Divorced Parents and Weddings: How to Deal →  December 6, 2010 0

It's not surprising that between a bride and a groom, at least one has a set of divorced parents. Having a set of divorced parents at your wedding can make things a bit awkward and strained for you and your parents, but there are things that you can do to help smooth over the entire [...]

Choosing the Bridal Party: The Math Behind it All →  December 6, 2010 0

There really can be a method behind that madness that is choosing just how many bridesmaids, groomsmen, and ushers you will need to pull off your big day and keep it looking balanced and harmonized. If you're wondering just how many people to put into your bridal party, here are some of the answers to [...]

The Alternative Bouquet: Crystal Bouquets →  December 5, 2010 0

Not a big fan of flowers' Don't feel obligated to include them in your wedding simply because everyone else does. You can make a number of alternative bouquets yourself, one of the most popular and most beautiful being the crystal bouquet. The best part is that you can save a lot of money and make [...]

So you Need to Change your Last Name →  December 5, 2010 0

Changing your name is a once in a lifetime ordeal, which is why a lot of brides are left in a dark when it comes to what exactly they need to get their name changed on. We may all think about the driver's license and our social insurance cards, but there are a whole lot [...]

Your First Dance and Performance Anxiety →  December 5, 2010 1

No matter how poised and beautiful every bride and groom have seemingly appeared at each wedding you have gone to, most of those brides and grooms are sweating just a little under those lights during their first dance. Unless you are a professional performer, the first dance does put a whole lot of pressure upon [...]

Winter Wonderland Weddings →  December 5, 2010 0

While most brides insist on having their weddings during the warmer spring and summer months and have summery, warm themes, there are always those few who absolutely insist on having a winter wonderland wedding. Whether it's summer or winter, you can definitely have that winter wonderland wedding that you have always wanted, no matter what [...]

What Is the Unity Candle Ceremony? →  December 5, 2010 0

One thing that has become increasingly popular in the past ten to fifteen years is the unity candle ceremony. The purpose of the unity candle ceremony is to celebrate and symbolize the union of a husband and wife. Marriage, through this visual display, is being shown as a way to bring two people's lives together [...]

Training my Dog to be a Ring Bearer →  December 5, 2010 0

You love your best friend in the entire planet, and you want him or her to be a part of your special day. If you are one of several brides and grooms who consider their dog to be their little 'fur baby', then you may be thinking about having your dog be the ring bearer [...]

To Open Bar, or Not to Open Bar →  December 5, 2010 0

Weddings are a celebration of your new life as husband and wife. As with most adult celebrations, there is usually some amount of alcohol involved. The question is, should you have an open bar' Or should you forego the open bar and stick to a cash bar' Or what other alternatives are there? Why Couples [...]

The Childless Marriage: Every Bride and Groom’s Choice →  December 5, 2010 0

Within days after your wedding ceremony (or perhaps even before) you will start getting those questions about when you and your husband are planning on having your first child, or how many you're thinking of having, or how far apart each child is going to be, and so on and so on. For what ever [...]

Preserving your Wedding Bouquet →  December 3, 2010 0

Most of us don't know how to properly store our flowers or our wedding bouquets after our special day, which means a whole lot of special wedding bouquets loaded with treasured memories are going to waste in a compost or the garbage dump. You can preserve your beautiful wedding bouquet for decades, as long as [...]

Incorporating Pets into your Wedding →  December 3, 2010 0

Pets are like our children. Pets are our very best friends. It's no wonder that with human beings having such a strong bond to their pet, brides and grooms are always keen on trying to incorporate their pet into their wedding in some fashion. That being said, there are some pets that just probably won't [...]

How to Make your Very Own Wedding Arch →  December 3, 2010 0

The wedding arch is perhaps the single most adored piece of dcor for any wedding, whether it is an indoor wedding or one that is outside. You will be looking back at it for years to come as it will be in the pictures of you standing before your soon-to-be husband or wife. Making your [...]

How to Make your own Environmentally Friendly Silk Flowers →  December 1, 2010 0

There are a lot of reasons why a bride may opt to not use real flowers for her wedding. For one, some people may have horrible adverse reactions to the flowers that you have (you never know just which one of your guests may break out into sneezes because of your rose centerpieces!). Other brides [...]

How to Make a Single Stem Flower Bouquet →  December 1, 2010 0

So you're not a huge fan of the large bouquets that also cost a large amount of money. More brides are opting to not only make their own floral bouquets, but they are going for the ultra chique single stem flower bouquets. No matter how talented (or untalented) of a florist you may be, anyone [...]

How to Keep your Wedding Day Stress Free →  December 1, 2010 0

We've al herd about it, the brides that rush around, frantically commanding everyone to do everything while they pull out their hair, scream, and cry. No matter who you are, you do not need to be 'that bride'. Here are some ways to make sure that your wedding day is as stress free and as [...]

Do I Really Need a Videographer for my Wedding? →  December 1, 2010 0

what actually happened on that day after the day is done! From all of the moving around you do, to all of the people you meet and all of the different events that take place, it's no wonder that brides and grooms completely forget what has even happened on that special day! If you don't [...]

Backyard Weddings: The New 'In' Thing for Weddings →  December 1, 2010 0

Let's face it; weddings these days will cost you an arm and a leg. When you tally up the costs for catering, for alcohol, for the wedding ceremony and reception venue, transportation' the list goes on and on. Weddings these days can easily cost over $20 000, which is leaving brides and grooms seeking less [...]