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Who To Invite To Wedding And Reception 
Hi, My husband is a pastor and our son is getting married. Our church is not large and the bride-to-be has a rather large family (aunts and uncles), …

Father And Daughter Wedding Dance 
What is traditional wedding protocol for the father/daughter dance and groom/mother dance? Our Thoughts Dear Anita, Regarding the timing …

Sending Wedding Invitations 
When should I plan to send my wedding invitations? My wedding day is in June. Our Thoughts Dear Pamela, Wedding invitations traditionally …

Jack and Jill Wedding Shower 
Is it rude to ask people to go to a Jack and Jill wedding shower if they are paying to attend the destination wedding? Our Thoughts No, it is …

Gangster Wedding Theme 
My fiancé wants a 1920s gangster style wedding and I want a country/sunflower theme. If we were vintage dresses and gangster style tuxes do we have to …

25th Anniversary Reaffirmation Wedding 
We are having a small wedding after 25 years of marriage. We never could afford one and this is the perfect time to have one for family/friends that impacted …

Including Sisters in the Wedding Party 
Hi there, I am recently engaged, and am in the process of choosing the wedding party. We still have a year until the big day so we realize we have …

Wedding Bouquet Preservation 
Hi! I love the idea of preserving my bouquet in a shadowbox or bubble frame, but the prices are soooo high on most sites. Does anyone know of a reputable …

Mackinac Island
Beach Wedding Question
 
My boyfriend and I are hoping to have our wedding on the beach at Mackinac Island, MI. We've looked everywhere about information on how to go about doing …

Formal Wedding Guest Attire 
1. Can I wear black to a formal Saturday night wedding? 2. And, if yes, can I still wear black if the bridesmaids are wearing black? Our Thoughts …

Out Of Town Wedding! 
My fiancé & I live (& will be wed) in Arizona in the spring of 2011. However, my entire family lives in Kentucky and his in Nebraska. We will be …

Choosing A Wedding Song 
I am kind of on a hunt to find the perfect wedding song. My friend just got married and her song was "Timeless" by Kelly Clarkson. Do you have any …

About Bridal Party 
Need to know about bridal party. Our Thoughts To answer your question, we need a little more information. Can you expand a little and let us know …

Unwanted Wedding Guests 
My fiancé and I have decided to not invite his mother to our wedding because she is a doped up drug addict that we have not spoken to for over a year. …

Bridesmaid Flowers 
We are having a garden wedding! I myself will be wearing ivory so when it comes to my bouquet I can have a range of colours. But, my bridesmaids are wearing …

Wedding Vendor Contracts 
I'm wondering if you have any experience or advice canceling a contract with a wedding vendor. I have a friend who booked a vendor in Pennsylvania that …

Wedding Gift From Groomsman Not rated yet
What is the standard for wedding gifts from members of the bridal party given that they have the expense of tuxedos and dresses etc.? Our Thoughts …

Grooms Cake Question Not rated yet
My son is getting married in the bride's home town. There are a few food items that are unique to our area, and have become traditional fare for birthdays, …

Choosing A Wedding Date Not rated yet
Should the bride and groom collaborate with the families to see if the wedding date suits everyone or not? Our Thoughts Dear Sharon, …

Bridal Party Wedding Invitation Etiquette Not rated yet
What is the etiquette for inviting parents of the bridal party if you don't know them or haven’t ever met them? Our Thoughts Dear Susan, …

Renewing vows Not rated yet
My husband and I have our 30th anniversary of being together coming up. After living together for almost 10 yrs, we have been married for 20. My ceremony …

Vintage Wedding Theme Flowers Not rated yet
HEY! I was just wondering if it's an ignorant or extremely contradictory to have pinwheels as bouquets *or mixed in with bouquets* in an inside church …

Wedding Gift For Moving Bride Not rated yet
I am the bride, and I will be getting married in America and leaving to live in Africa. I won't need to take furniture with me, just my clothing. …

Wedding Speech Protocol Not rated yet
At the wedding reception, does a representative of the groom speak first with a representative of the bride speaking last? Our Thoughts It is …

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Two Wedding In Two States Not rated yet
Well, we have set the date and our wedding is only 5 months away problem is, my family is from PA and my fiancé’s is from TX. We both come from really …

