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 Guests

How Soon Is Too Soon to Ask Someone to Be Your Plus-One at a Wedding?

If you've just started a new relationship, it can be tricky to decide the right time to ask your new SO to be your plus-one to a wedding. Here are the signals that mean you're probably not ready.

Wedding Party

The 8 Best Ways to Communicate with Your Wedding Party

It's essential that you're able to clearly communicate with your wedding party members to ensure a smooth planning process. Here are some options when it comes to how to make that happen.

Relatives

5 Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer When Meeting Your Partner’s Family for the First Time

Meeting your partner's family for the first time is a big deal. Here are the questions you should be ready to answer to start things off on the right foot.

Wedding Guests

How Much Money Should You Give as a Wedding Gift?

It's tricky to know exactly how much money to give at a wedding nowadays, especially if you're giving cash. Here’s the etiquette behind wedding gift amounts, and what you need to know about giving wedding gift money in 2019.

Relatives

How to Handle Going on Vacation with Your Future In-Laws Without Losing Your Mind

Taking a vacation with your in-laws can sound like a dream—or a nightmare, depending on your relationship. Here, experts share how to enjoy the trip.

Wedding Guests

8 Things Single Wedding Guests HATE

It’s nice to consider your single friends and their experience during your celebration. Check out this list to keep your single guests happy at your wedding.

Wedding Party

How to Handle a "Maidzilla"

My sister is my matron of honor and she is a lot of help, but she has already staked out several “non-negotiables.” How do I keep her under control in a loving way?

Wedding Guests

How to Handle Wedding Guests Who Don't Get Along

Worried about a few guests who might start a ruckus on your big day? Here's how to handle the situation.

Relatives

2019 Mother-of-the-Bride Trends for Cool Moms

Trying to figure out what to wear as a mother of the bride or groom? Check out these 2019 mother-of-the-bride trends so you can look beautiful on your kid's big day.

Wedding Party

The Junior Bridesmaid Questions Everyone Asks

If your ultimate bridesmaid squad includes a junior member, you likely have some questions about what the junior bridesmaid role entails. We’re here with answers!

Wedding Guests

How to Cut Your Wedding Guest List

You may have to cut your guest list for a variety of reasons, from sticking to your budget to your venue’s capacity. Here are a few people that you don’t have to invite.

Relatives

The Sibling-In-Law Etiquette Guide

If your future spouse has brothers and/or sisters, you may find yourself facing a few etiquette dilemmas. Check out these scenarios and how you should handle.

Wedding Guests

How to (Politely) Remind Guests to RSVP

Your RSVP deadline is fast approaching and there are some stragglers. Here's how to remind them to send in that little card—without offending anyone.

Relatives

How to Honor Your Grandparents at Your Wedding

This groom found unique ways to honor his beloved late grandparents at his wedding and even afterwards.

Relatives

How to Help Mom Find the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride Dress

You want your mom or future mother-in-law to look and feel her best on your big day. Help her find the perfect dress with these shopping tips.

Wedding Party

The Indispensable Guide to Bridesmaid Gift Etiquette

Gifting your gals is an important way to thank them for all of their help leading up to you your big day. Here's our guide to making sure you follow good bridesmaid gift etiquette.