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How Cold Is Too Cold To Have An Outdoor Ceremony?

Colorful foliage and freshly fallen snow make pretty backdrops for a wedding ceremony, but making the most of the scenery during the colder months also comes with an added obstacle: cold temperatures. And on our Ceremony and Vows board we've had questions about what temperature is too cold to have a ceremony outside.... read more

Should Mom Go to the Bachelorette Party? Read Our Answer!

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You love your mom and get along great, but she just called and asked if she can come to the bachelorette party, now what? There's no right or wrong answer here. It all comes down to your relationship with your mom and if you're comfortable with the idea. If your first thought is "of... read more

4 Tips To Inviting Plus-Ones At The Last Minute

It happens, you have limited space and budget to give every single person on your guest list a plus one. But what do you do if you get more RSVP declines than you expected and have extra room? It's totally fine to offer a plus one to those guests you couldn't in the first go-round.... read more

Heard Of Having An Honorary Bridesmaid?

If you've never heard the term, the honorary bridesmaid term hails from the South and it's sort of an off-shoot member of the bridal party. Traditionally the honorary bridesmaid is reserved for an aunt or older cousin who is important to the bride, but not a part of the actual wedding party. In other words, someone... read more

Bride Burns Un-Invited Facebook Friends (What Not To Do)

We're still in shock over one bride's Facebook post that recently went viral. In a single status update, she burned all of her uninvited guests. See what we're talking about right here... Here's our general take on posting online: Keep it positive. Before you post that status venting about all the guests who RSVP’d for... read more

7 Things No One Tells You About Changing Your Name

There are some truths you just don’t find out until you’ve done it—a legal-name-change veteran’s take on making it official. 1. You may be flipping through your wedding album before you have a new passport. Changing your name is a marathon, not a sprint. Some things will be as easy as walking into... read more

Changing Your Name? 5 Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

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If you're one of the 80% of couples who have decided to change your name after the wedding, this is for you. To help demystify the process we asked Jake Wolff and Josh Gelb, the experts behind the name change service HitchSwitch. Here, answers to the most commonly asked name change questions. 1.... read more

Can I Register For Thrift Store Wedding Gifts?

You want your wedding gifts to match your style, but the look you're going for is kitschy and eclectic and you'd prefer things secondhand, figuring out where and how to register can get a little tricky. Right now, our etiquette community board is buzzing on the topic of thrift... read more

Who Gets a Plus One For My Wedding?

Oh, the dreaded plus one question. You've probably heard it before, and which guests should or should not get to bring a date is a seriously controversial topic on our Etiquette board. In a perfect world, you'd probably let everyone bring someone to your wedding, but budget and space limits mean that you have... read more

Do I Have To Invite My Boss and Coworkers?

In short: You should never feel obligated to invite anyone to your wedding (even if they do control your paycheck). The easiest way to avoid any drama is to not invite any coworkers to your wedding. That way if anyone asks or you suspect one of your coworkers is itching for an invite you have... read more
A stylish exit is the exclamation point to a great wedding day, not to mention your last chance to drive home your personal style. Take full advantage of this opportunity.When it comes to your getaway transportation, get creative: Drive away in a vintage car decorated with bright flowers; toss your hair into the wind on a moped; or jump into a sleek, stylish sports car. And don't forget that "Just Married" sign.
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