This Couple's Costco Wedding Shoot Involved Pizza Slices and a Mountain of Mac 'N' Cheese

Jessica Ayala Brown met her husband Brandon at their local Costco, so it only made sense to snap their wedding photos there a few years later – and they turned out to be “cheesy” in the best way possible. During a shopping trip to her local Costco in Waipahu, HA, a few years back, Jessica…read more

Call Me Cheesy, but I'm Pasta-tively in Love With This Couple's Olive Garden Engagement Shoot

Some couples take their engagement photos on a beach, in a field of flowers, or at a local monument. But Samantha Roberts and Jeff Gilleland, on the other hand, recently celebrated their future wedding with a photo shoot at Olive Garden – and yes, the results are pasta-tively glorious. Olive Garden has been a huge…read more

The 1 Thing My Partner and I Did That Instantly Improved Our Sex Life

A popular adage says the bedroom should be for two things: sleep and sex. I think you can argue that it should also include self-care, as some of the most gratifying “me” nights of my life have been spent in the throws of my comfy sheets – reading, writing, meditating, et al. My fiancé is…read more

The Most Important Thing You Can Do For a Friend? Just Show Up

It was the middle of a New York City Winter, and I remember the thick snow pounding my face as I navigated my way to one of my favorite wine bars on the Upper East Side. There was already at least six inches of snow on the ground, but my two best girlfriends and I…read more

Here's What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Having a Serious Boyfriend in College

I look back on my college years with absolutely no regrets. I attended a state school, and I definitely basked in the experience. I studied in libraries while sipping on lattes, went to a kegger or two (or three), lived with three roommates who I absolutely loved, and traveled during the Summers (as much as…read more

I Was a Virgin All Through College, and This Is How I Feel About It Now

Warning: some things discussed in this personal essay may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault. Most people are still surprised that I voluntarily stayed a virgin throughout college. Given some of the less forgiving stigmas and stereotypes about abstinence, I can definitely understand why. I’m not religious in any sense of the word, nor…read more

8 Perks of Having a Friend With Benefits

If there’s one thing millennials complain about the most, it’s dating. We live in an age where app culture is like glorified online shopping. We can be too quick to swipe left after seeing one picture and too quick to ghost after one date. Just like ordering Postmates, it’s easy to log onto the apps…read more

This Couple Got Married by Candlelight During the NYC Blackout, and It Looked SO Romantic

I’ve got a great story from the Great New York City Blackout of 2019.This couple was getting married at The Plaza. The lights went out during the wedding. They said their vows in the dark. No food; just candles.But they made the best of the situation and danced the night away. pic.twitter.com/0jT0MGJ6Mf – Emma G….read more

30 Hot Ideas For the Single Girl’s Summer Bucket List

There’s no better time to be a single gal than in the Summer – am I right? Just think of all the people waiting to be met and all the fun to be had. And forget needing a partner to enjoy the season – you can have the best time ever with friends or even…read more

This Photographer Transforms Photos of Couples Into Sexy and Surreal Works of Art

The Fourth festivities may be over, but these steamy photos bring the fireworks! Photographer Joan Carol is talented at capturing stunning, romantic moments on camera and transforming them into magical shots. He has a particular knack for showcasing the raw passion between couples in intimate moments, and his underwater and beach-set photos are truly spectacular…read more

How to Be the Ultimate Maid of Honor

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s look at the big picture. The maid of honor’s primary purpose falls under three major categories: support the bride, manage the bridesmaids, and be available. Good organizational and communication skills are a plus, but a positive attitude is a must! Supporting the bride means keeping her as stress…read more

See 16 Disney Princesses and Heroines as Real Women – It’s Beautiful!

Disney princesses are undeniably beautiful, but their good looks are admittedly a bit unrealistic outside of the context of their imaginary universes. But what would they look like if they were part of our own world? Artist and graphic design student Jirka Väätäinen used Photoshop to envision what the Disney princesses would look like if…read more

This Romantic Wedding Is Your Ultimate Inspiration For a Spring Ceremony

How do you even begin to describe such a dreamy wedding? Polinas and Robertas chose to tie the knot at Litchfield Plantation on Pawley’s Island, SC. The couple invited just 10 guests all from different countries; they also incorporated their Russian and Ukrainian traditions into their big day. Polinas’s mother brought the bride a traditional…read more

This Romantic Wedding Is Your Ultimate Inspiration For a Spring Ceremony

How do you even begin to describe such a dreamy wedding? Polinas and Robertas chose to tie the knot at Litchfield Plantation on Pawley’s Island, SC. The couple invited just 10 guests all from different countries; they also incorporated their Russian and Ukrainian traditions into their big day. Polinas’s mother brought the bride a traditional…read more

The Ultimate Dating Bucket List

Traveling is good for the mind, soul, and heart. There are plenty of ways to spice up your relationship with your significant other, but some of the best memories are made when you both leave your comfort zones and try something completely new. There’s something exciting about dates that are more adventurous than your average…read more

The Ultimate Dating Bucket List

Traveling is good for the mind, soul, and heart. There are plenty of ways to spice up your relationship with your significant other, but some of the best memories are made when you both leave your comfort zones and try something completely new. There’s something exciting about dates that are more adventurous than your average…read more

16 Disney Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Melt

Sure, we may have been kids when some of our favorite Disney movies came out, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t take plenty of the lessons learned from them with us to adulthood. Disney taught us about life – like what real friendship is and what it means to love someone. We may have been…read more

16 Disney Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Melt

Sure, we may have been kids when some of our favorite Disney movies came out, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t take plenty of the lessons learned from them with us to adulthood. Disney taught us about life – like what real friendship is and what it means to love someone. We may have been…read more

No Date, No Problem! 10 Things to Do Alone

You don’t have to be single to want some alone time. Although seeing a movie, going to a concert, and eating out are typical date ideas, doing these things solo can be quite liberating. While it may seem scary or maybe a little strange at first, it’s time spent alone where you can really discover…read more