It's official! The royal couple have chosen their honeymoon destination and boy, is it extravagant! No, it's not Santorini. Prince Harry and his lovely bride-to-be, Meghan Markle are headed off to the sunny African country of Namibia following their highly anticipated wedding in May! It is no secret that Africa holds a special place … Continue reading Royal Destination Revealed!
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?
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?
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?
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?