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Your Ultimate Wedding Stationery Checklist

Your Ultimate Wedding Stationery Checklist

I love stationery. Of all the fiddly little details that go into a wedding, I think stationery might be one of my absolute favourites. And I personally prefer actual paper stationery to digital… Yes, I know. I’m an awful tree-killer. But having an invitation suite or a program physically in your hands is so satisfying-…

Five Ways to do a Weddingmoon

Five Ways to do a Weddingmoon

Weddingmoons. It’s a very clumsy-sounding portmanteau, but the concept is pretty great. A Weddingmoon is basically an upgraded destination wedding: You go on your honeymoon, and you get married while you’re there. Getting married. On your honeymoon. Freaking brilliant. Two birds, one stone, right? A weddingmoon works especially well for elopements and microweddings, but can…

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Wedding Dress™, and What You Should Do Instead

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Wedding Dress™, and What You Should Do Instead

Look- I’m not saying that traditional wedding dresses aren’t beautiful pieces of high-quality artisanship that are potentially game-changing for one’s self esteem. But the whole process of wedding dress shopping can be so alienating to a lot of people- most often to those with bigger bodies, disabilities, and trans & non-binary folks. Even those with…

Wedding Planning Tips for Spoonies, the Chronically Ill, and Folks Who Just Need a Flippin’ Break

Wedding Planning Tips for Spoonies, the Chronically Ill, and Folks Who Just Need a Flippin’ Break

Wedding planning is exhausting for everyone. But when you’re struggling with a chronic mental or physical illness, or when your life circumstances drain you of all but a few precious slivers of your time and energy, planning a wedding can feel impossible. In the spirit of making this post as spoonie-friendly as possible, I’m going…

Seven Luminous Alternatives to Carrying a Bouquet

Seven Luminous Alternatives to Carrying a Bouquet

I love flowers. Honestly, I do. But they’re so de rigueur for weddings. And seeing celebrants and their wedding parties walk down the aisle holding bundles of flowers can get kind of unexceptional after a while. I get it- there’s an established tradition that says you have to carry something (usually flowers) on your way…

Five Reasons to have a Winter Wedding

Five Reasons to have a Winter Wedding

I firmly believe that Winter weddings are underrated. Of course, there are some undeniable drawbacks to Winter weddings: Some people may find it difficult to attend a wedding after dropping a bunch of money on holiday gifts or travel. Certain outdoor spaces may not be available for your wedding (or if they are, they require…