This portable handbook, filled with strategies and style, is the perfect guide for anyone involved in the many parties surrounding weddings. Part 1: It's a Party!, profiles the "vital stats" of each party, whether it's an engagement celebration, stag party, wedding week spa getaway, rehearsal dinner, reception, post-wedding brunch, or belated reception. Part 2: Party Smarts, is packed with party-giving expertise to make every occasion a success: setting timetables; working out finances; hiring caterers; deciding on invitations; handling uninvited guests and RSVP slackers; finding the perfect gift; making introductions and toasts; and much more. Whatever the occasion, this handbook will help everyone from brides to guests make these parties a success, and create memories to cherish.
Peggy Post, Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law, is today's leading authority on etiquette and the author of a dozen books. She's helped thousands of families solve their wedding etiquette questions through her talks nationwide and by answering countless e-mails that come in to www.emilypost.com. She pens monthly columns in Good Housekeeping and Parents magazines. Her television appearances include Dr. Phil, the Early Show, Good Morning America, the Today show, The View, CBS Evening News, Live with Regis and Kelly, VH1, CNN, and Oprah.