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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…

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…

Free Labour in the Wedding Industry

Free Labour in the Wedding Industry

Throughout my experience getting my Wedding Coordinator certification, there have been many things that have troubled me. The item I want to address today is by no means exclusive to the wedding industry… In fact, it strikes me as particularly insidious in a wedding industry context because it’s in direct opposition to the mindset that…

Crowdsourcing Your Wedding Photos: The Pros and Cons

Crowdsourcing Your Wedding Photos: The Pros and Cons

Like many of you, I identify as a Broke Millennial™. And when you’re a Broke Millennial (or just a Broke Human) in the process of planning a wedding, looking at the cost of certain wedding components can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Sure, some of it you can either work around or throw out entirely. But…

Five Tips to Make Your Wedding Jewellery Green

Five Tips to Make Your Wedding Jewellery Green

The fine jewellery industry isn’t historically known for being ethical or eco-friendly. Metals and stones are often mined with child or slave labour, or in ways that create a lot of collateral damage in the environment. Admittedly, the jewellery industry as a whole has been improving: consumers have been demanding better, making “Ethical” extremely marketable.…

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bachelorx Parties

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bachelorx Parties

“My partner and I want to have a joint party, but we have completely different ideas of what we want to do.” “Some of my loved ones want to attend my party, but they aren’t able to make the time commitment/get enough time off of work/stay out late enough to enjoy the whole party.” “My…