FOR ANYONE WHO has been asked to be the maid of honor in a wedding, you know that it’s both an honor and a temp job. You have probably Googled ‘maid of honor responsibilities’ for the full job description. All lists agree: the bachelorette party is up to you.
When my sister designated me as the maid of honor in her wedding, I ran through the list of “to-dos,” daunted. I tackled the fun part first: speech writing. The scary part was next: dress shopping and fitting. Finally, I was faced with the most time-intensive item: party planning.
My sister had seen photos of the citywide photo scavenger hunt that I had organized in Spain, and she hinted at the fact that something similar would be fun for her bachelorette party. I agreed with the idea of going for something a little more creative and ‘gameified’ than the typical crazy night out on the town. The planning process began: