Hosting a Bridal Shower?
Hosting a bridal shower?Â Things to remember: It is best if the host isnâ€™t related to the bride.Â Sometimes the brideâ€™s familyâ€™s house may be the best place to hold the shower, and thatâ€™s fine.Â However, the invitations and the... Read More
Ask the Editor: Engagement Party vs. Bridal Shower
My parents hosted an engagement party that all of our friends attended.Â Does this mean that I canâ€™t have a bridal shower since the guest list would look so similar? â€“Lulu, Nashville, TN An engagement party and bridal shower are... Read More
Choosing someone to read something at your wedding should not be delegated to anyone who simply didnâ€™t make the wedding party â€œcut.â€Â Make sure to choose someone is naturally extroverted, good in front of large groups of people, quickly adaptable,... Read More
Ask the Editor: Bridesmaids and Family
My fiancÃ© and I both have two siblings.Â My two brothers will be groomsmen.Â One of his sisters will be a bridesmaid, and the other one I chose not to invite.Â I don’t know her that well, and as this... 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, if not, thousands of dollars. So, make sure that when... Read More
Something Old, Something New
The Victorian tradition linked to the phrase â€œsomething old, something new, something borrowed, something blueâ€ is undoubtedly the most popular wedding superstition in the U.S.Â Whether you are a bride looking for your own items, or a bridesmaid preparing them... Read More
Friends Left Out of Your Wedding Party?
Unfortunately, it is hard to avoid hurt feelings at any wedding.Â Inevitably, any event with that much emotion and protocol surrounding it is going to offend someone at some point.Â Which is not to say that you should shrug that... Read More
Unique Bridal Shower Ideas
Looking for a unique bridal shower?Â Try having one that features a specific theme.Â Themed showers have several advantages.Â First, if the couple already has all the basic household and lifestyle items they will need to start their new life... Read More