Kristina Hall

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7 Things Your Vendors Want You to Remember on the Big Day

When it comes to wedding advice, you sure do get a lot of it before you walk down that aisle. Everyone from your BFF, to your mom, to your neighbor is bound to offer some pearls of wisdom for your big day.<p>While their opinions totally matter, the best advice, in our opinion, comes from those who …

Weddings

6 Mini Cocktail Hour Food Pairings that Taste as Good as They Look

Go ahead, play with your wedding food! A guaranteed way to impress your guests at your reception is by serving mini cocktail hour food pairings—and yes, you read that correctly. Believe it or not, your cocktail hour is an opportunity to really have fun with your menu options, so take it to the next …

Cotton Candy

10 Amazing Wedding Invitations Websites to Create Your Own Design

Calligraphy, or digital designs? Foil or letterpress? Cursive or block? While we can't make these oh-so-difficult decisions for you, we can help direct you to some of the best wedding invitation websites out there for your big day. With so many stationery options out there, choosing The Ones to …

Weddings

4 Statement Flowers to Step Up Your Bridal Bouquet

8 Ways to Use Draping At Your Reception For an Upscale Look

Billowing fabric is a surefire way to turn a dull reception hall into a magical oasis and give your wedding that EXTRA element.

Weddings

6 Things to Consider BEFORE Choosing Your Wedding Colors

After “So when’s the big day?” one of the first questions you’re bound to be asked is “What are your wedding colors?” And that totally makes sense given how much your colors can impact the overall vibe of your big day. But a major color palette mistake could make your guests cringe and your photos …

Questions You MUST Ask Yourself Before Picking Your Bridesmaids

Ever heard a horror story where a bride-to-be asks one of her “besties” to be in her wedding party, only to have a huge falling out before the wedding? (Ahem, <i>Bridesmaids.</i> )<p>You can’t exactly “un-ask” someone to be a ‘maid — which is why it’s so important to really consider who you want by your side …

Wedding Dress Shopping - What to Know Before Buying a Wedding Dress

Yes, the ring is important and stays with you forever, but the dress — that's what really makes a bride feel amazing on her big day.<p>When so much …

Weddings

10 Things That Will Change The Moment You Get Engaged

He asked the big question and you said yes! Once you get engaged, your life starts to change almost instantly--don't worry, it is for the better! …

Weddings

10-Plus Work-From-Home Jobs That Pay Well

You may have more work-from-home options than you think -- many of which can pay surprisingly well.<p>Is it better to work from home or at an office? A …

This Diet Burns Fat Like No Other—and You've Probably Never Heard of It

The ketogenic diet is having a moment. Scientists are beginning to discover that this relatively little-known diet reduces inflammation in the brain, …

Nutrition

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

Nutrition

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

17 Things Your Groom Is Thinking—But Won't Tell You

You know he loves you. You know he’s pumped to get married. But when it comes to grooms and weddings, have you ever wondered what other thoughts—and occasional fears—are swirling around in his head? We asked a recently married groom to walk us through the internal thought process of husbands-to-be …

Weddings

Our Favorite Natural Hairstyles From Real Weddings

For brides-to-be who don't want processed hair for their big day, we rounded up our favorite natural styles from real weddings.

Hair

4 Tips for Choosing a Wedding Reception Venue

Gearing up to choose your wedding reception venue? Here are four tips to make the process a little easier.<p>1. Try to have a sense of the mood you want to create at your wedding when you start scouting locations, as your venue’s existing decor will play a big part in the way your big day looks. Do …

Weddings

David’s Bridal to Release Collection of Bridesmaid Dresses for Under $100

There are a lot of things to take into consideration in the lead-up to a wedding: family dynamics, floral arrangements, photo booth or no photo …

7 Ideas for Incredible Foreplay

Why is it that we never give foreplay the credit it deserves? We tend to think of it is as the overrated step we’re forced to take in order to have sex. However, foreplay can be insanely hot if you do it correctly. And more importantly, it is a crucial step in the sexual process, not to be stashed …

Coconut

Wedding Planners Share Their Most Frightful Horror Stories & We're Cringing

An old bit of wisdom goes that something will inevitably go wrong at your wedding, so you should just enjoy it in all its imperfection because it's …

6 Wedding Planners Share Their Most Stressful Moments

No matter how many times you cross your t’s and dot your i’s, wedding-day chaos is an expected part of any large event. If you’re among those brides who has the financial resources to hire a wedding planner, you might be saved from more of the unexpected disturbances than you realize, especially …

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Weddings

What Event Planners Should Have in Their Wedding Day Emergency Kit

The job of a wedding planner has a lot of moving parts including finding the venue and figuring out (along with the bride) what kind of food, music, …

What I’ve Learned as a Wedding Planner Planning My Own Wedding

I’m a wedding planner who does not have her wedding planned—and I’m getting married in five months. I’ve been engaged for a year and it took me six …

How to Pull Off a Surprise Wedding

Cara and Patrick Jammet were worried no one would show up to their wedding. Not because their guests didn’t want to celebrate, but because they didn’t actually know it was, well, their wedding. Let’s back up: When Cara and Patrick began thinking about their big day, the stress over bridesmaids and …

Shonda Rhimes Just Became the Third Black Woman in the TV Hall of Fame

The prolific TV producer joined the ranks of Oprah Winfrey and Diahann Carroll.<p>Some good news: <b>Shonda Rhimes,</b> the prolific TV producer—creator and killer of some of TV’s most beloved characters—was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on Thursday. Rhimes is the third black woman to join …

Hall of Fame

Key hacks to stay organised

I like to write about getting organised because I am on always trying to improve myself and get my acts together. You can check out my other posts on …

Middle School
The Post

The pros and cons of planning a destination wedding

As travel lovers it was basically a given that we would have our wedding abroad. For us we thought it would be a great excuse for a holiday, and one …