bridal party in charcoal gray dresses surround bride 5 Ways to Be a Great Maid of Honor

  Sure, you get first pick of the dresses and a shout-out in the program, but being the maid of honor also means a lot of responsibility. Here are 5 ways you can be a stellar MOH for your friend.... Read More

Green maid of honor dress with gold belt and blue clutch Bride’s Perspective: Maid of Honor Style

We’ve been checking some of the big vendors off our list (like our photographer and officiant), which means I can start focusing on some of the fun, smaller details, like bridesmaid dresses! While I haven’t made a decision yet on... Read More

MOH-Speech-featured-image Four Steps to the Perfect Maid of Honor Speech

When I was in graduate school studying Communications I taught undergraduate Public Speaking classes, and I got pretty good at writing and grading ceremonial speeches. And yet I still struggled a bit when I wrote my Maid of Honor speech... Read More

bride-bridesmaids-tan-dress-22501 Ask the Editor: Bridesmaids and Family

My fiance and I both have two siblings.  My two brothers will be groomsmen.  One of his sisters will be a bridesmaid, and the other one I chose not to invite.  I don’t know her that well, and as this... Read More

ivory-maroon-wedding-color-board 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