Archive of ‘Etiquette’ category

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Children’s Area

Are you including children at your wedding? No problem! A great way to include them on your big night is by having a “kid’s area”, with fun activities that can keep them entertained well past your I Do’s. Some fun items you can include are crayons and drawing pads, glow sticks, bubbles, games, etc. Another […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Addressing Family Wedding Invitations

Question: I’m getting started on addressing my wedding invitations, and was wondering what the proper etiquette is to address an invitation for a family including children if I am only using an outer envelope (no inner envelope). I’d really appreciate your insight! Answer: When addressing an invitation to a family with only the outer envelope, you […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Guest Comfort

A large part of planning your event is considering the comfort of your guests. Yesterday BRIDES​ highlighted some guest pet peeves that might shed light on things you haven’t considered. http://goo.gl/nf6DdZ A couple additional items we recommend being mindful of are: (1) Childcare or Kid Friendly Activities If you are choosing to have an adults […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Thanking Guests

I recently had a couple choose to do a receiving line in order to personally thank all of their guests for celebrating with them. Although it is important to thank each of your guests, a receiving line can be quite time consuming depending on your guest count. A great alternative to the receiving line is […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Intimate Weddings

If you are in the invitation phase for your wedding, chances are that you may have had to choose who to invite to the ceremony and who to invite to your reception… You are not alone! More and more couples are deciding to have smaller, more intimate ceremonies, which is totally acceptable. Consequently, for those […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Guest Comfort

When putting together the details of your reception, be sure to consider the comfort of your guests. This can be anything from wraps during the ceremony for women who may have forgotten them, umbrellas if it is raining, high chairs for small children, eye glasses on tables where older guests are seated, and/or baskets of […] Read more…

Mind Your Manners Monday :: Guest Book

As a wedding guest, nothing can be more exciting than being a witness to your loved one’s special day. Before the ceremony begins, make sure you remember to sign the guest book. Traditions like this not only give couples a glimpse of who attended their wedding, but also provides many couples with a sentimental keepsake […] Read more…

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…

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