Alternatives to the Traditional Bouquet and Garter Toss

  Some people love tradition, however, wedding planners are regularly hearing “we don’t want to do the whole traditional bouquet/garter toss”, with many couples in today’s society opting out of these traditions altogether and instead, replacing them with quirky alternatives. In fact, wedding planner Sarah Pease (Huff Post: 2013) stated that less than a quarter of the couples she works with toss the bouquet, with even fewer...

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Same-Sex Couples Using “Mrs.”

Last week at work, I was asked by a teacher how I prefer to be addressed, “Is it Ms. Shannon or Mrs.??” This was the first time I actually thought about being a “Mrs” and wished I had said, “It’s Mrs.”…but I didn’t.  My wife and I celebrated our year anniversary on 2/20/11 and changing our titles has not been discussed. Now I’m thinking, “Why wouldn’t someone...

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Wedding Traditions Meet Modern Union

Guest Blogger :: Drew When we think about weddings, we think about traditions. Some practices are more popular than others and most couples pick and choose the ones that mean the most to them. Andy and I have been thinking about the many wedding customs and what they will mean to our wedding. What better place than Mrster to share our thoughts on some of the most common wedding traditions. Not Seeing Each Other Until the Wedding: We...

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