Cheat Sheet to Ace Your Maid of Honor Speech

If the idea of standing up in front of all those people frazzles your nerves, don't panic—these tips will help you write a toast you’ll be excited about.
By: 
Sharon Naylor

How to Give a Sweet Bridal Shower Toast

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As spokesperson of the bridal party, it's your job to say lovely things about the bride. But don't forget about those who co-planned the shower with you: Start your speech off by paying tribute to the bridesmaids and moms.

If you have games planned, keep your toast short and sweet to stick to the schedule.

This is the time when you can share cute inside jokes about you and the bride. For example, that time when you and the bride were five and used to dress up as brides, stuffing your bras with toilet paper and singing “Going to the Snapple” instead of "Going to the Chapel." Share those adorable tales about the bride, and—again—avoid the risqué ones. Her future mother-in-law is in the house, after all!