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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 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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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 Insurance – Protect Yourself, Be Insured

With the high cost involved in hiring professional vendors and the cost of the other components of your wedding, it is a very prudent idea to invest some cash into a good wedding insurance policy. The question of whether or not to purchase a wedding insurance policy is one of personal preference. Some argue that […]

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Wedding Quotations

Throughout the centuries, many things have been said about love and marriage. Why not use a famous quote to tell everyone how much you love each other and how much you’re both looking forward to starting life as one? Include a quote or two in your wedding invitations, thank you note, or wedding favors or […]

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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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Lights, Camera, Wedding!

Picking a quality and qualified wedding photographer is vital to maintaining the images of your special day. The big day has arrived and with all the hustle and bustle going on it seems hard to know where the time is going much less having the time to form lasting memories. That is where a good […]

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The Devils In The Detail When It Comes To Your Wedding

We could spend years planning our big days and it still wouldn’t be long enough! The dress is just the beginning, after that you have the guest list, the venue, the food, the flowers, the parking…it never ends! Accessorise that diamond ring with a thinking cap and get the details pinned down early if you […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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