Anna and Mandi got engaged during the chilly Minnesota winter!
Jennifer and Kelly were married in the Idaho wilderness!
Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison!
In a NSFW podcast (so listen with your headphones on!), wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin slams opponents of marriage equality.
Ashley and Amanda had a quaint backyard wedding with a lot of Northern charm!
A federal lawsuit has been filed against Georgia's ban on same-sex marriage.
Go green for your wedding theme using eco-friendly elements, from flowers to photography.
Charlotte and Clare had an intimate wedding in Bristol!
Spring weddings can come with fickle weather. Plan ahead!
If you’ve been invited to a wedding and are unsure what to gift the brides or grooms, consider two factors: your own personal budget, and your relationship with the couple.
There are so many details that go into planning a wedding that it’s important to stay as organized as possible. Whether you keep your files on a computer or in a wedding organizer, having everything in one easy-to-locate spot will keep stress levels low.
Here are five wedding organizers to help you make planning a little bit easier:
Yes, Google has templates designed specifically for wedding planning. Budget spreadsheets, guest lists and checklists are only a few of the many useful big-day tools you’ll find at google.com/weddings. Free
Instant Wedding Planner: Get from “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Record Time
If you’re planning on getting hitched quick, this spiral bound planner will ensure that you take care of every task on your to-do list. While the book has planning tips, the companion book, Instant Weddings: From “Will You?” to “I Do!” in Four Months of Less will also help ensure that you get down the aisle both quickly and in style. $10.17, amazon.com
Martha Stewart’s Keepsake Wedding Planner
In addition to planning tips and templates, the beautiful wedding photos are all the inspiration you’ll need to help plan a stunning wedding. My favorite part is the Flower Glossary, which features images of dozens of flowers and the details of which season they’re available. $19.77, marthastewart.com
For all your planning tools in one-spot sign up (it’s free!) with WeddingWire. The company was one of the first to create a robust list of easy-to-use tools including wedding checklists, guest lists, seating charts and inspiration boards. The site also has one of the largest listings of local vendors and a forum to exchange ideas and get advice.
The Wedding Organizer by russell+hazel
This eco-friendly 3-ring binder comes with 12 section tabs with pockets, a planning notebook, sheet protectors, business card holders and an adhesive notes. Plus, the author, me, created more than 50 pages of downloadable templates to ensure that brides and grooms don’t forget any detail. $75, russellandhazel.com
Anne Chertoff is the author of The Wedding Organizer available at russellandhazel.com.
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After 25 years together, Gary surprised Tom with a rather sneaky proposal in Maui.Engagement 337
Ginger and Emily, both lovers of the Midwest and residents of Chicago, got engaged while on a trip to Puerto Rico.Engagement 317
Jeff Robertson and Jeremiah Pyant are one of five couples who won their dream wedding!Headlines 171
What a way to start April—the popular NBC soap opera, Days of our Lives, will be making history by airing its first-ever wedding between two men!Headlines 508
The United States Department of Justice has announced that the federal government will respect and recognize the legal marriages of same-sex couples in Michigan who were issued marriage licenses this past Saturday, March 22.Headlines 376
Michigan could be the next state to overturn the ban on same-sex marriages.Headlines 364
When Lucas Bane proposed to his boyfriend David Devora on December 11, 2013, he captured it all on film. And, when the video went viral, a former classmate who went to school with Lucas—one that used to bully him—sent him a Facebook message, complete with an apology.Headlines 412