Planning tools 101: Your wedding guest list planner

In case you missed it, we recently launched a comprehensive and totally customizable document of wedding planning spreadsheets in Google Drive to get your wedding planning game on point. First we featured a big ol' wedding timeline and now we're rolling out the wedding guest list planner to keep track of all your guests, their RSVPs, contact info, food preferences, gift, blood type… everything you need to know.

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Marriage legal changes you NEED to know about (in plain English, we promise!)

You're married! Now that you've gone from "Friends with Benefits" to "Couple Sharing Actual Legal Benefits" there is a lot to do to put your married house in order. I now pronounce you… about to do A LOT more paperwork. You need to update the beneficiaries for ALL potential sources of income individually with the relevant institutions to ensure a smooth transition of funds/ownership. Fear not, offbeat couples! Here is a handy chart of who EACH of you should update, and for what. In plain English.

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Should I schedule my wedding for the same day as a family member's wedding?

My fianc√© and I have been together for over nine years. Each year we celebrate our anniversary on the day we made our relationship official, and on our 2016 anniversary — he proposed to me. After all the emotional dust settled from this, my first thought was: we'll get married on our anniversary in 2017!

Then I remembered, my half-brother's cousin already announced that they would do their wedding on that very date….

Love transcends time and space: an Interstellar wedding reading for your ceremony

Kate and Winston crafted up a secular ceremony at their Texas meets New York weddings and included a reading we had to share. It's a little snippet from the movie Interstellar that sums up what a lot of us feel about love: that it's all-encompassing and transcends all we know.

If you're looking for a reading for your space-themed wedding or ceremony with a nod to sci-fi, this Interstellar wedding reading is out of this world.