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The Proper Way To Work With Vendors

Picking the right wedding vendors is a crucial part of making your wedding day perfect. But once you do, it's also important to know how to properly communicate with them as well as what questions to ask.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Amish Courtship and Weddings

Just like any other weddings, Amish weddings are full of their own unique rituals and customs. From courtship to the big day itself, Amish weddings are simpler but no less meaningful than other ceremonies.

Category: Ceremonies

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Unusual Wedding Customs Around the World

Something borrowed, something blue? Weddings are undeniably full of unique traditions and rituals, many of them downright strange. Here are some of our favorite unique wedding traditions from around the world.

Category: Wedding Planning


Wedding Traditions Around the Globe

There’s something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue; the tossing of the bouquet and garter; and the rice thrown as the newlyweds leave. Around the world, you can find other wedding traditions.

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What To Expect at a Shinto Funeral

Shinto funerals are common in Japan, and incorporate elements of Buddhism into the rites. Utilizing 20 different steps, Shinto funerals are a beautiful and profound way to say goodbye to your loved ones.

Category: Ceremonies


How To Handle the Rising Costs of Weddings

Once you have signed a contract with a vendor, the costs associated with the service will not change. However, studies highlight that many couples shop around for a long time before committing to a specific business.

Category: Wedding Planning Marriage

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What You Need To Do To Receive Your Wedding Officiant Online Certification

If you’re a first-time wedding officiant, you want to get the ball rolling on your registration as soon as you can. Look at the application portal at the Universal Life Church to get some perspective on what is expeted.

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A Primer on Muslim Weddings

Muslim weddings are very common ceremonies, but many in the United States might not know all of the rituals and traditions. Here's a quick primer on Muslim weddings, whether you're officiating or attending.

Category: Marriage


Tips for Becoming a Wedding Photographer

Wedding photographers are a crucial part of weddings, as they're there to capture every wonderful wedding memory on camera. Breaking into the industry requires a lot of dedication, but is totally worth it.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Plan Your Child’s Baptism With This Handy Checklist

The christening and baptism of your child is going to be a big moment in all your lives. While baptizing your child properly may seem complicated, you can use a baptism checklist to make sure it goes smoothly.

Category: Baptism