Engagement Articles

An engagement is a very special time in a person's life. The engagement period is often filled with joyous celebrations, connections with old and new family members and friends, and a magical time where new and unforgettable memories are made.

Being a part of the engagement period can be a great time for you to get to know the bride and groom even better. And it can be a great way to become closer to the two families who will be joined together after their union. To make the transition for the bride and groom as easy as possible here are some articles and creative ways that you can help make the best of the engagement.

Make a Wedding Survival Kit

Making a wedding survival kit for the bride and/or groom can be a creative way to present them with some things that could be very useful on their big day. Many survival kits are a collection of little items that can be a life-saver if a mini crisis occurs on the wedding day.

A wedding day survival kit can also come in handy for any member of the bridal party who may need an extra safety pin or forgot their toothbrush. You may just be a hero for creating a wedding day kit that everyone can use if an emergency occurs. An alternative to a wedding surivival kit could be a honeymoon survival kit or a marriage survival kit where you can add more gag gifts for the couple.

Here is a list of items that you can include if you are making a wedding survival kit for a friend or if you want to get some ideas about other types of survival kits you can make.

Engagement Congratulations

Engagement congratulations can range from a heartfelt phone call to a special delivery of flowers or a gift basket. There are also plenty of simple and inexpensive ways to offer your congrats, like through sending the couple a handmade congratulations card or a funny e-card. Here are some ways that you can offer your personal congrats to the newly engaged man, woman, or couple.

Engagement Party Etiquette

Engagement parties are becoming a popular way for a couple or the family of a couple to announce their engagement. Engagement parties usually happen soon after the proposal and well before the wedding date. In fact, many couples may not even have a wedding date set at the time of the engagement party, rather, they are still basking in the wonderful concept of their union.

Depending on who may be throwing the engagement party and what the couples wishes to do, an engagement party can range from a large formal affair to a small and simple gathering of a few friends and family members. Whatever the case may be, here is some information about engagement party etiquette, including who should host, who should be invited, when it should be planned, when to bring an engagement gift, who should give a toast, etc.

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