Wedding Centerpiece Questions Not rated yet
Hello! My colors are navy blue (to match my fiancé’s air force dress blues) silver, and white, and I absolutely cannot come up with a good wedding centerpiece. …

Asking For Wedding Gifts Not rated yet
I live with my future in laws, and we don't need the usual gifts. How can we appropriately ask for gift cards / cash as wedding gifts? Our Thoughts …

Mother of the Groom Dress Not rated yet
The mother of the bride insists that it is now the style for both mothers to dress almost identically. We now each have a dress of the same color, same …

Steampunk Wedding Theme Not rated yet
Ok, so everything is basically planned for our wedding but what to do about reception entertainment! Our steampunk wedding theme falls into the year of …

Wedding Reception Chair Questions Not rated yet
What do you think about having a mixture of chair covers for a wedding reception if your colors are peach, cream and gold? For example a table that …

Red Wedding Dress Questions Not rated yet
I was wondering if it’s ok to wear a different color other than white for your wedding dress? I want to wear red and my husband-to-be doesn't understand... …

Inexpensive Wedding Photographer Not rated yet
Hi, I am getting married June 2011. Is there a way too look around for wedding photographers and get the best one but for cheap. We are kind of on a …

Including Siblings In Bridal Party Not rated yet
My daughter is getting married this fall. She and her fiancé have decided to not invite his sister (his only sibling) and her brother (she was in his wedding). …

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Napkins Not rated yet
Our son is getting married on May 21, 2011. Of course we are responsible for the wedding rehearsal dinner. We are ordering napkins for the dinner …

Wedding Ceremony Questions Not rated yet
My daughter doesn't like being the center of attention, and she is uncomfortable with the thought of 175 people watching her get married. We have a traditional …

Wedding Processional Not rated yet
Hello! I have a very small bridal party, the groom, myself, maid of honor, best man and flower girl. Everything I'm reading regarding how the wedding …

Wedding Hotel Block Not rated yet
We are having a rehearsal dinner the night before our wedding and need to tell all of our guests to reserve rooms at an Inn that will be filling up soon. …

July Wedding Flowers Not rated yet
Hi there, I’m planning a wedding for July 2011, an my wedding theme is royal blue with silver. What flowers/colors should I use? My bridesmaid’s …

Renewing Wedding Vows Not rated yet
Hi There, My husband I got married last year at the court house before our son was born, and we still want to have a wedding ceremony. What are our …

Wedding Reception Uplighting Not rated yet
I am trying to decide how to decorate my wedding reception. I for sure want uplighting and I love the pink and purple colors I have seen in pictures. …

Bride and Groom Guest List Not rated yet
I am the father of the bride with a budget. The groom has a large family and I don't think it’s fair for him to invite more guests than I have (50 more) …

Bridal Bouquet Ideas Not rated yet
My daughter is getting married in the spring. She is not a flower kind of girl. We are trying to come up with some cute ideas on what she could carry …

Including Siblings In Wedding Party Not rated yet
How do you decide who is in your wedding party? My future daughter in law doesn’t really get along w my daughter. She feels only people she likes and …

Wedding Dress Color Not rated yet
We're planning on a September wedding, and the colors are red and gold. I just want to know what color wedding and bridesmaid dresses would look perfect …

Can The Groomsmen Be Kin To The Bride Not rated yet
Is it alright for the groomsmen to be kin to the bride? Our Thoughts Dear Cheryl, Yes. A groomsman can be related directly to the bride's …

Birth Mother At Sons Wedding Not rated yet
My son has a unique situation, and we're not sure how to handle it at his upcoming wedding. We had a very open adoption and he does have a relationship …

Wedding Gifts From Parents Not rated yet
In these tough times is it expected that parents of the couple also give a wedding gift to the couple? It would seem paying for the wedding and rehearsal …

Save the Date Notices Not rated yet
My daughter's wedding is May 28, which is the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. She wants to send out Save the Dates because it is a holiday weekend. …

Wedding Thank You Notes Etiquette Not rated yet
I was married on November 26, 2010. We were waiting for our wedding pictures to come back from the photographer to send out thank you cards, and we are …

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Summer Wedding Theme Colors Not rated yet
My fiancé and I are having a small orange and yellow wedding in the summer of 2011, and we are having the reception in the back of his house. Its mid …

