A wedding-day timeline is critical to keeping yourself – and every major element of your wedding – on track. And who wouldn’t appreciate a safety net and an anxiety-reducer rolled into one tidy reference sheet? Read more

JUST ONE LOOK When they were sophomores at Nebraska-Lincoln, a sorority sister spotted Mitch’s fraternity picture and told Sara that she should ask him to an upcoming formal. She texted him that night. “The rest, as they say, is history,’’ Sara says. Read more

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FRIENDS FIRST They met while hanging out with friends, and discovered they had similar interests. “Eventually, we realized we had an undeniable connection, and became a couple,’’ Amy shared. Read more

YOU WANT TO WHAT? After dating since their graduation from nursing school, Nick decided to propose to Kelly while they were snowboarding at Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado. He made three failed attempts at chasing Kelly down the mountain before he was in position to pop the question. “On t… Read more

A 100-year-old cottonwood towering in dappled sunlight beckons a modern boho bride. Moss, berries and bark blend naturally with gold, lace and crystal in a low-key yet elegant styled shoot that turns intimately romantic when day slips into night and 100 candles flicker to life.  Read more

PRINCE CHARMING They reconnected online and talked nonstop on their first date. Hannah says it didn’t take long to realize the relationship was special. “I was ready to say ‘I love you’ two weeks later when Adam was willing to carry a makeshift spatula wand and dance around the kitchen to ‘B… Read more

We are a short 30 days away from the wedding! I'd like to share what I'm up to now, with just a month to go. I try to accomplish the bulk of wedding stuff on Wednesdays (#weddingwednesday), to keep some semblance of balance in my life. So I'm sitting at home on a Wednesday evening, catching … Read more

HOW WE MET Connor and I met for the first time in preschool at the age of four. We even stood next to each other at preschool graduation! We became friends in high school through mutual friends and mutual classes. Connor started helping me with my advanced algebra homework and we started dat… Read more

A wedding coordinator can be the glue that holds everything together, not just on a couple’s wedding day but throughout the planning process. Chances are you’ll tap a planner for help with at least one meticulous element of your wedding. Here’s what you can expect. Read more

Do ask the couple if it’s OK to Snapchat the wedding ceremony. They may want to keep their ceremony unplugged, or they might not want phones getting in photos. Once they give you the thumbs-up, Snap away! Read more

Snapchatters everywhere are capturing and sharing memories as they happen. Create your own wedding geofilter and invite your Snapchatting guests to post, save and share their Snap Stories as your special day unfolds. Creating a personalized overlay is as easy as uploading your own .png file. Read more

CUP OF JOE After meeting through friends at church, their first date was at Starbucks. “We are coffee addicts for sure,’’ Jordyn says. “We sat for three hours and just talked and talked. We both will remember that date forever.’’ Read more

Pantone’s Pink Yarrow tantalizes on its own. But combined with shimmering golds, classic creams and lush greens, it takes on an irresistible rosy glow. Seasonless. Ageless. Classically sophisticated yet modern. Best of all, the blushing pinks in this inspirational shoot will never lose their… Read more

Nothing stirs things up on the party front quite like a drink station with an interactive theme. This one stays summer sweet with delicately scented herbs as garnish. Simply dress a table with a breezy theme, select a few base spirits and mixers, prepare your garden-fresh snippets, and you’r… Read more

NEW YORK, NEW YORK They had been together for almost eight years and hadn’t taken a trip in a while. Alyssa had never been to New York, and they planned a December trip. “Nearly all of our flights were either canceled or delayed, and we ended up going through security checkpoints four times … Read more

GO BLUE DEVILS “We knew it was the real deal when we discovered we both had a Duke basketball game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on our bucket list. We checked it off one year later." Read more

It's the little things that make your wedding day special. WE love the details from this real Nebraska wedding: family reception space, personalized bouquet charms, a moment with the fur baby and a romantic firework show. Read more

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