Etiquette for Wedding Guests

Today’s post veers a little from the usual topics, because I have had requests to cover this very subject. Apparently, the following examples are common enough that several people – men, actually – have pulled me aside with opening lines of “I...

(Mostly) Flowerless Centerpieces

Here at WLA, while we do love weddings and always will…even we sometimes become afflicted with ennui. While it is my mission to give voice to all the creative wedding ideas that bloom in my mind (and are squirreled away during my late-night internet binges),...

No One Likes Fondant

I attended a wedding last May as the date of a former work colleague. As we sat down at our table in the reception room (the beautiful and Art Deco-inspired Sky Room of Long Beach, CA), we discussed what makes a wedding memorable. “Nice flowers, the...

Cheap Tricks

The number of wedding shows out there climb every year. Off the top of my head, I can think of the following: Say Yes to the Dress, Four Weddings, Bridezillas, Platinum Weddings, My Fair Weddings, and Wedded to Perfection. That’s six. And the number is clearly...