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Bride and groom pose next to one of the fountains at the venue

Dean and Mara’s Rustic Palm Springs Wedding

By Jordan Lemke Mara was smitten with Dean the moment he picked her up for their first date. “He came to my door, completely unexpected,” she says. “Most guys in California wouldn’t.” (Dean is from Michigan.) Many dates later, Dean proposed to …
bride and groom in outdoor setting with cactus and palm trees

10 Pro Planning Tips for Your Destination Wedding

Dreaming of a destination wedding? Follow these tips from planner Michelle Garibay to ensure your out-of-town nuptials have the vacation vibes you desire. 1. CHOOSE YOUR DATE Unfortunately, the best weather in popular vacation destinations tends to correlate with tourist season, so …

Honeymoon Guide: 9 Vacation Essentials

Ready to jet-set? If you’re planning your honeymoon getaway, be sure to browse our list of 9 vacation essentials. If you’re into poolside lounging, float around with a Nordstrom inflatable flamingo. Need a little privacy with your sweetie? Sport the “do not disturb” sun …