Polterabend Fun Fact

Wedding Fun Fact Friday!

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I first learned about polterabend from my brother and sister-in-law last week, at Thanksgiving. They’ve been living in Germany for a few years now and have so many great stories about life abroad, but this particular story resonated with me given the fact that it was wedding related.  So it turns out, there’s a tradition in Germany called polterabend, where guests are …

Inspiration for Choosing Your Wedding Style

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Choosing your wedding style at the early stages of wedding planning will help guide you throughout the process. Your wedding style will help you make decisions, focus on what’s important and help minimize stress. Now that you and your partner are engaged and planning your special day, it’s time to decide what style of wedding you want to host. There …

Flower girls used to carry herbs and garlic for good luck, prosperity and to ward off evil spirits.

Wedding Fun Fact Friday

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Historically speaking, brides were certainly fearful of evil spirits crashing the wedding. The flower girls is just one of many measures, turned wedding tradition, taken to protect the wedding from them. At Contagious Events, we believe some wedding traditions are downright silly. Do them if you’d like to, but if it’s out of obligation, the tradition is most likely rooted …

Something Old Something New, Something Borrowed Something Blue

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We love traditions like Something Old Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue! Watching all your single friends line up for the bouquet toss or garter toss, cutting your cake with your new spouse and then feeding them a piece; your day will be composed of many different traditions. The traditions that closely relate to your lifestyle and beliefs are the …

Wedding Registry Tips from Contagious Events - Card Box at Wedding

Wedding Registry Tips: Becoming a Wedding Registry Pro

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There are many large tasks that accompany planning your wedding, from seating charts and guest lists to floral décor and your wedding registry. We’ll be sharing some ideas on all these wedding tasks, but today we want to focus specifically on wedding registry tips. Many wedding planning tasks that seem like small details in the big picture end up taking …