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Mothers of the Bride and Groom: The Perfect Wedding Gift For The Bride
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Posted on April 13th, by weddingmom in Blog, Budgeting & Planning.

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Do you ever spend hours looking at and dreaming about beautiful bridal bouquets? A bride’s bouquet is one of the more special aspects of a wedding. Brides have carried flowers down the aisle for centuries, starting with the ancient Greeks and Romans. The flowers included in the bouquet are a way of symbolizing something important to the bride and expressing her individuality and taste. A bride’s bouquet can also help tie together the wedding color scheme.

We especially love looking at bridal bouquets with bright-jewel … Read More


Mothers of the Bride: Helping Your Daugher Find a Beach Wedding Gown or Dress
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Posted on April 7th, by weddingmom in Blog, Fashion & Style.

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There’s nothing like spring weather to get you excited about weddings, and the warmer months are oh so perfect for outdoor or beach events. If you’ve been asked to help your daughter find an appropriate dress, you can find some amazing selections just by turning on your computer. Some of the largest retailers like J.Crew, Ann Taylor, and BHLDN offer inexpensive, simple and elegant wedding dresses that are perfectly suited for warm weather and beach weddings. We also thought we should … Read More


TCBY and Mrs. Fields Cookies: Win The Sweetest Pair Contest and Get a Free Dessert Bar at Your Engagement Party or Wedding Reception
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Posted on April 4th, by weddingmom in Blog, Budgeting & Planning.


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Now that spring is in the air we are craving delicious frozen yogurt treats. We were so excited to hear that starting February 20, 2014 – for a limited time – TCBY will feature Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chip Cookie and Peanut Butter Dream Bar flavored yogurts with Mrs. Fields Nibblers bite sized cookie toppings.

To celebrate the delectable pairing, TCBY will host an online contestto find America’s sweetest couple. From now until April 20, 2014, soon-to-be-betrothed couples can enter to win a Mrs. Fields … Read More


Modern Wedding Registries: Top Trends For Wedding Registries in 2014
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Posted on March 26th, by weddingmom in Blog, Budgeting & Planning.

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Did you know that wedding couples today are creating unique wedding registries that buck the traditional wedding trends? Click here to listen to our most recent radio interview on wedding registry technology and trends.

Registries used to be filled with china patterns, pots and pans, utensils, bedding, and bath linens. We spoke with the president of MyRegistry.com, Nancy Lee, about how technology is changing the way couples create their registries and what are the hot wedding registry trends.

MyRegistry.com is very similar to Pinterest … Read More


Mothers of the Bride and Groom: Inspiring Red Carpet Trends In 2014
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Posted on March 25th, by weddingmom in Blog, Fashion & Style.


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Now that the red carpet gala season has concluded, we wanted to recap our favorite trends and styles that we hope will inspire future mothers of the bride and mothers of the groom.

We saw lots of pastel colors, Great Gatsby and Downton Abby-inspired looks. Retro themes coupled with delicate and intricate beading seemed to dominate the red carpets. We also noticed beautiful usage of draping and ruching on some of the more mature actresses like Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep. … Read More


Tips for Building a Wedding Cake All Guests Will Enjoy: Make a Cake That Suits Everybody’s Tastes
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Posted on March 11th, by weddingmom in Blog, Budgeting & Planning.

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Everyone knows that a wedding cake is an event all in itself. It’s one of the core elements of any wedding, and as seen on Cake Wrecks, it has the power to make or break any wedding reception.

This beach-themed wedding had a great idea for a wedding cake, but the execution could use a little work.

When planning a wedding cake, most brides only fret about how it looks. How many layers should it have? What color should it be? What cake … Read More


Mothers of the Bride and Groom: How To Incorporate Radiant Orchid Color Into Your Outfit
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Posted on March 5th, by weddingmom in Blog, Fashion & Style.

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Have you heard the news? The 2014 Pantone color of the year is radiant orchid. If you have ever seen pink and purple orchids, you will immediately recognize this beautiful combination of fuchsia, purple and pink. If you are a mother of the bride or a mother of the groom, you can incorporate this on-trend color into your rehearsal dinner outfit and accessories or even your wedding-day attire. It’s a great color for spring and summer weddings. Here are some recommendations:

This lightweight cashmere … Read More


Mothers of the Bride and Groom: Kleinfeld Hotel Blocks Shares Expert Tips on Wedding Planning, Reserving Hotel Blocks For Wedding Guests
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Posted on February 20th, by weddingmom in Blog, Budgeting & Planning.

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We met Kleinfeld Hotel Blocks founders Laura Krueger and Michelle Donson back in November of 2013 at a wedding event in New York City. These are two women who bring years of experience in professional event planning and working with some of the largest hotel brands in the world to their new venture. We recently interviewed these two vivacious ladies on our radio show. To listen, click here.

What exactly is Kleinfeld Hotel Blocks? It is a free service for brides and grooms who … Read More


Mothers of the Bride and Groom: Celebrity Makeup Artist Tells Us How To Use Makeup To Look Younger
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Posted on February 19th, by weddingmom in Beauty & Well-Being, Blog.

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We recently chatted with Emmy Award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills on our radio show about how to use makeup to look younger. If you would like to listen to this interview, click here. She kindly sent us several samples of her lip gloss Lip Radiance by Melanie Mills to try ourselves. We tend to go for the au naturel look, often using a sheer pink lip gloss that helps to soften any aging on our faces.

We really loved the Pop My Cork … Read More


Mothers of the Bride and Groom: How To Get Sleek Looking Arms and Legs For Wedding Photos
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Posted on February 12th, by weddingmom in Beauty & Well-Being, Blog.

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Why is it that whenever we see celebrities on Dancing With the Stars or the red carpet they seem to have such healthy glowing skin absolutely devoid of any imperfections? There is a well-known secret in these circles about a product called Gleam created by Emmy Award-winning makeup artist Melanie Mills. On our radio show, we talked with Melanie about how she came up with the product for the contestants on Dancing With the Stars and how other celebrities came to quickly adopt … Read More