thank-you-card-parchment-139488 Ask the Editor: Who gets a Plus One?

Am I required to let anyone I invite to the wedding bring a date? Tifanie, Boston, MA In a perfect world, wedding budgets would be limitless and everyone could bring a date. However, all too often guest lists need trimming.... Read More

couple-sitting-chairs-white-flowers-22501 Thank You Notes: DOs and DON’Ts

DO respond within three months of your wedding date or receiving the gift, whichever comes first. DON’T email. Yes, it is easier. Yes, it is cheaper. No, it doesn’t matter.  Nothing replaces the thoughtfulness and grace of a handwritten thank... Read More

06-church-bride-princess-veil-143643 Invitation Etiquette: The Stand-By List

In this economy, many couples are opting for an affordable way to invite as many people as possible to their wedding. One such way they are doing this is creating a stand-by list. Once they receive their early RSVPs, they... Read More

bride-walking-pink-tule-field-22501 Unexpected Additional RSVPs

If someone RSVPs with an unexpected additional guest, it is your choice as to how to proceed. Generally, it’s best to set some guidelines when making your guest list and to stick to them as much as possible. The more... Read More

centerpiece-pink-green-flowers-bird-22501 Rehearsal Dinner Guest List

Traditionally, the guest list for the rehearsal dinner includes everyone that was at the actual wedding rehearsal (all wedding party members), spouses of anyone participating in the wedding party, the immediate family of both the bride and the groom, and... Read More

26-couple-cut-cake-white-purple-pink-flowers-22501 Bridal Shower Invite Info

What should be included on the invitation: The name of the person hosting the shower The time, date, and location RSVP info, including the date you wish to receive RSVPs by Any theme information if it will require something unique... Read More

Wedding Bridal Shower Guest List

You can invite as many people as you want provided that they are invited to the wedding and the guest list size has been determined by the hostess. The hostess may ask for the bride’s input on what guests she... Read More

engagement-couple-kissing-apple-81469 How Many Bridal Showers?

With the exception of any special types of bridal showers like those hosted by co-workers, or those conducted out-of-town, you really should try to limit it to one gathering. Hosting showers can be expensive and time-consuming, so it is best... Read More

Registering for Gifts – The Real Way!

When my husband and I were engaged, a friend of ours told us to beware the wedding registry process because it has been known to cause arguments between couples. We had a good, condescending laugh at anybody that could let... Read More

How to Handle Unexpected Guests at Your Wedding

Photography by Anna Kuperberg Whether it’s wedding etiquette questions, info on the latest styles and trends, or timeless advice, our in-house wedding designer William has the answers.Have a burning question about your big day? Send it to us at: info@mywedding.com... 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 the awesome party last night (and getting your pick of... Read More