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Doing It Like Shakespeare: Tips for an Elizabethan Theme Wedding

If you and your future husband are fans of William Shakespeare, you might want to consider having an Elizabethan theme wedding. Shakespeare had it! Here are a few tips to lend your own Elizabeth theme wedding some authenticity: The wedding dress: In Elizabethan times, a bride didn’t wear white on her wedding day. Instead, she’d […]

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Wedding Speech Tips If You’re the Groom

If You’re the Groom Traditionally, the groom delivers his speech right after the bride’s parents deliver theirs. Here’s a quick and easy outline for the groom’s speech: Thank your family and guests first, your wife’s parents for their support and contribution to your wedding; next, the guests for attending and witnessing the memorable event; third, your […]

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Creating Your Wedding Registry

Receiving wedding gifts is a whole lot more fun when the gifts are of your choice. It is a good idea to create a wedding registry to help your guests choose a wedding gift that you like. Most people find it difficult to choose a wedding gift for a couple. Worrying about things like whether […]

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Wedding Speech Tips If You’re the Parents of the Groom

If You’re the Parents of the Groom Traditionally, the parents of the groom do not give speeches. However, many weddings nowadays allow for the couple’s loved ones to give speeches. When the parents of the groom give their speech, they usually deliver it after speeches by the parents of the bride, groom and best man. […]

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10 Celebrity Destination Weddings

Destination weddings are increasingly becoming popular. If you and your spouse-to-be are considering having one, check out these destinations where celebrity couples tied the knot! After a courthouse ceremony, actress Mira Sorvino and Chris Backus exchanged their vows in front of one hundred guests in the Mediterranean island of Capri. The couple had a sunset […]

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12 More Ways to Give Your Wedding a Stellar Touch

Our first installment of “12 Ways to Give Your Wedding a Stellar Touch” was so popular we thought we would give you 12 more fabulous ideas to make your wedding day stand out. Here are a few more of our favorite ideas for your big day. Have a fairy tale wedding theme! Wear a Cinderella-inspired gown. […]

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How to Pull Off a Medieval Theme Wedding

It was in the Middle Ages that many of the wedding customs and traditions we know today have their origins. If you and future hubby decide to go for a medieval theme wedding, here are some tips to give it authenticity: The bride’s looks: In the Middle Ages, the bride wears her hair loose, with […]

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Making The Guests At Your Wedding Active Participants

Your wedding is your special night, but it’s always good to keep everyone else in mind and making sure they are all having a good time.  Otherwise, the day can seem to go on forever.  Making an effort to keep your guests entertained and active participants in the night’s festivities can be the difference between […]

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The Wedding Party Makes the Wedding Run Smooth

It takes a fair number of people working together to coordinate and execute a successful wedding ceremony. It takes more than two to be a successful wedding party. The entire entourage of your wedding ceremony is involved in this select group and each has special areas of responsibility they cover to make the event run […]

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Tips to Remember When It’s Your Turn to Give a Wedding Speech

The bride’s parents, the groom and the best man traditionally give wedding speeches. However, there is no rule that says others can’t give a wedding speech! The groom’s parents, maid of honor, bridesmaids, and even the bride herself can give a wedding speech. You don’t have to be a professional speaker to give a wedding speech. […]

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Wedding Speech Tips If You’re the Best Man

Traditionally, the best man’s speech is delivered last, after the parents of the bride speech and groom’s speech. Because most weddings nowadays also include speeches by the groom’s parents, the maid of honor and the bride, the best man’s speech doesn’t necessarily have to be delivered the last. It can be delivered anytime, as long […]

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Wedding Flowers: Determining What You Need

Wedding flowers make up a large part of the wedding decoration. When you talk about wedding flowers, you don’t mean the flowers for the wedding reception only. Wedding flowers also include the bride’s bouquet, corsages, attendants’ flowers and all the other flowers you need throughout the wedding ceremony. Here are some things to keep in […]

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Selecting Wedding Centerpieces

Wedding centerpieces help tie together the look of your entire table setting. The wedding centerpieces will affect the linens you choose, the size of the tables and even the number of guests you seat on each table. It is important to discuss beforehand with your decorator and caterer the wedding centerpiece options available to you. […]

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The Big Day – Who Pays For What?

When you are planning a wedding, the challenging topic becomes the budget. The biggest challenge of all is who pays for what.  With all this new wedding etiquette, it is a good idea to know who is supposed to pay for what. These days, it is not unusual at all for the couple to pay […]

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Your Wedding Rehearsals – Practice Makes Perfect

It is vital to the smooth running of your wedding ceremony to have the people involved in the ceremony to get together and do a rehearsal before the show. When an event as important as your wedding ceremony is containing a number of people, you really have to have at least one rehearsal so that […]

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