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, donâ€™t invite anyone you donâ€™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 donâ€™t approve of their â€œlifestyle.â€Â 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.Â A wedding... 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
Co-Ed Party Ideas
Afternoon tea not your friendâ€™s style?Â For some women, a co-ed couple shower makes more sense than a traditional bridal shower.Â Of course, if you have a co-ed shower the event has to be as non-traditional as the guest list.Â ... Read More
Bachelorette Party Basics
Who to invite: Generally, the bridesmaids and close female friends of the bride.Â If including junior bridesmaids, the activities should be age appropriate.Â Do not invite anyone to the bachelorette party that is not invited to the wedding. Where to... Read More
Ask the Editor: Best Woman? Male Bridesmaid?
One of my fiancÃ©â€™s best friends is one of his female cousins.Â Iâ€™m fine with her being in the bridal party, but I know it would be more meaningful if she stood on the groomâ€™s side.Â Iâ€™ve heard itâ€™s been... Read More