Actually What’s the Basic Wedding Reception Timeline?

Actually What's the Basic Wedding Reception Timeline?
Q: Could you please give a rough timeline of the following events: receiving line, cocktail hour, first dance, champagne toast, best man’s and maid of honor’s speeches, dinner and cake cutting? I’m so clueless! I’m not certain about the order of events at the wedding reception. A: Absolutely, good question! Here’s the basic order of ...

21 of the Cutest Wedding Napkins That You’ve Ever Seen

21 of the Cutest Wedding Napkins That You’ve Ever Seen
Sure, they’re also a nice way to help guests stay tidy during cocktail hour as they nibble hors d’oeuvres and sip libations, but honestly we just think they’re downright cute…not to mention totally great for Instagramming. The fun’s in the details!  Cocktail wedding napkins are often overlooked, but the truth is they’re an amazing place ...

Pair Wine and Cheese As a Pro at Your Cocktail Hour

Pair Wine and Cheese As a Pro at Your Cocktail Hour
A wine and cheese spread is delicious for everyone, from connoisseurs to newbies, and substantial enough to stave off your guests’ appetites until dinner. It can also dress up any event, even if yours isn’t a super formal wedding (how often do you get to wash a slice of truffle Gouda down with a fine ...

At My Wedding How Do I Cope With Children?

At My Wedding How Do I Cope With Children?
Brides acting deputy editor Nicola Down  is mum to a cute, but very noisy, 4-year-old. She says: Victoria Dawe Children can bring joy and spontaneity to your wedding day but they can also scream ‘I need a wee!’ at the worst moments in the church and be a major tripping hazard at cocktail hour. GORGEOUS ...