Wedding Location Question Not rated yet
Our daughter would like to have her wedding at our lake cottage that is 40m. from town. Some guests would have to drive 40 - 50m to the wedding, 40m. to …

Two Maids of Honor Not rated yet
Is it ok to have two maids of honor for my wedding? I don't want to offend either one of my family members. Our Thoughts Today's wedding events …

Cake Serving Pieces Not rated yet
Who can purchase the cake serving pieces? Our Thoughts There is no formal wedding etiquette as to who would purchase the cake knife and serving …

Destination Wedding Gifts Not rated yet
We are flying from Canada to Mexico to attend a destination wedding. What is expected in regards to a wedding gift? The trip is rather expensive, but …

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Guest List Not rated yet
Who attends the wedding rehearsal dinner? Should out of town family members be invited? Our Thoughts The purpose of the rehearsal dinner is …

Father of the Bride Toast Not rated yet
Is it customary for the father of the bride to give a toast at the reception? It's the 2nd marriage for both and they paid for the wedding? Our Thoughts …

Greeting Wedding Guests Not rated yet
We are having an informal open house wedding celebration at our home between 4:00 and 8:00 pm, and my husband to be wants us to stand at the front door …

Wedding Gift For Impromptu Wedding Not rated yet
A co-worker's daughter announced that her wedding will be in two weeks at the local courthouse. Only immediate family will be invited. Should we …

Mother of the Groom Dress Not rated yet
Can the mother of the groom wear a street length dress if the mother of bride is wearing a long dress? Our Thoughts The mother's of the Bride …

Wedding Coordinator Gifts Not rated yet
Does the wedding coordinator buy a gift for the couple? Our Thoughts I cannot speak on behalf of all wedding planners, but I always given …

Wedding Thank You Notes Not rated yet
The chaos of relocating and finalizing the wedding plans have resulted in my missing the appropriate window for sending thank yous for the shower which …

Choosing My Wedding Colors and Theme Not rated yet
Hi, Thank you in advance for helping me out. Your advice is much appreciated! The problem is I am a girl with an idea but I have no idea how to picture …

Deceased Parents On Wedding Invitations Not rated yet
Should deceased parents be listed on a wedding invitation? Our Thoughts This is a really great question. Sadly you are not required by wedding …

Wedding Invitation Response Questions Not rated yet
The RSVP card from a wedding invitation that we recently received simply says: “Your favor of response would be greatly appreciated by September 30, …

Wedding Proposal Gift Not rated yet
Should mother of the bride give a gift when proposal is made? Our Thoughts While there is not strict wedding etiquette about giving a …

Wedding Pew Bow Not rated yet
Hi, I am trying to help my sister locate the name of the wedding pew bow pictured. We found this photo on the internet but it was titled "paper pinwheel." …

Sight Impaired Wedding Planning Not rated yet
My future daughter in law is sight impaired and can only see maybe a foot in front of her. She has no idea of what her wedding could be plus we are working …

Choosing My Wedding Colors Not rated yet
I'd love input on wedding color palettes you think would look nice! Here's the deal: We're getting married at the World's Fair Pavilion early next September. …

Vineyard Wedding Theme Questions Not rated yet
We are having dinner inside at a vineyard and are considering putting up a small awning for the band and then not tenting the dance floor for the wedding …

Inviting Friends To Sons Wedding Not rated yet
Our son says that he wants no one at the wedding that he does not know. We have friends of 30 years that he has not seen much at all and he is not allowing …

Planning A Wedding
In Two Different States
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My boyfriend and I met online over 2 years ago and have been trying to plan our wedding in a couple of years. An obstacle we keep running into is that …

Last Minute Wedding Guests Not rated yet
Is it rude to invite guest three weeks away from the wedding? We had to invite family to keep the peace but many are not coming Is it ok to call and …

Wedding Invitation Wording Questions Not rated yet
My future daughter in law had the wedding invitations printed up without anyone seeing them first. They say "Mr David and Denise North invite you to share …

Giving of the Bride Not rated yet
My father is deceased and I am wondering if its best to just walk down the isle alone? Our Thoughts This is a very personal choice. I have …

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Kids at Wedding Not rated yet
My mom wants an adult reception and she’s paying for it. My fiancé wants to have kids there. I want a little of both I would rather just have no children …

Missing Wedding Gift Not rated yet
After the affair was over and we opened all the gifts, we realized we didn't have one from a close relative. How do we tactfully find out if one was given? …

