How To Write Wedding Vows That Feel Authentic And Unique

Planning your wedding can be a logistical challenge, but writing your wedding vows shouldn’t be right? You’re supposed to love your better half, be excited to marry them and have no trouble expressing it in front of your closest friends and family right? Wrong? Writing your wedding vows can be challenging. Even as a poet …

15 Practical & Memorable Gifts For Your Destination Wedding Guest Gift Bag

Gift bags are a great way to show your guests some love and thank them for attending your wedding. From sunglasses to tequila, what you put in your gift bag can vary and show your guests a bit of local culture. When planning a destination wedding, a gift bag (though not a requirement!) can be …

How To Plan A Fun And Affordable Bachelorette Party

Planning a wedding can get expensive, but the pre-wedding events can also add up quickly. You don’t have to break the bank to have a memorable hen night party. If you’re part of the wedding party and helping plan an amazing bachelorette bash, we’re sharing tips on how to make it affordable and really fun. …

8 Same-Sex Wedding Videos That Will Restore Your Faith In Love

We love the month of June for many reasons, but especially because it’s International Gay Pride Month. What we love most about it is the beauty and emotions of seeing same-sex couples finally be able to get married in their respective countries. Weddings are such special events, but what makes them so unique is that …

7 Tips For Planning Your Father-Daughter Dance Without Your Dad

Weddings are all about family and community. From close friends to your dearest family members, it’s a celebration of the people who love us. When Father’s Day rolls around, it’s often a happy occasion for many people. I love seeing all the throwback photos of dads, their kids and #mostawesomedad hashtags on social media. There …

Tech Is The New Wedding Budget Planner: 10 Tech Hacks To Help You Save On Wedding Planning

For many newly engaged couples, the thought of planning a wedding can be downright stressful, especially when it comes to managing and staying on point with your wedding budget. 60% of couples say that sticking to their wedding budget is very important to them. We want to help you make the most of your wedding …

5 Tips For Planning A Unique Wedding

Weddings  are a great opportunity to showcase your personality. The event brings together all our favorite people from different times in our lives: Our best childhood friend, our college friends, a few cousins in there and then people from our current professional lives. 60% of engaged couples say they want their wedding to reflect them. …

4 Reasons You Should Stop Using Your Wedding Binder

We recently went out to dinner and started chatting with our waitress. She had an engagement ring on, and was super excited to tell me how things were going with her wedding planning. When I asked her what tools she was using to plan, she got quiet for a minute, averted my eyes and whispered …

Get A Free Year Of Low Stress Wedding Planning

Here at wedOcracy, we’re all about helping you plan weddings with less stress, more joy and lots of fun! In celebration of making weddings fun, we’re giving you some free stuff. We’re also celebrating our 2 year wedding anniversary. Did we tell you we built this website for our own wedding, had a blast and …

Top 5 Tips For Planning A Fun Wedding

Planning your wedding should be a fun-filled time, but it often leads to so much stress. Let’s do a self check in right now! Are you planning your wedding and feeling overwhelmed by everything on your checklist? We suggest you step away from the computer, grab a cool drink (it is summer after all) and …

3 Things You Can Do (right now) To Enjoy Wedding Planning

Planning your wedding should be a fun-filled time, but it often leads to so much stress. Let’s do a self check in right now! Are you planning your wedding and feeling overwhelmed by everything on your checklist? We suggest you step away from the computer, grab a cool drink (it is summer after all) and …

Why Wedding Pros Need Social Wedding Planning

Attention Wedding Pros! This blog post is for you! If you’re wondering who we are or why you’re here, here’s the short & sweet answer:Because you believe every wedding should be the most incredible event it can be, and that the services you offer must benefit everybody involved. So, do we! We’re Uchechi and Peter, …

6 Reasons To Let Your Bridesmaids Choose Their Own Dresses

This week on Twitter, we were discussing the issue of who’s responsible for paying for the bridesmaid dresses, and this is how the conversation went: @abrideabudget A3: Let ur bridesmaids choose their dress & they’ll gladly pay. I did this & it was great! #BridalBabble — wedOcracy (@wedocracy) May 28, 2014 I let my bridesmaids …

Laying The Groundwork for WedOcracy

Before we even knew what it meant to us, we were planning a wedocracy. What does this mean? Well, a wedocracy is couples and guests joining together to make wedding planning fun. And that’s our app, but the philosophy behind it started when we got engaged. On July 14th, 2012 (Bastille Day!), my now husband …