Month: September 2018

bride and groom kissing leaning out of window in old stone building with iron railing

Top Honeymoon Destinations for Every Personality Type

The vacation wizards at are back with us again, folks—this time sharing the top honeymoon destinations couples should consider based upon their personality type. Don’t we all love a personalized recommendation based on exactly who we are at our core? Well read on, you individualists—find out where you and your beau should head as soon as the confetti has been swept up. Every couple has their own unique personality, which means the perfect honeymoon ideas are different for everyone. For an outgoing, museum-loving couple, the ideal honeymoon idea might involve a big city, with lots of museum-hopping and nights Read More

woman holding plate of fried chicken, bean salad, and green salad at a potluck wedding

The Pros and Cons of a Potluck Wedding

The concept of a potluck wedding may seem crazy to some, but this reception idea is gaining traction—and there’s good reason why. Couples choose to have a potluck wedding in order to save costs, include more friends and family in their day-of activities, offer a wider variety of dishes to their hungry guests, and create a shared sense of community. But…a potluck? At a wedding? How does that even work, you might ask, scratching your head? And does this concept take the act of cutting costs a bit too far, verging into tacky or uncouth behavior on the part of the Read More

flower girl in pink dress with hand over her eyes and surprised expression

Kids At Your Wedding: Yay or Nay?

Chicken or fish, band or DJ, church or outdoor ceremony…there are certain binary decisions that seem to stand the test of time when it comes to wedding planning. One of the perennial questions couples must ask themselves when crafting their guest list is whether or not they plan to invite children to their wedding. While it might seem like a fairly simple decision to breeze through on your to-do list (which you’re definitely using Zola’s Wedding Checklist tool to help you with, right?), the choice to have kids at your wedding or not is more tricky (and emotionally loaded) than Read More

Ceremony at Historic Rice Mill

How To Choose A Wedding Venue

You don’t have to be purchasing a piece of real estate to know that “location, location, location” matters. One of the first tasks you’ll need to accomplish after saying “yes!” (after popping the bubbly, of course) is to decide where you and your partner want to get married. The where will then help you to narrow down the when, which may vary based on your wedding venue’s popularity and availability. But how does one go about choosing a wedding venue? Finding the perfect wedding venue to fit your budget, your schedule, and your tastes can be a daunting task, but consider us here Read More