| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:09 AM
And so the wedding planning process begins.
I told myself I'd wait until after the holidays to really start thinking about it. "I want to savor my engagement," I replied to anyone who asked about a date and location. And for a while, that worked. I...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:41 AM
It's wedding season and love is in the air. Some women dream of the perfect day, dressed all in white, sharing the day with family and friends, marrying their prince and living happily ever after. Whether you're looking for love or have already found it,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
First comes love. Then comes marriage. But first, there’s the wedding! This month, two local organizations are hosting events to help same-sex couples navigate the exciting (and sometimes confusing) world of nuptials.
First up is “To...
| Jan 10, 2013
The Classic Cars for Kids Group will have a mall-wide classic car display at Valley Mall Saturday and Sunday.
The group has held local cruise-ins since 1990. The group sponsors Shriners International, an organization providing pediatric specialty care,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Kelly Clarkson is sporting a new ring on her finger these days, after getting engaged to Reba McEntire’s step-son, Brandon Blackstock, in December. When it comes to wedding planning, rumors circulated that Kelly was inspired by Blake Shelton and...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:54 PM
After a unique, very-informal-for-Downton dinner party, Carson poses an interesting question in this episode: "Where's the style, Mrs. Hughes, where's the show?"
"Perhaps people are tired of style and show," she responds.
Perhaps. Well, most...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:11 AM
I am fortunate to have recently come back from a much-needed family vacation. I was able to sleep in, and (gasp!) actually finish a book that was unrelated to wedding planning. The relaxation period was short lived due to the reality check I received upon...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:28 PM
To wrap up our pre-marital counseling, Sam and I were guided in setting goals for our future. Individually we each set three personal, couple and family goals, then shared them with each other and compared notes.
Luckily, our goals were pretty much...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:27 PM
I wish there were clear cut rules on who should or should not make your wedding guest list. This is one of the most difficult decisions I have come across so far in the wedding planning process.
My venue holds up to 150 people in the room in order to...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Pink flamingos peer down from the dining room walls of Mink Stole's apartment -- playful reminders of the notorious 1972 film that helped launch Stole's career as an actress, alongside Divine, John Waters and the rest of the Dreamlanders.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:43 AM
On July 21, at Washington, D.C.'s Carnegie Institution, Tanya Tucker and Rose Gray each walked down separate aisles toward the building's rotunda, where they would be married.
"I walked out toward Rose, and it was like the first time seeing her," says...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:59 PM
For some people, choosing the bridal party can be one of the toughest decisions in wedding planning -- but not for me. I knew my bridal party even before the question was popped. My bridesmaids are my go-to people, my best friends and my family. I didn'...