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Little Touches To Personalize Your Big Day

Many couples want to make their weddings feel really unique. And while budget restrictions may prevent you from customizing every single element, there are plenty you can add a beautiful personal touch to.

Category: Ceremonies

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Hosting a DIY Baby Shower Without Losing Your Mind

Putting together a DIY baby shower isn't as difficult as you might think. From decorations to the food, there are simple and sensible ways to cut costs and deliver a beautiful baby shower on a slim budget.

Category: Ceremonies

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Should You Make the Garter Toss a Part of Your Wedding?

Some couples aren't sure if they want to include the garter toss in their wedding ceremony. To help you make your garter decision, here's some historical context on the popular tradition, as well as fun alternatives.

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Understanding the Minimony Trend and Whether It’s Right for You

With COVID going on and most weddings getting canceled, some are turning to 'minimonies' in place of a wedding this summer. A minimony is a symbolic placeholder for your wedding, a stripped-down wedding experience.

Category: Ceremonies

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4 Ways To Annoy Couples at Their Weddings

As a wedding guest, you're part of the wedding, even if you're not standing up at the altar as a bridesmaid or groomsman. It's important to act respectfully and avoid these common wedding guest blunders.

Category: Ceremonies

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Learning and Doing: Preparing for B’nai Mitzvah

For Jewish youth coming of age, their b'nai mitzvah is likely the culmination of months of preparation and anticipation. Here's how to help your loved one prepare for an unforgettable coming of age ceremony.

Category: Ceremonies Faith

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Blessing of the Animals: Lasting Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

October 4th is the feast day Saint Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis is known for the blessing of the animals and his belief that animals should be our equals and that we are cosmically linked to all creatures.

Category: Ceremonies Church

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Need To Cancel a Wedding RSVP? Save Face With These Etiquette Tips

Already said 'yes' to a wedding RSVP but now need to back out? When canceling a wedding RSVP you need to communicate properly with the couple as soon as possible and make it up to them after the wedding ceremony.

Category: Ceremonies

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Name Celebration: An Alternative to a Religious Baptism

Looking for an alternative way to honor your little one other than traditional baptism? A name celebration has all of the celebratory aspects of religious baptism without any unwanted religious connotations.

Category: Baptism Ceremonies

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Reaffirm Your Love With a Vow Renewal Ceremony

Many couples hold a vow renewal ceremony on an important anniversary, relationship landmark, or event. If you'd like to reaffirm your commitment to your spouse, check out this guide for planning the perfect ceremony. 

Category: Ceremonies

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