Stepfamilies. Children. Remarriages. They can create tricky wedding situations, affecting a bride's decision-making and etiquette do's and don'ts. This guide helps modern brides navigate every dilemma. This practical book offers the answers to brides most commonly asked etiquette questions, including:
- "Can I ask my future in-laws to help pay for the reception?"
- "How can I include stepparents in the wedding?"
- "Do I have to invite dates for single guests?"
- "How do I get my mother off my back when planning?"
In addition to these questions, you will find answers to more unique situations such as: "Can I have a child-free wedding?", "How can I limit alcohol consumption?", and "What am I supposed to do with my father's third wife?" Leading you through dilemmas as you will encounter them in your planning, this book is easy to use and understand. From the simplest sticky situation to an all-out family fiasco, this is the go-to resource for everything etiquette.
The question -- The business of being a bride -- Foundations of planning -- Money matters -- The supporting cast -- Playing dress up -- Spectacular soir??es -- The paper trail -- Getting to "I do" -- I now pronounce you -- Greeting the guests -- The celebration -- Places, please -- Traditions -- The wedding puzzle -- The best laid plans -- When the party's over -- Double take.