Planning

Planning: Planning a Bachelorette Party – Part 1

Planning a friend’s bachelorette party can be a great time. Below we’ve gathered some tips for you to make sure your bride and her entourage have a fantastic and fun filled farewell to the single life. About six to eight weeks prior to the event: 1.) Talk with your bride about what type of party
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Budget: The Second Time Around

If you are beginning to plan an ‘encore” wedding, do not assume your parents will be willing to finance the event. The financial responsibility lies with you, and your groom. If a family member, or close friend, offers you help financially, you may accept graciously and show your appreciation. Your parents may offer their home
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Planning: Wedding Themes, Quotations and Phrases

Personalization of all aspects of your wedding is in style and here to stay. Some couples personalize their wedding favors and decorations with monograms or a certain symbol. A very popular way to personalize things is using a favorite quote. Choosing a beautiful quote can be difficult. Here are some appropriate quotations and phrases for your wedding day. Use them
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Planning: Tips for Groom – Part 3

Give him the wheel- let your groom choose the wedding day transportation and put him I charge of booking it. Make sure he covers transportation for the entire wedding party to and from all events on your wedding day Trust his fashion sense- The two of you should discuss limitations of course but give him
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Planning: Tips for Groom – Part 2

Release his inner Shakespeare – A groom with a creative, romantic side may excel at writing your vows. If you are using traditional vows he may lie to choose the readings for your wedding ceremony. Use his hands – Grooms who are skilled at carpentry can also be put to work. Have him build an
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Planning: Tips for the Groom – Part 1

Let’s face it, most men won’t be jumping at the chance to help choose table linens or china patterns for your wedding reception. Many men will even have trouble remembering to pick up their tuxes. There is no one size fits all solution to getting your husband to be involved in planning your wedding. It
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Planning: Thinking Of A ‘Green’ Wedding?

Environmentally Friendly Strategies Abound Couples are ‘going green’ more and more these days, when planning weddings or arranging honeymoon travel that is eco-friendly. Environmentally friendly wedding planning strategies can include anything from Affordable Wedding Invitations created and delivered in digital format to creating and preparing DIY wedding invitations. From organic catering to renting hybrid limousines,
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Planning: Historical Wedding Traditions

Updated With Contemporary Style Many modern day wedding customs have roots that are centuries old, some dating back to Roman times. For example, the phrase “tie the knot” comes from a groom untying the bride’s girdle knots on their wedding night. Even though the girdles are long gone, the phrase remains, although signifying a different
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Planning: Guests that Keep on Giving

It seems like once you announce that you are getting married, friends and family come out of the woodwork offering up advice and their services. This is a wonderful but hectic time in your life so, yes you do need all the help you can get. However, you may be wondering if you can really
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Planning: Wedding Planning – Part 4

Here is some wedding planning advice in regards to your wedding timeline from The American Wedding. Your Timeline This is probably the hardest part of wedding planning altogether. It may even beat out the tightest budget. The reason being, things take time, especially things like: renting a banquet hall, marriage counseling, choosing and ordering your
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