So, an invitation came in the mail. Mark the date on the calendar because you are going to a WEDDING in a little over or under a year! First time? Don’t fret. Our Advice Editor will tell you everything you need to know: 1. Check the wedding website before picking up the phone. 2. Book travel as far in advance as possible. 3. Consider the dress code. 4. Be on time for the shuttle bus. 5. Pay attention to announcements. Read the rest of her helpful tips here.
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Remember when Ellen DeGeneres took an infamous, single selfie with star-filled celebs like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawerence, and Meryl Streep at the 86th Academy Awards? While that may have been the ideal situation to snap one with her IPhone, there are times at weddings when it totally is NOT okay — 11 to be exact. Answer in the poll below!
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Just when you think you only have to write thank-you notes after all that gift-unwrapping, think again, newlyweds. Remember that guests have traveled near and far to come honor YOU! Hence, why it’s extra important to show how much you appreciate their support of your marriage with a few welcoming weekend touches. Read more ideas here.
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Sometimes, being a bridesmaid, is like having another job on the side. There are many responsibilities that come before the big day — searching for vendors, planning the bridal shower and bachelorette party, and crafting any last-minute handmade details — whew, that’s a lot! And even though the wedding is absolutely a time to celebrate, it’s also definitely a time to help. Read what those 10 things you need to do for your bride-to-be are here.
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Over the next few weeks, our very own WeddingWire editors will be providing answers to those tough etiquette questions that Facebook followers might not know how to address. Fourth up, Courtney asks: “I have people that refuse to be in the same room, but I love them all. Do I invite them all and tell them so they can decide or pick and choose who [will come]? They are all expecting to be there.” Find out the answer here.