Planning An Amazing Bridal Shower Top Tips for Hosting Memorable Bridal Showers While the bride is confronted with a myriad of important decisions for the big day – dress, flowers, menu, etc., – those planning her bridal shower have other decisions to make. How do you create a warm and comfortable atmosphere when, often, the …

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The big day is looming and you want to give the bride an extra special day to celebrate before she walks down the aisle. Bridal showers are a fantastic way to treat the bride-to-be before the big day and can be a great excuse to gather friends and family together for the celebrations. If you …

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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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Your friends are getting married, so it’s understandably an exciting time. With all the craziness going on, it’s easy to forget about the rehearsal dinner. Rather than panicking over what to wear, use the following guidelines to arrive at the dinner looking fabulous. The Golden Rule The “golden rule” of rehearsal dinner dress is finding …

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Whether you’re hosting a wedding shower, attending a wedding shower, or the person the wedding shower happens around, it’s a good idea to keep a few etiquette tips in mind. Use the following as an etiquette guide to prevent mishaps and annoyed people. Q: My Bridesmaids Are Hosting My Shower And Asked Me For A …

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Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette.

The rehearsal dinner is a chance for fun, mingling, and food the night before the wedding. If you are getting ready to plan the rehearsal dinner part of your nuptials but are unsure as to proper etiquette, read on. There’s a few key things to know before the planning process begins. Hosts Traditionally, the parents …

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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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Wedding shower gifts can be tricky if the couple hasn’t registered. Rather than getting the bride and groom items destined to end up in the attic, review the following suggestions…the happy couple will love you even more for them! Cake Stand Purchase a quality cake stand the couple can use over and over again when …

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When it comes to the rehearsal dinner, the main thing to remember is attire should not be more formal than the wedding. The rest is up to you! Feel free to throw a semi-formal rehearsal dinner if your wedding is a strictly black-tie affair, or go for something casual but no less fabulous. Use the …

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By Anthony Page As the organiser of the Bachelor Party you have a lot of planning ahead of you. It’s important to gather all the wants and desires from the bachelor himself, because after all, it’s his last bit of freedom before he crosses to the other side. Of course, being the Best Man presents …

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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 bridal shower can often present a little bit of a headache for the organiser. But whether you’re the maid-of-honour or the bride’s mother, you can take some simple steps to ensure that the wide variety of guests attending all feel included and have a great time. And whether you’re planning a casino party …

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Whether you’re the bride to be, the bridesmaid or a congratulatory guests, bridal showers are one of the most girl-bonding events there are! Depending on your role in the proceedings, it may be up to you to plan and execute the perfect bridal shower for your loved one. If this sounds like you, you’re in …

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Whether you happen to be the maid of honour, a guest or even the bride herself, there is one re-wedding event you all can’t wait for, and that is of course the hen party. No hen party is complete without some obligatory fun and lots of games. It is also a great way to break …

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Planning a bridal shower is hardly a small feat, especially if dozens upon dozens of women are attending. Food, drinks, presents, decorations, music, games…there’s a lot to consider. However, plenty of fantastic bridal shower tips exist to help you through the craziness that so often accompanies wedding planning. Review a few of the best tips …

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The wedding rehearsal and subsequent dinner may be the warm-up to the real deal, however it’s still important to think about the various rules and etiquette guidelines that go with said dinner. Let’s take a quick look at some of the rehearsal dinner etiquette rules to keep in mind: Who Pays? Who pays for the …

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A bachelor party is an event that the groom-to-be has been looking forward to ever since he popped the question. It should be legendary night everyone will remember and serve as the final blowout before he says “I do.” As the Best Man, it’s your job to ensure you, the guests, and the groom all …

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Some mistakenly envision a vow renewal as an intricate reason to throw a party, but this milestone moment is so much more than that. Motivations for a vow renewal are vast, but the outcome is the same—a wonderful day that focuses on the love between two people. From songs to rings, your vow renewal ceremony …

