Emily Rochotte's author portfolio for Nearly Newlywed filled with wedding planning advice, trend pieces, and real wedding inspiration.
Emily Rochotte's author portfolio for Equally Wed filled with LGBTQ+ news, real wedding features, wedding planning tips, and more.
Apple released their latest iPhone a few months ago and while we’re all for them using the hype of the announcement to support marriage equality in Australia, we are not about the price. The iPhone X features a 5.8-inch Super Retina screen, a one million to one contrast ratio, Face ID, water resistance … and a starting price tag of $999. If you love the latest technology, you might be planning to get one, but if you’re planning a wedding you might want to think twice before shelling out those...
Are you excited for the holidays with your significant other but stressing about how to balance celebrating with your love and your family? You're not alone. Relationships are all about compromise and learning how to navigate and schedule two lives around one another. This can be easy for the two of you as you live your day-to-day life, but when it comes to sharing your life with your family, your significant other and their family, it can be a headache, especially if distance is a factor. Of...
Proposals come in all shapes and sizes, from private, romantic moments at home to grand expressions of love in public. If you end up going the grand route, we want to make sure you do it well (re: not overly lame). We've rounded up some of our favorite public proposals from HowHeAsked (a site that publishes the sweetest, most tear-jerking proposal stories out there) and tips for making them a moment to remember.
When guests have questions about your wedding, it makes sense that they reach out to you – after all, you picked the venue, you know the area, and they just have a quick question. But when the occasional question turns into you becoming everyone’s personal travel agent, it can get overwhelming. How do you juggle requests for help from multiple wedding guests when you’re busy with other things (like planning the wedding all these people are coming to attend!)?
You’ve found it – the dress of your dreams. It hugs you in all the right places and looks better than you could have ever imagined, nothing is keeping you from this dress…until you see the price tag!
With wedding costs adding up quickly, it seems like it ought to be a crime for wedding dresses to have such high prices, especially when you have your heart set on a specific one. The good news is, there are ways to avoid this heartbreak.
Brides, we feel you. Finding the exact right dress for your besties to walk you down the aisle in is not an easy feat. To help, we worked with David’s Bridal to break down some currently fabulous bridesmaid dress trends. From multi-color to all-in-white, there are so many new ways brides are encouraging their girls to shine. Browse through and she which style and fit catches your eye!
With rumors flying about what type ring Bachelorette Andi Dorfman will be receiving (or not receiving) from the gentleman lucky enough to receive her final rose, we bring to you the stunning rings of Bachelorette seasons past. If history is any indication, we’re going to love whatever rock Andi Dorfman receives! Rings of the Bachelorette are provided Neil Lane Jewelry.
Planning a wedding is a huge financial undertaking whether you are having a small, intimate ceremony or hosting a largescale bash. After you’ve spent the money on a venue, food, attire and more, it can seem like there is virtually no money left to make anything look nice. The good news is, it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg to decorate your wedding.
Why You Should Do Whatever Makes You Happy When It Comes to Your Wedding | Alessa's Bridal Dresses Coral Gables
Chances are, your wedding day will be the biggest, happiest day of you and your spouse’s life. With so many memories created on your wedding day, there can be a lot of pressure put on making your day perfect. The best way you and your partner can create your ideal day? By doing what makes you happy.
One of the most important parts of sending a wedding invitation (aside from the actual who, what, when, where details of the wedding) is including the RSVP information. You want an accurate headcount of who will (or won’t) be attending your big day to make sure everyone has a seat and is fed. RSVP cards are an opportunity for personalization that is often overlooked. There are infinite ways to give guests the opportunity to say “Yes,” or “No,” and we’ve explored some of our favorites.
In a such a tech-engaged time, it’s hard to get people’s attention on what’s going on in front of them…..unless they’re trying to capture an Instagram of it or share it on social media. When it comes to weddings, it seems like everyone is the photographer, or at least trying to be. All the guests are fighting over the best angle to capture the best photo, which is hurting the most important person from actually getting the shot – your photographer!