6 Proven Ways You Can Avoid Bachelorette Party Chaos

As most of you following along know, my sister got married last year. Along with this joyous occasion came the traditional celebrations of a bridal shower and a bachelorette party. I’ve mentioned before that planning these things was a bit chaotic with the bridesmaids living in different states and countries. When we planned the bridal shower, we split the duties up between the bridesmaids and the bride’s mother. It was an all around success!

6 Proven Ways to Avoid Bachelorette Party Chaos

When it came time to plan the bachelorette party, we decided to host it in Atlantic City. The majority of people lived within an hour of that location, so we made a weekend out of it. Over 20 people were invited, but I was convinced I could handle all aspects of planning the bachelorette on my own. I did ask for input from the other bridesmaids, but ultimately I wanted to be the lead decision maker. I felt that was best so we could move forward in a timely fashion.

Well my friends, we had an amazing time with the 16 people who were in attendance. However, I learned a few lessons the hard way when trying to organize that many people. I would definitely do a few things different if given the chance. So to help you avoid some bachelorette party pitfalls, I’d like to share with you some do’s and dont’s for planning a weekend long trip. First up…

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Horrible Bridesmaid Tales and How Not To Be One

We’ve all heard of, and fear, a Bridezilla. You know, a bride who wants everything her way and will make everyone’s life around her a nightmare if it doesn’t happen. On the flip side there is also the term Bridechilla, referring to a bride so chill that she just lets the day unfold around her with no complaints. A new term that you may not have heard: Bridesmaidzilla.

Don't be a Bridesmaidzilla. Avoid being a demanding diva and let the bride have her day. Horror stories from bridesmaidsconfession.com

For the purposes of this article we are defining Bridesmaidzilla as a Bridesmaid who, knowingly or not, makes the wedding day about them. They’re extremely rude in general and usually cause lots of unnecessary drama. Don’t worry though, we’re here to tell you stories so you can figure out if you have the potential to be a Bridesmaidzilla, and if so, how to avoid it.

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Five Things To Consider Before Being a Bridesmaid

Your friend is getting married and you’re overjoyed by the happy news. You know that any day now she’ll find a cheeky way to say, “will you be my bridesmaid?” There are things to consider before being a bridesmaid, but of course you’ll forget that and gleefully accept.

Plus you’ve never been a bridesmaid before and you’re a little nervous. You can’t help but think of some of the horror stories you’ve heard involving bridesmaid drama. Plus you know it can be expensive!

Bridesmaid Budget. Preparing for Common Bridesmaid Wedding Expenses.What To Know

Never fear. We’ve got you covered! In our guest post for The Clued Up Bride, we’ll talk about the five things you MUST know before becoming a bridesmaid. It’s not all sunshine and rainbows, however, being prepared will help you enjoy your time as a bridesmaid.

Find out our tips by reading the full article here:

https://weddingityourway.co.uk/5-things-to-consider-before-being-a-bridesmaid/


What do you think about the average cost for being a bridesmaid? What tips do you have for future bridesmaids? Share with us in the comments.

Bridesmaids who stand together… or fall apart.

So they popped the BIG question! That is your BFF popped the question asking will you be my bridesmaid? Well we’re here to help give you some bridesmaid advice because…

The Oath

…of course you said yes! Then you swore the oath, “of being an honorary member of the biggest day of her life. Taking on a fair amount of duties and expenses that will be equally divided among her bridesmaids. Plus sharing in the fun and partying of a cinema style, Vegas bachelorette party.”

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…..but maybe what it really ended up being was more like “I promise to: not bitch slap your Bridezilla ass on the biggest day of your life. I’ll take on my portion of duties and expenses—along with any other Bridesmaid who fails to find the need to participate. And I’ll help you find your balance after way too many drinks at your bachelorette party!”

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