12 Things the Maid of Honor Can’t Forget to Do the Morning of the Wedding

Here are 12 things you want to remember to do on the morning of the wedding, from Brides:  by Elizabeth Mitchell Calling all maids of honor! You’ve been crazy busy helping the bride for the past year, but now’s the time to really let her sit back and relax and soak in the moment. Take charge and make sure your […]

Maid of Honor Duties: How to Be the Ultimate Maid of Honor

The ultimate maid of honor supports the bride, manages the bridesmaids, and generally is just available to assist the bride. She’s the one taking the bride’s late night teary phone calls.  She’s the one who straightens out the bride’s wedding dress train during the wedding ceremony. She is the one who plans the bachelorette party […]

Bachelorette Party Trends Your ‘Maids Need To Know About – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our series “Bachelorette Party Trends Your ‘Maids Need To Know About”. Originally, the bachelorette party was consciously modeled after the centuries-old bachelor’s party  which is itself historically was a dinner given by the groom  for his friends shortly before his wedding.  Obviously, the common themes of bachelor parties have evolved drastically […]

How To Delegate Bridal Party Duties


Photography courtesy Jennifer Kasper Photography Etiquette expert Karen Cleveland has joined Weddingbells as a guest blogger solving all of your decorum dilemmas. Read on for tips on how to retain poise from the minute he proposes. Now that you’ve chosen your attendants you’ll probably soon start receiving questions from these chosen few on what their responsibilities will be on (and […]

Bachelorette Party Trends Your ‘Maids Need To Know About – Part 1

Your bachelorette party is a once in a lifetime event, so it should be an unforgettable celebration. Of course, it’s your maid of honor and bridesmaids’ responsibility to make sure that happens. But if you’re worried they’ll just default to Vegas–or worse, a penis party in your apartment– we’re here to help with a little […]

5 Tips for Giving an Amazing Maid of Honor Wedding Toast


You’re the maid of honor in your BFF’s wedding, and you’re planning to toast the brideon her big day. Que the sweaty palms and panic, right? Speaking on the newlyweds’ behalf can certainly be nerve-wracking, After all, what you say and how you say it can make or break a wedding toast—and this is one speech […]