Traveling Bridesmaid

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How to be an out of town bridesmaid.  Being a bridesmaid is tough work. Being an out-of-town bridesmaid? Even tougher. While e-mail threads and group texts are necessary when it comes to finalizing details, exchanging dress photos…

5 Things to Expect When Throwing a Bachelorette Party

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Hosting the last fling before the ring isn’t always easy. Here are a few things to expect when throwing a bachelorette party. A bachelorette party is one of the only times you can wear feather boas and pink…

The Constant Bridesmaid Gets Engaged…

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…And she has no idea what she’s doing. The gal who has participated in more weddings than she has fingers to count them on is getting married. This is big news, guys, not that you needed…

The Cost of Being a Bridesmaid

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Sure, being a bridesmaid can be pricey, but it’s the intangible expenses that make the process worth your while. So, you’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid: congrats! Whether the upcoming nuptials are six months or…

When it’s Okay To Say No to Being a Bridesmaid

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Sometimes you just have to say no to being a bridesmaid. So you’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid, and while you are so honored, the prospect of participating is so daunting that you want to…

The Bridesmaid Budget

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Balancing the Bridesmaid Budget, Duties and Your Checkbook When you’re asked to be a bridesmaid, there are more things to prepare for than just showers and bachelorette parties, and it starts with your pocketbook. It’s no…

B is for Bestie…and Bridesmaid

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When You’re a Bridesmaid, Being a Good Friend Matters. The countdown is on for my BFF’s wedding, which will bring my Maid of Honor duties for this wedding season to a close. I have been “on…

Personal Wedding Gifts

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Creative and personal wedding gifts for the bride and groom go a long way. Personal wedding gifts can go a long way, especially these days when Crate & Barrel is basically kept in business because of bridal registries—and no…

The Art of Wedding Dress Shopping Supervision

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When wedding dress shopping with your best friend, make sure to remember your duties as a bridesmaid. Shopping for wedding dresses is something every girl dreams about. It’s the toile, the lace, the standing on a…

Bridesmaids 101

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Everything you need to know about being a bridesmaid. Since starting my bridesmaids project, several brides have come to me asking what they should expect from their wedding party. These are mostly brides who maybe haven’t been…