obnoxious wedding guest

The simplest way to handle an obnoxious wedding guest is don’t invite her. Or him. Sadly, that’s not always possible. You know how family relationships can be! Your parents may insist that you invite ‘cousin Penelope’ even though she is the most obnoxious person you know. Just watch the Saturday Night Live skit below to…

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wedding invitation etiquette

Wedding invitation etiquette hasn’t changed much over the years. But the look of wedding invitations sure has.  Today’s couples are creating some wildly original invitations, but the basic etiquette remains essentially the same. When to send invitations Are you getting married in town?  Then send your invitations out six to eight weeks in advance.  That…

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wedding etiquette mistake

Don’t come across as a “gimme” person! Don’t put  your registry info on your wedding invitations. I know it’s so very tempting to discreetly list the URL for your registry at the bottom of your invitations. Don’t! It’s tacky. It’s a wedding etiquette mistake you don’t have to make, because modern technology has solved the…

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co-worker wedding etiquette

Co-worker wedding etiquette can get pretty dicey. Who do you invite, and more critically, who do you NOT invite? Wedding trends ramp up your challenges, as a survey of 13,000 brides by The Knot shows the size of guests guest lists is dropping. In 2009, the average size of a guest list was 149, but…

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wedding guest etiquette blunders

Most people have enough common sense not to pull the shenanigans I’m about to reveal. However, one person reading this (okay, maybe two) need to have their eyes opened to some real embarrassing wedding guest etiquette blunders that can irritate, incense, and even infuriate your wedding hosts. RSVP! Embarrassing wedding guest etiquette blunders begin with…

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Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our growing menu of communication options. Here are guidelines for proper thank-you note etiquette.

Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our culture’s growing menu of communication options. In other words, you should send your thank-you notes on personal stationary or nice thank-you cards. Emails, Facebook messaging, texting, and phone calls don’t cut it.  Each note should be personal.  Fill-in the blank notes are worse than sending no note…

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