Book Description

From the Back Cover Wedding Etiquette for Dummies The right way to do everything before you say 'I do' Planning a wedding should be fun, exciting, and worry-free ? but most brides, grooms, and their families run into sticky situations that aren't so black and white. Whether it's deciding how to handle divorced parents, dealing with bickering bridesmaids, or anything in between, Wedding Etiquette For Dummies gives you the tactful, proper way to handle any situation without losing your cool. Engage in wedding etiquette from the start ?find out how to announce your engagement with elegance, decide who will pay for what, and wisely select your wedding party Understand ceremony protocol ? discover helpful guidance on setting?the date, choosing a site, working with an officiant, and personalizing the ceremony to reflect your style Perfect your reception plans ? find tips on selecting a location, working with your reception manager, putting together a seating chart, choosing a menu, and presenting proper favors Manage details with your manners intact ? get advice on choosing wedding attire, composing your wedding invitations and announcements, and registering for gifts Behave on the big day and beyond ? use practical information on how to tactfully greet guests, move through the processional and recessional, celebrate with class at your reception, write thank-you notes, and handle unexpected situations Open the book and find: Suggested wording for announcements and invitations Guidance on writing your own vows Etiquette for a variety of ceremony styles, from religious to civil and beyond Tips on appropriately assembling your guest list Rules for festivities before the wedding Advice on working well with wedding vendors and planners Special considerations for getting married the second time around Read more About the Author Sue Fox is the author of Etiquette For Dummies and Business Etiquette For Dummies. She is the founder and president of The Etiquette Survival Group, a California-based professional development and publishing company. Read more