14 Fast and Easy Destination Wedding Etiquette Tips


In recent years destination weddings have become a major trend. For many couples, getting married in an exotic locale makes a destination wedding the perfect choice. Whether you will be saying your ‘I dos’ on a pink sand beach in the Bahamas, locking lips on an antique rice barge floating down Thailand‘s Chao Phraya river or partying til dawn […]

The Engagement Party – Who Pays For It?

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The engagement party is the official kick-off for your wedding countdown. While traditionally, the bride’s parents hosted the engagement party, these days many couples host their own engagement party. The engagement party is often thrown at the couple’s home or the home of a close friend or relative of the couple, and usually gifts are […]

The Engaged Girl’s Guide to Wedding Etiquette


How to navigate the trickiest wedding planning snafus and awkward social situations so you can have a smooth engagement and enjoy your time as a bride! By Sarah Wexler Photo: Getty Images No, you don’t have to ask your estranged sister to be a bridesmaid. Yes, there are people you won’t be inviting to the wedding […]


Who should “give you away”? From going solo to choosing family beyond mom or dad, the options for brides are better than ever. When bride Lela McArthur walked down the aisle to marry her beloved Steph Figarelle on Valentine’s Day, their union may have appeared unconventional at first glance—after all, they were the first lesbian couple to […]

Love in the Time of Facebook: New Social Media Rules for Relationships

From tweets and status updates to selfies and vine videos, social media can make relationships … interesting to say the least. Want to know what’s taboo and what’s not? Here’s a good list of guidelines for being in love and on Facebook: 1. Don’t fight publicly. Fighting is bad enough in private, but please, don’t pull back the […]

Top 10 Wedding Etiquette Rules & Traditions

One of the best things about the modern wedding is the ability of a couple to express themselves and their personalities on their big day and to break away from a lot of the common rules and standards of traditional weddings.  A wedding dessert doesn’t necessarily mean cake, your wedding party can choose their own […]