Ask the Editor: How Do We Pick a Date?
My fiancé and I can’t seem to pick a date. We don’t really care when we get married and have no preference over a certain season or day. What are some other factors we should consider? – Matthew, Thousand Oaks,... Read More
When to Send Save-the-Dates
Send out save-the-dates as soon as you like, but remember these things: Your wedding date MUST already be set, with necessary venues and vendors reserved. Destination weddings, and those involving travel for a large portion of guests, need as much... Read More
Deciding to Invite Children
The debate over whether or not to invite children can be a difficult one, especially if a large number of your potential guests have children.Â Many factors can play into your decision, such as the level of formality at your... Read More
Small or Large Wedding?
Choose a small wedding if: You have a very small budget and can only afford a very basic ceremony and reception. You only have a small group of friends and family.Â In the Facebook age, we seem to think that... Read More
Ask the Editor: Should I Attend My Gay Brotherâ€™s Wedding?
My brother is gay and getting married to his long-term boyfriend.Â Iâ€™m religious and donâ€™t approve of his lifestyle, or gay marriage in general.Â We still see each other regularly and I am always polite to his boyfriend, but both... Read More
Ask the Editor: Child Not Invited to Wedding
I just got the invitation to my friendâ€™s wedding, and both my husband and I are on the invitation, but there is no mention of my daughter.Â She is very well-behaved and will be hurt to not be invited.Â Should... Read More
Ask the Editor: Can You Invite Guests to Just the Reception?
Can people be invited to just the ceremony or reception, but not both?â€”Risa, Austin, TX This question comes up most often for those having a destination wedding.Â While it is problematic to invite many people to your wedding, but much... Read More
Ask the Editor: When Should I Register?
When should I set up my wedding registries? Our engagement party is next month.Â Is that too soon?â€”Chelsea, Jackson, MS You can register whenever you wish, but just so you know, guests arenâ€™t required to bring a gift to an... Read More