William Talks Budgets and Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses
I am trying to plan a wedding in San Diego myself…..the bride…..for about 60-75 people on about $3,500.00….any reception tips or resources? Christina Sarff from Facebook Dear Ms. Sarff, This... Read More
Remember to Return Rented Attire
Before the wedding, pick a groomsmen or family member to return any rented attire, and make sure that all of the groomsmen know how to package their attire back up... Read More
Planning a Bachelor Party?
Planning a bachelor party? Important things to remember: Don’t force the groom to do anything that he doesn’t want to do, or that his fiancé has requested that he avoid.... Read More
How to Ask if She Wants to be a Bridesmaid
Participating in a wedding is both a large financial and time commitment. Between travel, gifts, parties, and of course, the dress, it isn’t unusual for a bridesmaid to spend hundreds,... Read More
Ask the Editor: Small Wedding with a Large Wedding Party
We are having a small wedding, about 50 guests, but both my fiancé and I have several very close friends. Is it strange to have a wedding party of 12 when the... Read More
Something Old, Something New Tradition
The Victorian tradition linked to the phrase “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is undoubtedly the most popular wedding superstition in the U.S. Whether you are a bride... Read More
Friends Left Out of Your Wedding Party?
Unfortunately, it is hard to avoid hurt feelings at any wedding. Inevitably, any event with that much emotion and protocol surrounding it is going to offend someone at some point.... Read More
Ask the Editor: Best Woman? Male Bridesmaid?
One of my fiancé’s best friends is one of his female cousins. I’m fine with her being in the bridal party, but I know it would be more meaningful if she... Read More
Groom’s Etiquette Expert on Having a Best WoMan
Photography by Jeff Newsom Question: “My older sister is my best friend! Would it be acceptable if she were the Best WoMan at my wedding?” Groom’s Etiquette Expert, Chris Easter’s... Read More
Bridesmaids Gift Ideas!
It is a daunting task to have to come up with a perfect bridesmaid gift that all of your leading ladies will appreciate, especially if you’re trying to think... Read More
The Man Registry on Choosing Groomsmen
Photography by Jeff Newsom – see more at www.jeffnewsom.com Choosing friends or family to be in your wedding party is a very important decision. Asking someone to stand next to... Read More
How To Handle Conflict Between Bridesmaids
There’s nothing like choosing a bridesmaid’s dress to bring about a catfight between otherwise friendly gals. There are a number of other issues of monumental importance to contend with... Read More
Best Men: Tips for the Toast
Photography by Linczak Photography The bachelor party is over and now it is time to write the dreaded toast. You knew this was coming. As best man, the trade-off for... Read More
Guest Blogger: The Man Registry on Best Man Responsibilities
Photography by The Wiebners – Joel and Rita Wiebner – see more at www.thewiebners.com Being Best Man is about a lot more than giving a speech and planning the bachelor... Read More
Your Best Friend Has Been Replaced By a Monster: Moment One
At 7 a.m. you woke up to your cell frantically screeching texts to “Call, Call, Call,” your best friend. After trying to shake the haze of last night’s “just one... Read More