Etiquette Dilemma: How Do I Pick My Bridesmaids?
I’m getting married in two years and I’ve met a lot of friends within my college career because I’ve transferred twice already. How do I politely get around not having everyone in my bridal party? Wedding planning would be so... Read More
What is Your Guestbook Style?
When I set out to plan my wedding, I had probably only ever thought about three of the components involved: first, the man I was marrying, second, the fact that I wanted him to wear a gray suit (what can... Read More
5 Ways to Remind Your Guests to Use the Wedding Party App
So, by now, you’ve heard about our Wedding Party app, yes? If not, get the 411 here. This photo sharing app is perfect for creating a vibrant and personalized timeline of your wedding, but what if your guests forget to... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: The Value of Fun Time Apart
Is it, in the great world of relationship dynamics, possible that, when you’re married or engaged, spending time apart is a good thing? You may laugh at me now. Because I really do know the answer (which is, by the... Read More
The 4 Coolest Things About Honeymoon Registries
Fine china, crystal goblets, and a 5-quart crock-pot may have been on your mom’s registry (and as a result of tradition, on yours as well), but today’s brides are finding that a honeymoon registry is much more their speed. With... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: The Search for Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Â What do you get when you combine a fleece Santa blanket, puffy paint and a red Santa sack? …confused? Well, in the Momber household, those three things add up to the equivalent of an ugly holiday sweater substitute…complete with... Read More
In a Rut? Take a Class!
Has wedding planning turned you into a crazy person? Are your besties complaining that they never get to see you anymore? Take a break and grab a friend and find a fun class in your area. Chances are you will... Read More
How to Make Your Seating Chart
Making a seating chart? Whether you have a formal seated dinner or a buffet, some couples find it easiest for everyone to assign seating. Just remember, that if you choose to do this, you need to take care because, by... Read More
Ask the Editor: Conflicting dates?
My fiancé and I are planning our wedding, and just found out that one of our friends picked a wedding date three weeks from ours. We share a lot of mutual friends. We were engaged first and have been planning... Read More
Deciding on a Guest List
The bride and groom should sit down and form a list, organized by priority. The first priority guests, or non-negotiable invitations, are people such as immediate family and very close friends. Second-priority guests are extended family, and friends. Third-priority would... Read More
Wedding Size and Family
Disagreements over the size of the wedding? Ultimately, the choice lies with the bride and groom, within the constraints of the budget. Now, that isn’t to say that the couple ought to veto whomever they want from the wedding when... Read More
Engagement Parties: Who hosts and who attends?
Who is invited: First and foremost, much like bridal showers or bachelor parties, don’t invite anyone you don’t intend on inviting to the wedding (the exception being if you are having a small destination wedding, with a reception at home,... Read More
Gay Wedding Guest List
As more states continue to legalize gay marriage, an issue for many gay couples is whether or not to invite friends and family who don’t approve of their “lifestyle”. The etiquette surrounding gay marriage is new, but some things are... Read More
Design Your Wedding Around Who You Are
Knowing who you are as a couple is critical to planning a wedding that is reflective of who you are. The best weddings are not the ones that come with the heftiest price tags or most lavish receptions. A wedding... 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. Which is not to say that you should shrug that... Read More
Wedding Co-Ed Party Ideas
Afternoon tea not your friend’s style? For some women, a co-ed couple shower makes more sense than a traditional bridal shower. Of course, if you have a co-ed shower the event has to be as non-traditional as the guest list.... Read More