Wedding Gift Giving Not rated yet
I received my own invitation to my boyfriends daughters wedding does that mean I have to give my own gift? Our Thoughts Good wedding gift …

Wedding Gift Thank You Not rated yet
What is the best way to say thank you for wedding money gifts? Our Thoughts An eloquent way to say thank you is to simply state: Thank …

Wedding Minister Payment Not rated yet
What is the expected reimbursement for the minister at a wedding? Our Thoughts Over the years as a wedding planner my client's ask me …

Wearing White To Rehearsal Dinner Not rated yet
Is it acceptable to wear white to someone's rehearsal dinner? Our Thoughts Wearing white to the rehearsal dinner the night before the …

Parents Guest List For Wedding Not rated yet
If the bride and groom are hosting the wedding, who can the parents invite as wedding guests? Our Thoughts To begin, I would suggest making …

No Kids At Wedding Not rated yet
How can I nicely go about saying that we do not wish to have children at the reception? Can I put it on the invitation or reception card? …

Wedding Reception Open Bar Not rated yet
Is the bride’s family or groom’s family responsible for cost of alcohol at a wedding reception? Our Thoughts In a "traditional” wedding, …

Mixing Wedding Themes With Seasons Not rated yet
My fiancé and I are both teachers, so it looks like the summer is our best option to have a wedding because we'll have a lot of free time. However, we …

Standing Up For Mother At Her Wedding Not rated yet
My mother is getting remarried and she has asked me to stand up for her, what does that mean? Our Thoughts That simply means she would …

Royal Blue Wedding Color Not rated yet
I already bought the bridesmaids dresses last summer so I can't change them. The dresses are royal blue. The problem is I want the wedding to look …

Gift From Father of the Bride Not rated yet
Do you have any ideas on how to do something - say something, present something to my daughter by me (father of the bride) and her two little boys? …

Mutual Best Friend Getting Married Not rated yet
My wife and I have a mutual best friend (groom.). My wife and I do not know any of the brides friends or family and my wife will not know anybody at the …

Wedding Planning - Where To Start Not rated yet
I originally wanted to go abroad for my wedding but my partner wanted his family around. Also, it would cost more to get everyone abroad than staying in …

Cinderella Wedding Theme Colors Not rated yet
Hello, my name is Wennetta and I am a DIY bride. My wedding is September 18, 2010, theme is Cinderella and my colors are royal blue, white,& silver. …

Ideas For Wedding Themes Not rated yet
My boyfriend and I have been thinking bout getting married, and we want to do a theme that is lost cost but fits both of us. I’m a small town country …

Travel For An Out Of State Wedding Not rated yet
I'm in a wedding party, and the wedding is taking place out of state. Who pays for my travel and room, and do I give a gift on top of all my expenses? …

Wedding Photographers Thank You Note Not rated yet
We want to pay our daughter's friends (a couple) who were the photographers at her wedding. Our daughter will be sending the couple a separate thank you …

Destination Wedding Attire Not rated yet
I am having a destination wedding in the British Virgin Islands on the beach, and I am having the rehearsal dinner on the beach and it is casual. …

Bridal Shower Invitation But No Wedding Invitation Not rated yet
If invited to bridal shower, is it proper etiquette to also be invited to wedding? Our Thoughts You are correct. Proper wedding etiquette …

Whose Wedding Is It Anyway Casting Couples For Season 11 Not rated yet
NOW CASTING SEASON 11 OF “WHOSE WEDDING IS IT ANYWAY?” Are you or someone you know planning your wedding day, but the never-ending tasks keep getting …

Wedding Timing Not rated yet
I was engaged last august and am now planning my wedding. My niece just got engaged and is planning her wedding for June 2011. I want to get married in …

Paying For Wedding Flowers Not rated yet
What flowers is the groom responsible for besides the wedding bouquet? Our Thoughts In most wedding's today the bridal couple is footing most of …

Paying For The Rehearsal Dinner Not rated yet
My son is on his second marriage, however for the bride this is wedding number one. My husband and I paid for the first rehearsal dinner, and do not feel …

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Wedding After Party Not rated yet
We're hosting a wedding and dinner in Las Vegas, and then heading to a pub for an informal get-together. How do we politely tell our guests that we are …

