Weddings

How couples counseling can help at the start of a relationship

By Aislinn Moss, Psy.D. Usually when people think of couples counseling, it’s typically thought of as a “last resort” to save a marriage; however, it...

Tying the Knot: The Bowens’ journey from friendship to forever

By Caitlyn Meisner | cmeisner@alextimes.com and Wafir Salih | wsalih@alextimes.com Blake and Lauren Bowens’ love story began as a casual friendship that, before they knew...

Green weddings: Leave a smaller footprint

By Vanessa Ferragut We’ve all heard the phrase “reduce, reuse and recycle,” before but how can we incorporate this theme into weddings, to both save...

Tying the Knot: The Muellers’ journey from Blacksburg to Old Town

By Caitlyn Meisner | cmeisner@alextimes.com Wendy and Mark Mueller were cut from the same cloth despite being from Massachusetts and Texas, respectively. Having both ended up...

How to manage stress on your big day

By Kathryn Ziemer, Ph.D So the big day is nearly here. Wedding invitations have been sent out. Venues have been booked. Preparations have been made. At...

Tying the Knot: A second chance after a rejected dance

By James Matheson | jmatheson@alextimes.com Venus and Eric Hylton intertwined pinkies as they lunged backward against their brown leather sectional, howling with laughter. A centuries-old...

Thai-ing the Knot: The Agnews’ journeyed love story

By Kaitlin Murphy  Pen and Elizabeth Agnew went to the same college at the same time, had overlapping circles of friends and their roommates dated....

Stationery must-haves for wedding invites

By Nancy Smith Weddings are such a special time for couples, and I love helping them make the best first impression of their wedding with...

Tying the Knot: Work you love with the one you love

By Kaitlin Murphy | kmurphy@alextimes.com  For Alexandria couple Lacy and Nate King, doing the work you love with the one you love is the most...

Tying the Knot: Wedding elegance captured through the lens of ‘lyfeinfocus’

By Wafir Salih While nearly everyone today has access to high-quality cameras through their smartphone, the art that is professional wedding photography remains unmatched.  Good photography...