Monthly Archives: August 2011

Planning: Pre-Wedding Parties

Your wedding and reception are the grand finale of months and maybe even years of planning.  Oftentimes there are a few parties that you have to plan or at least attend before the big day. It can be hard to keep track of who plans what party and when to have them.  Here is a
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Wedding Party: The Duties of a Groomsman

At first glance it may not seem that groomsmen have too much to do.  The best man tends to plan the bachelor party and the groomsman just coughs up a little cash and shows up right? Well, looks are deceiving. There is plenty for a good groomsman to add to their to do list.  Here
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Reception: M.O.B. (Mother Of the Bride) Survival Kit

Typically you will buy small gifts for those whom have helped you during the wedding planning process. From your maid of honor to your flower girl and several in-between, you can certainly not forget that one person who was there through all of the good and bad, your mother. Most often you purchase gifts for
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Reception: Mason Jars – A Flexible Décor Option

Mason jars are great for canning your favorite fruits and vegetables from your garden.  Mason jars can also have many uses when it comes to weddings as well.  They are a great accessory for any style wedding because they are versatile and adaptable.  Here are some great ways to use those mason jars sitting in
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Etiquette: Name Change List for Newlywed Brides

Changing your name isn’t as simple as submitting one piece of paper.  There are many places it needs to be changed and many places someone’s spouse needs to be legally added into their life.  Here is a checklist to help make the process less painful. Places to file a name change- ·         The Social Security
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Etiquette: Common Splurges it is Okay to Avoid

Even budget minded people will advise that there are a few things that brides should purchase and pay for as splurges. Weddings are often times a once in a lifetime event so splurging a bit on what is most important to the bride and groom is perfectly acceptable.  Here are some things many brides and
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