Articles + Tips


4 Tips for Planning Your Perfect Honeymoon

Before your “bon voyage,” follow this advice for fantasizing, booking and setting off for the trip of a lifetime.

Building a Bride Tribe

Stand With me, plan with me... be my Bridesmaid!

The Royal Treatment

These stately Houston properties are tailor-made for elaborate weddings where leisure reigns supreme.

Sweet Wedding Settings

These clubs, estates, gardens and waterfront oases offer elegant wedding space and photo ops galor.

7 Unique Houston Hotels

A seaside retreat, an art-lover’s enclave, a downtown dazzler...and more: these haute Houston hotels offer something for every dream-wedding theme!

Register for Real Life

Avoid “random registry” regrets, and get the best for your newlywed nest—we’ll show you how!

From I Do to Adieu

14 Houston Ceremony + Reception Venues From historical buildings and downtown vistas to serene gardens and enchanting ballrooms, these 14 Houston-area venues offer dream-worthy backdrops from the moment you say your vows until your spectacular newlywed sendoff.

Love Wins

9 Tips for Planning a Great LGBT Wedding

Home Sweet Home

It’s your newlywed nest—don’t settle for less than the best.

5 Priceless Ring-Buying Tips

It's the deal-sealer-make it a scene-stealer.

Anvil Bar & Refuge’s Terry Williams Stirs Up Celebration

From the moment it opened its doors back in 2009, Anvil Bar & Refuge staked its claim as the trailblazer in Houston’s now booming classic-cocktail scene.

3 Steps to Pre-Wedding Fitness

If you’re concerned about the state or shape of your bod, take heart: getting started is much easier than you may think! Here are three steps to getting fit, healthy, and happy for the big day and beyond.