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What happens when a wedding blogger gets engaged?

Big fucking news, y'all: I'm fucking engaged! So what happens when a wedding blogger gets engaged? Let's find out together with Wedding Planning Wednesdays. We thought, however, that y'all might like to get down on the wedding planning with me! So every(-ish) Wednesday I'll be posting about what I'm thinking about, bumping up against, and searching for this week. That way, those of you on the same path can commiserate and brainstorm with me, and those of you who have been there/done that can drop some knowledge.

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Planning an introvert-friendly wedding when you're an extrovert

Extroverts, Type-As, and those who enjoy being the center of attention usually get the easy path when it comes to enjoying their wedding day. Introverts can have an internal conflict over wanting to celebrate themselves and their relationship, while struggling to be comfortable in the spotlight. We've covered similar topics in the past with tips to help the introverted portion of the couple survive and thrive. Here are some of our best tips for accommodating both sides of the coin and planning an introvert-friendly wedding.

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Separate, together, and in between: alternative processional ideas from readers

We've got a post that lays out some ways to craft your customized processional including how to lay out the order, how to choose the music, where to seat honored guests, etc. It's totally worth a read if you're at that stage of planning. But we also received some great ideas in the comments that I want to share with you today. Here are a few of our favorite ways to process down the aisle, outside of the traditional methods.

OPEN THREAD: ASMR as your tingly wedding planning anti-stress tool

ASMR (or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) is something I have been experiencing my whole life but for which I never had a name. I guarantee some of you will see this phenomenon and it will be the revelation of your existence. Some of you will have no idea what it's all about. We're here for the former: those of us who totally know the power of the head tingles. What are YOUR favorite ASMR YouTube accounts to which to bliss out?

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AstroWed: The Universe's most kick-ass wedding planning workbook!

Gender neutral, space-themed, and funny as all hell, Astrowed — the wedding planning workbook stemming from a former Offbeat Bride's experience planning her own wedding, combined with her knowledge in the tech industry — is here from the future to make wedding planning easy.

Inside this groom, bride, and LGBTQ-friendly workbook you'll learn…