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Cutting Your Wedding Guest List Due to COVID-19? Try These Great Tips

Cutting your wedding guest list down during normal times is tough, but cutting it down to essential guests only is even tougher. As COVID continues to upset summer wedding season, here's how to slim down your guest list.

Category: Wedding Planning

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House Hunting Tips To Guide You Through the Early Stages of Married Life

Buying a home together is a big step for couples to take. And if you're on your first home-buying venture, there are a lot of things you and your new spouse need to consider, from the obvious to the subtle.

Category: Marriage

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Embalming: An Ancient Art in Modern Times

Embalming is one of those things we know gets done, but we rarely think about. From its ancient origins to its popularization in America after the death of President Lincoln, it has a rather interesting history.

Category: Funeral

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A New Normal? What You Should Know About Wedding Planning in 2020

If your wedding is set for summer of 2020, you're most likely unsure exactly what your wedding day will look like. Whether you're keeping your date, pushing it back, or livestreaming, safety will be the biggest concern.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Grief Etiquette in the COVID-19 Age

Losing a loved one during COVID-19 can make a tough time even more difficult. The memorial industry, like most others, has been been changed by coronavirus.  And so too have etiquette norms for the bereaved.

Category: Loss

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Little Ways To Show Your Wedding Vendors Appropriate Gratitude

After your wedding, it's important to show just how much you appreciate the people who helped you along on your big day. Thankfully, there are a variety of creative ways to thank your wedding vendors.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Engagement Ring Alternatives You Might Find Interesting

While engagement rings are a beautiful, symbolic gesture of love, they're not for everyone. Some couples may want to simply forego engagement rings altogether. If that describes you, here are some great alternatives.

Category: Engagement

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Consider Sustainability When Making Funeral Arrangements

Death is an uncomfortable subject, but for many, it can be an opportunity to give back to the world one last time. From eco-caskets to being "turned into a tree", there are a variety of options for sustainability.

Category: Funeral

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COVID-19 and Domestic Violence: What You Need To Know

A sad reality of coronavirus is that domestic violence is on the rise as victims end up involuntarily quarantined with their abusers. But there are various resources available for victims and allies alike.

Category: Society

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Coupling During COVID-19: Smart Tips for Making It Work

Living together as a couple can be difficult, but COVID-19 has taken that to the next level. Sharing space with someone 24 hours a day can strain even the best relationships; Here's how to get through together.

Category: Marriage Society

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