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

24 Custom Wedding Gifts for the Couple Who's One of a Kind

If you're looking for a truly incredible present for an engaged couple you love, these personalized wedding gift ideas will be treasured forever.

By Naoimh O'Hare, April 14, 2021

Wedding Party

11 Things Your Bridesmaids Do NOT Want to Hear

Your bridesmaids have lives, jobs, families, and budgets, and should be respected. To that end, be mindful of how you treat each ‘maid and avoid the following phrases.

By Kim Forrest, April 12, 2021

Wedding Guests

5 People You Should Never Invite to Your Wedding

Here, wedding planners share their best tips for who you should avoid including on your wedding guest list, under any circumstance.

By Lindsay Tigar, April 9, 2021

Wedding Guests

The 13 Groups of People to Consider Inviting to Your Wedding

From immediate family members to casual friends and social media contacts, here are the different groups of people you can consider inviting to your wedding.

By Kim Forrest, April 6, 2021

Wedding Party

First-Time Bridesmaids vs. Veterans: The Biggest Differences

The first-time bridesmaids and the vets are sure to handle your wedding a bit differently—here's a preview of how things may unfold.

By Lauren Rodrigue, April 2, 2021

Wedding Party

Everything You Need to Know About Bridesmaid Proposal Gifts

Bridesmaid proposal gifts are a fun way of recruiting your crew. Find out all you need to know about popping the question to your bridal party right here.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 19, 2021

Family & Friends

32 Creative and Cute Anniversary Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend

Looking for some unique anniversary gift ideas for your boyfriend? We've got some great suggestions, whether you're celebrating a few months together or a few years.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 18, 2021

Wedding Party

25 Wedding Party Gifts That'll Work for Both Sides of Your Squad

Ready to thank your loved ones for helping you tie the knot? We've got all the best wedding party gifts right here.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 4, 2021

Wedding Party

The House Party vs. The Bridesmaids

Let’s break down the role of a house party at a wedding—what they do, what they wear, and how their role differs from that of a bridesmaid.

By Jacqueline Tynes, February 1, 2021

Relatives

21 Truly Sweet Wedding Thank-You Gifts for Parents or Parents-in-Law

Giving a gift to your parents on your wedding day is a lovely gesture. Here are some of our favorite wedding gift ideas for the parents of the newlyweds.

By Naoimh O'Hare, January 13, 2021

Family & Friends

29 Maid of Honor Gifts to the Bride That'll Give Her All the Feels

Earning the title of MOH is no easy feat—and neither is finding the perfect present for your soonlywed sister or BFF! Check out these thoughtful maid of honor gifts for the bride.

By Naoimh O'Hare, January 7, 2021

Wedding Party

Bride vs. Bridesmaids: Who Pays for What?

To squash any confusion right from the start, be sure to keep this “Who Pays for What?” guide bookmarked.

By Lauren Rodrigue, December 18, 2020

Family & Friends

The 29 Best Bride-to-Be Gifts for Before They Tie the Knot

Searching for a gift for the bride-to-be? From pampering products to planning essentials, these awesome bridal gift ideas are perfect for the soonlywed in your life.

By Naoimh O'Hare, December 17, 2020

Family & Friends

29 Adventurous Food Gift Ideas for Couples Who Love Trying New Things

Need the perfect present for your foodie friends or relatives? We've gathered our favorite food gifts for couples for when a standard box of chocolates just won't cut it.

By Naoimh O'Hare, December 16, 2020

Family & Friends

Collecting Guest Addresses Is the Essential Wedding-Planning Step You're Forgetting

Figuring out how to collect addresses for your wedding save-the-dates and invitations is the planning step that most often goes forgotten—until it's too late. Here's how to tackle this task quickly and efficiently.

By Kim Forrest, December 16, 2020

Wedding Guests

52 Engagement Card Quotes That Aren't Cheesy

Looking for engagement card quotes? We've put together a bunch of options to make it easier to choose the ideal quote for an engagement card.

By Maddy Sims, December 8, 2020