If you've seen the movie Bridesmaids or have actually been a maid of honor before, you know that the job can be stressful, both emotionally and financially. In addition to purchasing a new dress, shoes, and accessories, you are also responsible for planning and hosting the bridal shower and bachelorette party. Geesh! But if the bride chose you, out of all of her friends, to stand by her on the most special day of her life, the two of you probably share a sisterly love that makes it all worthwhile. You want to do a good job. Here are some tips that can help you manage your "responsibilities" without losing your best friend -- and your sanity.