For most couples getting married also means moving in together, and consolidating and purchasing furniture.
For a lot of us, that means a trip to IKEA.
But it can be a difficult place to get in and out of quickly, what with the constant crowds, Swedish food and massive parking lots all adding time to the trip.
QUIKEA, thankfully, have a few short tips for making the most of your time at IKEA.
We found an interesting article HERE about moving in together, and tips on how to make it "work."
If you're getting ready to move in with your groom it may be a fun read for you. It's a big step, and while no article will have all the answers for you, it's always good to start mentally preparing yourself and considering how your relationship will be changed.
Read more HERE.
When John Wakely found a parachute in Okinawa following the second World War, he wasn't thinking that someday his future wife would wear it as her bridal gown.
More after the jump...
The fun and passion didn't end after their wedding day: after a whirlwind romance, John & Lorraine settled down and raised 7 children! It isn't always easy to set off sparks while raising children, but they found little vacations kept them inspired.
Now, with 61 years of marriage under their belts, the Wakely's advise to newlyweds is: "Have a little patience with one another. Don't be so quick to throw in the towel."
Words of wisdom! We couldn't agree more.
Have you considered how you plan to keep your romance alive after your wedding? Discuss your plans with us below, and to read more about John & Lorraine, click HERE.
For many newlyweds, the planning process extends beyond the "big day," to the new life in the new home. But for a lot of those newlyweds don't know what to look for, and what to ask, when house shopping.
Dreamhouse Hunting tips after the jump!
Here are 5 Common First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes:
- Not asking enough questions of their lender. You may miss out on the best deal if you’re overly shy.
- Not acting quickly enough. You don’t want to rush to a decision, of course, but if you wait too long you risk losing your dream house to someone else. It’s a competitive market!
- Not finding the right agent. Only work with someone who’s willing to help you through the entire process.
- Not making their offer look appealing enough to the seller. It’s all about negotiating and haggling!
- Not thinking about resale before they buy. The average first-time buyer only stays in a home for four years.
For more information, check out RealEstateChecklists.com
We just posted a new article on insurance policies for your new life together.
It's something that all newlyweds should consider, even if it isn't the most fun or sexy detail of the planning process.
Read more HERE