photo by Amanda Chapman

Etiquette

These 10 hints will help make the planning of your wedding and the big day that much bettter.

1.
Thank You Cards are a must! 
2.
Figure out who is helping to pay?
3.
Don't spend beyond your  means.
4.
Invitations, get them out and early.
5.
Bridal Shower Guest Lists, can't invite just anyone.
6.
Consult with someone who knows about weddings.
7.
Personalize your wedding and reception, but do not make it tacky.
8.
Remember you and your new spouse are the host and hostess.
  • The whole point of having a wedding is for others to join in the celebration. They are your guests and should be treated well.
  • Remember many of them have already spent a lot on your behalf (presents, travel expenses to your ceremony), so try to make your reception nice for them by providing good food, drink and entertainment
  • You don't have to wine and dine them, but make it pleasant!
9.
Spend time at your reception and enjoy your guests.
10.
Calling off the wedding!
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Amanda L. Chapman © 2004