Kicking ’em out: how can we word our “zero argument” drama-free wedding rule?
We are no strangers to family and guest drama at weddings. Hell, we’ve got whole archives for family advice, family drama, and conflict resolution. People are people and people can bring the dramaz. You’re totally on the right path by nipping it in the bud early and diplomatically addressing the issue on your wedding website. Wedding websites are the best place to explain anything you want explained: dress codes, ceremony rituals, accommodations, and of course, any specific drama rules that you’ll be putting in place. Let’s talk about how to word it.
7 ways to make a wedding website guests will ACTUALLY use
I’m pretty sure here in 2020, we all know why wedding websites (aka “wedsites“) are so awesome. Printed invitations can only hold so much information, and it makes things easier for your guests when you’ve got a personalized website to tell them everything they need to know …
But how to get your guests to ACTUALLY read your wedding website?
The big list of wedding planning apps Part II: RSVP and wedding website apps
We’ve been talking about the latest wedding planning apps that are taking over for a big planning binder. In part one, we talked specifically about inspiration and collaboration tools. This time around, we’ll be hitting the big players in RSVP and wedding website apps that make dispersing information and collecting RSVPs much easier. Blanket warning: watch out for gendered language and more “traditional” options than we’re used to around these parts.
9 wedding website tips to inform, reassure, and give guests warm fuzzies
You’ve snagged your wedding website name, maybe a fun theme, and now you’ve got to fill it with information. Guests can end up relying pretty heavily on your wedding website, especially if you’re having a destination wedding, multi-day wedding, or have some cultural traditions that may be new to some guests. Let’s get the most bang out of your buck by including the information your guests will need. Here are our favorite wedding website tips for offbeat weddings.
How we’re talking to religious guests unsure if they want to attend our lesbian wedding
Now, you and I both know that it’s the same as any other wedding (or as different as every other wedding, as the case may be). But within our community, it’s kind of a rare thing. I mean, this will be MY first two-bride wedding! We have specific people who have issues with our relationship for religious reasons and I wanted to offer a non-confrontational way to talk about that subject and maybe squeeze out a few “yeses” from those who are on the fence.
5 things Miss Manners hates that I LOVE
I requested the Miss Manners wedding book (published in 2010 — a mere four years ago) this week from my local library. The dilemma of how to address invitations when many of our friends and relations are cohabitating without being married was confusing me, and I figured Miss Manners would have something to say on the topic. She does, of course. She also has thoughts on everything else to do with weddings. I disagree VEHEMENTLY with some of her opinions…