Wedding Reception Toasts: 6 Tips to Writing a Successful Toast

by Azure

Toast-making is definitely a skill, and a memorable toast at your wedding is a must! Once you've selected your Maid of Honor and Best Man, and decided on who will be toasting you and your fiance, send them these five toasting tips from Julie Subotky, author of Consider It Done: Accomplish 228 of Life’s Trickiest Tasks: • Focus on the Couple: The number one key to a successful toast it to make it about the couple you are toasting. Don’t talk about yourself. It’s fine to let...

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Top 5 Best Man And Groomsmen Gifts For Spring And Beyond!

by Azure

Our friends over at The Man Registry know grooms. There is no doubt about that! They also know that most guys struggle to find quality groomsmen gifts that their Best Man and groomsmen are actually going to enjoy getting use out of. That’s why we’ve teamed up to showcase five great groomsman gifts for Spring 2010. Brides, don’t forget to pass these on to your fiancé! 1.Personalized Irish Pub Sign– It’s not a home bar unless you’ve officially named it and designated...

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The Man Registry: Is a Female Best Man Acceptable?

by Azure

About The Man Registry Common perception is that your Best Man and groomsmen should all be guys. And based on 99.9% of weddings, this perception is true. However, selecting the people that are going to be standing next to you on the most important day of your life isn’t always that cut and dry. Your wedding party members should be chosen based on who you want to share this special moment with. If your closest friend is girl or if you share a special bond with your sister, it’s...

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Best Man Speech ... Awesome or Awful?

by Azure

So, is this the best or the worst best man speech ever? Fortunately, it seems like the bride and groom both agree that it's the best!

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The Man Registry: Best Man Qualifications

by Azure

About The Man Registry Having a tough time deciding on your Best Man? Don’t worry; this is more common than you think. Here are a few pointers to remember when making this important selection. Get it right, because for 50% of us, this is the only wedding you’re ever going to have! Can he plan a party? Can he plan the bachelor party that you want? If not, move on to your second choice. Life-long friend Thinking about giving the Best Man honor to your current man crush you just...

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The Man Registry: The Bride vs. Bro Dilemma To Consider Before Getting Married

by Azure

About The Man Registry It’s the ultimate test for the girlfriend/fiancé: does she like your friends? We hope that the answer to this question is a resounding yes… unfortunately, there are always some brides and bros that just can’t seem to get along. It may not seem like a big deal, but it’s very important for your soon-to-be-wife to at least have an amicable relationship with your man-crushes, especially those that will be in your wedding party (and visa versa). She may...

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Origin of “The Best Man”- Did you know….

by Azure

That the term “best man” dates back to the times when Scotsmen kidnapped their future brides. So who was the "best man" accolade bestowed upon? The friend of the groom who had excelled at the abduction.

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The Man Registry: Best Bear (and other funny animal wedding stories)

by Azure

About The Man Registry When I heard the story about the man having his pet bear serve as Best Man in his wedding, I was shocked. The bear, named Brutus, weighs in at just over 800 pounds and fronts a pretty vicious appearance. After watching the video and viewing the astonishing photos, I was left with a few questions: • Which wedding guest would be unlucky enough to be seated next to the beast? • What do you tell the caterer to bring to feed the bear? A bucket of raw fish?...

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