weddings 101

We’re Engaged! Now What?

You’re engaged — congrats! From announcing your new relationship status to setting a big-day budget, here’s everything you need to do before you say “I do.”

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weddings 101

6 Things You Must Discuss Before Marriage

Wedding planning involves a long to-do list, but planning your marriage deserves the same amount of time (if not more!) as choosing your cake and centerpieces.

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etiquette & advice

Wedding Gift Registry Primer

We know you’re excited about your big day. You probably went straight from saying “yes” to delving into how to make your wedding a unique and wonderful celebration: the bride’s gown, the wedding party, the reception decor, the music, the food… so many details that go into making it the once-in-a-lifetime event it deserves to […]

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better time to revisit the tenets of gift-giving? Especially for the men out there. Even with all the right intentions, some guys are clueless when it comes to buying Valentine’s Day gifts for their girlfriends or wives.

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nesting

Top 10 Things To Toss When You Move In Together

1. Anything an ex gave you. It’s time to start fresh with each other. Love the teddy bear your ex-boyfriend won for you at the local fair? Give it one last squeeze, then bid it adieu.

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relationships

A Groom’s Guide To Surviving The First Year Of Marriage

Getting married is easy. Any fool can do that–just look at Hollywood. The hard part is surviving the next 12 months.

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weddings 101

Does Your Celebration Need A Wedding Planner?

What’s the difference between a wedding planner and an on-site coordinator? Should we hire one if we have the other? How do we make our big day memorable for our guests? Here, Toronto event planner extraordinaire Melissa Andre of Melissa Andrew Events answers your burning questions when it comes to choosing a wedding planner.

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relationships

13 Ways To Make Your Partner Feel Special

Your partner is the most important person in your life — but how often do you make them feel that way? Surprising your significant other with concert tickets or treating them to a day at the spa makes both of you feel good.

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weddings 101

Is It Time to Rethink These Wedding Traditions?

Just because something is traditional doesn’t mean it’s right for your wedding. Feel free to personalize your celebration by picking and choosing the traditions that work for you.

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nesting

5 Expert Reno Tips For Couples

If you’re like most couples, the thought of renovating your home evokes feelings of excitement and dread. Reveries of how your beloved home will look after the transformation are quickly quelled by thoughts of nightmare contractors, hidden expenses and arguments with your partner over which granite counter tops to install in the kitchen.

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