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How To Pick Out Your Bridal Party

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on October 27, 2014 at 5:00am

Being a bridesmaid or groomsman can require a lot of work – and cost a pretty penny. If you’re going to put someone on the spot, it’s helpful to know the finer points of whom and how to ask. Before you start filling out your bridal party with every friendly girl and guy you’ve ever met, keep in mind that you’d likely feel awkward (and might resent the time/expense) if asked to be an at…

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How To Say No To Being A Bridesmaid

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on October 24, 2014 at 5:00am

Someone just asked you to be in their bridal party, and you just want to say no because of the expense and/or time involved, you feel like you don’t know the asker well enough, or you simply can’t stand the idea of doing it for the 27th time. Regardless of the reason, there is a right way to give your regrets. Most importantly, you should assume that the bride or groom has taken their atten…

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POLL: It’s All About The Bridal Party

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on January 20, 2014 at 5:00am

Your bridal party will play a big role in your special day; whether it is taking part in the ceremony, or speeches or keeping crazy Uncle Ted in line. Many soon-to-be married couples give those in their bridal party gifts for helping with their big day. What would you give to your bridal party?

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Modern Ways to Say ‘Merci’

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on January 03, 2013 at 11:17am

Gone is the era when wedding party thank-you gifts automatically meant sparkly necklaces for the bridesmaids and monogrammed flasks for the guys. Today’s gifts can even be luxe services (think hair and makeup or hot towel shaves) or über-thoughtful gestures (covering their hotel room during your event) rather than an object. But if you like the idea of giving your attendants something they can…

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Attendant-Gift Etiquette

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on December 06, 2012 at 10:26am

When the friendships you have with your wedding party are priceless, how do you decide what’s appropriate to spend on their thank-you gifts? There’s actually no clear-cut answer, says Elise Mac Adam, author of “Something New: Wedding Etiquette for Rule Breakers, Traditionalists, and Everyone In Between” (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2008). “The key is to come up with a total amount th…

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Wedding Poll: Attendants Gifts

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:46am

Asking someone to be in your wedding is a big commitment, therefore it’s customary to get your wedding attendants a gift to show your thanks. When it comes to your wedding attendants, what do you plan on giving as gifts?

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It’s Spending Season

article by Renee Lee - CTW Features | posted on July 05, 2012 at 7:00am

The bride and groom aren’t the only ones doing some big spending on the wedding. More than 61 million Americans plan to attend at least one wedding this year, and guests expect to shell out an average of $339 to attend the festivities, according to the American Express Spending and Saving Tracker, an online survey of 1,500 U.S. adults. That $339 figure includes travel arrangements and clothing…

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Thanks, Mom and Dad!

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 11, 2012 at 7:00am

From figuring out which guests should have a plus one, to determining if you must have a receiving line, modern wedding etiquette can be quite confusing. For instance, if your parents – or your fiancé’s parents – help pay for your wedding, does proper–– decorum dictate an official way to thank them? No, says Sarah Newell, lifestyle editor for “But it’s always a…

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How to Say, ‘Thank You’

article by Metro Creative | posted on May 30, 2012 at 7:00am

It is customary for the bride- and groom-to-be to show their gratitude to all of the people who will make their wedding day special. Weddings today feature people who have roles that go beyond the traditional, like interior decorators and musical soloists. It’s important to remember to thank everyone who contributes to the celebration. Thank-you gifts should be something thoughtful and enduring.…

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Greet your out-of-town guests with welcome gift bags

article by Alexandra Miniri | posted on September 20, 2011 at 9:44am

You’re thrilled that your out-of-town family and friends are able to make it to your wedding –how can you show them a little extra love and thanks for making the trip? A perfect way to welcome your guests, and show gratitude for their time, expense and effort, is with a homemade welcome bag upon their arrival. It’s also a practical way to help ease their stay at a hotel or B&B. Make arran…

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