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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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Without a doubt, the photos of the first look, first dance, first cake slice and first kiss as husband and wife are the ones we await with baited breath. However, when you’re compiling your shot list for the photographer, don’t forget to include several shots of pre-wedding prep. We know photographers are pricey, and you’re …

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Your wedding rehearsal dinner is your opportunity to get everyone who will be involved in your wedding ceremony, from your parents to your young ring bearer, in the same place at the same time. You’ll be reviewing what every member of the wedding party has to do on your big day in order for everything …

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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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  Spring is in full bloom! And so are the showers! …and we mean showers of love, happiness, and best wishes for the bride to be! If you are planning a bridal shower, make sure to have a checklist of the 7 things that every bridal shower needs! 1. A perfect shower starts with a …

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Okay, you’re engaged — yay! After setting a date, one of the first things you’ll do is register. And don’t feel like you’re jumping the gun by getting ahead. It’s important to register right away, as people will begin planning showers (which means including your registry information on the invitations), sending engagement gifts, etc. Also, …

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Now that we’ve got the guys covered, let’s take care of your girls. Girls are pretty easy to shop for — think simple, sentimental and sweet — but they too, like groomsmen, would love something practical that they will actually use. It’s important that you leave plenty of time when getting gifts for your gals — trust us, …

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One deed that should never go undone is gifting the people who have been instrumental in your wedding and wedding planning process — most importantly, your wedding party. Girls are pretty easy to gift, but groomsmen on the other hand, can be a little trickier. We’re here to help! It’s important that you secure your gifts …

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Lucky for you, more lingerie inspiration from Adore Me has arrived! In case you missed them, we showcased two different Adore Me looks already on the blog — coral and pale blue. Be sure to check ’em out. Adore Me recently launched a new collection of sexy lingerie — bridal beauty at its best — featuring happy colors and flirty designs that make every woman …

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We’re bringing sexy back with more lingerie inspiration from Adore Me. In case you missed it, we kicked things off in this previous post. Adore Me recently launched a new collection of sexy lingerie — perfect for brides — featuring flirty, bright colors and feminine designs that make every woman look and feel her best. Check out our “something blue” …

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We know that it’s all about the dress. Now let’s talk about what’s underneath the dress. We are swooning for Adore Me’s new collection of sexy lingerie, which features fresh, bright colors and dainty designs that make every woman look and feel her hottest. We were mused by the colors in Adore Me’s Stasia style to create an inspiration board of …

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  Planning a wedding? If you are a bride planning a wedding, you know just how stressful things can be. From selecting a venue, organizing the seating chart, sending out invitations, selecting a color theme, tasting the cake, finding wedding music for your first dance as the new Mr. and Mrs., and choosing the perfect …

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Planning The Ultimate Bachelor Party

Bachelor parties and weddings could not be further apart in terms of what to expect. One is wild and raucous and unrestrained, and the other is organised, charming and dignified. Most everyone has a concept of what to expect at a bachelor party, and that’s probably why the groom cuts loose with his best buds …

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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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rehearsal dinner dress

Rehearsal dinners are what happen after the bride, groom, officiant and wedding party practice how the next day’s ceremony is going to go. The dinner takes place a restaurant, banquet hall or the home of the groom’s parents, as they are the traditional hosts. If attending a rehearsal dinner and are unsure how to dress, …

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Bridal Shower Drinks

via We’ve already gushed about how important it is to serve a great cocktail at your wedding. Guests look forward to tasting and sipping and it becomes a part of the overall experience. And, as we mentioned before, it’s not as easy as you may think to find the absolutely perfect drink, in style and …

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Bridal Shower Game Ideas

Are you planning the perfect bridal shower for your bestie bride and can’t think of any entertainment? Of course you’ll need to have snacks and yummy treats, something tasty to sip on and presents galore, but you’ll also need something to break the ice and have everyone get involved! From charming little contests to games filled …

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