Bubbly Bride: Put Yourself in Your Bridesmaid Dress

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride We have all heard the saying "Put yourself in the others shoes." I am suggesting that you put on more than just shoes, and put yourself in your bridesmaid dress! Yes, I am suggesting as a bride that you spend the time to literally try on the bridesmaids' dresses before officially choosing 'the dress'. It is easy to flip through photos and look at dresses on models to pick a dress color/style that you want for your wedding. But you will be surprised, a dress...

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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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Ask the Experts: How Many People Should Be in My Wedding Party?

by Azure

Ask the Experts is your chance to get your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question about weddings write our panel at asktheexperts@onewed.com This week's question: Dear Ask the Experts, My fiancé and I are trying to decide on our bridal party. Is there an ideal number for bridesmaids and groomsmen? Can groomsmen and ushers be the same people, or should they be separate? What are some things we should think about when choosing people...

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Involving Your Children in Your Wedding

by Azure

Getting married can be stressful, but getting married while also being a parent can add even more stress. No matter what their age, finding ways to include children in the wedding can go a long way toward making sure that everyone is comfortable in the new family. Older children might participate as bridesmaids, groomsmen, or readers. Younger children may appreciate something like the Family Medallion service that reasserts that the new marriage is forming a family. Roles like junior...

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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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Bubbly Bride: ‘Monumental’ Locations For Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride What location did you choose to take pictures on your big day? Every state, city and town has that one destination that is a must for photos. Whether it is as grand as the Eiffel tower, or as simple as the popular hamburger joint down the street, you have that monument that your area is known for. Most brides want to have the classic picture with this monument to remember the destination of their wedding. Plan ahead with your photographer to meet at a certain...

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OneWed’s Super New Wedding Pre-Party Marries Wedding Planning And Social Networking!

by Azure

At long last, we have launched the coolest technology ever for brides, grooms, the wedding party, and guests. Our brand new, first-of-its-kind, Wedding Social Network, Wedding Pre-Party, is about to rock your world, ladies and gentleman! To create OneWed’s Wedding Pre-Party, we had to play cupid… Social Networking and Wedding Planning were both shot by cupid’s arrow, became instantly smitten with one another, and walked down the aisle, ‘til death do they part. With our...

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Bubbly Bride: Picking a ‘Best’ to Stand Next to You on your Wedding Day!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride As you look back over your life to see who has truly stood next to you through every step, it is understandable for your parents to be the first to come to mind. Traditionally your mom and dad are sitting together in the first row, but as family dynamics have changed there are no rules to where your parents can sit! This can be a controversial topic, as some believe the Mother of the Bride title is grand enough, and adding a Matron of Honor title will take away...

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Bride Chic: Kiddie Couture- Dressing All Your Little Attendants

by Azure

About Bride Chic What could be sweeter than adding a flock of kids to your wedding? Either making the trek down the aisle or weaving in and out of festivities, kids add a bright and energetic tone to any wedding. In Europe, kids make up the wedding party almost entirely. Remember Lady Diana's wedding to Prince Charles in 1981? Her eldest attendant was a junior bridesmaid. The rest were taffeta-clad flower girls and pages dressed in the traditional costume of the English Court....

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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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