How to have a more gender-neutral wedding: grides, brooms, and bachelorx parties

When my partner and I were planning our wedding last year, we decided right away we wanted to skip the wedding traditions that didn't feel like us. We love the beauty of passing on traditions from generation to generation but one of the traditions we didn't love was the constant gender expectations. We wanted a more gender-neutral wedding approach.

Scientific Romance: Is this the best science fiction wedding reading OF ALL TIME?!

An Offbeat Bride reader first brought this poem by author Tim Pratt to our attention way back in 2011. Almost 10 years later, we stumbled upon it and it's still just so freaking perfect for those of you looking for a nerdy, science wedding reading that would feel great at a science-minded geeky wedding, or space or astronomy-themed wedding or even an atheist wedding…

Something Borrowed, Something Sanitized?

"Let's see… we have the snowflake ornaments, the Funko Pop advent calendars, the snowy owl placemats, and the unicorn ornaments in this tub. And in this tub, we have hand sanitizer, hand soaps, temporal artery thermometers, sanitizing wipes, and disposable face masks…. Did you pack all of your face masks?"