Monthly Archives: October 2009

Inspiration: Western Themed Wedding Ideas – Part 3

Flowers: A single Sunflower would add a bright splash of color without having to carry a large bouquet. It’s easy to recognize the beauty of this large flower when it stands alone. Dahlias are flowers that are known to grow in the west. They come in a wide variety of colors and petal shapes. Small
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Inspiration: Western Themed Wedding Ideas – Part 1

Simple design and a not so stuffy feel are just a few of the reasons people seem drawn to western weddings. Possibly you grew up in the west or maybe just dreaming that you had. Theme weddings are all about small individual things that coming together to complete your whole look.  We will be posting
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Ceremony: The Wedding March – Song Suggestions and History

Recently, a friend planning her wedding asked my advice about what music should be played when she walks down the aisle. Somewhat a traditionalist, I suggested the "Bridal Chorus," which is more commonly known as "Here Comes the Bride." I was amazed when she told me an acquaintance at her church had suggested selecting something
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Inspiration: An Outdoor Wedding

Here is a story from one of our local writers while attending a wedding over the summer: After spending a lovely weekend in beautiful North Carolina, I feel the need to write and reflect on the wedding I attended. The ceremony was held outdoors on a gorgeous carpet of green grass next to a well
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Honeymoon: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Honeymoon

When planning your wedding, don’t forget to set aside part of your wedding budget for your honeymoon. After all the hard work leading up to your wedding, you will definitely need the rest and relaxation that a honeymoon offers. Some couples may be lucky enough to receive a honeymoon trip as a wedding gift. For those
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The Wedding Day: Tips for Buying Wedding Gifts

Buying a gift for the bride and groom can be a taunting task.  Here are few FAQs you may want to take into consideration. When should you buy a gift?It is considered proper to send a wedding gift shortly after receiving a wedding announcement or invitation. Contrary to the belief that you have up to
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