Cue the champagne: Your son or daughter has found the one! That said, after the wedding dust has settled, you might find that you and your new daughter-in-law are living less than happily-ever-after. Of course, every MIL and DIL duo is different, and the tension between each pair will vary for any number of reasons. Still, the most frequent complaint […]
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With wedding season in full swing, guests everywhere are asking the same question: How much money should I give the newlyweds? Though most guests will spend an average of $109 this year—on par with last year’s figure, $108—the average cost nearly doubles to $200 if the recipient is a close family member, according to the American Express Spending & Savings […]
Your best friend simply had to have her bridesmaids donned in a mint chiffon gown, so you forced a smile and forked over the cash knowing full well you’d never wear the dress again. The good news? There’s no need to let that mint-colored monstrosity take up valuable real estate in your closet.
While some couples embrace social media by dedicating a unique hashtag to their big day, others are turning their cheek to a digital dump of wedding photos (even attention-loving Kim and Kanye are said to have put a ban on cell phones and cameras at their May 24 wedding). According to a survey by TK, only 14 percent of brides ask guests to power down, but a hefty 44 percent believe some digital boundaries should be respected.
These days, plenty of engaged couples already have bedding, kitchen appliances, and other items you’d need to furnish a home and begin a life together. So, what’s an engaged couple to do if they’d rather receive a cash gift?
Thursday, March 20 is the first day of spring—a changing of seasons that causes so much excitement, apparently, that it shares a date with National Marriage Proposal Day. The San Francisco Chronicle has a slew of fun facts about engagements, including the interesting detail from a David’s Bridal survey that one in five women reserved their Internet usernames with their […]