How to Have a Destination Wedding Without the Destination

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Destination weddings have become wildly popular — and with good reason. What’s not to love about traveling to a far-away, exotic location with your significant other and a few close friends? You’ll gather on the beach to say your vows, then dance the night away amidst gorgeous tropical flowers after dining on delectable local cuisine. Realistically though, most of us …

We wear wedding rings on the right hand because romans believed the vein ran directly from the finger to the heart.

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Pull up a chair, it’s time for a wedding ring history lesson:  First, the vena amoris is not a thing. It was to the romans/egyptians, but now that we have science, we know that the plain and simple truth is that there isn’t a vein that runs from the ring finger directly to the heart. See what I did there, …

Choosing Wedding Music

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Top Five Most Popular Trending Wedding Themes

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Choosing a wedding theme is a wonderful way to ensure that your wedding has a cohesive feel for your guests as they arrive. It can also make planning your wedding much easier! Having a theme to work with can help you make important wedding decisions, such as choosing a venue, décor, and even your attire. If you are interested in …

Wedding Planning Mistakes to Avoid

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Wedding planning is likely a completely new experience for you, and although you probably know there are plenty of wedding planning mistakes you should avoid, perhaps you’re not quite sure what they are. Just as with any task, it’s important to know the ins and outs of the process. There are wedding planning musts and wedding planning don’ts. While there …

How to Stay Calm When Planning Your Wedding

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Let’s talk about what to do when wedding planning gets stressful, because let’s face it… even though it’s going to be the best day ever, planning is not an easy task. First, I want you take a deep breath. Your wedding is going to be beautiful. It’s going to be amazing, everyone is going to have a great time celebrating …

Wedding Fun Fact!

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Before we get into the history of this tradition, let me start with repeating what I often say in regards to wedding traditions: the origin is usually rooted in some ridiculous belief and sexist. Like how the brides were considered property. Thankfully times have changed, and yet for some reason, we feel obligated to keep these traditions… Today’s tradition is …

History of the Diamond Ring

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The act of presenting an engagement ring to a future spouse is believed to be tied to a Roman tradition in which wives wore rings attached to small keys. But, this isn’t as romantic as it may seem: the keys indicated the husband’s ownership of the wife. After 1477, engagement rings became more personalized. The Victorians fashioned rings that were …

How to Do a Wedding Registry

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On your wedding day, you will receive words of wisdom, well wishes, and gifts that will allow you to begin your marriage with everything you need. You and your partner, surely, are hoping for specific gifts. After all, you both have your individual tastes, as well as your shared tastes. Could you imagine opening your wedding gifts and finding many …