Engagement

Top Spots for Engagement Photos

It doesn’t surprise me that there were lots of wedding proposals over the last few weeks.  And now that your wedding is official, here are some perfect locations for your engagement photos.  The St. Louis area has a plethora of iconic settings and eye-catching public parks that are prime for unforgettable photos.  (When the snow…

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Here’s How to Make Those Engagement Photos Great

With the new year it’s time to welcome a new group of newly engaged couples who will begin their wedding journey.   Besides setting a date and a budget, many couples, especially if the wedding has a short planning period, want to get their engagement photos early in the process.  Generally, I suggest scheduling your engagement…

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8 Things to Do Right After Getting Engaged

  Congratulations on your engagement!  This is such an exciting time in your life.   So – just how do you start to plan a wedding?  Where do you start?   First – Celebrate the Engagement! Take a moment to relax and truly enjoy the feeling of being engaged.  It’s a moment worth celebrating and you…

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Evaluating Your Relationship for the Long Term – Is he really the one?

What makes for a great date and a great time may not be all you need for a long term great marriage. Check out these factors to see if your relationship has all the right stuff: HUMOR Does your guy make you laugh and lift your spirits?  A sense of humor can help you through…

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Just Engaged?

Recently engaged?  Do you anticipate receiving a ring this Holiday Season?  Congratulations!  Take some time to enjoy the excitement (which may take weeks) and take pleasure in this wonderful time. Once you get past these next few days you need to sit down with your fiancé and make a few decisions together.  The first thing…

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What is Love?

Spring is in the air and so is love.  But what is love?  We asked several future brides to tell us what love meant to them.   For some the answers came quickly, and for others, they had to think about it.  We heard that love is caring for someone else deeply and unconditionally and accepting…

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Welcome to Our Newly Engaged

  Welcome!  Here is a shout out to our newly ringed and engaged brides-to-be.  BrideStLouis.com is delighted to have you join us.  We are the FIRST Place Brides come to plan their wedding. Be sure to visit us at our next WEDDING EXPO or BRIDAL SHOW (See a schedule of all shows on our Web…

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Just Engaged?

Congratulations!  Is your head still spinning, your heart still a flutter?  Of course, your whole world is about to change.  Excitement prevails.  You probably can’t stop talking about how he proposed, and family and friends are all wanting to know all the tiniest details. Some of you may also be feeling overwhelming.  All of a…

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Announce Your Engagement with Pizzazz

One of the very best things about getting engaged (besides the handsome fiancé, gorgeous ring, and the prospect of love and happiness hereafter) is announcing your engagement to your friends and family!   Etiquette always expects you to tell your mothers and fathers in person first.  But after that, besides shouting it from a roof top,…

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Engagement Stories – Is your guy the romantic type?

A big “Welcome” to all you new to-be brides that got your ring recently.  We’re glad you are here…the first place brides in St. Louis go to plan their wedding. We have all seen and heard about proposals made at family get togethers and fun public events, like hockey games etc.   Something tells me that…

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