Ring Bearer Gift Ideas

Keepsake Books Stuffed Animal or Teddy Bear Disney Video Games Video, Computer or Hand-Held Video Gift Certificate from Toy Store Mickey Mouse Watch T-Shirts I bought t-shirts from a local craft store, one to fit each of my 3 flower girls and 2 ring bearers, and then bought transfer paper for ink jet printers. I then printed […]

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Flower Girl Gift Ideas

Ballet Slippers  Ballet slippers for her to wear during the wedding.  As well as a small lace bag with a pearl necklace and bracelet enclosed. ~ Mandy, Goodlettsville, TN Child’s Purse  Costume Jewelry Pearl Necklace, Bracelet, etc. Doll There is a Precious Moments flower girl, it’s so cute because the little girl is holding her […]

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Groomsmen Ideas

Barbecue Tools with an apron and an oven mitt. Great gift for guys to use at sporting events, concerts, etc… Beer Mugs(Glass or Pewter) Business Card Holder(Engraved) Cigars Cigar Holder Calculator (Engraved) … We’re giving our groomsmen soft-sided, collapsible coolers filled with a 6-pack of a local microbrew, a couple of cigars and some snacks. ~ […]

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Female Attendant Gift Ideas

Book At my sister’s wedding, being an English teacher, she gave each of her attendants a book which she had picked out special for each person. Inside the front cover she had written a personal note highlighting memories shared. It was a very thoughtful, and relatively inexpensive, gift. ~ Kristina Bridesmaid Lunch I am taking […]

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Including Older Children in Your Wedding

Inviting children to take part in your celebration can make it even more special and is very important for second marriages when you are trying to bring together a “new family”. There are many roles children can play: Flower girls and ring bearers are so adorable and are usually between the ages of 4-7. (Tips […]

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Having More than One Maid of Honor

Some brides have two or three close friends or sisters and find it difficult if not impossible to select only ONE Maid or Matron of Honor. What’s the solution? Have two or even three women as your Maids or Matrons-of-Honor. Here are a few tips: Try to divide the duties up so that no one […]

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Maid of Honor Responsibilities

Your Maid of Honor should be your closest friend – many times, a bride will choose her sister. Some brides will choose to have both a Matron of Honor (a married woman) as well as a Maid of Honor (an unmarried woman). And, some choose to have more than one Maid of Honor. The main role […]

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Best Man Responsibilities

The groom selects his Best Man. It is typically his brother, father, a close relative or friend. In the case of a second marriage, he can even choose his son to be his Best Man. The Best Man plays an important role.  He is responsible for: Getting the groom to the church Holding onto the […]

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Helping the Bride

One of your very best friends is getting married. On that day, you will be standing beside her as a loving supporter of the new life she is about to embark on. Sure, there are some traditional things that you should be doing, like planning the bridal shower and helping the bride get dressed on her […]

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Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Party

Choose your attendants carefully. Not every friend or relative makes the perfect attendant. You especially want your bridesmaids to be: * RELIABLE – Show up for fittings when they are scheduled. Be on time for the rehearsal and the ceremony! * ACCOMMODATING – Able to wear a dress that may not be their “ideal choice” and NOT complain! […]

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