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Having to drive several miles from the ceremony to the reception is one of the top complaints from wedding guests. Our rule of thumb is making both locations about 10 minutes away from each other. This allows time for traffic or anything else that may get in your guests’ way. If you have too much […]

There is technically no rule written in stone saying you have to feed your vendors. However, it is proper etiquette to feed all vendors working a minimum of (4) hours, during lunch or dinner, on the wedding day. Vendors like your Photographer, DJ and Wedding Planner are running around from 6-12 hours on your big […]

You probably thought you knew everything about how to properly eat at a dinner party, right?! We all know (or should know) not to put your elbows the table. And now thanks to our Southern Charm No. 6, you know which bread plate and drink is yours for the taking. But do you know how […]

The Bride & Groom have spent a little over a year planning this special day only for the attention to be taken away from them by some guest proposing to his girlfriend in the middle of the dance floor. Be honest – how would you react if you were there? This scenario happens way more […]

Time to go gift shopping for the couple and you’ve made the decision to monogram the gift. One of the most important decisions when buying a monogrammed gift is choosing the style and making sure the initials are in proper order. A few guidelines to selecting the perfect monogram for that perfect gift: The monogram style […]

  In today’s society people feel the need to capture every moment of their lives with their cell phones and post to social media. On a normal day, we get it, but what about when it comes to your Wedding Day? Cell phones can be sort of annoying during the wedding ceremony not only for the couple, but […]

  Traditional etiquette states that the bride’s family should not host showers. Why?! Because the main point of a shower is to provide the Bride with gifts and it could come off as the family asking for gifts, which is a big NO NO. Today, while it is still very much a faux pas for […]

Did you know that there is a such thing as napkin etiquette – to teach you where to place your napkin to signal to others if you are temporarily excusing your self or leaving for good? Today we are giving you a brief dinner napkin 101: Where to place your napkin when you sit down to eat, […]

Congrats! You’ve found the new love of your life and you’re planning your encore wedding! Even though you’ve done it before, you’d like to have the parties and do it all again. We don’t blame you. You may be wondering though if it would be appropriate to register for gifts this time around. The short […]

  You have your loyal #girlsquad all on standby to receive their Pinterest inspired “Will you be my Bridesmaid” gift, but you can’t send them until you make that one final decision – will you or won’t you ask your future Sister-in-Law to be a part of the party? While there is no official etiquette rule that requires […]