Wanted: An Evening Handbag That’s Pretty — And Big Enough to Do the Job

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The mother of the groom was discombobulated. There she was, recessing down the aisle after the wedding, her overstuffed … [Read more...]

When the Bride Doesn’t Wear White — And Neither Does Anyone Else

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The bride wore red. And violet. And cerise. And gold. It was an Indian wedding with all the trimmings -- drums, gongs, … [Read more...]

The Mother-of-the-Groom Diaries: Snapping Pictures at My Son’s Wedding

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My trusty point and shoot goes with me everywhere these days. But for my son's wedding I resolved to Be In The Moment and … [Read more...]

The Mother-in-Law Diaries: A Groom’s Dinner at a Place Called the Bachelor Farmer

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The wedding ceremony was going to be a simple one, so there was no need for an actual rehearsal. But that didn't mean we … [Read more...]

The Mother-of-the-Groom Diaries — Am I Too Old for Splashy Earrings?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The long dress I was planning to wear to my son’s wedding needed earrings. Not … [Read more...]