Craft a quest adventure game for your reception

If you're a gamer and want your reception to both celebrate games and give your guests rad ways to interact, this quest adventure game is right up your alley. Rebecca and Greg had a game-themed reception at Level 257, a Pac-Man-themed restaurant, arcade, and bowling alley in Illinois. Because they both rock the gamer life, they created their own specialized game rules, chainmaille and dice favors, and quest scrolls. Let's see how they pulled it off…

Planning tools 101: wedding venue comparison chart

You may be following along with this series on our new totally customizable document of wedding planning spreadsheets in Google Drive. They'll help you build out the best wedding planning binder for super organization in spreadsheet form (my fave kind!). We're showing you the wedding venue comparison chart, which is a chart we haven't seen elsewhere before in this form. We're talking a total venue chart to fill in with your venue option totals, specific amenities, parking information, notes, and photos to help you make your wedding venue decision.


The "just don'ts," self care, and discussion board reminders we all need during wedding planning

Having had an account on The Knot since I was 13, when the internet was just a place of pretty, floofy things with which I could pretend to plan my virtual future, I thought I had cultivated a good notion of what planning my actual wedding would be like. Sure, a little more involved than the average person would expect, but there are so many tools and people to help, and people to do it every day. No big deal. Like the Megabus bathroom I got locked in after my engagement, wedding planning turned from deceptively easy in-and-out adventure, to getting sealed in a small airless space that just smelled like poo. Here are the top five things to remember during wedding planning.


Guacamole unity ceremony: How to work in a SNACK at the altar (with script!)

"Avocado is the foundation of one killer combo. It's filling and nutritious. They're best picked when ripe — when the time is right to be mashed together in delicious harmony." Yep, that's how this GUACAMOLE UNITY CEREMONY started. In the fine footsteps of the famed unity sandwich, this wedding in Mexico took the beloved snack and made it into delicious unity ceremony bliss with way more meaning than you might expect. Let's see the whole thing, script included…