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Wedding Speech Tips If You’re the Bride

Traditionally, brides do not give speeches. Her groom speaks on her behalf, when he delivers his speech. However, that a bride cannot give a speech is not set in stone. When a bride does decide to give a speech, she usually delivers hers last,the final speech and thanksgiving for the night. As the bride, here’s […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Wedding Catering Tips – Question to Ask Your Catering Company

Catering for the wedding reception can be one of the most expensive parts of the celebration. So it is very important that consideration is given to every element. Here are some tips that should prove helpful as those choices are weighed. As you prepare for the upcoming wedding, planning the reception is crucial to a […]

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Wedding Favors – Myths & Traditions

Weddings are steeped in tradition. Some of the traditions come with well-documented facts and a scientific reasoning behind them. Others however, are the figment of some well-meaning aunt’s imagination, who was simply looking for some attention. Here are some myths and traditions related to wedding favors. Myths About Wedding Favors The first false notion that […]

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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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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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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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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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Wedding Speech Tips If You’re the Maid of Honor

If You’re the Maid of Honor Traditionally, the maid of honor does not give speeches. However, many weddings nowadays allow for the maid of honor to share her thoughts about the new couple and offer them her best wishes. When a maid of honor gives a speech, she usually delivers hers after speeches by the […]

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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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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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