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 …

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This tradition isn’t limited to just Denmark. It’s also been seen in Egypt & Russia (ironic), and many places in between. Sometimes it was to confuse evil spirits, and other times it was considered an effort to “lessen the sexual danger.” At Contagious Events, we believe some wedding traditions are downright silly. Do them if you’d like to, but if …

Anniversary Dance - Commander's Mansion Watertown Wedding

Incorporate an Anniversary Dance into Your Wedding

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The bouquet toss is an age old tradition that many look forward to. Tossing a gorgeous bouquet to a crowd of single ladies at your wedding can seem like great fun, but it’s not for everyone. If the idea of tossing your blooms in the air isn’t quite what you have in mind for your wedding, consider the anniversary dance. Your …