Bridesmaid etiquette is a thing, but so is etiquette from the bride to her bridesmaids. In this post from Martha Stewart Weddings, they are sharing top things that a bride should never ask their bridesmaids to do. The first tip is not asking your bridesmaid to take on unrealistic tasks, "Although bridesmaids will be asked to handle various responsibilities throughout the planning process, they shouldn't be expected to take on extremely time-consuming jobs." Read the next four tips here.
From the second you get engaged, it seems like everyone has advice to share about planning a wedding. Whether they're currently engaged, happily married, have walked down the aisle more than once, or are totally single, everyone has something to say! And — fair warning — not all of that advice is very good. The best sources for planning advice are the experts themselves, but even wedding planners get an earful of tips you should really forget. We've shared some of the worst wedding planning advice we've ever heard on Brides — and even shared tips on what you should do instead.
Wedding toast givers, we get it: There's a lot of pressure to spin the perfect speech. What should be left out? Read our answer over on Brides regarding seven things that should never make it into a wedding toast.