Truly Engaged: New vs. Pre-Owned Wedding Dress Buying a gently used wedding dress is certainly not ordinary but it's becoming more and more popular these days. One bride shares her personal pros and cons - one pro we especially appreciated was that buying used is a great way to go "green" on your wedding day by recycling a perfectly functional, beautiful gown that would otherwise end up in an attic. While this bride still hasn't made a decision, perhaps her thoughts can help you if you are debating whether or not to go used. Writing your own Wedding Vows Are you considering writing your own vows? Awesome! Now read this Wedding Aces post on how to pull it off without pulling out your hair in the process.

{Cris} I Give In – Hiring a Wedding Videographer Sometimes, budgets don't allow for all the splurges. Sometimes couples just don't care about certain details. But sometimes, a life-changing event and a little bit of kismet can change everything. Check out this post by Budget Savvy Bride blogger Cris about why she decided to give in and hire a wedding videographer.

Ombre details and accents Everyone knows ombre is THE thing but our friends at Rex & Regina share some unique ways to do this trend you may not have seen yet (unless, of course, you spend every waking moment on Pinterest... don't worry, we don't judge).

Jenelle + Ben’s Snowy Georgetown Engagement Session It's the quintessential Washington DC love story: interns meet, form a friendship, eventually fall in love and decide to get married. What makes this story shared by United With Love different is that these two lived on separate coasts after their internships ended and still managed to make it work. Even though they're getting married in California, a Georgetown engagement session was in order to honor the city that brought them together. Aww!