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8 Types of Mother-of-the-Bride (Or Groom)

Posted by Caitlin on Nov 06, 2014

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Perhaps one of the worst parts of wedding planning is dealing with family members. Talk about D-R-A-M-A! Most of the time but not all of the time, it is caused from the mother-of-the-bride- or -groom. Is she the “I’m staying out of it,” “It’s all about me,” “I’m your bestie,” “I’m paying; you better listen,” or “My baby is growing up” type? Find out how to keep the peace here.

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Happy Halloween! We celebrated yesterday at WeddingWire headquarters with an array of creative costumes from Hungry, Hungry Hippos to Pigs in a Blanket and Cards Against Humanity to Michael Jackson and Robin Williams (R.I.P.). Scary, right? Only if it’s an engaged couple whose planning has turned into a nightmare. Before you unwrap any candy bars to soothe your sorrows, learn how to deal with these 10 tricky (and treaty) situations here.

14 Things Every Wedding Guest Should Know

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 30, 2014

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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.

Selfies at Weddings: When Is It Okay To Take Them?

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 24, 2014

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Photo: Katelyn James Photography

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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7 Ways To Say Thanks To Guests At Your Wedding

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 15, 2014

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Photo: Carolina Studios 

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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