Heartful.ly Registry – the Wedding Registry that Gives Back


“Celebrate your big day by making someone else’s”

We are so happy to share this awesome company with you!  Heartful.ly is a wedding registry that connects generous couples and their communities to charitable projects around the world. From building a classroom in Tanzania to providing warm meals for children in need in the U.S.,  Hearful.ly allows your wedding gifts to contribute to building a legacy to grow with your marriage.  How sweet is that?!

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5 Things I Learned as a Hired Bridesmaid by Jen Glantz


Bridesmaid for Hire

We’re thrilled to have Jen Glantz of Bridesmaids for Hire back as a contributor to the Wedding Party blog!  In this installment she shares five things she’s learned as a hired bridesmaid… Enjoy!

When I started Bridesmaid for Hire, two years ago, I never imagined that the strangers who welcomed me as a part of their wedding day would be the people to rock my view on life, love, and the endless pursuit of happiness. I also never imagined that working weddings, as a professional bridesmaid would completely shake up the fairy tale view I held onto for years about how my own wedding would look one day when I finally locked arms with the man of my dreams. After watching over 40 couples say I Do, some stomping on glass to kick off the marriage, and others just swapping a kiss, I’m ready to share with you the top 5 things I have learned so far as a hired bridesmaid. Read More

The 6 Types of Bridesmaids



Bridesmaids…so much love, so much history, so many…personalities! Any of these sound familiar?

1) The Planner


This chick is all about some details. She’s got the bridal shower planned to a T. She’s got hand sanitizer and bobby pins at the ready. Your little brother needs a tissue? Girl has got a monogrammed handkerchief for those boogies. Reliable and detailed, this one has got your back.

2) The Partier


Also has your back…as in, holding your hair…on Bachelorette night…over a toilet.  She knows how to make the group have a fab night including blinking crowns, limo rides, and body shots. This girl will be your right hand lady when it comes to a whiskey shot before the rehearsal dinner, and practically bonging red wine with your future mother-in-law so you don’t have to hear that you can’t cook 23524579 more times. She is the Goose to your Maverick.

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