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Author: Cindy Savage | Aisle Less Traveled

A Wedding Planner’s Take on Mayim Bialik’s Wedding Budget Tips

  Have y’all seen this video yet? I watched the first thirty seconds and my blood pressure climbed, but I committed to hearing her out and she does make some good points. I’m gonna break it down, in reverse order – because that’s the order I’d personally rank them in Read more…


Use the F*ck it Bucket to Ditch Wedding Planning Stress

Have y’all heard of this thing called the fuck it bucket? It appears to have originated in a reddit thread, which begins: Wedding is in 16 days, and we don’t have a slideshow. Guess what? That idea goes in the Fuck It Bucket. I screwed up the lettering on my Read more…


Hanna & Alex’s Super Feminist, Non-Traditional, Pizza Delivery, Puppy Playroom, Ice Cream Sundae Bar Wedding!

Meet Hanna and Alex. These two are a shining example of a couple really staying true to themselves throughout the wedding planning process! We dissected just about every tradition to figure out what felt right to keep and toss. (We tossed A LOT.) From the get-go, we knew we’d be Read more…


Wedding Planning Subscriptions Are Finally Here!

I couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that after almost three years of design and development, the Choose Your Own Wedding™ planning subscription is open for enrollment! wtf is a wedding planning subscription? I’m so glad you asked because I wanna tell you all about it! The Choose Your Own Wedding™ Read more…


ICFTI*: Is Wedding Party Drama Inevitable?

“My maid of honor wanted to plan my bridal shower but then refused to pay for anything. Then I asked her to plan a bachelorette party and she told me she doesn’t want to plan it or attend. She is full of drama and I’m over it! Should I tell Read more…


What Does a Wedding Planner Actually Do? And Do We Really Need One?

Aisle Less Traveled associate coordinator Kelly zips Kiley into her wedding gown. Photo: Christy Tyler Photography

Wikipedia defines wedding planner as “a professional who assists with the design, planning and management of a client’s wedding.” If you believe Hollywood stereotypes, wedding planners mostly run around in really sexy business suits, dictating to the couple how things should and should not be done, ordering them to spend Read more…


Two Rules for Planning Your Wedding the Right Way

Confused by all the shoulds, shouldn'ts, musts, and must-haves when it comes to your wedding? Eff that noise. Let me tell you the only two rules you absolutely have to follow in order to plan your wedding the right way:

Confused by all the wedding rules there seem to be? The shoulds, shouldn’ts, must-haves, and must-dos required for a ‘real’ wedding? Eff that noise. Let me tell you the only two rules you absolutely have to follow in order to plan your wedding the right way: 1. Pick the right Read more…


6 Things To Do Before You Book A Wedding Venue

Engagement Ring Photo © Christy Tyler Photography

Did you know that 33% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? Are you one of those newly-engaged couples, trying to figure out how to start this whole planning a wedding thing? Then you are in the right place! FIRST: PICK A VENUE? The first thing most Read more…


How To Plan a Wedding When Civilization is Doomed

A bride and groom flash their middle fingers at a confederate memorial. Amanda and Steve Say Fuck the Confederacy - Photo by Amanda Summerlin Photgraphy

7 ways to mitigate the frivolity of planning a big-ass party when neo-Nazis are marching, the planet is melting, and POTUS is leading the Confederate States of America with “alternative facts.” 1. GET CLEAR ON WHY YOU ARE EVEN DOING THIS There is a fuck ton of pressure on all Read more…