bridesmaids in gifted robes

Unless you’ve planned a destination wedding and are paying for all travel fees and rental expenses, it’s tradition to present your bridal party with some type of “thank you” in the form of a gift. And even if you do foot the bill for your get-away adventure, it’s in good taste to show your appreciation …

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small backyard wedding at night

“Is it okay to have a backyard wedding?” Firstly, it is absolutely, 100% okay to have a backyard wedding. There are so many different ways to plan it and there are so many benefits to going this route, especially when it comes to your bank account. You may be limited within the realm of wedding …

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Planning an outdoor wedding is a great idea if you do not want a traditional church wedding. There are things that can go wrong, but if you have everything covered then nothing will ruin your big day. Do not let the change of weather or anything else change your mind about having an outdoor wedding. …

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what venues stay open the latest

Each venue will have its own specific set of rules and time stamps. And a lot of the time, it will depend on the particular package that the couple chooses – because it’s usually based on the hours of use. Ask a lot of questions when scoping venues, including if you’re able to tack on …

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The Garter Toss event at a wedding reception

“What’s With The Garter Toss (Do We Have To)?” There are a variety of traditional “events” that take place throughout a wedding. From the receiving line to the farewell, we all anticipate these main points of celebration throughout one’s big day. There’s the cutting of the cake, the bouquet toss, and the garter toss as …

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Bridal Party making a memorable entrance

For both the ceremony and the reception, the bridal party entrance remains the same with just a few differences. Starting with the ceremony, you’re VIP guests will enter as such: Officiant Groom’s Parents The Bride’s Mother Groom Best Man Groomsmen Bridesmaids Maid of Honor Flower Girl & Ring Bearer The Father of the Bride with …

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“Is it Okay to Wear Your Wedding Ring on the Right Hand?” This is 100% a personal decision and what you feel the most comfortable with. Traditionally, couples will choose to wear their rings on their left ring-finger. The tradition dates back to Roman times with the spot be chosen because there’s a vein that …

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“Is it Okay to Email Wedding Invitations?” It’s rare, but couples do it. Sending invitations for your wedding can be not only heavy on the budget but heavy on time. It’s tradition though. Sending out beautiful, printed invitations complete with stunning calligraphy addresses, it’s just part of the entire process. But, the art of email …

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budget-friendly-wedding

You may be super-duper excited to marry your true love, but you may not want to throw a wedding that costs your entire life savings. You may also want a wedding that favors the eco-friendly side of things. Don’t you worry your pretty lil head! Thankfully a budget-and-eco-friendly wedding is essentially one in the same …

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Having a wedding is expensive enough with all the frills and ruffles, but there’s definitely no need to splurge on every detail. Saving on the small stuff that is doable by yourself is a smart move and can mean the difference between going over the budget and spending just right. If you want to save …

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When planning your wedding, you want to think about basic needs and not just a glorious future. When we say basic needs, we’re referring to a need for a clean, working restroom facility or at a minimum, adequate toilet facilities. You’d be surprised to learn that with older wedding venues, there are not always large …

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Wedding planning can be incredibly fun and exciting but it can also be extremely overwhelming and stressful. It’s not every day that you get married and plan an event of this magnitude. Unless you’re in the business, you may not have a clue where to begin the process. To get started, here’s a quick list …

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After getting engaged, you have plenty of decision to make. Part of the fun of being engaged is planning a wedding. One of the most important parts of the wedding-planning process is selecting a bridal party. In some cases, this is easier said than done. Before you decide whom you are going to ask, there …

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Sometimes brides question who they have to invite to what, especially if their wedding is smaller, more intimate, or as a destination event. So, if every leading lady in your life is invited to the bridal shower, do you need to pass out invites to the wedding as well? “If someone is invited to the …

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