Today is April Fool’s Day 2012. However, we are not fooling around here! Below is our lists of our popular social posts on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to join us in the discussion on your favorite of the two.
Not Your Average Marriage Proposal – Creative ideas for popping the question - http://bit.ly/xV97zJ
Wedding gifts for when you can’t afford anything on the registry - http://yhoo.it/yIRcuI
Planning a honeymoon? Read this article – Top 6 Sites for Travel Inspiration - http://bit.ly/yLWTAW
6 DOs and DON’Ts To Make Choosing Your Wedding Party Easier - http://bit.ly/zS4ryP
Want to create a family feel at a wedding reception? Consider long rectangle tables in a row. All your family members can sit together. You worry less of who to sit at 8 per round table.
One bad*** bride’s pic before the wedding in Havana, Cuba - http://bit.ly/wZUB5l Give you any ideas for your real-life wedding photos?
Want a DIY feel to your wedding but not very crafty? Be sure to check out Etsy Weddings - http://etsy.me/bAmx8b - or ask a crafty bridesmaid
57 Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Wedding Dresses to Obsess Over - http://bit.ly/zcTWuW
Wedding planning tip – Create your own trail of cans for the getaway car with soup/pop cans, wedding colors cans of spray paint, ribbon and a trunk key to tie them down for the drive.
Tired of tying cans on the back of the getaway car? A unique alternative is window cling decals.http://bit.ly/yZWJ9t
Did you know your hair grows about 1/2 to 1 inch each month? Plan ahead if the groom wants a pony tail or the bride wants to grow out bangs. Mullet? LOL!
Do you feel everyone won’t eat the wedding cake? Consider a dessert bar with one-of-a-kind stands found at flea markets or DIY project.
VH1 to chronicle Ochocinco, Lozada’s wedding -http://yhoo.it/zNwlkM
3 must ask stylist questions 1- How long you been styling wedding hair? 2- How much is your trial fee? 3- Provide pics of past brides?
Wedding planning burnout Pt 1 – Schedule time with friends/family, bring them to appointments, schedule times NOT to talk about weddings!
Unbelievably believable story – Serial Bride Ties the 5th Knot at Age 29 - http://bit.ly/zC2dov
Wedding planning burnout Pt 2 – Have a FAQ section on your wedding website, store updates in the cloud so everyone has access to updates.
Videographers/Photographers – what not to ask of the wedding party! Wedding Fail: Groomsman Tries To Pose For Photo - http://huff.to/zIMyRg
Wedding planning burnout Pt 3 – Create a wedding only email account, create lists then prioritize, budget then buy, delegate!
Quirky Bridal Bouquets - http://bit.ly/yz6V4b
Would You Want an Engagement Ring With Your Birthstone? Here Are 12–One for Each Month! Which Would You Wear?http://bit.ly/FQNK74
Picture of the best save the date card – EVER! -http://bit.ly/GzJ4Z2
The Amazing Race Winners Cindy Chiang & Ernie Halvorsen’s Wedding Album - http://bit.ly/GzxNsG
You’re Engaged! Now What? The 12 Things You Need to Do Right After You Get the Ring - http://bit.ly/GCaYUO
A unique guest book – have guests write notes on sticky notes. Then, use them to cover the getaway car or keep them in a wedding scrapbook.
When planning a wedding, always expect the unexpected. Would you change the date if someone couldn’t be there? We postponed our wedding 1 year because BM, sister and MOH were pregnant and due the same year – as our planned wedding day.
Cost cutting wedding tip – Cut a full bar. Instead, go with beer & wine only or just add one specialty drink that leaves out pricey liquor.
Wedding Tip – Don’t forget to mail yourselves a wedding invitation. It may be the only way to get the keepsake! Also include the officiant
Wedding Costs: Who Should Pay? – article/video -http://yhoo.it/GHivPH
Will it be hot and humid on your wedding day? Don’t forget to weatherproof your hair to prevent frizz.http://bit.ly/xEqhek
How many minutes for hair? Plan your time as – setup 30, bride and makeup 120, bridesmaids 45, moms 45, touch-up at the end 30.
Queen Elizabeth Becomes the World’s Most Famous Wedding Crasher - http://yhoo.it/H7b7ud - Would Obama’s do the same?
Great article with pics – Over-the-Top wedding cakes -http://bit.ly/H8FphH
2 months before the wedding – discuss with the officiant the songs selected for the ceremony - http://bit.ly/yUu8n3
American Bridal – Save on personalized favors, favor holders, etc. Take an extra 15% OFF $125 with code take15 - http://bit.ly/HeZhlH
Per The Wedding Report – The average number of guests attending a 2011 wedding was 138. A single guest adds about $186 to the overall cost of a wedding. This is a 2% decrease from the 2010 average of 141.
Are you a fun couple wanting a unique cake topper? What about action figures like G.I. Joe, Barbie, Superman and Wonder Woman.
Are you the competitive, nerdy couple? What about an enlarged king and queen chess pieces as a unique cake topper?
If you need a good laugh – What all wedding announcements would look like if middle-school kids ran the world. - http://bit.ly/H684a3
Josh Lucas Weds Jessica Ciencin Henriquez: Photo -http://bit.ly/H9cl8w
Did you know? Unless you have oily hair, it’s better to wash and condition the day before the wedding, not the morning of.