Writing your own vows can really take a wedding ceremony to the next level. Those personalized promises are not only meaningful to you and your spouse-to-be, but to the family and friends there to witness the exchange as well. So, how the heck are you supposed to write something so important? It’s not easy — hey, these are lifelong promises you’re making! — but The Ultimate Checklist for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows will simplify the process and give you… Read more »

Wedding speeches are undoubtedly an art, but with our handy checklist, they’re also a science! Whether you’re the best man, the maid of honour, or a parent of the happy couple, here’s a helpful list of what you need to say in the big wedding speech (plus how you should prepare). What To Say: 1. Introduce yourself to the crowd. Say your name, your role in the wedding, and how you know the couple. 2. Explain how you met the couple…. Read more »

grooms wedding speech

Are you a groom terrified of writing your wedding speech? Fret not, we’ve got you covered with this lovely, touching and basic free grooms wedding speech template. Feel free to use in its entirety, or just tweak it to suit your own situation. The words in <brackets> offer you the opportunity to personalise the speech or encourage you to share personal anecdotes. I want to thank each of you for sharing this special day with my wife. Gee, I like… Read more »

You’re the maid of honor in your BFF’s wedding, and you’re planning to toast the bride on her big day. Cue the sweaty palms and panic, right? Speaking on the newlyweds’ behalf can certainly be nerve-racking, After all, what you say and how you say it can make or break a wedding toast—and this is one speech that’s probably going to live forever, thanks to iPhones and YouTube. (No pressure, right?) To the rescue: The Colbert Report‘s Meredith Scardino, who… Read more »