The Singles Table Is Stupid

Weddings are sexy. It’s where many people meet their spouse or, at least, get lucky. Same goes for bar mitzvahs, in spite of DJs catering to the questionable musical tastes of thirteen-year-olds. But as I aged, I began to dread finding my place at the singles table, as far from the main table as possible and as close to the kitchen door, with a cast of characters who seemed to have escaped from a circus sideshow, including the Fat Lady, the Bearded Lady and the Fire Eater....more
Oh my word. The rudeness! Good for you for skipping. Wouldn't want to cost the host $60 with ...more

3 2014 Wedding Trends: Hot, Unique, and Totally Doable!

June is here, which means the wedding season is officially in full swing! Congratulations to you brides-to-be—and to all of you offering tons of support to those in your lives about to take that big step. Looking through a list of the 10 Hottest Wedding Trends for 2014 on The Knot, three of them really caught my eye. ...more

Brides Rethinking Extravagant Weddings

Many brides- to-be are beginning to function in the real world, trading extravagant credit card weddings for an event they can actually afford. These savvy brides are beginning to run their numbers , rearrange priorities and ask questions that really matter....more

Coming June 1st: JORD Wood Watch For The Groom Giveaway

We are partnering with woodwatches.com to giveaway this gorgeous Sully Series Green and Maple Wood Watch by JORD. Brides this would be the perfect gift for your groom!  Registration will begin June 1st by registering at facebook.com/diyweddings under the tab "GIVEAWAY"....more

Marine Brother Gives Sister Tearful Wedding Day Surprise (Video)

Sarah Atwood, just the night before, cried because her brother Daniel wouldn’t be attending her wedding.  Her mother read Daniel’s letter which said he wasn't able to get leave to attend. To Sarah, Daniel is not just her brother.  He’s her best friend....more

The Vow.

The vows. The words that drive every woman wild. No really, we go crazy."I, (Bride/Groom), take you (Groom/Bride), to be my (wife/husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; from this day forward until death do us part."...more

Real Wedding and Advice from a Newlywed

Today, my semi-newlywed cousin, Terra, is here to share some tips and advice with us engaged girls!Seriously, how pretty is she?! ...more

Pinterest Inspiration Boards

Hello, loves! On Wednesdays I have a seriously long break in between my classes, long enough to blog something up and share it with you! Ok, maybe it's a little more simple than that in this case!Today, I decided to explore some pinterest and gather some pics together to make up some inspiration boards based on different themes of weddings....more

Where it Began.

Not to say it was nothing before, but this is when I truly started embracing my life for what it was. My senior year, I made so many decisions, decisions that really altered my life forever. Everything happens for a reason. While those decisions were hard, they were the best I ever made.   Why?I won a pageant, was on our Snow Dance court, I made new friends, I had the freedom to be me and do whatever I wanted, to explore....more

Welcome, Sunshine!

Hi, I'm Diana. I'm a semi-newly engaged twenty year old....more