Safeguard your vows by emailing them to yourself before the ceremony

A lot of technology-focused couples already read their vows from their smart phone or tablet, but in case you're opting to print out or write out your vows, it never hurts to have a backup in case you forget them. Lizzy ended up forgetting her vows and reminded us why having a backup plan for everything is a smart choice.


Maria & Daniel's snowed-in gothic burlesque wedding

When you're gamers, metalheads, and all-around cool people, you can make an equally cool wedding with gothic details, a lovely black gown, and burlesque performers. But this pair also had to deal with mountains of snow keeping their guests trapped at home! Good thing they knew how to live stream it all from their laptop. Technology saves the day!


Get your own pocket-sized wedding planner for $2.99 from WeddingHappy.com

WeddingHappy is a brand new wedding planning app for your iPhone or iPad, developed and maintained by two software engineers. Liz and Eric saw a need for something like this app when they were planning their wedding. (I love when awesome people create awesome products to help other awesome people, don't you?) Keep reading to find out more about this useful pocket wedding planner.


Monday Montage: Purples, pinks and sprinkles of green

In case you're new around here, every Monday I browse the Offbeat Bride Flickr pool and share my favorite photos with y'all. This week's theme includes lots of pinks, purples and even a little bit of green. I should also mention that there is a light saber, a purple owl cake, some gorgeous spring dresses and lots of kick ass wedding parties. Don't forget, you can always click on a photo to see more.