How to Address Wedding Invitations (Every Unique Scenario Explained)

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Is it Mr. John Doe and Mrs. Jane Doe, or Mr. and Mrs. Jane Doe? What if you are allowing your single cousin to bring a date? Should all your cousins’ six kids’ names go on the envelope? What about married couples with different last names?

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Nine Must-Have Items to Include in Your Wedding Welcome Bags

Whether you have invited your guests to an exotic locale to celebrate your destination wedding, or you have out-of-town friends and family traveling to your hometown, you should plan to welcome guests when they arrive at their hotels with welcome gift bags. Little surprises offer a way to thank guests for incurring the expense of traveling to attend your wedding and provide an opportunity to showcase your wedding location to those unfamiliar with the area. Whether you are repping the town you grew up in, or welcoming guests to a whole new country, these nine creative ideas for what to place in your wedding welcome bags are sure to impress your guests.

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RSVP to me Recognized with Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Award

Kelly Samm Adams, owner and founder of RSVP to me, Sweet by RSVP to me, and Periwinkle Designs has been recognized among the gift industry’s superstars by Stationery Trends Magazine in its Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards. The program acknowledges the new generation of gift industry elite. From shop owners and managers to stationers and company founders, with this award, Stationery Trends pays homage to forty individuals for their seemingly countless contributions to an industry we adore.

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May is Date Your Mate Month. Celebrate All Month Long with These 31 Great Date Ideas.

He wooed you, he pursued you, he won you, and he wed you. Whether you have been married for five days, five years, or fifty years, couples must always put the time and effort into making time for one another. And no, texting from upstairs while he’s downstairs in the man cave does not count. We are talking quality alone time (read: a date, just like you used to do before you were Mr. and Mrs.). May is national Date Your Mate month, so to help you get started celebrating this valuable month-long holiday, we’ve compiled 31 date ideas—one for every day of the month.

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Eight Tips for Planning Your Engagement Party

You’re engaged, and the first thing you want to do is celebrate with all your closest friends and family. Okay, the first thing you really want to do is get a killer mani and share photos of the ring to all your social channels—but then you want to celebrate. Whether you envision a timelessly classic engagement party, a funky theme party, or even a costume party (we love a swanky Gatsby-themed soiree), you can plan the engagement party of your dreams by following these eight pro tips.

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Rain On Your Wedding Day? How to Prepare in Advance for the Threat of Inclement Weather.

They say that rain on your wedding day is lucky. Tell that to the bride who spent a year and a half planning a gorgeous outdoor beach wedding. Unfortunately, no matter how well you plan your wedding day, you can’t prepare for the weather, and no matter where you will be saying your I Dos, anything unexpected could happen when it comes to Mother Nature. Every bride planning an outdoor wedding needs an inclement weather contingency plan that she hopes not to have to use. Below are nine expert tips for preparing for the possibility of inclement weather on your wedding day.

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