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We’re ALL about doing you in the wedding planning process, and skipping whatever doesn’t make you happy. Hate passed hors d’oeuvres? Toss them aside and do a taco station! Not into the parent-child dances? Go right into the Cupid Shuffle! But the one non-negotiable element of having a wedding, besides making it legal, is expressing your gratitude via thank you notes.
Having a wedding is one of the first times you and your partner will play “host” together, meaning your guests’ comfort and enjoyment is a top priority. From deciding who to invite and telling them what to wear to making sure they feel at home, navigating the world of wedding guest etiquette can be a little tricky, which is why we’ve rounded up some of the biggest questions you might be asking and provided expert answers!
There’s no reason to make these planning tasks a bigger deal than they are. When it comes to wedding planning, there’s the fun stuff, and then there’s the necessary stuff. All those items on your checklist we know you’re putting off or simply dreading. These will differ for everyone, of course, but here are a […]
Wondering how to make cash classy? You don’t have to stuff it in an envelope. We have 8 great ideas to share! How to Ask for Money Instead of Gifts for a Wedding Gone are the days when handing over an envelope of cash was considered a wedding faux pas. As more couples chose to […]
A wedding I was invited to has been postponed…when do I purchase a gift? What if the couple opted for a virtual wedding or elopement instead of a bigger event? How much should you spend on a gift if we’re not attending the wedding? Here’s everything you need to know about wedding gift etiquette during […]
From dramatic cakes to bespoke lighting, we are excited to see what gorgeous trends emerge for the new decade. We are anticipating lots of excitement given that it is once again the Roaring 20’s!! Modern weddings have become considerably less about the traditional church weddings of the last century and more about choosing your own […]
When you receive a “Save the Date” or wedding invitation, one of the first things people tend to do is look up the couple’s registry online. From wedding websites to engagement blogs, Instagram feeds and Amazon wish lists, its now easier than ever for soon-to-be spouses to share details of their nuptials with friends, family […]
When it comes to planning your wedding, there is more than enough work to go around between you, your wedding planner and both your mom and future mother in law, who will certainly want to pitch in. To help things run smoothly, we suggest you have your wedding planner divvy up their wedding duties to […]
These days, the rules of who pays for what when it comes to a wedding are a little more of a grey area than in years past. We often get the same questions from brides and grooms alike, who pays for what? We have created a list for you based on modern day wedding etiquette […]
You’re invited to a shower For a lucky bride-to be Please bring your gift unwrapped So everyone can see Recently the trend of cellophane or no wrapping has been catching on at bridal and baby showers all across the country. Don’t be surprised if you receive an invite that says, “Please be a dear, and […]
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