A cafe in O'Fallon refused to host Kendall Brown and Mindy Rackley's rehearsal dinner because the owners disapprove of their relationship, the couple said.
I arrived prepared to snark, but then the corgis, Champagne, and Meghan and Harry's love story got me.
While you can't really expect to be the toast of the town on someone else's big day (don't worry, your time will come if it hasn't already), you can learn to give a killer wedding toast that not only honors your loved one, but keeps their guests thoroughly entertained too.
Gauche? No. Potentially problematic? Yes. Frankly, it sounds like the bride has more issues with her side of the family than
It's quite rare that the groom is interested in anything having to do with the wedding planning aside from where he is supposed to be and when he is supposed to be there... Oh, and how much it's going to cost. Yup! That's usually when the groom's get involved.
The rehearsal dinner, while clearly not the main event, is certainly a part of the wedding dream, and one that should not be overlooked as it sets the tone for the entire celebratory weekend.
While the guests certainly appreciated the eloquent speakers who treated the "audience" to a wonderful tale of the bride and groom, sadly we all became innocent bystanders of some poor judgment and plain old bad taste.