Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Bride: Tips to Fit the Dress Last Minute

It is possible to gain 3 pounds overnight from a slight change in eating habits and stress levels.  Add that to the fact that many women have a body weight that fluctuates slightly to start and it would be fair for any bride to be nervous about fitting perfectly into her dress after the last
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The Wedding Day: Who Gets a Gift – Part 2

Grandparents and Other Close Relatives: Some couple’s will also gift their grandparents.  If a set of grandparents is living and still married, they may be given the bouquet and garter as a testament to the couple’s desire to remain married as happily and as long as they have.  Photo albums are also a nice choice
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The Wedding Day: Who Gets a Gift

Planning a wedding includes doing so much.  From choosing the perfect save the date cards and wedding invitations, to choosing the perfect wedding cake, it is easy to forget a detail or two.  One detail you don’t want to forget is getting gifts for the people you most want to thank on your special day.
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Wedding Invitations: Wedding Stationery Basics – Invitations

What they are – Your invitations give your guests all the vital information about your wedding.  If your  wedding will be small and intimate but you are having a large reception, you will need reception cards for those invited to the wedding.  You will also need invitations that are worded to invite people just to
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Planning: Why DIY?

There are several reasons to choose to DIY different things at your wedding. Many brides choose to make items themselves in an effort to save money. There are brides who choose to do so because they have difficulty finding exactly what they have envisioned. And then there are those who just genuinely love to craft
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Reception: Wedding Day Games and Activities

Many receptions are comprised of dinner and dancing and well wishes. An increasing number of couples; however, are opting to include some fun and even traditional games into their wedding. Here are some ideas to consider if some extra fun is wanted for the reception.   Capture the bride – In this game someone is assigned
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Outdoor Weddings: Minding the Sun

When considering an outdoor wedding, most couples are careful to gauge the likelihood of rain and temperature and plan accordingly. But after attending a particularly well planned outdoor wedding earlier this season, I became privvy to yet another weather-related consideration for outdoor weddings: the position of the sun! To ensure optimal guest comfort and ceremony
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