Father Of The Bride Toast Not rated yet
Does the father of the bride typically toast the bride or couple? I am walking me niece down the aisle, her father passed away. I am wondering if I …

Wedding Thank You Notes Not rated yet
I was wondering what is the proper etiquette for writing a thank you card for a makeup artist, wedding planner, and pastor? Our Thoughts We have …

Gift For The Bride Not rated yet
Our daughter is getting married soon and her "something blue" is going to be the blue sapphires on the diamond and blue sapphire bracelet we are giving …

Picking Wedding Colors  Not rated yet
I would like to say I dance to another beat to the drums. I want a traditional/off-beat wedding. Best of both worlds I would like to call it so would red, …

Wedding Location Etiquette Not rated yet
I'm recently engaged, but my fiancé and I live in two different states (Georgia and Alabama). We seem to agree on everything but where to have our wedding. …

Starting A Wedding Planning Business Not rated yet
I have high energy, great with details, love working independently, planned many dinners for self and friends, have business ownership experience, etc. …

Gift Card Wedding Gift Not rated yet
The couple has previously both been married with homes completely furnished. They want to add on a bedroom and would like to just receive Lowes gift cards. …

Wedding Reception Table Questions Not rated yet
The hotel where we are having our wedding has only white linens. I would like to use copper table toppers over the white linens (my florist suggested …

Groom and Mother in Law Dance Not rated yet
I am a wedding planner in SE Arkansas, and this particular issue has never come up before. The bride's mother has rheumatoid arthritis and is limited to …

Outside Wedding Venue Not rated yet
I am choosing a costly outdoor wedding venue. I have learned that they will hold an event a month prior to my wedding date in which the garden area grass …

Wedding Guest List Protocol Not rated yet
What is the protocol for who to invite to a wedding? I live in PA, and I've been invited to some of my friends' weddings who live in a different state. …

wedding planning event Not rated yet
I'm hosting a wedding planning event at my work and I'm wondering if you have any ideas on money saving things I can cover or unique ideas stuff like that! …

Stand Up For A Person At A Wedding Not rated yet
I have been asked to "stand up" for my father at his wedding. I don't know if "stand up" is like a matron of honor/best man. I don't support this marriage …

Aunts Role In Nieces Wedding Not rated yet
My niece is getting married, and I am not sure what my role is in planning the wedding and also on her wedding day (I am her only Aunt)? Our …

Time Limit For Wedding Gifts Not rated yet
My son got married 6 months ago. Our friends say they have one year to give them a wedding gift. What is the time limit for giving a wedding gift? …

Wedding Personal Attendant Attire Not rated yet
I am thinking about having a personal attendant. I am curious what the general accepted rule is for her? Does she wear the same the dress as the bridesmaids …

Wedding Location Question Not rated yet
My fiancé and I are planning to marry on July 4th of this year, and at first all the ideas sounded easy and I'm coming to find that it isn't so much. …

Out of Town Wedding Gifts Not rated yet
Our wedding is going to be out of town (we live in Colorado but will have our wedding in California). We do not want to have a bunch of gifts to mail …

Bridal Shower Gift Questions Not rated yet
If you gave a Wedding Shower gift is it expected to also give a gift at the wedding? Our Thoughts Yes, a wedding shower gift and a wedding gift …

Color Wedding Theme Not rated yet
I have a knack for planning parties, so I am helping my daughter plan her wedding. I have come up with several possible themes for her to consider, but …

Destination Wedding Questions Not rated yet
My daughter lives in Philadelphia, we live in IN, very small farming community. She would like to have a destination wedding. She has been trying …

Wedding Gift Etiquette Questions Not rated yet
Do you have up to a year to give a wedding gift? Our Thoughts Yes, wedding etiquette says that you have up to a year after the wedding to give …

Father of the Bride
Wedding Protocol
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I am getting married and want both dads to walk me down the aisle. What is proper wedding protocol in this situation? Our Thoughts This is a great …

Engagement Party Gifts Not rated yet
I am throwing my best friend her engagement party and they are not registering for gifts. They are paying for the wedding themselves, and we want to tactfully …

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Wedding Speech Etiquette Not rated yet
Is there a time limit on the toast? How do you tastefully exclude someone who does not want to make a speech? Our Thoughts In general, a wedding …

Gift For The Bride From Mother Not rated yet
I have been searching for some information on what type of gift I, as the mother of the bride, should give to my daughter? I can only find information …

