Are you the one in charge of planning your best friend’s bachelorette party? This is a party that requires a lot of thought and planning to be successful. It is not something you can leave until the day prior to the event. A bachelorette party is a send-off for your bride-to-be girlfriend. Because of this, …

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Congratulations! You are now the second most important guest at the wedding, meaning you are one of the bridesmaids. This means that you were tasked to deal with the whole bachelorette party and in this case, organizational matters might fall a little too difficult on you. Below is a short step-by-step guide on how to …

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Your bachelorette party is coming up, and your and your bridesmaids are still stuck for ideas. You don’t want to go out and rack up fortune in bar bills only to have massive hangovers the next day, nor do you feel like patronizing the male dancer section of the local strip club. Fear not, as …

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Favors

Whether you’ve decided to jet off with the girls for a weekend away or have the biggest bash at your best friend’s poolside home, there are certain necessities every bachelorette party must have. And we’re sharing them all today. From favors to matching tees, this is a time to really kick some ass and celebrate …

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Congratulations, you’ve been chosen as maid of honor to the bride to be, and with that prestigious title comes the scary task of planning the perfect bachelorette bash. Although this power can be alluring, you must put yourself in your bride’s shoes and think: what would the bride like to do? Does she love to …

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With bachelor and bachelorette parties gradually becoming more tame, more couples are electing to throw co-ed, joint bachelor and bachelorette parties. If you and your betrothed aren’t looking to celebrate that cliché “last night of freedom” consider throwing a joint shindig that will serve as a wonderful party for you two and your friends before …

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Bachelorette Party Games

Is it time to start planning the bride’s big night out? Before she slips that ring on her finger, you’ll want to prep and prepare for a weekend of single lady fun! Bachelorette parties don’t have to be full of naughtiness and memories that make everyone blush with embarrassment. Of course you’ll want to make …

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Real-Life Bachelorette Party Ideas and Bachelorette Party Themes So you’ve decided to host a bachelorette party. Oh, the pressure! The good news is that many have come before you, and they have conquered. Here’s a sampling of some fantastic real-life bachelorette party ideas, straight from the brides, bridesmaids and guests themselves. Co-Ed Bash “Our wedding party was …

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With the festive season behind us and New Year’s resolutions well under way (or not, depending on your level of determination) most of us will be looking forward to the arrival of summer when spirits are lifted once again. If you’re planning your hen do for the summer months then you’ll be looking around for …

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When it comes to weddings and wedding planning, most men don’t really like to get involved (the key word here being “most” not “all”.) Mainly because all they’re concerned about is going on an exciting, all singing, all dancing (O.K. maybe more like “all drinking, all dancing”) stag. However recently we’ve noticed a large influx in couples wanting joint pre-nuptial …

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Even though the bachelorette party is organized by the maid of honor together with the other bridesmaids, you might be asked which: is your opinion about the ideal location, in order to have what you have always wanted. It is a nice thing of your girls to check with you before planning something, because in …

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We know that because you have so many things to sort up, you didn’t have the time to think about the apparel for your bachelorette party. But, since our job is to make thing easier for you, we are here and we are ready to offer you some recommendations for your last party as an …

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The bachelorette party is an event that usually happens before the bridal day and lately it has become a must have for the ladies. How come men get to have a party with all kinds of surprises and they can knock their heads in the manner that they want and you ladies can’t do the …

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wine tour

Looking for ideas for a bachelorette party?  Perhaps you may consider a wine tour – visiting a wine region and sampling the local wines.  Most Americans may not realize it, but not all American wine is produced in California; in fact, nearly every state has wineries.  California, New York, Washington, and Oregon, as well as …

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The bachelorette party is definitely one of the most interesting and important events before the wedding. It’s like a must have event and the bride has now the possibility of having lots of fun as a single woman – single, for the last time! In this bachelorette party you are going to observe how the …

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The bachelorette party shouldn’t be such a hard thing to organize, but this doesn’t mean that you should not be prepared from every little point of view. Of course, like every other event, this one has to be organized from every little tiny aspect and detail and you have to make sure that you take …

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The bachelorette party is an event that bears a special importance for the bride. The party usually takes place in a rather familiar and friendly atmosphere, but even so, you must not forget about the party outfit. So what would be an appropriate dress to wear for this event? Well, you firstly have to be …

