Mind Your Manners Monday – RSVPs

Part of planning an event will inevitably result in patiently waiting (or impatiently waiting for most of us) for the RSVPs to come in. In most cases, there will be responses that come after the deadline. As the gracious host/hostess that you are, try to set the deadline 1-2 weeks prior to when you actually […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Groom’s Cake

I received the following question from a mother of the groom, are people still doing groom’s cakes? If so, when would be serve it for guests? My response: Groom’s cakes are a very fun extra; however, they are something many people choose to skip due to the unnecessary cost. If you do choose to serve […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Payment for the Wedding

Q: Who is responsible for paying for the wedding? A: You will be interested to know that only 25% of weddings are exclusively paid for by the bride’s parents. The remaining 75% are a combination of the couple and their parents covering the cost. Also, it is very common for couples to pay for the […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: RSVP Cards

To help yourself avoid the RSVP frustration we referenced last week, this week we are touching on a couple helpful pointers. As you are putting together your RSVP card design, be sure to consider including the following items: Place for Name(s) & # of Guests If meal choices are needed, provide a line for initials […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Guest RSVP Etiquette

I received a call from a good friend/bride this past week regarding her upcoming wedding and inspiration for this post. She is currently receiving RSVPs for her wedding and a couple things have come up: No name on the RSVP card Guests adding uninvited guests to their RSVP As a guest it is imperative that […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Best Man Duties

In the last couple weeks, I posted about general bridal party duties and then about specific maid of honor responsibilities. However, we haven’t focused on the best man. Here are some of the responsibilities for the groom’s right hand man: -Coordinate gift to groom from all groomsmen -Organize bachelor party (if the groom would like one) […] Read more…

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