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Etiquette 101: Destination Weddings

You’ve found the perfect location for your wedding – and it’s nowhere near your home. It’s time to plan a destination wedding! All the usual wedding etiquette guidelines apply, but whether you’re marrying on the beach, in Las Vegas, or ...

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Etiquette 101: Bridal Showers

A bridal shower is a fun way for the bride to celebrate her coming marriage with the women in her life. The Emily Post Institute says showers should not be hosted by the bride or groom or their immediate family ...

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Etiquette 101: Gifts and Gift Registries

Your wedding guests are going to bring you gifts – whether you want them to or not. Wedding gifts are tradition, and they’re a physical representation of your guests’ love and support for you. Got questions about gifts and gift ...

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Etiquette 101: Seating Arrangements

Phew! The guest list is done, and the invitations have been sent out. Now, the waiting begins for those RSVPs. Once they come in, you’ve got another task ahead of you that can be tricky: Figuring out where everyone is ...

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Etiquette 101: The Guest List

Who to include, and who to leave out? And, who gets to decide who’s coming to your wedding? That’s right — it’s the guest list, the bane of many a bride’s existence and maybe one of the trickiest parts of ...

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Etiquette 101: Invitations and Save the Dates

How do you let guests know whether the kids can come? Whether they can bring a +1? This week, we’re looking at invitation etiquette – when to send and how to address your envelopes. Send Early To give your guests ...

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Etiquette 101: Choosing Attendants

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about money – the wedding conversation we all love to hate. Let’s discuss something more fun this week: Your bridal party! As a general rule, the size of your bridal party is determined ...

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Etiquette 101: Who Pays for What?

No doubt you’ve already found out that weddings are steeped in tradition: Those of your family, your culture, your religion, maybe even the region of the country where you live. Etiquette rules — some more flexible than others — are ...

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Choosing Your Bridal Party

You’ll make lots of big decisions as you plan your wedding, including choosing your bridal party. Few wedding decisions are as rife with emotion (and sometimes a little family politics) as this one. Here are some tips for staying sane ...

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Invitation Etiquette: Who’s Invited?

If you’re planning a wedding on a budget or don’t plan to invite children, it’s easy to control your guest list by the way you address your inner invitation envelopes. Some quick tips: No kids? Address the invitation to “John ...

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