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Southern Charm No. 9 When people think party, they typically imagine drinks with that scene. However, some hosts can’t afford an open bar because alcohol is expensive. Others simply want to make sure their guests are safe to drive home so they decide to limit the drinks! If you are trying to save money, one […]

Southern Charm No. 8 The seating plan is all up to you! However, I will admit your wedding party (and their dates) will love you if you allow them to sit with their dates. There is nothing more awkward than attending a wedding where you may not know a lot of people, and your date […]

  Southern Charm No. 7 You can definitely hint at your preferences for your bridal shower. Some brides dream of a Kate Spade inspired shower while others simply want a morning brunch. You are allowed to create a Pinterest board filled with ideas to steal or send some requests to the bridal party. However, remember […]

Southern Charm No. 6 We are going to show you a simple etiquette tip that you will need for ANY occasion! Just remember: “D” for drinks and “B” for bread. If you make a “D” with your hand, you’ll notice you’re using your right hand. This means your drink should be placed to the right […]

Southern Charm No. 5 Yes absolutely! In fact, I used to be a bridal stylist at Alfred Angelo, and I know they carry bridesmaids dresses specifically for soon-to-be mommies! At the end of the day, you want your best friends to stand at the altar with you when you marry the love of your life. […]

Southern Charm No. 4 So many people are skipping cake now! There is no rule that you have to have cake at events anymore. It’s still popular to have some sort of dessert, but the possibilities are endless! Birthday parties can have cupcakes assorted to make a balloon design while showers might have cupcakes in the […]

Southern Charm No. 3 Being chosen to be a part of a wedding party is a huge blessing. However it can also be a lot to handle. For bridesmaids especially, they have to buy a dress, plan a shower, and plan a bachelorette party. Not to mention little things like helping the bride shop for […]

Southern Charm No. 2 The wedding is over and you’re back from your honeymoon. Or maybe your big birthday bash just ended without a hitch. Now it’s time for you to open your gifts and get started on those tedious thank-you notes. But how long do you have to write your thank you cards? Contrary […]

Southern Charm No. 1 He just proposed, and it’s the happiest moment of your life. Then you think about everyone you want to share this moment with! But who’s the proper person to tell first? Assuming no family or friends were involved in the proposal, always tell your parents first! The only exception to this […]