Bringing His and Her “peeps” Together For a Great Time
Someone proposed and someone said “yes” — sounds like it’s time for a party! Traditionally, parents of the bride or groom host engagement parties, but today’s post-proposal festivities are thrown by anyone ready and willing to bring friends and family together for a fun event — including the engaged couple themselves!
I'm the groom, what's my role in the wedding planning?
Grooms, it’s time to divide and conquer! Self-imposed deadlines work well, especially when you eat this elephant one bite at a time. Without a doubt, things will pop up every once in a while to add to your list. Let this just serve as your first foray into Marriage 101: Shared Responsibilities.
Is the groom's family still responsible for the rehearsal dinner?
The rehearsal dinner can hold as many time-honored traditions as a wedding, but it doesn’t always have to. While the groom’s parents typically plan and pay for the dinner, nowadays it is not unheard of for couples to foot the bill themselves, or for both sets of parents to split the costs — or for another member of the wedding party to treat.
What are some ways we can make our out-of-town guests feel welcome?
As our society becomes more and more mobile, chances are some of your guests will be traveling by plane, train, and automobile to get to your big event. So what can you do to make their stay as pleasant and easy as possible? Here are a few secrets to keeping these special guests in a celebratory mood:
What Can a Seasoned Planner Do for You? (You’ll Like the Answer!)
If you have the time, you can learn to navigate the waters of planning your wedding on your own. However, there are many things a seasoned planner can do for you that will make for much smoother sailing. A full-service wedding planner will not only save you time, but can eliminate a lot of stress.
What Do You Do When the Season Doesn’t Match Your Favorite Wedding Flowers?
When you were 5, you fell in love with the peonies that filled your grandmother’s garden in spring. You always dreamed that, someday, they would be in your wedding bouquet. Now, you’re getting married but the wedding is in October. And this year’s peonies have already pooped out.
What Do you Know About the Tradition of Good Luck ?
Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue, And a silver sixpence in her shoe.
Everyone has heard this little poem offering good luck advice to brides. But what does it mean? Why do you need old, new, borrowed, and blue, and what on earth is a sixpence?
With so many options, deciding what to serve at the reception can sometimes be challenging. Multiply the angst times two if you and your betrothed don’t agree on the what, where, and how much. We have some common-sense steps to help you narrow your choices and keep the bliss alive.