Monthly Archives: November 2012

Stationery: Wedding Invitation Styles – Folio Pockets

An increasingly popular wedding invitation shape, folio pocket wedding invitations let your guests feel as though they are opening an exciting gift as they discover your invitation wording inside. Vertical Folio Pocket Wedding Invitations Available in a huge selection of paper colors and ink colors to let you customize till your heart’s content, the vertical
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Budget: Selecting Your Wedding Style

Your wedding style should reflect the styles and tastes of you, your groom and both of your families.  Once you have agreed on the style of your wedding, the other decisions pertaining to the big day will become much easier for your. Consider the following questions when you are deciding on the style of your
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Traditions: Weddings, a History – Part 2

Wedding Types A same-sex wedding is a ceremony in which two people of the same sex are married. This event may be legally documented as a marriage or another legally recognized partnership such as a civil union. Where such partnerships are not legally recognized, the wedding may be a religious or symbolic ceremony designed to provide an
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Ceremony: Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony?

After the bride and groom have exchanged their wedding vows, a majority of the couples then proceed with the lighting of the Unity Candle.  This has been a tradition for several years and symbolizes the two becoming one.  The bride and groom each take a pre-lit taper candle and then light a larger candle, extinguishing
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Traditions: Weddings, a History – Part 1

A wedding is the ceremony in which two people are united in marriage or a similar institution. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of wedding vows by the couple and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or leader. Special wedding garments are often worn, and
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Etiquette: The Wedding No’s

Wedding season is here and chances are that; a) you have at least one invitation on your kitchen counter or b) you’re getting ready for your big day. If you fit into the latter category – what are you doing reading this? You need to be hustling, you are way behind… Now, we would all
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Planning: Do It Yourself Wedding – Part 2

Food Friendly Reception Location Ideas Whether you want to save money in your wedding planning or want to be sure it is extra special and personalized, a reception is the focal point. While your ceremony will be short and whir by, your reception is where guests will let loose and celebrate. A do it yourself
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Planning: Do It Yourself Wedding – Part 1

DIY stands for “Do It Yourself” and the vast amount of projects brides are doing themselves to add more of a personal touch and/or save money in their budget. Although not guaranteed to be cheaper than hiring a professional, projects ensure an event will be completely unique, and allow couples to have greater control over various
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Planning: Wedding Gift Registry No-No’s

Wedding gift registries are when engaged couples pre-select the wedding gifts that they may hope to receive. A wedding gift registry is a simple system, by which a marrying couple can reveal their most wanted items to those who will want to offer them wedding gifts. According to wedding traditions and etiquette, only those who
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Inspiration: Incorporating Your Love of Coffee in Your Wedding

Coffee… so many of us love it! The way it looks, smells and tastes. With so many wonderful variations out there almost everyone has a kind they enjoy. There are a lot of people who are coffee lover connoisseurs even. Are you a couple who loves all things coffee? Do you own a French press
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