A tiny secret wedding on a forest mountaintop in Tasmania

We got overwhelmed when we started looking at wedding planning a few weeks after we got engaged. Actually, we got overwhelmed just starting to plan our engagement party. We couldn't really agree on the number of people to invite, the theme, the location, or anything else. We're both from different parts of Australia and neither of us wanted to get married in the other one's hometown, so we decided to make it simple and run away to the most beautiful part of Australia. Tasmania. and get married in secret on a mountaintop, with only our parents and siblings as witnesses.

Colorful, stunning, and totally non-boring maternity wedding gowns (yep, they exist!)

If you're a pregnant bride looking for a maternity wedding gown, you maaaay just be really tired of looking at boxy, white, and boring dresses right about now. Googling for dresses brings up some heinous options, I know. But fear not! I have done the due diligence to find the most colorful, most ethereal, most bohemian, and most glam maternity wedding dresses to style that baby bump on your wedding day. There's literally ZERO reason not to look banging as a pregnant bride.

Let's get to shopping for your own stunning dress…


Queer black Baltimore realness: a drag king and a burlesque performer get married

"Chris is an award-winning drag king and Sydney is a burlesque performer. Needless to say, this means our wedding was very theatrical." The dress code was "not basic," and they saw outfits ranging from sequin cocktail dresses to leprechaun costumes, to drag, to ALF. They walked down the aisle, catwalk-style, to a gay dance club classic, "Din Daa Daa" by George Kranz. Sydney's 35-year old brother was the ring bearer and her 98-year old grandmother made it rain with a Cash Cannon as the "flower girl." Y'all NEED to see this amazing queer black Baltimore spectacle!


The Redwood Wedding: All men must dine

We met at a Game of Thrones viewing party and podcast, and we really bonded over our love (read: obsession) with food. So when it came time to plan our wedding at Mike's ancestral — Redwood House — we combined the things that brought us together: Game of Thrones and food. Thus, "The Redwood Wedding: All Men Must Dine" was born. And man, was it awesome!