Pearl Or Diamond Wedding Jewelry Not rated yet
Would it be better to wear pearl or diamond jewelry with my all white, strapless lace dress and daisy themed wedding? Our Thoughts The simple answer …

Wedding Guest Thank You Notes Not rated yet
Should wedding guests thank the bride's family for hosting a lovely wedding and reception via a written note? Our Thoughts This is a great idea. …

Wedding Planning Terminology Not rated yet
What does DW and AHR stand for? I keep seeing them while doing wedding research and have no idea what they mean. Our Thoughts As with any industry, …

Pre Wedding Party Not rated yet
We are planning our wedding and keep going back and forth between a destination wedding and full-blown traditional wedding. I would prefer a very small …

Expecting Wedding Gifts Not rated yet
I am getting married in September, and my fiancé and I have lived together for 16 years. Should I expect gifts from friends and family? Our Thoughts …

Wedding Gift For The Couple Not rated yet
We are paying for our daughter's wedding. Are we expected to also buy them a wedding gift? If so, what is appropriate? Out Thoughts Paying for …

Mother Of The Bride Etiquette Not rated yet
When can I remove my hat, and do the guests follow my lead? Does my buttonhole face up or down? Our Thoughts Traditional etiquette for a formal …

Guest List Not rated yet
I started a new job and got engaged recently, and my new co-workers know I am planning a wedding. I don't feel comfortable inviting them to the wedding, …

Wedding Guest List Concerns Not rated yet
I am inviting cousins to my wedding, but I do not want them to bring a "guest" unless it is someone to whom they are going to marry someday. How do I tell …

Selecting A Wedding Date Not rated yet
We want a nice wedding but nothing too big or too small. We don't know what date to pick either. We would like an outdoor wedding, but I feel it would …

Wedding Cake Location Not rated yet
Where should the wedding cake be set up at the reception? Our Thoughts Wedding cakes are typically set up on a separate cake table at the reception …

Short Lived marriages Not rated yet
If someone has a wedding and breaks up for good just 2 weeks after, should they return their weddings gifts to all parties? If so, is there a time …

Wedding Gift Idea Not rated yet
I recently gave a wedding gift which was a picture frame with a photo that had the groom’s parents and the groom’s best friends in it. Was this appropriate? …

Wedding Party  Not rated yet
We are having our wedding in a gorgeous garden in a rotunda. The celebrant has said that we could stand up in the rotunda, but I am worried about where …

Addressing Wedding Invitations Not rated yet
If guests are widowed, how do I address the wedding invitation that I am sending to them? Our Thoughts On the outside envelope of the …

Two wedding Invitations Not rated yet
My fiancé wants to purchase two different wedding invitations because he says we have different taste, what should I do? Our Thoughts Are you …

Wedding Planner Questions Not rated yet
My wedding is two months and a few weeks a way. Can I hire a wedding planner to help me with the last two months of planning? Our Thoughts You …

Second Wedding Questions Not rated yet
My fiancé and I live in 2 different states. Due to health, and family commitments it seems some people may not be able to travel for a wedding. Ideally, …

Bridal Shower Not rated yet
My sister is getting married for first time at 43 and she has been living with her fiancé for the past 4 years. She has also been living on her own for …

Carnival Wedding Theme Not rated yet
My daughter wants to have a "fun" reception. She and her fiancé want to have a "Fair" theme. She wants it in our backyard (it’s big) and have a hot …

Bridal Shower Planning Not rated yet
My daughter doesn't want me (her mother) involved in the wedding plans. My question is am I still supposed to give her a bridal shower? I would appreciate …

Post Wedding Reception Questions Not rated yet
My son is getting married and having a reception in a different state. We also want to hold a reception for him in the city where he was raised. Can …

Wedding Invitation Etiquette Not rated yet
I know it is proper etiquette for the return address on the RSVP card to go the bride's parent’s address. I am getting married in the town I live in. …

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Wedding Gift For Son Not rated yet
My son is getting married, and I want to give him money as a gift. His father, we're divorced, is paying for the rehearsal dinner. How much should I …

Blocking Rooms For Wedding Not rated yet
I live in Chicago and am planning a wedding in Kansas. All of our guests will be flying or driving in for the event. Our rehearsal dinner is on a Friday …

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