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How To Plan a Fitting Memorial for the Departed

The one-year anniversary after the death of a loved one is always a difficult date to handle emotionally. As you grieve, think about ways to pay tribute to your departed loved one with a beutiful memorial.

Category: Funeral Loss

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Ideas for Supporting and Affirming Your Queer Child’s Identity and Orientation

Many parents are unsure how to support their child when they come out as LGBT to them. But there are simple things you can do to make sure that your child feels safe in their own house and their own skin.

Category: Society

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Beauty Items That All Brides Should Grab Before the Big Day

For many brides, their wedding is them at their most beautiful, using expensive hair and make-up. But just as important to looking good is proper self care in the days leading up to tying your nuptials.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Odd Origins of Some Common Wedding Traditions

From wearing something blue to freezing the cake, weddings have some pretty memorable and unique traditions. But where do they all come from? The origins of your favorite wedding traditions might surprise you.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Got Leftover Wedding Flowers? Here’s How You Can Repurpose Them

Your wedding's over, you had a great time, and now you've got a whole lot of flowers that you don't really have any idea what to do with. Luckily, you don't have to let your gorgeous (and pricy) flowers go to waste!

Category: Wedding Materials

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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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