Wedding etiquette

Wedding Trends: Small vs. Large Weddings

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Large Weddings, Small Weddings, Wedding Budget, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests | author: By Keith Sly,    

Small vs Large Weddings
Many elements contribute to the size of your dream wedding such as guest list, the venue, and wedding budget. These factors can easily frustrate newly engaged couples during wedding planning. But what exactly constitutes as a large or small sized wedding? Generally, small weddings host less than 75 guests while large weddings have over 100 guests. But “big” and “size” can be subject as each couple has a unique view depending on their budget and vision for their big day. The Manor’s wedding planners have compiled elements from both small and large weddings, as well as benefits and drawbacks to best help couples with their upcoming big (or small) day.
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Uniting Wedding Cultures Worldwide

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 | Filed under: Wedding Cultures, Wedding Day, Wedding etiquette, Wedding Fashions | author: By Iwan Stoev,    

Uniting Wedding Cultures WorldwideIt’s no secret that weddings come in various styles and sizes. Different cultures each offer unique wedding rituals and traditions, making each wedding reflect heritage in a truly special way. In a world so full of rich culture, The Manor has collected a compilation of fascinating customs including Indian, Greek, Jewish, Chinese, and Polish culture to share with you!

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Social Media Sharing Rules for Weddings and Parties

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 | Filed under: Party Planning, Social Media, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests, wedding photography | author: By Roman Bienkiewicz,    

Social Media Sharing Rules for Weddings and Parties
Wedding and party etiquette has changed a bit in recent years, with some age-old etiquette rules bending to adjust to modern methods, and there is a new hot topic in etiquette with regard to weddings and parties: social media sharing etiquette.
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10 Essential Post-Wedding Tasks

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | Filed under: thank you notes, Wedding etiquette, wedding gifts, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By BLG,    

10 Essential Post-Wedding TasksWhen your wedding is over, your wedding planning tasks are most definitely not over. There are still some important wedding To-Do’s to complete. Many come from the world of wedding etiquette, and some begin your happily ever after with smart, protective steps to help ensure your peace of mind and financial health.

Here are the top 10 essential post-wedding tasks:
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Wedding Etiquette: Engagement Party

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 | Filed under: Engagement party, Wedding etiquette, wedding gifts, Wedding Invitations, wedding registry | author: By BLG,    

Engagement Party

Wedding etiquette may have changed a bit in recent years, with some of the stricter rules relaxing to allow for more personalized weddings, but there are still many wedding etiquette rules still in play, and many also apply to engagement parties.

An engagement party is an exciting kickoff to your wedding planning season, and our NJ wedding couples come to us with exciting plans for their party to be held in our top NJ event venues. Restaurant settings are a new top engagement party trend, since it allows for the best catering in NJ, a stunning setting and views, and the hosts get to relax and enjoy the celebration more than they would at an at-home engagement party.

To help you plan your engagement party in fine style, and to impress your guests, we’ve collected the following engagement party etiquette tips:
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Wedding Etiquette: 5 Tips for Creating a Wedding Menu with Guests’ Dietary Rules in Mind

Sunday, April 12th, 2015 | Filed under: Wedding etiquette, wedding menu, wedding receptions | author: By BLG,    

Menu It’s now a wedding planning Must to create a wedding catering menu offering dishes that can be enjoyed by guests who have particular dietary rules, such as eating gluten-free, vegan and Kosher. Many wedding couples now include Paleo cuisine in their wedding menus to accommodate their friends and family who adhere to that trendy diet. Read more…

How and When to Follow Up With Wedding Guests Who Have Not RSVP’d

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 | Filed under: Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests, Wedding Invitations, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    

How and When to Follow Up With Wedding Guests Who Have Not RSVPdWhen your wedding invitation RSVP date rolls around, hopefully you will have received all of your guest responses and can then submit your official guest count to your wedding venue. However, it’s most often the case that wedding couples are left waiting for a handful of non-responders’ answers, which can be very frustrating. You might think, “They received their invitations weeks ago! How could they not respond?” Read more…

New Trends in Wedding Invitations

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 | Filed under: Bright Ideas for your wedding, Wedding etiquette, Wedding Invitations | author: By BLG,    

NewTrendsInWeddingInvitations(1)The arrival of your wedding invitation shares much more than just the date, time and location of your wedding. When guests see the lovely rustic elegant design of your invitation, or the Old Hollywood flair of your chosen design, they get even more excited about attending your wedding and sharing in your big day. The design of your wedding invitation, from the colors to the shine to textural elements like lace, makes the first big impression of your wedding, and today’s top wedding invitation designers have established fabulous new wedding invitation trends for 2014-2016: Read more…

Wedding Etiquette: When to Send out Save the Date Cards

Friday, March 14th, 2014 | Filed under: Party Planning, Wedding etiquette, Wedding Invitations | author: By BLG,    

Save the Date Cards arrive in the mail, letting invited guests know when and where your wedding will take place, so that they have plenty of time to make their travel and lodging arrangements and be present for your wedding day. It’s become a new Must in wedding planning to send Save the Date cards or magnets, and many couples in northern New Jersey and in New York City are among those across the country investing a tremendous amount of thought, time and money in their Save the Dates, to make a grand first impression and set the tone for the wedding to come.

No matter if you’ll order Save the Date cards online or order custom Save the Date cards, you’ll need to know the answer to this top wedding planning question: when should we send out our save-the-dates? Read more…

The Top New Wedding Favor Trend for 2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 | Filed under: Wedding etiquette, Wedding Favors, Wedding Trends | author: By BLG,    

When you’re looking at the top new wedding favors on bridal websites, trying to decide between the same-old tiny photo frames (that you’ve seen at so many other weddings) and yet another wine bottle stopper (that your guests have seen in NJ gift shops and at Williams Sonoma) consider taking a different direction and following the biggest trend in wedding favors 2014: edible wedding favors. Read more…

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