Do you have to follow the tradition of having the same number of people on each side of the wedding party?

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Couples today often look to traditions to assist them with their wedding planning. From ceremony rituals to a first dance, many ideas are implemented into the big day. Now though, couples are often wondering if proper wedding etiquette and traditions always need to be put into play. Today’s generation offers so much more leniency when it comes to incorporating etiquette …

Are Thank You Notes Antiquated?

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In the digital age, it’s super simple to feel like taking the time to handwrite a thank you note to your guests may be a bit outdated. I’ve had people tell me it feels juvenile, reminding them of their childhood days when they wrote thank you notes to friends for attending their birthday party. So, as someone who has hosted …

Ask a Wedding Planner: How do I deal with an overbearing mother while wedding planning?

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Dear Joe,  I need some advice/words of encouragement/lessons from your experience on how I should go about planning my wedding with my overbearing and opinionated mother. I do not know what to do, I have been engaged for less than three months, I want to enjoy all of this but it is difficult. How can I keep my mom involved in the …