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bachelorette party ideas

Bachelorette parties are often thrown for a bride with risqué themes, decorations, and prizes, along with plenty of alcohol, too.  A key ingredient in the fun of these parties, though, is the party games.  These games don’t have to cost anything (other than maybe some dignity) and can be a lot of fun with or …

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Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” have been engaged since last spring, but wanted to celebrate with family. Desiree and Chris had a huge engagement party this past weekend in Washington, and it looks like they had a blast. People shares the details of Hartsock and Siegfried’s big event. “The Bachelorette” engagement party …

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By Holly Speed There comes a time in a woman’s life when that big question gets popped. You know, that really important question from the one person who means the absolute world to you – “will you… be my bridesmaid”!? The pressure is on to plan the most amazing bachelorette weekend possible for your best …

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  Congratulations! You’re getting married! Right now, you’re planning for one of the biggest days of your life. It’s going to be an unforgettable celebration that you’ll get to share with your closest family and friends, and it’s a day you’ll always cherish. Of course, planning a wedding can certainly be stressful. There are a …

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Advantage Bridal

A little bling for the bridal party goes a long way! Custom rhinestone tank tops, tees and apparel for brides and bridesmaids look cute and make great gifts, too! If you don’t know what to get the bride or bridesmaid who has everything or simply want to give a unique gift for that special girl …

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The bachelor party is an event that should totally make the difference and resemble your joy and happiness – because this will be the last party that you do with the guys as a single man. This is the last celebration of your rebel life as a single person! As the day in which you …

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Not into shocking and over-the-top hen party (or bachelorette party as our friends across the pond say) antics? Looking for something more sedate and low key? Look no further than these top five ideas for celebrating a debauchery-free hen party that’s still fun and memorable. 1. Lingerie it up It can be all about the …

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A must do before the wedding day is of course, the bachelor party. Of course, everyone wants to have this last party before being engaged in something that is meant to last a lifetime. We believe that is an important thing to mention because it has an essential role in the stages before the wedding, …

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The bachelor party can be organized in a club or in a rented salon, but also in a hotel room or even at home if you leave alone. The key element of all the options that we offered to you is having fun. The place in which this party takes place isn’t that important, but …

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Bachelorette parties are meant to be a last celebration as a single gal for a bride-to-be.  They often have racy themes and feature naughty gifts and a night out painting the town red.  There are lots of bachelorette party ideas like this, but a glamor bachelorette party is so much fun. Imagine taking the usual bachelorette party …

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Like Western weddings, there is a wide spectrum of traditions you can expect to find at an Indian wedding. Most traditional Indian Hindu weddings are a multi-day affair, and you might be surprised to find that there are ceremonies for several days. If you’ve been invited to a traditional Indian wedding, you’re in for a …

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Once you have found the dress of your dreams, it’s time to focus on other gowns that will be a part of the wedding. That’s right, the bridesmaid dresses! Undoubtedly, you’re aware of the classic joke that bridesmaids dresses are always, for lack of a better word, ugly. Obviously, you want to be the bell …

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Unlike the noisily crazy Bachelorette party somewhere in a bar, club or hotel abroad, Bridal Shower is a comfortable event which takes place in a relaxed atmosphere. But this does not mean that Bridal Shower is something boring. Bridal Shower is a good reason for a gathering with best friends and talking about men, enjoying …

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great wedding speeches and toasts

Ultimate Guide to Writing & Delivering a Great Wedding Speech or Toast It doesn’t matter whether you’re giving a  bridesmaid speech, best man speech, father of the bride speech or the groom’s wedding speech. Giving a wedding speech or toast can be nerve-racking. It doesn’t have to be though.  Just follow some basic rules and …

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If you’re a first-time bridesmaid and are wondering what the heck you have to pay for, don’t fret. Many newbie bridesmaids have this question, and let’s face it: being a ‘maid isn’t exactly cheap. Help yourself avoid unnecessary expenses by learning what you are expected to pay for. The Dress Paying for your bridesmaid dress …

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Who Pays for What

In days of yore the parents of the bride paid for the wedding. Those days are long gone, much to the relief of parents with daughters everywhere. So who pays for what these days? It really depends on the couple, their family, and all related bank accounts. Yet etiquette still applies, and with that in …

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Let’s face it: being a bridesmaid isn’t exactly cheap. How much bridesmaids spend depends on the bride and the cost of her wedding, with some going the crazy-extravagant route and others taking pains to make their nuptials as budget-friendly as possible. With that in mind let’s look at a few frequently-asked questions to give you …

