10 Innovative Gift Ideas for your Groomsmen (Father-of-the-Bride & Gooms too!)

We all know it's hard to find cool, meaningful, useful gifts for the guys in your life. Ties and watches are always nice, but how many does a guy need, already? If you're looking for a gift for the man-who's-hard-to-please, or the guy-who's-got-everything, we have an amazing array of gift ideas from AmericanBridal for you! * * 1. Personalized MP3 Cooler Bag For the man who likes to celebrate outdoors, this brilliant bag is, quite simply, a portable party! Snacks and music go, great if … [Read more...]

Hosting and Toasting: Guidlines for the Father of the Bride

Traditionally, the bride’s father is the host of his daughter’s wedding. Daddy reserved this right becuase he used to be the one who paid for the wedding. Although this is not always true today, it remains the custom at most weddings. Typically, the father of the bride is expected to give the opening speech and propose a toast to the newlyweds at the start of the wedding reception. He will often continue as the master of ceremonies. Here are five key steps to a good father-of-the bride … [Read more...]