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bridesmaids

Is my slacker wedding party dropping the ball?

Are my slacker bridesmaids dropping the ball or is it me?

I am feeling overwhelmed, angry, sad, and just not looking forward to my wedding. It has been nothing but pulling teeth for me to get literally everyone to do their part. I have gotten our parents and my fiancé to understand that they need to do their part, but my bridesmaids have been twiddling their thumbs.

Have I not been stressing the importance of these little things? How do I tell people I want them more active and to do their job without being a bridezilla?

De-stressing wedding planning by changing my wedding party expectations

There are a number of wedding traditions that soon translate into serious expectations for family and the wedding party. Family members and the wedding party are expected to step up and donate time, energy, and most importantly–money, to help the new couple launch their lives together. Here’s how I de-stressed my wedding planning by changing my wedding party expectations…

Unique Vintage’s Circus Collection is so extra, it’s perfect for your awesome carnival wedding

This Circus Collection is the perfect inspiration for your carnival wedding, bridal shower, or a fun bachelorette party.

Step right up and check out this colorful cabinet (wardrobe) of curiosities…

You CAN wear this again: the bridesmaid tulle skirt look we heart

You CAN wear this again: the bridesmaid tulle skirt look we heart

Have some wedding party skirt-wearers who want something seriously adorable to actually be able to re-wear? Do your posse a favor and direct them to some mix-and-match tulle skirts (in one color or a rainbow!). Or screw the crew and steal one of these skirts for your own look.

Tulle for days, y’all…

Should I have my mom as maid of honor?

Mom’s my BFF: Should I have my mom as maid of honor?

My mother is my best friend and I would love for her to be my maid of honour. My dad thinks that it’s not appropriate because I “should choose someone my own age” and “the mother of the bride is a role that is demanding enough.” What do you guys think? Should I have my mom as maid of honor?

4 ways to get out of being a bridesmaid

“The dog ate my dress”: 4 ways to get out of being a bridesmaid

Declining to be in a wedding party or worse, backing out after you’ve already committed, can be a delicate maneuver. Sometimes it’s financial, sometimes it’s too much of a time commitment, and sometimes there are just personal or emotional reasons that you can’t commit. But sometimes it has to be done for logistical reasons or just for your own self-care. Here are four ways to get out of being a bridesmaid if you’ve found that it’s not in the cards for you.