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Picking out a bridesmaid gift can be brutal. You’ve got to budget but you want to find something of quality and have it be functional too! We think you should go the extra mile though and get something that you can personalize for each and every one of your ladies in waiting. So check out …

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If you have never attended a bridal shower before, you might have some questions on etiquette do’s and don’ts. Fear not, as we have outlined everything you need to know about planning and attending this special pre-wedding event. Read on, and be enlightened. Who Hosts? Bridal showers were traditionally not hosted by a family member, …

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Planning a wedding is a wonderful but admittedly stressful period, and then when you put a time pressure on it, the stress just builds from there. Every bride-to-be is plagued with many regular bridal questions, and even the most simple ones can quickly become overwhelming if you feel like you are running out of time. …

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By Lesley Mattos As far back as a girl can remember, she dreams of her wedding day. Down to every last detail, she imagines things like her wedding dress, the color of her bridesmaids’ gowns, and even more importantly, that perfect man who’s destined to be her husband. When that day finally arrives, it’s the …

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One of my dearest friends recently got married and in her infinite wisdom she chose the one person who has never been married, will most likely never be married and who knows practically nothing about weddings to be her maid of honor – me! As flattering as that was I hit panic mode because like …

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You dreamed about your dress for your entire life. You dog-eared countless bridal magazines of the designs you loved, and then, you said “yes” to the dress. You walked down the aisle, said “I do” and danced your first dance in it — so now what? Every bride has a different idea about what to do with …

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We like to inspire brides-to-be all around, but we get inspired too! We’re shining a light some of the spots we look to for ideas and advice. From local favorites around the country to popular sites brides dive into all around the world, we’ve sharing the best of the best in a whole new way. …

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The wedding dress is the dress of all dresses. But if you’re an engaged bride-to-be, you’ll soon come to realize that in the time leading up to the big day, you’ll wear many dresses — to bridal showers, brunches, engagement parties, lunches and the rehearsal dinner. Rehearsal dinners were once simple affairs after the wedding …

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When one of your closest friends or beloved family members asks you to participate in the celebration of her marriage, your most immediate reaction will probably be gratitude and excitement, followed by a flurry of questions such as: Where will the wedding be? How much will your bridesmaid’s dress cost? Will you get along with …

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maid of honor duties

Maid of Honor Duties: Your Quick Official Checklist Maybe you’ve recently been selected as your bestie’s maid of honor or maybe you’re a bride trying to figure out who best to fit the job, whatever the case we’re divulging a foolproof checklist to help nail down the details. As maid/matron of honor, you have a …

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bridesmaid questions

Three Important Bridesmaid Etiquette Questions Answered Asking friends and family to be bridesmaids in your wedding is a big responsibility and comes with a laundry list of tasks, especially on the day of the wedding. And what is one of the main tasks on said wedding day? Hair and makeup! Check out the following wedding makeup etiquette …

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maid of honor list

Acting as the Maid or Matron of Honor is a job that comes with a heck of a lot of responsibilities. Not only do you have to wrangle the bridesmaids, plan the bachelorette party and bridal shower, and stay on top of everything on the big day, you also have to act as the bride’s emotional …

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Best of the Wedding World

  Sparkly wedding accents, DIY backdrops and beautiful real-life couple inspiration … this week’s roundup is a must see!   How to find wedding favors that will fit any type of guest! — Team Wedding Learn how to DIY your own wood palette backdrop for your ceremony or bridal portraits! — Style Me Pretty Check …

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Every girl has that one person they can turn to in times of need. Having a best friend is a vital part of life and most of us just wouldn’t know where we’d be without our best pals. So if you’ve been asked the all-important question and someone has entrusted you with everything in the …

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  Photos are a huge part of weddings. After all, when you put so much effort into planning the perfect day, isn’t it important to capture those memories and all of the little details that make them shine? As any married person will tell you, the day goes fast. When it’s over, you finally realize …

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bridesmaid costs

It costs about $1,700 to be a bridesmaid, according to a WeddingChannel.com 2010 survey. Among the biggest expenses are traveling to the wedding, the bachelorette party, and the bridal shower. Many bridesmaids don’t realize how quickly the expenses add up, says Amy Eisinger, the site’s associate editor. “From the moment they announce the engagement, to …

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