The Maid of Honor plays an exceptionally important role throughout your wedding planning process, and believe me–it is more than an honor to be assigned that role. I'm sure you have several friends or even several sisters who have been fighting over this role practically your entire life. Mine do, and I'm not even getting … Continue reading Can I have more than one MOH?
The new "first look" trend has become more and more common among couples to be married, but it completely contradicts the old superstition: The groom cannot see the bride before the ceremony, because it's bad luck! Before we jump into our own opinion, why don't we first find the root of this "rule?" When arranged marriages … Continue reading Should we have a first look photoshoot?
I cannot deny that I think some of the bridal boxes I've seen recently are adorable, but I don't think it's truly necessary. There are a few pros and cons when it comes to these subscriptions: Pros: Majority of the bridal box services will provide different options for the length of your subscription (3 months, … Continue reading Should I subscribe to a monthly bridal box?
Out of respect, we do believe it is necessary to send guests “Thank you” cards. Keep in mind that some guests have traveled great distances and gifted you quite a hefty envelope. It’s the least you could do. Some guests will go above and beyond to give you a very expensive gift or a large … Continue reading Should I Send Out “Thank You” Cards?
Being that the rehearsal dinner is a significantly smaller event compared to everything else, your guest list will also be significantly smaller. The only people you should definitely invite are the bridal party (maybe their dates), the parents of your ring barer/flower girl, and immediate family. It would be nice to extend the invitation to … Continue reading Who gets invited to the rehearsal dinner?
Choosing to avoid the gift opening portion of the bridal shower has become increasingly popular nowadays. While it is nice to acknowledge each persons' gift to you so they can witness your reaction, you don't have to. Not many people even want to sit through two hours of you tearing at boxes and gift bags. … Continue reading Do I have to open gifts at my bridal shower?
This really just depends on two things-your budget and your ability to handle pressure. There's so much that goes into wedding planning that you don't even think of. The last thing you want to do is remember your wedding as a stressful experience by taking on a task that was way too involved for you. … Continue reading Should I hire an event planner?
A while back, if you asked someone if you had to give out favors for your guests, people would look at you as if you were crazy. Nowadays, not so much. The amount of money you put into your wedding is so extreme that there really is no reason to add to it. Especially when … Continue reading Are favors totally necessary?
Flowers add a gorgeous touch to weddings whether it be in the bouquets, the centerpieces, or even just decorated around the church/room. However, they are not completely necessary. Flowers are more of a traditional type of thing that everyone expects to see, but they can be easily replaced. Most brides don't even want to have … Continue reading Do I have to have flowers?
In order to provide your venue with a headcount at a reasonable time, we suggest you send them out four months before your wedding. You'll want to ask that they RSVP at least one month before the actual wedding day. Plus, there will be some leeway for the 50 people you have to call and … Continue reading When should I send out my big day invitations?