Archives for December 2009

Winter Weather Wedding Pictures!

Personally, I'm a summer girl. I don't like the cold, I'm not crazy about rain, and I really don't like the snow! That said, if you like winter weather there's something undeniably magical about getting married in the snow! And it does make for some glorious pictures! Marry Me in Colorado features many couples doing just that. If they're not saying their vows under a chilly snowfall, at the least they're brave enough to be taking artistic pictures in the cold, white stuff! And you gotta love … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season to be Married

If you are getting married around the holiday season, you may be thinking about incorporating traditional holiday decor into your wedding theme. The colors are easy: Snowy white, deep red, forest green, and tinselly silver. But other elements of the decor can be decided based on asking yourself this question: When you think of Christmas or the holiday season, what is the first thing that comes to mind? BellaOnline suggests using your feelings and memories of this season to plan a warm and … [Read more...]

Stay Low: Wedding Centerpieces your Guests will Appreciate

There's definitely something to be said about the beauty and elegance of tall wedding table centerpieces. But in reality?  No one likes having to twist their necks around a towering bouquet in order to converse with the person sitting opposite them.  Of course, if you can get a hold of really tall, skinny vases, and arrange the fullness above eye-level, that would work. But another option is just keeping the centerpieces low, so your guests will be able to see everyone around the … [Read more...]

Men with Smart Wives Live Longer!

Just one more reason that your husband (or fiance) should be glad he's married (going to be married) to you!  According to the Times Online,  Men married to smart women live longer!  We already know that married men live longer than unmarried men, and that a romantic relationship can add years to your life, but now we know something else... when it comes to picking a wife, brainy is better! There is a lingering suspicion among girls... that boys don’t value cleverness as an essential quality in … [Read more...]

Bake Some Love!

I've been thinking (thinking being the key word here) that it would be really nice to have a little homemade treat waiting for my husband when he got home tonight. I've actually been meaning to do that for some time now. I did bake him a birthday cake last week, which he claimed to love even though it was pretty raw in the middle (oops), but a batch of nice, wholesome muffins, that he can grab when he's looking for a snack, would really be thoughtful of me, wouldn't it? Apparently I'm not the … [Read more...]

Black is Back… For the Bride!

Black is beautiful, trendy, and flattering. This is what many fashion forward brides are thinking, even as they contemplate their attire for the big day. Black dresses embellished with lace and pearls are an attractive choice, but those who do not dare go the whole way are simply adding touches of it, in the form of piping, embroidery, or long gloves, reports the Daily Mail. Not only is black an elegant and unique choice for a bridal gown, in these difficult times it's an economical choice, … [Read more...]