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How to Officiate at a Funeral Service

A funeral service addresses what may be a universal need to say goodbye through ceremony. Most religions follow their own practices regarding services, but ceremonial differences may have as much to do with cultural ...

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Creative and Personal Alternatives to Traditional Funerals

Baby Boomers have led the way for countless emerging trends in many aspects of life for decades. It turns out, end-of-life issues pose no exception. Funerals and memorial services are being made more distinctive and indi ...

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Skipping the Traditional Wedding Gown: Formalwear Options for Your Special Day

You might have visions of making your grand entry in a luxurious white ball gown complete with a gorgeous train and decadent details like lace, sequins, rhinestones or tiny fabric flowers . . . or not. Maybe you prefer a ...

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Picture Perfect: Keeping Your Wedding Photos Problem-Free

Your wedding photos are still frames from probably the most significant moment of your life, holding treasured memories for decades to come. However, your snapshots could be accidentally ruined by seemingly minor details ...

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“Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”

It’s a phrase you never want to hear a response to when you’re standing at the aisle, ready to speak your vows and marry the person you love. Yet, Hollywood movies and television shows often rely on it as a d ...

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Essential Tips for Your Potluck Wedding Reception

Along with brunch-style meals, food truck catering and shindigs featuring “heavy appetizers,” potluck weddings are also gaining popularity among the newly engaged. If your goals include saving money, planning ...

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The 411 on Wedding Toasts: Who, When, How and Why

Toasts are considered a fundamental part of a wedding reception, but it’s easy to get the jitters if you’re new to the practice. If you’re a close family member or part of the wedding party, however, yo ...

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The Icing on the Cake: Sweet Options for Your Wedding Dessert

While some couples opt for cupcake towers, donuts, croquembouches and other tasty goodies, the classic multitiered cake remains popular at many weddings. As you’re pondering possibilities for your own event, you mi ...

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Avoid These Common Mistakes When Planning Your Wedding

Weddings are not easy events to plan. Even though weddings are nothing new, the stress involved with putting one together can be intense. While there is no perfect solution, there are many simple tactics you can explore ...

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4 Top Shoe Hacks for Your Wedding

You’re going to be on your feet for several hours during your wedding. The thought of wearing high heels might make you dread the pain that can come with extended periods of standing, walking and dancing. Neverthel ...

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