Meg and I are headed to The Bold Italic’s Love/Make expo in San Francisco this weekend and you should come too! There will be free bubbly, even free-er wedding advice, a slow-motion photobooth, and lots of other reasons to come hang out even if you’re not engaged. Tickets are only $10 in advance, or $15 at the door (buy tickets right here.) We can’t wait to see you there!


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How To Get Married At New York City Hall

Where to go, how to get there, and everything in between

Thinking about getting married in New York City? Stop thinking about it—do it. Let’s get a few things straight right off the bat. You’ll be getting married in an amazing city (duh). The minimum wait time after obtaining your marriage license is only twenty-four hours, which means you can accomplish this over a long weekend. Since you can do this in a long weekend, you can even make the city your honeymoon destination. Getting married in our fair city is amazingly simple and can run the gamut of just the two of you in the park, to renting... read more

An Elopement In Grand Central Terminal

Getting married, New York City style

by A Practical Wedding
Both my parents and grandparents eloped, and I always felt that a big white wedding wasn’t in the cards for me. While our non-traditional choices caused moments of anxiety and self-doubt during the planning phases, our wedding day went beautifully: we were married in a secular pop-up ceremony, partied late into the night with our very closest family and friends, and had enough money left over to take an extended honeymoon throughout Egypt... read more

Our Story Doesn’t Come in an Email

Unsubscribing from the advertising industry's wedding dreams

by Allison Knopp
Advertisers would like their products to be telling our stories. They would like for their perfumes to make us fall in love, their crackers to be the ones to fill our children’s’ bellies, their gadgets to be the ones playing the soundtracks to our lives. The send us messages that say, if you have this, your story will have a happy ending. As marketing professional, I always thought of myself as a savvy person who could see through the commercials. You know like, “Aw, that commercial made me tear up, but that doesn’t mean I will be purchasing that... read more

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