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 Party

20 Creative (and Thoughtful!) Bridesmaid Gifts for the Bride

These thoughtful gifts from the bridesmaid to the bride are sure to make your best gal smile, and maybe shed a few happy tears, too.

By Christin Perry, March 30, 2020

Family & Friends

10 Ways to Help Loved Ones Who Postponed Their Weddings Due to COVID-19

If you have a friend or family member who's had to postpone their wedding due to COVID-19, they need your support right now. Here's how to show them some love.

By Lindsay Tigar, March 20, 2020

Wedding Guests

Should You Still Attend a Wedding During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

If you’ve been invited to a wedding that’s taking place in the next few months, it’s time to figure out how to RSVP.

By Jenn Sinrich, March 13, 2020

Family & Friends

The Cutest Dog Wedding Attire for Your Furry BFF

Your furry friend is adorable already, but some carefully-chosen dog wedding attire will add the right festive touch for your big day's VIP (Very Important Pet!).

By Christin Perry, March 9, 2020

Wedding Party

These 17 Bridesmaid Button-Down Shirts are Super-Cute—and Won’t Mess Up Your Makeup

Looking for the perfect gift for your 'maids? These bridesmaid button-down shirts are both fashionable and functional.

By Christin Perry, February 28, 2020

Wedding Party

The Bridesmaid Duties Checklist Every 'Maid Needs

Consider this your go-to, handy dandy bridesmaid duties checklist, in detail — for before, during and after the wedding.

By Danielle Lamb, February 27, 2020

Wedding Party

20 Best Man Gifts for the Groom You Can Buy Right Now

From a joke gift to a gift given at the bachelor party, or a sentimental gift, these are some of our favorite gift ideas for the best man to give the groom.

By Christin Perry, February 24, 2020

Relatives

How to Help Mom Find the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride Dress

Wondering what the mother of the bride should wear on your big day? You want your mom or future mother-in-law to look and feel her best, so help her find the perfect dress with these shopping tips.

By Kim Forrest, February 21, 2020

Wedding Guests

The 12 Commandments of Wedding Guest Etiquette

Whether this is your first wedding or you've been to dozens, wedding guest etiquette rules are essential to remember.

By Kim Forrest, February 19, 2020

Wedding Guests

The 7 Best Ways to Communicate With Your Wedding Guests

Between email, your wedding website, texting, and social media, you have lots of choices when it comes to communicating with your wedding guests. Here are the best ways to reach out to your nearest and dearest in every situation.

By Kim Forrest, February 13, 2020

Wedding Guests

When Guests Actually Decide if They're Attending Your Wedding (It's Earlier Than You Think)

You may be surprised at how early your guests are deciding whether or not they're attending your wedding. Here's what you can do to help them make an informed decision.

By Kim Forrest, February 12, 2020

Wedding Guests

Here’s Exactly When to Send a Wedding Gift

Trying to figure out when to send a wedding gift? Whether you're buying a gift from off the couple's registry or giving cash, here are the timing rules you'll need to follow.

By Kim Forrest, February 10, 2020

Wedding Guests

First Time Attending a Wedding? Here’s What to Expect.

If it's your first time attending a wedding, there are certain etiquette and planning rules you'll need to know.

By Lauren Rodrigue, February 7, 2020

Wedding Party

How to Write Wedding Party Bios for Your Wedding Website (with Examples!)

Wedding party bios are an important part of a wedding website—here's how to write yours, plus some examples to provide some inspiration.

By Christin Perry, January 22, 2020

Family & Friends

How to Help Your Partner Feel Comfortable With Your Family

If you're partner's feeling a bit, well, nervous about hanging out with your family, here are five ways to help them relax and enjoy fam time.

By Lauren Rodrigue, January 10, 2020

Wedding Guests

6 Wedding Gift Etiquette Rules All Guests Should Know

Just received a wedding invitation? Here's everything you need to know about wedding gift etiquette, to ensure you get the right present in a timely fashion.

By Jenn Sinrich, January 8, 2020