The scoop on having a NYC elopement (and the BEST photographer to capture yours!)

Today I wanted to introduce you to one of the most talented photographers in the NYC area: JC Lemon Photography. Jon Lemon runs an award-winning New York City wedding photography studio that captures love in a modern way without being stuffy, without being cliche, and while totally embracing who you are and what memories you actually want to remember.

All your Gatsby and Downton wedding dreams become reality with these vintage-inspired dresses

Fellow Downton Abbey fans: are you as wetting-your-pants excited about the upcoming movie as I am? If that's up your alley, then this dress shop will thrill every bone in your vintage-loving body. This dress shop recalls all of the glamour of the 1920s with intricate embroidery and beading, Golden Age glam, Art Deco influences, and so much glitz you'll have to stop yourself from shimmying everywhere you walk.

Colorado couples: there's a new game in town who will make your wedding photography POP

Y'all might already know about Shandi Wallace Photography and her mad skills and laid-back style, but there's NEWS. Shandi has recently relocated to Colorado Springs and is ready, willing, and way more than able to capture moments all over Colorado. So if you're in the area, now is totally the time to secure a spot on her calendar. Oh, and we maaay have a killer discount for readers that you'll want to know about.

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How to find the perfect engagement ring for your person

It's the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays season? Sure, but also ENGAGEMENT SEASON! A whole lot of folks get engaged around this time of year so we know that at least some of you are in need of a stunning engagement ring or a set of wedding bands or maybe even a gift of jewelry. In any case, you'll want to hook up with our favorites at Joseph Jewelry because you can create a super personal ring that encapsulates your love, your interests, and everything that makes your person so amazing.

Here are some tips for how to go about creating a custom-made ring and the journey to ring bliss you can take with Joseph Jewelry. Trust me, it's FUN…

"Will you marry us?" Here's the VIP way to ask your friend to be your wedding officiant (and get ordained!)

If you'll be having a friend of family member officiate your wedding (like I will be!), you'll definitely want to get introduced to this package that gives you a VIP way to "propose" to your wedding officiant, just like you might with your wedding party! You snag the kit (or have it sent to them) and they get a really fun way to be asked to be your officiant. Inside they'll find an easy way to get ordained, super comprehensive resources for crafting the ceremony, and even some chic swag to make them look as official as they are.