Let Them Eat Cake

Say "I love You" with Luxury Cabin Moons

  Nothing says cozy (or sexy) like a cabin. Add in evenings before a roaring fire after active days, billowing layers of inviting down-bedding, windows that showcase incomparable views, and kitchens well stocked enough to allow for creative culinary seduction—and…

Real Weddings: Roberts – Fayard

    Bride: Blakeley Roberts | Groom: Tripp Fayard Date: Feb. 8, 2020 Ceremony: Immaculate Conception Getting Ready Location: Roosevelt Hotel Reception: NOMA Planner: Blue Gardenia Events Gown: Savannah Miller at I Do Bridal Couture Baton Rouge Shoes: Jimmy Choo Groom’s Attire: Black Tux Rings: Custom made by a friend –…

Relationships of the Future

  Today, Aug. 31, The Knot released its recent study, “Future of Relationships and Weddings.” The goal of this study was to look at the younger generations entering the relationship and marriage stage of their lives — specifically, Gen Z…

Culinary Cruising: A Foodcentric Road Trip Through the South

  Social Distancing comes easy enwrapped in an automobile. Make this honeymoon the sort with wheels, one you control the pedometer and the speed without anybody’s permission. Foodies will love to embark on a culinary road trip, where every meal…

They’ll Eat It Up

  We’re all still trying to navigate COVID-era weddings. But no matter what New Orleans is faced with – like currently dodging a hurricane – food is always our unifier. Food brings us together and, besides a good party, is…

Date Night: Hurricane Edition

    Last week, we published a date night blog geared toward the ongoing need for social distancing and staying home as much as possible due to the pandemic. The post shared a delicious recipe from the MyNewOrleans.com “Side Dish”…

Date Night: Pandemic Edition

  With statewide and city pandemic phasing and social distancing mandates still in place and a few tropical storms in the Gulf of Mexico, it is easy to let everything consume your mood and completely kill the romance. But it’s…

The Classic Cocktail

  Your friends and family are thrilled to share in your wedded bliss. They’re also just as happy to partake in your wedding bar. From Sazeracs and Sidecars to Mint Juleps and French 75s, appeal to their buzzy behavior and…

Dream Honeymoons: Where Elephants Drink

  Brides and grooms: Tanzania’s borders are open. Currently, the East African country welcomes all nationalities to enjoy its natural largesse, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the stunning, animal brimming Serengeti. If a safari tops your honeymoon wish list, the five…

Simply the Best

  Typically, the first thing someone does when they hear a couple is engaged – besides looking at the ring – is inquire, “how did [they] ask?” Whether it’s thanks to movies or fairytales, we’ve come to expect that there…

Keep on Truckin’

  Why stop the party with the reception? After all, this is New Orleans and after parties are essential. Here are a few of our favorite food trucks that will keep your guests satiated — and the dance party hopping…

Beauty Countdown

  When planning a wedding, big or small, there are usually lists of things to do. It’s important however, to build in time for your beauty plan. Having the right treatments at the right time, enables you to enjoy the…

The Registry Game

  In a recent Bridal Buzz roundup, we announced the official launch of The Knot’s new registry platform. On Aug. 5, The Knot launched a registry store for couples paired with thousands of products and connected to many popular big-box…

Best Dressed

  Weddings, like people, come in all different shapes, sizes and personalities. A wedding reflects the best aspects of a couple. It shows their personalities while conveying style and an energy felt by all those who share in their experience.…

Avoid Big Day Blunders

  We've offered many tips and things to remember on your actual Big Day. But it's always important to highlight things to remember before you get to the wedding day to avoid wedding blunders. Make sure to put your best…

Get “COOL”

  Though the city of New Orleans has put bars and restaurants under more restrictions due to the rise in cases of COVID-19, New Orleans & Co – formerly the New Orleans CVB – is going ahead with its annual…

Calamari, Climbs, and Cliffs: A Croatian Peregrination

  At this time, Croatia, a Mediterranean country renowned for its emerald islands and cobalt-colored waters, a honeymooner’s dream, has begun welcoming visitors from all parts of the world – including the United States. (Please note: all travelers must bring…

A Bridal Shower "Sprinkle"

  Inspiration can come from anywhere. Something a friend says, something you see on TV – even the smallest of signs can spark a creative idea or design. This recently happened while discussing a baby shower for a woman who…

Reception Reinvention

How is COVID-19 reshaping reception food and beverage trends? In this month’s WWLTV/WUPL New Orleans Bride Magazinesegment, editor Melanie Warner Spencer offers a sneak peek of the summer/autumn issue’s coverage of new reception food and beverage trends born of the pandemic.…

Let’s Have A Picnic

  For months, the coronavirus has caused cancelations, postponements, massive changes and, in some cases, ruined wedding plans for couples. Venue, restaurant and bar closures and restrictions on attendees at gatherings are among some of the limitations mandated by state…