Wicks_Tandy_Magnolia_Photography_TandyWedding536_low 5 Rules for Wedding Guests

Wedding guest etiquette is pretty simple.  It’s all about being a conscientious friend and realizing the importance and purpose of this momentous occasion in your loved one’s life.  Here are 5 simple rules to being a great wedding guest! ... Read More

First look wedding photo Weekend Links | June 6

What are your plans this weekend? We’re hoping for sunshine around here, and a healthy dose of utter relaxation. In any case, whether you’re wedding planning, attending a wedding or simply enjoying the fact that summer is unarguably here, we... Read More

featured image Printable Wedding Party Duties Checklist

From bridesmaid duties to groomsmen responsibilities – including all the obligations that fall to the maid of honor and best man – it’s important for a wedding party to know what their role is when it comes to the wedding... Read More

Find Fresh Sources of Inspiration

What if the groove you are in turns into a rut? You feel like your creativity is sapped and that you are turning out cookie cutter versions of the same wedding details over and over again.  Here are a few... Read More

huges_fates_jen_lynne_photography_jenlynnephotographybrookandtim1135_low 5 Traditions You Can Skip, and 5 You Cannot

Sometimes there is a fine line between wanting to personalize your event and totally breaking an etiquette rule. Here are 5 traditions you should feel free to omit or personalize, and 5 that are better off staying put. You can... Read More

Commitment Ceremony Tips

Photography by Lori Paladino – see more at www.loriphoto.com For same-sex couples who do not live in a state that has legalized gay marriage, there is the option of holding a private commitment ceremony instead. While this is by... Read More

William Fogler on How to Handle Unexpected Guests

How do you handle unexpected guests who show up on the wedding day? - BrideonaBudget (Twitter follower) Dear BrideonaBudget,Assuming your surprise guest is truly unexpected (rather than unwanted), I would apply the “Golden Rule.” Strive to greet this person... Read More

We Do!

There are many personal life situations that traditional wedding planning etiquette does not address. One example of this is how to incorporate children from a previous relationship into the wedding ceremony. The bride, the groom or both may have children... Read More

placesetting-amber-wood-flower-139488 Which Guidebook is Right for Me?

Whether you are planning a tour through France or a road trip through Montana for your honeymoon, chances are you are going to need a little help along the way.  There are so many guidebooks today that it’s hard to... Read More

groom-parents-aisle-tan-dress-22501 Ask the Editor: Child Not Invited to Wedding

I just got the invitation to my friend’s wedding, and both my husband and I are on the invitation, but there is no mention of my daughter.  She is very well-behaved and will be hurt to not be invited.  Should... Read More