Traditions

Stationery: The History of Wedding Invitations – Part 1

People have always wanted to celebrate important events with family and friends, but it wasn’t always as easy as it is today to inform them of those events. The Renaissance Period In the years before the invention of the printing press, the written word was much a luxury enjoyed exclusively by the nobility. Often, monks
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Traditions: Wedding Trend Watch 2012 – Less Is More

One of the most recent trends is the understated wedding. It seems like over the past few years that over the top glitz and glam has dominated the wedding scene. In fact it has more than dominated the scene, it’s practically bulldozed it! From the extravagant weddings, for all the daddy’s princesses of the world
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Traditions: Wedding Trend Watch 2012 – Unique Send-Offs

So many brides have worried about whether or not throwing rice is the best send-off for them. As many have worried about what if any ill consequences this could have for our feathered bird friends. More yet have opted to throw birdseed; however picking that out of your clothes can be uncomfortable at the very
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Planning: Old Wedding Poem – Part 2

Some brides are lucky enough to have an heirloom in their family that everyone uses as their something old or something borrowed. Here are some ideas to use if you don’t have an heirloom, or want a little extra continuity or happiness for good measure. Pieces of a family members wedding dress or veil– Chances
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Planning: Old Wedding Poem – Part 1

An old English rhyme has been guiding brides for years past and will guide them for years to come. Wedding traditions and superstitions have come and gone and come back again. This one seems to be here to stay and has recently gained in popularity again. If you aren’t familiar with the poem it suggests
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Planning: December Wedding – Part 1

December is the last month of the year and also the coldest month for those of us here in the northern hemisphere. In latin decem means ten as usually the appearance of this month changed from month ten to month twelve. It had been previously the tenth month in the Roman calendar. This time of
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Flowers: November Weddings – Part 1

November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Previously in the Roman calendar this was the ninth month as novem means nine in Latin. No matter where you are here in the states chances are your weather has at least cooled down considerably. This is the month where most of us
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