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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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Talking to Your Adult Kids About Your Funeral Wishes

Although it's not a pleasant thought, planning your own funeral is one of the best things you can do for your adult children. Helping them prepare financially and emotionally for your funeral is a great gift.

Category: Funeral

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How to Plan a Wedding by This Halloween

Trying to throw together a Halloween wedding on short notice? While that may seem like a tall order, it's not impossible. From getting a dress to hiring a band, here's how to throw a fun Halloween wedding in 30 days.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Exciting Honeymoon Options on a Budget

Planning a honeymoon but also trying not to break the bank? It's not as hard as it sounds. Check out these super creative ways to have the incredible honeymoon of your dreams all while saving a few bucks.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Writing Your Own Wedding Vows? Read This Before You Start

Many couples now are writing their own wedding vows rather than sharing traditional religious vows. From the ideas stage to delivering your vows, there are a number of ways you can go about writing your custom vows. 

Category: Wedding Materials

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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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Health Tips To Consider Before Your Wedding

Getting fit before the wedding is the goal of brides and grooms the world over. But wedding health goes beyond the physical. Consider these additional ways to get your mind and body in tip-top shape for the big day.

Category: Engagement

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Healthy Ways To Cope With Loss

Living through the loss of a loved one is likely to be one of the most trying times of your entire life. Here are some ways to manage your grief and to remember and honor your dearly departed friend or family member.

Category: Loss

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Wedding Readings 101: A Simplified Guide

Poems, lyrics, book passages- the options for your wedding reading are nearly endless- and endlessly daunting. Here are some tips on how to pick a wedding reading that means a lot to you and your future spouse.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Cake by the Ocean? Dessert Tips for Your Outdoor Wedding

If you're trying to squeeze in an outdoor wedding in the last days of summer, be careful with your wedding cake. Even in the waning days of summer, heat can be an issue. Here are the best ways to keep your cake safe.

Category: Wedding Materials

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