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Tips for Bridesmaids During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you've been a bridesmaid, then you know that that role can have a lot of unforeseen responsibilities. In COVID, you're probably dealing with even more. Here's how to be a good bridesmaid in our difficult times.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Questions You Can Ask To Decide if You’re Ready for Marriage

Society puts pressure on couples to get married, but it's important to step back and evaluate if you're really ready for that big step. Here are some questions you can ask yourself to gauge whether that's right for you.

Category: Marriage

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Virtual Reality: Re-Experience Your Wedding Through Tech

As virtual reality applications grow in popularity, they're being tested in all forms of photography and videography. One new way VR is being used is in wedding videos, allowing couples to re-watch their wedding in 3D.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Assigned at Birth? Gender-Neutral Approaches To Raising Kids

Binary gender choices face children from the moment they're born. Boys toys, girls toys. Boys clothes, girls clothes. Many parents are now raising their children outside of the binary, in a gender-neutral environment.

Category: Society

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Danse Macabre: Dealing With Death in the 14th Century

As we deal with COVID-19 in the present day, we can look to the past to see how our ancestors used laughter to deal with tragedy. During the plague, paintings of dancing skeletons - the dance macabre - were very popular.

Category: Funeral

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Use Your Wedding To Support Causes That Matter to You

One uplifting 2020 trend is couples foregoing wedding gifts, and instead requesting charitable donations to causes close to their hearts. If you're in a financial place to do so, consider donations over gifts.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Estate Planning: Why Same-Sex Couples Need To Act Now

Same-sex partners who are cohabitating but not married should seriously consider creating end-of-life documents, even if they are young. Unfortunately, same-sex couples do not enjoy legal protections afforded others.

Category: Loss

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A Quick Guide to Save-the-Date Cards

COVID-19 has put a pin in most weddings this summer (and potentially beyond). But that means that save-the-date cards are even more critical now than ever! Keep your guests informed with these save-the-date tips.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Considering a Backyard Wedding? Read This First

Having a backyard wedding is a clever way to cut costs on your wedding and make it more personal at the same time. Still, there are some things you'll need to know before you commit to tying the knot in the backyard.

Category: Wedding Planning

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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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