Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest has been writing about weddings for over a decade, specializing in etiquette and planning advice. She has previously written for Brides.com, Brides Local Magazines, and Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and has been quoted as a wedding expert in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Refinery29, and more.

Articles published by Kim Forrest

Places to Celebrate Here Are the Best Long Island Wedding Venues

Shopping for a Long Island wedding venue? Here are some of our favorites for couples of every personality and style.

Places to Celebrate 16 Catering Halls on Long Island That Combine Convenience and Style

Enjoy a smooth planning process and stylish big day by choosing one of these catering halls on Long Island.

Planning Basics Winter Wedding Survival Guide

We asked some of our favorite wedding professionals and recent brides for their best advice for planning a winter wedding. Check out these words of wisdom!

Places to Celebrate 7 Inexpensive Wedding Venues on Long Island for a Budget-Friendly Big Day

Planning your nuptials on a budget? These inexpensive wedding venues on Long Island provide style at reasonable prices.

Places to Celebrate 9 Long Island Vineyard Wedding Venues for Wine-Filled Celebrations

Move over, Napa! You'll be wowed by these Long Island vineyard wedding venues, renowned for their amazing scenery and tasty wines.

Budget Can I Negotiate with Wedding Vendors?

Couples who are on a strict budget will want to learn how to negotiate with wedding vendors—the best ways to do so may surprise you.

Places to Celebrate The 10 Most Unique Wedding Venues on Long Island

Don't want to host your big day at a plain ol' venue? Check out these unique wedding venues on Long Island that are sure to wow.

Planning Basics Got an Awkward Gap Between Your Ceremony and Reception? Here’s What to Do.

A gap between your ceremony and reception can feel like a bummer, but it can actually be a great opportunity to extend your celebration. Here's how.

Places to Celebrate 10 Small Wedding Venues on Long Island for Your Intimate Event

If you're hosting a wedding with less than 200 guests, check out these small wedding venues on Long Island to find a space to suit your style.

Wedding Party The 8 Best Ways to Communicate with Your Wedding Party

It's essential that you're able to clearly communicate with your wedding party members to ensure a smooth planning process. Here are some options when it comes to how to make that happen.

Places to Celebrate These 9 Barn Wedding Venues on Long Island Are Pure Rustic Goals

Not feeling the ballroom scene? These farm and barn wedding venues on Long Island are ideal for a laid-back, rustic celebration.

Planning Basics 6 Ways Wedding Planning Has Changed Since Your Mom (and Grandma!) Got Married

Weddings have changed a great deal since our parents and grandparents got married, from budget to venue to attire and more. Here's how.

Lifestyle How to Make Your Partner’s Friends Your Friends

It's a big step—meeting your significant other's friends. While it can be a little scary, there's no need to panic. Here's how to handle it the right way.

Lifestyle How to Communicate Effectively with Your Partner

When it comes to building a strong, healthy relationship, communication is key. Here are our top tips when it comes to how to communicate effectively with your partner.

Places to Celebrate 14 Hamptons Wedding Venues for the East End Event of Your Dreams

If you're considering a wedding in the Hamptons, you'll definitely want to check out the top Hamptons wedding venues to start planning your big day out east.

Marriage Proposals 3 Hints to Drop to Your Friends if You Want to Get Engaged

Think a proposal is in your future? Make sure your nearest and dearest know your desires when it comes to your dream proposal.

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