Family & Friends

There’s nothing like that feeling of having everyone you love in one place to celebrate such a happy occasion. Here’s everything you need to know about the people who make your wedding day special, from your bridesmaids and groomsmen to the family and friends who will be surrounding the altar and filling the dance floor.

Wedding Guests

Here’s What Your Wedding Guests REALLY Care About

We asked hundreds of wedding guests to share what they really pay attention to at weddings (and what they could care less about). You may be surprised at their responses.

Wedding Guests

Here’s How Much It ACTUALLY Costs to Attend a Wedding

If you're planning to attend a wedding in the near future, it's going to cost you. Here's exactly how much you can expect to spend as a wedding guest—and some tips to help you save.

Wedding Guests

Why Guests Aren’t THAT Psyched for Your Wedding

Yes, your loved ones want to celebrate with you—but certain aspects of attending a wedding can be super-annoying. Here's how to make it easier.

Relatives

5 Things Your Parents Shouldn't Help With During Wedding Planning

While parents can be a major help in putting together your big day, there are some tasks they shouldn't touch.

Relatives

How to Tell Your Parents You're Eloping

If you're planning to run away and get married, it's important to figure out how to tell your parents you're eloping to keep your family relationship strong.

Wedding Party

4 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Small

We all know that a wedding party can be too big, but can a wedding party be too small? Here's how to figure it out.

Wedding Party

6 Roles You Can Give Loved Ones Not in the Wedding Party

If you've got a bunch of loved ones who didn't make the cut as bridesmaids or groomsmen, here's a list of wedding roles for friends that will make them feel honored and special.

Wedding Party

5 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Big

"The more, the merrier" might not be the best motto if you've got a big wedding party. Here's how to figure out the number of bridesmaids, groomsmen, bridesmen, groomswomen, etc. that's best for your special day.

Wedding Party

What to Put in a Bridesmaid Box: 26 Ideas to Shop ASAP

Ready to propose to your bridesmaids? Here's exactly what to put in a bridesmaid box—all you have to do is click add to cart.

Wedding Party

21 Bridesmaid Gifts You'll Also Want For Yourself

Say "thanks" to the girls who have always had your back with these bridesmaid gifts that are too cute to resist.

Wedding Party

The Bridesmaid Proposal: What Is It and How Can I Nail My Own?

Bridesmaid proposals are the phenomenon taking over your newsfeed. Here’s everything you need to know about popping the question to your besties.

Wedding Guests

Can I Uninvite a Wedding Guest?

If a friend or relative gets on your nerves, it can be so tempting to kick 'em off the guest list. If you're wondering how to uninvite someone to a wedding, check out these common scenarios—and how to handle.

Wedding Party

Our 15 Favorite Ring Bearer Gifts, By Age

If you're entrusting your rings to a little attendant, he definitely deserves a thank-you gift. These ring bearer gifts range from stuffed animals to toy vehicles to sports equipment, and much more.

Wedding Party

The 15 Best Flower Girl Gifts, By Age

Say thank you to (or bribe?) your youngest attendants with these adorable flower girl gifts, sure to win rave reviews.

Family & Friends

How to Handle Uninvited Wedding Guests Who Show Up on Your Big Day

When you look out into the crowd on your big day, you want see familiar faces. But what if there are some strangers among your guests? Here's how to handle uninvited wedding guests who may try to get in on the celebration.

Relatives

17 Cool Gift Ideas for Your Father-in-Law

Now that you're engaged, you've gained a whole new family. Looking for gift ideas for your father-in-law? Here are some of our favorite ideas.