Duties

The many jobs of best man

Bouncer, stylist, planner—there’s more to being best man than bringing down the house with a side-splitting speech (although that doesn’t hurt)...

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Best Man timeline

The best man has a to-do list before, during and after the ceremony. Get the lowdown on what to do and when it needs doing…

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The MC prep plan

Responsibility for a smooth reception rests squarely on your shoulders. Here's how to tackle the task...

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Best man’s toast

The groom chooses a best man because of shared history, not necessarily due to your exemplary reputation for public speaking.

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Father of the bride toast

You’ve given away your daughter and potentially a good deal of money along with her at this wedding. Hence, you’re traditionally first to address the reception after the MC opens proceedings.

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Master of Ceremonies

Often the unsung hero of the day, the MC plays an integral part in making the reception memorable.

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Wedding Speeches: an introduction

Making a toast sure ain’t easy, but it’s not as hard as you might think…

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Wedding toasts: 8 things not to do

Some things are best left unsaid—8 tips to stop you talking about exes, mothers-in-law and dead relatives...

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Wedding speeches: who speaks when?

Follow tradition or do it your own way...

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Wedding speech exerpt

A little inspiration to help you craft a toast…

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Wedding speech: the delivery

Take a deep breath and picture everyone in the audience naked…

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Alternative gifts

If the lucky couple already has a fully-stocked kitchen, where does that leave them, and their guests when if comes to gift-giving?

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