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Top Wedding Movies (part 1)*

Some nights you just need to get excited about weddings. Maybe your ex broke up with you and the thought of being in a wedding makes your stomach churn. Maybe you got married so long ago that your rose colored wedding glasses have lost their hue. Maybe your bride is super stressed and you want a fun way to kick back and watch other people lose their minds over weddings. Here is part of of my top wedding movies. Speaking of, can The Godfather be considered a wedding movie?

*According to Lindsay. This is in no way based in fact or reasoning of any kind other than my own enjoyment. Take it all with a grain of salt. This is not meant to be in list form, but some movies with similar themes have been grouped together.

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You are Not a Horrible Person

Bridesmaid, you are not a horrible person. Brides, if you’re reading this, look away. Here’s the thing people hint at, or make jokes about, but never really say out loud unless it’s a Katherine Heigl movie: being a bridesmaid can be rough at times because you’re asked to invest time, effort and money into something that is not about you and you don’t get paid to do it.

I’ve found society likes to paint this emotion as “bitter” or “jealousy” but ladies, we know this is not true. Maybe the root of that feeling applies once in a blue moon, but in general I’ve found if a bridesmaid isn’t 100% stoked it’s because… she’s human.

Gasp! Shock! Taylor Swift surprise face!

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Top 5 Wedding Websites for Bridesmaids

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1. The Knot

This is one of the HUGE wedding websites for bridesmaids as well as brides. Maybe you’ve heard your bride talk about it before. They offer a lot of different tools, everything from hosting wedding websites to showcasing vendors to holding forums for users to talk amongst themselves. While it clearly has a lot to offer brides, it’s also a great wedding website for bridesmaids/maids of honor.

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My Biggest Maid of Honor Mistake (And How You Can Avoid It!)

As we’re getting to be such good friends, internet, I feel comfortable admitting my biggest Maid of Honor mistake. I won’t lie to you, it wasn’t pretty. Discussing “missteps” is painful for everyone, but I am hopeful that in sharing this story it will prevent one of you from doing it in the future.

I’m fortunate that in my case the bride had a great sense of humor about it, she even laughed while it was happening, but it could have been bad. I mean, really bad…

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