Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Bride: Some Wedding Thoughts – Bridal Shower

The custom of the bridal shower is said to have grown out of earlier dowry practices, when a poor woman’s family might not have the money to provide a dowry for her, or when a father refused to give his daughter her dowry because he did not approve of the marriage. In such situations, friends of
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Planning: Some Wedding Thoughts – Engagement Party

Engagement parties are regarded as the traditional formal announcement of a wedding more frequently celebrated at a fancy restaurant or dinner party at home. While tradition can be a safe and predictable foundation for a party, we all know the most outstanding ones are remembered because of the unexpected fun had by all. Communicate If
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Some Wedding Thoughts: Details at the Reception

To make the wedding successful, every detail of it should be taken into account. The preparation is obviously extreme that is if you want to impress your guests as well as to include your big day in one of those weddings of a lifetime. It is very important in any wedding to have a well-prepared
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Some Wedding Thoughts: Wedding Reception Seating

Creating your wedding reception hall seating chart can be a long, stressful task. You want to be sure your guests are seated with people they know, to ensure they’ll have an enjoyable time during your celebration. When choosing the seating arrangements for your wedding reception, there are many factors to take into consideration. A seating chart,
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Stationery: Enclosure Cards

Your invitation is the thing that introduces your wedding style to your guests. It tells them the who, what, when, where and why of your wedding. But how do you let guests know about the “how do I get there?” and the “where do I stay” and the “what’s for dinner”? Enclosure Cards Most of the time they come in every color
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Budget: A Time to Wed

The time of day you schedule your wedding ceremony and reception will affect your budget in a substantial way.  If you are able to avoid meal times like noon or six o’clock, you will save the expense of serving lunch or dinner to your guests.  You will also save on alcohol expenses as well as
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Traditions: Origins of the Honeymoon

Most people know what the honeymoon is but do not know its origins.  There are a few different thoughts on how the honeymoon came to be. In ancient times, many first marriages were not by choice; they were actually by capture.  When early men felt that it was time to take a wife, they quite
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Planning: Wedding Day Must Haves

Treat your wedding day like you are not going to survive through it all and make a list of things you need and put someone in charge of the items. This is where your bridesmaids come in, well that and a large purse that would rival any tackle box. Make woodsmen and other survivalists proud
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Inspiration: 50’s Style Wedding

We’ve seen it happen before. What was once old is now new again. Lately we have watched late 50’s early 60’s style sweep across our world. From fashion magazines, television shows and even in home design. The style of this era is back and with a bit of a bold modern bite to it. Everyone
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Inspiration: Baseball Themed Wedding

With summer winding down to a close we must soon say fare-well to our favorite warm weather things. From swimsuits and flip flops, to cook-outs and baseball games. Whether a fan of the very local minor league team or a season ticket holding Major league fan, for many of us baseball has a soft spot
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