Monthly Archives: October 2010

Reception: Mother – Son Dance

The Mother-Son dance is a typical part of most wedding receptions. This is where the groom and his mother enjoy a dance together. This is typically a rather important part of the wedding reception and can be an enjoyable time for both parties. Just like the first dance with the bride and groom this time
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Reception: Father – Daughter Dance

The father-daughter dance is a typical part of most wedding receptions. This is where obviously the bride dances with her father. While for a multitude of reasons, it is not always the father sometimes the mother, uncle, brother, or step-father is substituted. Still this classic dance is important for most brides on their wedding day.
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Planning: Create Your Own Wedding Newsletter

You’ve got your ring, selected your bridesmaids, and now you are ready to start getting stuff done! It’s time to start assigning your bridesmaids with their duties. No, you don’t want to be a dictator but, naturally you would like some help. All of your gals are most likely eager and ready to help you
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Planning: Favorite Winter Wedding Favors – Part 1

Winter weddings are a great excuse to squeeze in even more time with your loved ones. This time of year, every kind of love and goodwill is all around you. During this time you are given a multitude of décor choices and several varying menu options. Along with those choices you are also presented with
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Planning: Fall Wedding Planning

Statistics show that the fall is actually the most popular time of the year to have a wedding. This is contrary to popular belief that summer is. With that said, you certainly do not want your autumn wedding to blend in with all of the other autumn weddings; you want yours to stand out and
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Beauty: Makeup for Summer Wedding

Summer time is a difficult time for the bride with the oily skin. Spending excess time in the summer sun (not to mention humidity) can wreck havoc on your makeup. Even the bride with a more normal to dry skin type can have difficulty keeping their wedding day look together. Below we’ve assembled some tips
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Ceremony: Warm Wedding Tips

For a better part of the country, the end of the summer season means humid and  down right unbearably hot days. Sometimes nights even. So what to do when your wedding is outdoors in mid August? Sit down, relax, and read our tips. (In the air-conditioning of course) Make sure that the venue in which
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Insider Scoop: Calligraphy!

We had so much fun interviewing Devon from The Carolina Inn on the blog a few weeks ago, that we’ve decided to make “Insider Scoop” a regular blog feature! Today we’re chatting with Carrie Shuping, a fabulous local Raleigh calligrapher who owns Calligraphy by Carrie. Tell us about yourself, Carrie! I’ve been a professional calligrapher
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