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 Party

Our 15 Favorite Ring Bearer Gifts, By Age

If you're entrusting your rings to a little attendant, he definitely deserves a thank-you gift. These ring bearer gifts range from stuffed animals to toy vehicles to sports equipment, and much more.

Wedding Party

The 15 Best Flower Girl Gifts, By Age

Say thank you to (or bribe?) your youngest attendants with these adorable flower girl gifts, sure to win rave reviews.

Family & Friends

How to Handle Uninvited Wedding Guests Who Show Up on Your Big Day

When you look out into the crowd on your big day, you want see familiar faces. But what if there are some strangers among your guests? Here's how to handle uninvited wedding guests who may try to get in on the celebration.

Relatives

17 Cool Gift Ideas for Your Father-in-Law

Now that you're engaged, you've gained a whole new family. Looking for gift ideas for your father-in-law? Here are some of our favorite ideas.

Relatives

What Does the Father of the Bride Wear? The 8 Rules All Dads Should Follow

Whether you’re a bride helping her dad or gearing up to walk your daughter down the aisle, it time to answer that time-honored question: What does the father of the bride wear to the wedding?

Relatives

21 Truly Sweet Wedding Gift Ideas for Your Parents or Parents-in-Law

Giving a gift to your parents and in-laws on your wedding day is a lovely and thoughtful gesture. Here are a few of our favorite wedding gift ideas for your parents and parents-in-law.

Wedding Guests

10 Things to Look for When Choosing Wedding Accommodations for Your Guests

When researching wedding accommodations for your guests, be sure to pay attention to these details so that your loved ones find comfortable and convenient hotel options.

Relatives

The 13 Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Your Mother-In-Law

Here are some Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mother-in-law that are sure to get you in the running for son- or daughter-in-law of the year.

Relatives

How to Make Amends With an In-Law Before the Wedding

If you're on the outs with an in-law, here's how to patch things up well in advance of your special day.

Wedding Guests

6 Reasons to Consider a Small Wedding

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to your big day's guest list. Here's why a small wedding can be absolutely amazing.

Wedding Party

8 Groomsmaid Gift Ideas for the Gals in Your Crew

Be sure to thank the ladies in your crew for standing by your side on the big day. These groomsmaid gifts are sure to win rave reviews.

Wedding Party

How to Pick Bridesmaids When You Have No Friends

Is picking bridesmaids a major struggle? If you're worried about how to pick bridesmaids when you have no friends, we're here to help you find your crew of leading ladies.

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10 Bridesman Gifts for the Best Guys in Your Life

Your bridesman has always been there for you, now it's time to show your appreciation. These thoughtful bridesman gifts are an ideal way to say "thank you."

Relatives

Does My Brother Have to be My Best Man?

Yes, he’s your brother - but does he have to be your best man, too? Not necessarily. Here are some other ways to include him in your big day.

Wedding Party

How to Ace Your Man of Honor Duties

Whether you've been a man of honor before or are a newbie, here's how to totally rock this special role.

Wedding Party

The History of Groomsmen

If you think you have lots of responsibilities, check out the history of groomsmen—you'll be surprised at how much the role has changed!