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There is a reason spring is called wedding season. The weather is beautiful, the flowers are blooming and everything feels brand new. However, there are good reasons to go against the norm and get married at a different ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Ceremonies

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Taking a photo is easier than ever before thanks to the advent of digital photography. Once upon a time, wedding photos were limited to the professional ones shot (on film, no less) by photographers with heavy, expensive ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Technology

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When you picture a wedding reception, you likely envision a multi-course dinner, an open bar, and an artistically crafted cake. However, the brunch wedding trend has been gaining steam for the last couple of years thanks ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Ceremonies

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Ask casual observers to list common Western wedding traditions and you’ll probably hear about two sometimes questionable and embarrassing practices: bouquet and garter tosses. Although they’re customs from a ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Ceremonies

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The world can seem a bit crazy these days. The news always seems to offer up something sensational or upsetting and social media can be a minefield of people shouting opinions back and forth without listening. Since peop ...

Category: Society, Technology

Marriage is a funny thing. Though romantic films and fairytales put a lot of odd expectations on love, nothing can really prepare you for what married life is going to be like. In many ways, life will putter on as usual ...

Category: Marriage

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Followers of many religions all over the world find themselves trying to discern the greater significance behind their devotional practices. “Ritual for ritual’s sake” is often decried, regardless of wh ...

Category: Baptism, Ceremonies

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As you start to plan your wedding, creating invitations is probably near the top of your list. After all, they communicate vital details as well as the intended mood and tone for your nuptials. Putting your best face for ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Ceremonies, Marriage

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You may share details about your impending nuptials on social media or chat about the big day with your closest associates. However, your save-the-date cards will probably be the first communication your guests will rece ...

Category: Wedding Materials, Wedding Planning, Marriage

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Planning a wedding can be a lot of work and a lot of fun. Still, there are aspects of the process that can seem less thrilling. Obtaining your marriage license, for example, is something that many couples don’t thi ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Marriage