Recent Etiquette + Advice Posts
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Get ready to start fielding questions — and lots of ‘em — from family and friends after you get engaged. Beware: some may be easy, some may be hard, and some may be just plain annoying. Check out our top 12 you’ll likely hear, and our advice on how to respond to each. You’re welcome!
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Picking a wedding date isn’t easy. So, before you sit down to look at the calendar with your significant other, consider these nine things: the season, weather, holidays, national or local events, family and friends, other weddings, work schedules, and budget concerns. Phew, that’s a lot! And after you do save-the-date, keep in mind you’ll receive a FREE personalized wedding checklist to help stay organized throughout your planning process.
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They’ve gone through the ups and downs of wedding planning, said, “I do,” and traveled to their destination honeymoon less than 24 hours after their reception. Well, if they can do it, so can you! That’s why we’re turning to our favorite featured real wedding couples to share their best (and honest) advice. Lillian, pictured above with her husband Ross, said, “Remember that at the end of the day, the wedding is a celebration not only of your love for each other but also the tremendous amounts of love you both have in your lives. So, be mindful of how significant the day may be not only to the two of you but also to your parents, grandparents, etc.” Want to read more? Click here.
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In case you didn’t know, WeddingWire recently re-launched ALL of their wedding website designs! Perfect timing for those who recently got engaged, right? If you’re starting to plan a contemporary wedding, choose one of these modern wedding website designs. From geometric patterns and big, bold fonts, you’ll be able to find one that suits your personal style. View more here or start your FREE wedding website today!
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Deciding who should be in your wedding party isn’t always the easiest decision. Do not fear — WeddingWire’s editorial team is here with their top tips, including picking your nearest and dearest family and friends, making sure the size is proportional to the number of guests attending, but doesn’t have to be even, mixing it up is okay (meaning the groom’s side can have girls and the bride’s side can have boys), and remembering that you don’t have to have a maid of honor, best man, flower girl or ring bearer.