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by Meg Keene, Editor-In-Chief

As you might have noticed, I am less then excellent about updating my blog roll. Blogging is a joy for me, but I tend to squeeze in my writing to small quiet moments in my busy days, so blog rolls and small details sometimes get overlooked. But! In the next few weeks, I want to start putting together a compendium of practical wedding brides and grooms*… a practical reader, if you will. So, all you budget savvy, crafty, and chic bloggers, if you’d like to be included, please leave me your URL in the comments.

Go team practical! (Now lets go save some money).

*un-engaged folks are of course welcome.

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. Her first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a top three bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit

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  • (wife.)

    Awesome! Thanks for a great blog. I haven’t updated in a few days but plan to rectify that tomorrow, so I’d love to be on a–er, your–roll!

  • paisana

    Not planning a wedding currently, but I love, love your practicality.

  • Marianne

    I’m only just getting started, but I’d love to be added to your blogroll!

  • style-for-style

    yes please…
    I would love to be added.

  • words and steel

    would love to be added! the URL is

  • girlrobot

    my blog is love your blog!

  • Erica

    Oh man, I so need to update my blogroll too. Thanks for the reminder!

  • Hester

    I would love to be added – I love your blog! :-)

  • Cate Subrosa

    Count me in, my practical friend! :-D

  • Almostabride

    Please add me! I have just changed my feed and URL to a custom domain <3

  • A Windy City Wedding

    I would love to be added!

  • Cora

    I love your site and read every post. I hope you enjoy mine as much. I’m at

  • Megan Schommer

    We are just in the beginning stages of planning, but we are trying hard to be practical!

    (forgive the recent lack of updates, we’ve been off the grid for the past couple of weeks!)

  • Vestirdeblanco

    I write a blog in Spanish (yes, you have people from overseas reading you), it’s:
    Would love to be added :)

  • Double K

    I have two. One is my typical every day blog and I occasionally put wedding stuff and the other is my wedding blog, which I must admit is rather neglected. It’s the place for the guests to see whats going on preparations wise.

    Oh! I found a lovely dress (that I totally wish I could cancel my Melissa Sweet and get instead. Stupid all sales final) that I thought you might like if you haven’t already seen it.

    Beautiful dress

  • Melissa

    I would love to be added :)

  • Blablover5

    I’m pretty practical, though more in the I refuse to buy something we don’t need kind. So if you want to add mine feel free.

  • Erica

    My blog isn’t devoted to my wedding, but I will definitely be writing about it! My four sisters are my bridesmaids and they co-author the blog with me.

  • Colleen

    I would love to be added. I’ve been religiously reading your Daily Advice (as I like to call it) ever since A $10,000 Wedding featured you. Now, I can’t imagine my wedding planning without your Daily Advice!

  • mingaling

    I’d love to be added, but there’s a whole mess of stuff in there other than wedding stuff

  • Jackie

    Love your blog!

  • Heather

    I would love to be added! Planning a budget, crafted wedding is what I am all about :) Your blog is a daily read of mine!

  • Jessica

    I’m a recently married practical bride, as well as a practical wedding photographer.

  • The Broke-Ass Bride

    Thanks Meg! I’m such a big fan – your blog always brings me down to earth.
    I’d love to be added – you’re on my blogroll :)

  • Kelly Oshiro

    My blog focuses on helping Santa Barbara brides find locations and vendors. If that’s not practical, I don’t know what is!

  • Michelle

    Meg, you are my new friend. I’m recently engaged and am getting married in Oct (yes, Oct ’08; yes, a 4 month engagement). I am a practical gal at heart (and luckily so is my fiancee) so our wedding is going to be practical. I can’t believe how nutso everyone is getting about what we’ve decided to cut out or do our own way. We’re not going non-traditional, we’re just going logical. In other words, we’re not doing it just because it’s always done that way.
    So I think I’m just going to sit and read your blog for a while and remember I am NOT crazy. Everyone else is crazy.

    Thanks again!

  • Eliana@BYSE

    I would love to help brides plan their pratical day. please feel free to add my blog

  • janet – roses or ranunculus

    i’d love to be included.

  • miss purple

    I read you all the time, you do a great job keeping it real. I’d be honored to be on your list.

  • Jennifer

    I’m kind of practcal, but I love your blog!


    Practical wedding planners of the world unite! My fiance and I are on a quest to wrest our wedding from the hands of the Wedding Industrial Complex (in a eco-friendly, handmade, budget way). I very much appreciate your daily dose of inspiration. Keep it coming! My URL is

  • Mackensie

    I’m just starting my wedding planning and am doing a lot of DIY…I try to take expensive looking stuff and do it myself. I love your blog!! So inspiring!!

  • Veronica

    Your blog is sanity, Thank you!

  • Annie

    Your blog celebrates the much needed sanity in the crazy world of planning a wedding, and I appreciate that immensely! I would love to be included!

  • backyardwedding

    I am your blog has been such a help in my wedding planning!

  • Yined

    Hi Meg, love your blog! I’m a Spanish-speaking newly engaged/ blogger from Miami. We’re tying the knot in November 08! This is my URL:

  • Ellie

    me too, me too! i get loads of inspiration from your blog; it’s such a breath of fresh air.

  • a simple realist.

    i like simple weddings!
    and planning one for the near future :)

    i also come from a perspective of trying to blend my 2nd generation korean-american ideas vs my parents (native korean) ideas.

    good luck on your planning!

  • lifelovelipstick

    me me me! i love this blog, and look forward to seeing the completed blogroll!

  • Tiffany

    Feel free to add me to your blogroll.

    Have an awesome day!


  • Old Fashioned. New Fangled.

    I just found your blog a few weeks ago and wrote about it in my blog!

    I’d love to add my url to the list:

  • Vanna

    Hey, I started a new blog – it’s sort a mix of my own wedding planning and of inspiration boards. I’d love for you to add me


  • Jules

    Thanks, Meg, for checking out my blog, You’ve really inspired me (and many others)!

  • Anonymous

    Love your blog. Would like to be included in your blog role:

    Pat McKenzie
    Patricia McKenzie’s Bohemian Garden

  • loren weltsch

    hi meg,
    may i be added to your list of vendors that won’t make you cry? i would be honored!
    happy weekend!

  • Recommended Retailers

    I love your blog. Mine isn’t so practical, but trying to show some unusal ways to make a wedding styl statement.

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