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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 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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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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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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12 Ways to Give Your Wedding a Stellar Touch

Your wedding is a special occasion you will remember for years to come, why not make it a day everyone will remember their whole lives. Here are 12 ideas to help your wedding stand out from the rest. Have a sunset wedding. Nothing can be a more perfect backdrop than the sun setting as you […]

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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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12 Ways to Give Your Wedding Reception a Stellar Touch

The rich and famous aren’t the only ones who can create a breath taking wedding reception. Here are some simple and not-so-simple things some famous couples did to make their wedding reception stellar! Announce your entrance to the reception hall with a blast of trumpets. Entertain guests with live music; violinists, string quartet, flutists. Stars […]

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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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Staying Within Your Wedding Budget

Planning and organizing a wedding budget can greatly reduce the stress of putting together a wedding. The very thought of a wedding conjures up images of finery and elegance, music and dance, fun, frolic and lavish spreads. However, all the extravagance can cost quite a pretty penny. Thus, whatever the size and style of the […]

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

If You’re the Parents of the Bride: Traditionally, the parents of the bride speech (or father of the bride speech) is the first speech delivered at the reception. As the bride’s parents, you may decide to have one of you to deliver the speech (usually the father) or share in the delivery. Here’s a quick […]

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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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6 Tips To Help You Plan Your Honeymoon

The groom traditionally plans the honeymoon. However, most brides prefer to be in on the honeymoon plans so that they can prepare ahead too. Here are some things the two of you need to discuss when planning your honeymoon. The honeymoon budget: The groom usually pays for the honeymoon so it is important that you […]

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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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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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