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The Engagement: How Soon is Too Soon? →  December 7, 2010 0

You love each other.  You have both known it since you gazed across the room at one another.  You both have felt that “heat” and that “passion” from day one.  You have been going strong for months now when your other friends have all dumped their mates.  This one has got to be meant for [...]

How to Survive His Bachelor Party →  December 7, 2010 0

Thanks to the television and the movies, brides have become increasingly leery of their man’s big bachelor party.  Brides all have these visions of strippers and wild, crazy, drunken parties that have just gotten a bit too out of control – or very out of control.  But is that really how it is? Different Types [...]

The Engagement Party: What Are They? →  December 7, 2010 0

Engagement parties, though somewhat more rare then they used to, are still often thrown by the bride (or her maid of honor) in order to properly announce and celebrate her new engagement.  There are some good things about throwing an engagement party, such as: An engagement party is a fun way to tell everyone, “Hey!  [...]

Deciding on your Bridal Party →  December 7, 2010 0

As soon as you announced your engagement (or let’s be honest, as soon as your new groom-to-be let on he was going to propose) your friends have been sitting on the sidelines idly waiting to be asked to be a part of your wedding party. Though this can be one of the most exciting parts [...]

Roles of the Ladies in your Bridal Party →  December 6, 2010 0

If you have never had a wedding before, you probably aren’t entirely sure just what everyone is supposed to be doing for you both before and on your big day.  Here is a guide that will help you delegate duties to the different people of your wedding party: Maid of Honor The maid of honor [...]

How to Celebrate your Engagement →  December 6, 2010 0

Becoming engaged is a very special time in every bride- and groom-to-be’s life.  After all, there’s a good chance that this will be the only time that you both will be engaged, so you should enjoy it and celebrate it!  Here are some fun ways in which you can celebrate your new engagement. The Thrilling [...]

Gifts to Give the Bridal Party →  December 6, 2010 0

They have been with you throughout this entire wedding planning process.  They have made the calls, sent the emails, and helped budget your money.  They have been there during your highest of highs and lowest of lows during these past several weeks, months, and maybe even years!  For all maids of honor and bridesmaids out [...]

Five Great Bachelorette Party Ideas →  December 6, 2010 0

If you are the maid of honor or one of the bridesmaids, you are probably scratching your head and trying to come up with a fun bachelorette party idea for your bride-to-be.  Here are some ideas that modern brides are doing these days that are a bit more creative than dancing the night away at [...]

Choosing the Bridal Party: The Math Behind it All →  December 6, 2010 0

There really can be a method behind that madness that is choosing just how many bridesmaids, groomsmen, and ushers you will need to pull off your big day and keep it looking balanced and harmonized.  If you’re wondering just how many people to put into your bridal party, here are some of the answers to [...]

Top Bachelor Party Ideas →  November 29, 2010 0

So your buddy is about to tie the knot and you want to give him one last opportunity to just be himself, an unattached single guy out on the town.  There are fortunately a lot of ways you can have fun with this soon to be ex-bachelor, and to maybe humiliate him a bit along [...]

The Top Bachelorette Party Props →  November 29, 2010 0

Are you a maid of honor wondering just how you are going to piece together this whole bachelorette party that everyone is depending on you to plan?  No problem, even if this is the first time planning a bachelorette party, we have got you covered.  Here are some props that you will need to make [...]

Bachelorette Party Ideas →  November 28, 2010 1

As in most bridal parties, the bachelorette party is left on the shoulders of the maid of honor and/or her bridesmaids.  Before you begin stressing about what to do and how you’re going to pull the whole thing off, here are some things you can consider doing for your bride for her bachelorette party: Spa [...]

How to Plan a Wedding Shower →  November 27, 2010 0

Wedding showers, or bridal showers, are often an event that are left to the bridesmaids to plan (that’s right brides, you should get a break from all of this wedding planning business!).  These showers are a great way for both sides of the family and friends to connect and meet each other before the “big [...]

Are Bridal Shows and Fairs Worth my Time? →  November 26, 2010 0

Every year around January to March there are a whole lot of bridal fairs taking place across the country. It is a strong reminder to every bride and groom out there that they need to get themselves in gear and finalize every detail for their wedding that may be happening in as little as 4 [...]