Staff Picks

Diane Nivens12 days ago
My Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Wedding
Wedding season is upon us. Pinterest is pinging. Registries are ringing. Seamstresses are... seaming. You see where I'm going with this. Myself, I'm helping plan my best friend in the whole wide world...
Trish Gilmorea month ago
I Let My Fiancé Plan My Bachelorette Party and It Wasn’t a Total Disaster
I do trust my fiancé—I suppose that’s obvious, since I’m marrying him. However, I was very hesitant when he volunteered to plan my bachelorette party. It’s the type of pre-wedding celebration that is ...
Sasha Konikovo4 months ago
Unique Wedding Gifts for Couples Who Have Everything
Okay, I'll come out and say the thing that everyone knows to be true: Buying wedding gifts sucks. It always involves the same damned thing: cutting boards, overpriced glasses, stupid picture frames, a...
10 Important Things to Do Before You Get Married
Around one out of every two marriages in the United States will end in divorce—and believe it or not, we don't even have the highest divorce rates. That dubious honor goes to the country of Belgium, w...
11 Wedding Planning Apps You Need to Try
Getting married is a chore. Sure, you get to spend the rest of your life with someone you love, but just imagine the headache that goes into planning the big day. So much can go wrong, from the minist...
Sabrina Oneale5 months ago
What to Consider When Booking a Venue
Let’s be honest—the first thing on your mind, once you get past the shock and tears of your engagement and that gorgeous ring on your finger, is “Where are we going to do this thing?!” Venue selection...
Dani Nash6 months ago
Basic Betch Tour of LA
Let me start off by saying that being engaged is so much fun! I loved (almost) every moment from the proposal to the wedding planning to the bachelorette party to finally making it down the aisle. The...
Giulia DL6 months ago
Wedding Dress Shopping Top Tips
Congratulations, you're getting married. I grew up always imagining my wedding, and I am sure that is the same for a lot of girls out there. So now we have a ring, it's time to pick a dress! These are...
Sabrina Oneale6 months ago
The Essentials for a Wedding Emergency Kit
“Oh no…oh my gosh. MOM!!” Think of weddings like Murphy’s Law – if something can go wrong, it will. Dress buttons pop, hair falls, centerpieces break, bridal party members get lost, and occasionally, ...