Maddie is APW’s Chief Revenue Officer. She’s been writing stories about boys, crushes, and relationships since she was old enough to form shapes into words, but received her formal training (and a BS) from NYU in Entertainment and Mass Media in 2008. She now spends a significant amount of time thinking about trends on the internet and whether flower crowns will be out next year. A Maine native, Maddie currently lives on a pony farm in the Bay Area with her husband, Michael and their mastiff puppy. Current hair color: Purple(ish).
I know that the wedding industry and Hollywood like to pretend that every woman’s dream is to plan a wedding. But for a not insignificant number of us, the real reaction to getting engaged goes something like this. “OMG we’re engaged, yay! Oh wait, I have to actually… plan an event? With like venue searches and menu tastings and day-of-timeline planning? NO THANK YOU.” And then you begrudgingly start your Googling, while daydreaming of a world where everything is taken care of for you, and decision fatigue never happens. Maybe with a beach.…Keep Reading
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