Etiquette and Advice

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Manners matter! From addessing envelopes to wedding dress codes, we'll help you navigate wedding etiquette questions so you are ready to handle every situation with grace.

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Moh/bm responsibilities
Kristal, on October 15, 2019 at 10:49 AM

okay so I've seen multiple places where people say that the only responsibility of the MoH/BM is to show up in the dress/tux picked by the bride/groom. When did this become the norm?Traditionally, all...

Kristal, Yesterday at 8:13 PM 39 418
Gift from wedding party?
Ashley, Today at 9:31 PM

So can y’all help me settle something? What is the proper etiquette for bridesmaids to bride? Do they give a gift, offer a card with money, or both? thanks in advanced!

Emily, 41 minutes ago 5 43
fmil hates the untraditional wedding!
Chelsey, on September 16, 2019 at 5:03 PM

So my FH and i decided on having a Halloween themed wedding. It's more my favorite theme than his but he thinks it would be a fun time and different, and he's been very supportive and helping me with...

Chelsey, 2 hours ago 18 297
Time Between Ceremony and Reception
Shannon, Yesterday at 8:41 PM

I really don’t want there to be a ton of time in between the ceremony and reception as guests won’t have anything to do. We are getting married in a tourist town so there are some places they could go...

Melle, 3 hours ago 6 141
Wearing a ring 24/7?
Natalia, on August 21, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Hello all!I’m not sure if this is the proper group for this discussion. However, I wanted to know if you ladies and/or gents wear your engagement rings all the time. Recently, I was made to feel bad,...

Braya, 4 hours ago 969 18 12,660
Parent discussion
S & J, Today at 1:28 PM

We got engaged last Sept (2018) and told my parents in person a week later and announced officially another week later. A few months ago we decided on a date and a budget between us. I went to talk...

MOB So Cal, 6 hours ago 5 160
Wording for ceremony only student invite?
Ada, Today at 5:27 AM

Hi, I teach Sunday school and I am getting married in the church where I teach. The Church is small and the entire program is around 20 kids (I teach younger kids so I have at some point taught all...

karen, 7 hours ago 5 118
Online Rsvps
Amers, on October 17, 2019 at 6:24 PM

Hey y’all! I’m planning on doing online RSVP’s. Originally I was going to send an RSVP card without a stamp and a comment at the bottom about the online RSVP option. Now, I’m thinking about only...

DANIEL, 9 hours ago 23 1 205
Gifts for wedding party , ushers, flower girl etc
Emily, Yesterday at 7:24 PM

What are you giving for gifts at the rehearsal dinner? Let me first say we have a small wedding party. We have two groomsmen and two bridesmaid . Then two ushers who are niece and nephew. We have a...

Tara, 12 hours ago 5 58
Copy cat bridesmaid
Nycole, Today at 1:20 AM

So I'm am looking for advice from people who are maybe experiencing the same issue. I have been planning my wedding for almost 2 years little by little and putting in a ton of effort for every little...

Tara, 13 hours ago 8 232
Wedding website and registry on invites?
Sydney, Today at 12:01 AM

Hi friends. Is it considered rude to put registry info and wedding site info on your actual invitations or should that be reserved for wedding shower and/ or save the date cards? I’ve obviously never...

Kelly, 14 hours ago 5 58
Save the dates for weekday wedding
Jen, Yesterday at 3:01 PM

So I was talking with a coworker and I said I was thinking of sending my save the date magnet with my Christmas cards, since we’re having a Thursday wedding, on October 15,2020. I wanted to give our...

Mandee, 17 hours ago 9 112
Update Email to Vendors
Tiffany, Yesterday at 2:10 PM

Hello!!Today marks 6 months till my wedding, April 18th 2020, woohoo!!I am wondering if I need to send out an update to all my vendors? If so, what do you put in an update email? Do you send them...

Nycole, 22 hours ago 6 104
Dinner at reception help
Jessica, on October 1, 2019 at 10:07 PM

My wedding ceremony is at 4pm in a garden, followed by a 5pm reception with room for only 65 people. No dance floor. Should I serve a full dinner or just cocktails, hors d’ oeuvre’s, cake? It’s a...

Lashona, 22 hours ago 11 229
Shower Etiquette
Allie, on July 5, 2019 at 10:13 AM

I really thought I wasn't going to have to deal with this, but here I am. I am having a relatively small wedding and am unable to invite a lot of people. Mostly second cousins in my family aren't...

Emily, Yesterday at 11:33 PM 19 419
Wedding band ideas??
Kaylie, on October 17, 2019 at 10:47 PM

I was wondering if anyone had any different/unique wedding band ideas for my solitaire diamond?!

Kaylie, Yesterday at 11:33 PM 34 296
Many Non-Gifting Guests
Karen, on June 1, 2017 at 1:09 AM

I'm hoping this post doesn't result in negativity though I know I run the risk of attacks here. The title may make me sound greedy, superficial and ungrateful but I promise I'm not. I'm incredibly...

BHP Oct, Yesterday at 9:33 PM 63 17,757
"Unofficial" Bridesmaid Proposal before the "official" Bridesmaid Proposal????
Kristen, Yesterday at 2:20 PM

Did anyone have a conversation with their bridesmaids before they "officially" proposed with a gift to make sure they are ready to commit to be in a wedding? Wedding parties have a big commitment...

Caitlin, Yesterday at 9:30 PM 23 1 205
My photographer wants me to provide food(?)
Desiree, on October 16, 2019 at 8:22 PM

Hey ladies, So I super duper had my heart set on a photographer. She was just wonderful, did our engagement photos and my FH and I fell in love with her. But her wedding packages were just out of...

Desiree, Yesterday at 9:10 PM 51 678
Contract - Service Charge/tip Question
Lauren, on October 17, 2019 at 3:31 PM

This is an excerpt from our contract and just want a second opinion that the service charge DOES include tip. After reading so many times, it becomes blurred and confusing."A service charge, currently...

BHP Oct, Yesterday at 9:03 PM 9 177