The Carolinas offer a wide variety of wonderful places to get married. After all, we’ve been doing it for a long time.

We hope you enjoy our evolving Married in the Carolinas journey as we visit the places and the people involved with making this life changing event so special.

In addition to sharing stories of the people and places who strive to help make your wedding day everything it should be, we at Life in the Carolinas have complied information to help you along the way. From choosing the perfect ring, to setting a date, to building your wedding day survival kit, we hope these guides, tips, and tricks will keep the stress at bay and allow you to enjoy the journey before and after the big day.


Wedding Checklist

Don't know where to start? We have created a comprehensive Wedding Checklist to help you on your journey to wedded bliss. Based on a 12 month timeline but can be customized...


Wedding Dates to Avoid

One of the first things to mark off your Wedding Checklist is to pick a date. Here is a list of dates from Holidays, to Superstitions, you may want to steer clear of when planning your wedding...


Wedding Invitation Etiquette

The etiquette of writing and addressing your wedding invitations provides important answers for wedding guests and also ensures everyone clearly understands who's invited...


Wedding Survival Kits

You'll likely end up needing many of these items to get ready for the wedding, and to keep yourself feeling well throughout the day; and those items that you wish you won't need, but would regret not having...


Wedding Dress Code Rules

There is often confusion when trying to define or decipher dress code labels. Here is a quick rundown on the various types of dress code labels and their definitions to help and your guests look picture perfect on the big day...


Your Marriage License and You

In all of the excitement and numerous tasks of planning your wedding, it's easy to forget that despite the ceremony, it won't be official until it's on paper as well! Here's what you need to know when it comes to obtaining your Marriage License...


Changing Your Last Name

Changing your last name after marriage isn’t difficult, but it does require some organizational skills and, paperwork, and government offices....


Reducing Your Stress

As wonderful as getting engaged and your wedding day is, the planning in between can be a bit stressful. Here are some tips to reduce your stress levels...


Wedding Traditions and Myths

Some traditions and myths are so engrained in our culture that we don't stop to think where they came from, others might surprise you...