended up being useless, and became more stress than it was worth. I recently saw an article 48 Items to Have in Your Wedding Day Survival Kit – trust me, if you have 48 items, you’re not going to be able to find any of them in a hurry. Continue reading
Planning to pop the question, and looking to get the most bang for your buck from your engagement ring purchase? This week, jewelry retailer Four Mine – based in New York – contributes with their expertise on how shop for your dream engagement ring, and get the most out of your purchase.
Finding that perfect ring to encapsulate your love can be a daunting task. From selecting the right style, to ensuring that you get the most value for your money, there are many details to perfect. However, if you keep the following tips in mind, you can get the ideal ring that will represent your love for a lifetime and won’t break your bank. Continue reading
In last week’s blog post, we discussed some factors to consider in deciding whether or not an official after-party is an activity you should be adding to your wedding festivities. Now that you’ve discussed it all through and decided that you want to go ahead with an after-party, here are some logistical points to check off. Continue reading
Are you considering including a wedding after-party as part of your nuptial festivities? The Reflective Couple hosted one, and here are some tips from our experience on whether it might be an event to add to your celebrations. Continue reading
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Why a Group Engagement Isn’t Ideal
Wondering whether to keep your proposal a private affair or make it a public event? Ed Bush from Barmakian Jewelers in Boston guest blogs this week with advice on why an audience of your friends and family might not be the best idea for you.
The moment you get engaged is one of the most important ones in your life. If all goes well, you’ll be recounting this story several times over for the rest of your foreseeable days. Continue reading