It's OK to cry: Expert tips for creating an emotionally charged Valentine's Day card for your man
With the onslaught of roses, hearts and cherubs, it's easy to think Valentine's Day is all about women, but men deserve something special too. You don't need to gift luscious chocolates or a new designer watch to get the ultimate Valentine's Day reaction. This year, more women are thinking ahead to create customized cards for their beaus that truly speak from the heart - and men are responding with tears of joy.
Beauty tips to beat the cold and refresh for spring
Winter weather can notoriously wreak havoc on skin and hair. While waiting for spring to arrive, a few easy adjustments to your beauty routine can help you look fabulous on even the dreariest of days, and ensure that you are looking your best when the weather warms up.
Wedding style insight: What wedding invitations suit your personality best?
You have the ring sized, the day set and the venue booked - now it's time to send out invitations and make your wedding date official. The wedding invitations you select should match your wedding theme and perfectly suit your unique sense of style; after all, they give guests the very first glimpse of what they can expect from your big day.
Lost dress? No-show caterer? Bankrupt photographer? How to protect yourself from the worst wedding disasters
Your wedding is supposed to be a magical day you remember for the rest of your life. It also is sure to be one of the most expensive days of your life. With all that money and emotion on the line, you want to do everything you can to ensure this special day goes flawlessly. The reality is most weddings experience a hiccup or two, many of which are minor. But some can be more devastating, such as a reception hall that closes before the big day, a stained or lost wedding dress, or your photographer goes out of business right after taking your deposit. Here's what you can do to protect yourself no matter what.
10 expert tips for an affordable and memorable destination wedding
A flurry of congratulatory phone calls, social media announcements and sparkling ring pictures all mean one thing: engagement season has arrived. With approximately 39 percent of marriage proposals taking place between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, engaged couples are taking note of one of the fastest-growing nuptial trends - destination weddings. Here are 10 expert tips for affordable and memorable destination weddings.
Hosting a bridal, baby or graduation party? Clever food shortcuts big on taste, low on stress
It's that time of year - bridal showers, baby showers and graduation parties are likely dotting your calendar. If you're the lucky host of one of these milestone events, you might feel excitement paired with a bit of trepidation as you start the party-planning process. The good news is, there are some simple ways to be the "hostess with the mostest" and limit stress at the same time.
Wedding trend alert: 3 invitation styles guaranteed to 'wow' guests
When it comes to planning a wedding, you have a lot of details to consider. Invitations, however, merit extra attention. The perfect wedding invitation doesn't just excite guests about your event, it leaves them guessing at the themes, colors and other surprises that await them on your big day.
Looking for the perfect wedding gift? How to spice up the happy couple's newlywed bliss
If you struggle finding just the right wedding present for friends and family who are getting married, you're not alone. You want a gift that is personal, unique and, above all else, something they will actually use. Many newlyweds need to build their kitchen supplies, plus with the foodie trend still going strong, you can't go wrong with food- and cooking-themed gifts. Here are some unique ideas to consider.
New times, new traditions: Modern wedding trends from stock-the-bar parties to social networking sites
October is the new June. More and more, weddings are taking place in the height of fall foliage, heart of winter and prime holiday season, including the ever-popular New Year's Eve ceremony to ring in the new year. But it's not just the wedding season that has drastically evolved over the past decade, it's everything from roles and responsibilities to gift-giving.