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Susan Johnston

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Susan Johnston

I'm a freelance writer and blogger who covers personal finance, small business, and lifestyle topics. When I'm not planning my wedding or watching episodes of <i>30 Rock</i> with my fiancé, I can be found cooking, baking, or belting out show tunes, possibly all at once. Learn more on my blog, <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.urbanmusewriter.com/">The Urban Muse</a>, or follow <a rel="nofollow" href="http://twitter.com/#!/urbanmusewriter">@UrbanMuseWriter</a> on Twitter.

Stories by Susan Johnston

Traditionalists would say that a married woman should assume her husband's last name to symbolize her new identity. On the other hand, feminists...
Once upon a time, engaged couples eagerly registered for toasters and stemware and fancy china so they could set up house. But nowadays, with many...
DIY weddings are trendy, lauded by creative, budget-conscious brides as a nuptial savior, but not all of us have the patience to glue hundreds of...
The first time I saw The Dress hanging in the widow of a thrift store, I noticed its intricate beading and full pick-up skirt but kept right on...