Weddings

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.

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How to Help Mom Find the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride Dress
Relatives
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.
The 12 Commandments of Wedding Guest Etiquette
Wedding Guests
Whether this is your first wedding or you've been to dozens, wedding guest etiquette rules are essential to remember.
The 7 Best Ways to Communicate With Your Wedding Guests
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.
When Guests Actually Decide if They're Attending Your Wedding (It's Earlier Than You Think)
Wedding Guests
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.
Here’s Exactly When to Send a Wedding Gift
Wedding Guests
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.
How to Help Your Partner Feel Comfortable With Your Family
Family & Friends
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.
6 Wedding Gift Etiquette Rules All Guests Should Know
Wedding Guests
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.
9 Ways to Involve Loved Ones in an Elopement
Relatives
The decision to elope means you're okay not being surrounded by loved ones as you and your partner exchange vows. But you may still want to think of how to involve your family in your elopement even if they're not physically present.
Maid of Honor vs. Matron of Honor: What’s the Difference?
Wedding Party
Ready to pick your wedding party? It's important to know the difference between a maid of honor and a matron of honor and how you can incorporate these roles into your crew.
19 Matron of Honor Gifts Your Best Gal’s Sure to Love
Wedding Party
Your matron of honor has been by your side every step of the way. Thank her for her love and support with one of these lovely matron of honor gifts.
Here’s How Much It ACTUALLY Costs to Attend a Wedding
Wedding Guests
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.
Why Guests Aren’t THAT Psyched for Your Wedding
Wedding Guests
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.
5 Things Your Parents Shouldn't Help With During Wedding Planning
Relatives
While parents can be a major help in putting together your big day, there are some tasks they shouldn't touch.
How to Tell Your Parents You're Eloping
Relatives
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.
4 Signs Your Wedding Party is Too Small
Wedding Party
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.
6 Roles You Can Give Loved Ones Not in the Wedding Party
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.