If your family and friends are anything like ours', the answer is yes. This decision should be based upon the crowd you're inviting. You know better than we do whether or not your guests are big drinkers. We understand that you may be hesitant to include an open bar due to its high cost, but you definitely … Continue reading Should we have an open bar?
No two weddings are alike, meaning no two costs will be alike. It is impossible to judge how much your wedding can run you unless you take several factors into consideration: the venue, your location, the dress, the decorations, the flowers, and so much more. If you plan on going over-the-top extravagant, but you need to remain … Continue reading How much will my wedding cost me?
Save the dates tend to be one of those annoying extra costs that you feel like are totally unnecessary, but they are. Contrary to popular belief, they actually serve a purpose besides sitting on the fridge until the invitation comes. It is important to send them out in order for your traveling guests to be able … Continue reading Do I have to send out Save the Dates?
There really is no direct answer. Traditionally, the women's family would pay for everything but the rehearsal dinner, which the man's side would cover. To be completely honest, we don't agree with this method. Both the bride and groom's sides of the family each attend all of the events, so there is no reason one … Continue reading Who pays for the wedding?
Well, it would be a nice gesture given your venue capacity and budget allow for it, but do not feel obligated to! Imagine inviting a handful of high school friends and their plus ones, then getting stuck with an extra 40 plates to pay for? If you have a big family and a tight budget, … Continue reading Do we need to invite plus ones?
Let's keep this short and sweet. YES, you absolutely do need to include the dress code! It doesn't matter what event it may be, either. Engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, wedding–every single event needs to be specified. The last thing you want is texts or calls from fifty people asking what they should wear, … Continue reading Do I need to include dress code on my invitations?
We know the overly exciting feeling that comes with the thought of creating your registry, and we totally understand that you want to get it started right away. I mean, it's like Christmas on steroids! Many couples aren't sure whether it's acceptable to begin the registry before the engagement party. Here's the best way to … Continue reading Should I Register Before the Engagement Party?