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Wedding Etiquette

5 Crucial Wedding Appointment Etiquette Guidelines

Bitchless Bride | Posted 02.04.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

It's a touchy subject for the industry because we are really tired of being taken advantage of, particularly when it comes to appointments... Making them, keeping them, and fucking around with our time. Therefore you need to know the rules of engagement (sorry, couldn't help it!). Ready?

This Annoying Wedding Tradition Is Becoming A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

5 Ways To Be The Perfect Bridechilla

Amber Harrison | Posted 01.13.2016 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Many chill brides might think a gift registry is too forward, but it really isn't! Trust me, as long as you include a variety of options and price ranges, your guests will appreciate not needing to rack their brains for the perfect gift, and you'll enjoy not receiving four blenders.

The Ultimate Wedding Gift Etiquette Guide for 2016

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings
Lauren Bowling

Given the hot, swampy summers we have here in the South, "June" doesn't really hold true as the busy wedding season for us. Fall weddings are popular here and the busy season lasts well into January and February, when the more financially conscious brides and grooms snag the best deals.

Yes, It's OK To Spend Less On A Gift For A Destination Wedding

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.28.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

Why You Should Accept That Wedding Invite (Even If You Don't Feel Like It)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.14.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

Consider This Before Asking Your Wedding Guests To RSVP Via E-mail

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.23.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

Wedding Planner Rant: Don't Even THINK About Crowdfunding to Pay for Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.16.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Sometimes, technology is a bad thing. Just because you CAN do something doesn't mean you should. That's exactly what went through my mind when I received an email from a public relations company asking me to blog about how wonderful it is that brides and grooms can crowdfund to pay for their weddings now. Are you kidding me?

Attention Guests: Stop Ruining the Wedding Photos!

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

EVERYBODY has a smart phone with a camera and video app on it, and everybody likes to take pictures. The worst offenders, in my opinion, are the guests who prefer to film on their iPads or other ginormous tablets.

Wedding Tips From a Never-Married Fellow

Steven Shehori | Posted 11.04.2015 | Weddings
Steven Shehori

Why take wedding advice from somebody like me? The answer is simple: I've been to weddings. Loads of them. The first was in Toronto circa 1981. The most recent: a year ago in Texas.

Avoid Giving Step-Parents the Shaft at Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The politics of divorce often come into play when it's time to have a wedding. Even if your parents have been happily apart for many years, the traditions surrounding weddings force everybody involved to declare, more or less, their position in life relative to the bride and groom.

You Don't Have To Send A Wedding Card (But You Should Anyway)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

5 Tips for Avoiding Divorced-Parent Wedding Drama

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I'm frequently impressed by the very progressive, co-parenting, divorced parents of my wedding couples, and how well they get along and enjoy the wedding weekend together.

How To Give The Perfect Toast In Only 3 Sentences

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.05.2015 | Weddings

Giving a great toast is surely an art -- one that comes naturally to some, and painfully unnaturally to the rest of us. Regardless of which group...

One Woman Was Billed $75 For Missing A Wedding, And The Internet Is Livid

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weddings

Wedding planning 101: There's a good chance that some guests who didn't RSVP will show up anyway. Conversely, some guests who RSVPed "yes" might not s...

5 Ways To Make the Wedding Budget Talk Easier

Amber Harrison | Posted 09.30.2015 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Money is always a touchy subject -- especially when it comes to weddings! Who pays for what? How do you ask for help? While it may be tempting to avoid the subject entirely, you need answers -- and fast.

Here's What You Need To Know About Tipping Wedding Vendors

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

One Etiquette Guideline That May Help You Trim Your Wedding Guest List

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.17.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

How To Word A Wedding Invitation When One Parent Is Deceased

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.10.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

Groomsmen Gone Wild: Epic Stories of Two Very Badly-Behaved Members of the Wedding Party

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Sometimes I think I've seen enough crazy to produce a TV show called "Wedding Guests Gone Wild," except watching my brides and grooms suffer through their friends' antics isn't entertaining for me.

A Rule Of Thumb About Post-Wedding Celebrations

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct infor...

Here's How Far In Advance You Should Send Those Wedding Invitations

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 07.08.2015 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

9 Ways To Deal With Running Into Your Ex

High50 | Posted 07.05.2015 | Fifty
High50

If you're divorced, your child's wedding can be emotional if your ex is there. High50 Claire Mason outlines nine strategies to help you enjoy the day, such as focusing on the bride and groom-to-be rather than past events.

What "Obligations" Do Brides and Grooms Have to Their Wedding Guests?

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The bride and groom want to depart for their honeymoon the morning after their wedding, and this MoG was hoping I'd tell her she's totally right and that the bride and groom are being tacky "abandoning" their guests. But she's wrong. Totally WRONG.

Cheers: How to Toast at a Wedding

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Everyone has been to a wedding where there were either too many toasts given or too much detail given in the toasts. You sit there, drink in hand, wondering when the toast or speech is going to end or you simply try to tune out details that you really didn't want to know about the couple.