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Wedding in the Wallet of the Beholder

Many couples dream of a special wedding day. Some of those dreams grow to cinematic proportions, with epic scenarios of exotic embellishments. For those with means, a fantasy wedding is theirs for the renting. For those ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Wedding Halls Are Big Business in Afghanistan

The road to the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been dubbed "Las Vegas" for its rows of neon-lit, mirror-walled wedding halls. Wedding receptions are big business in this country, as weddings themselves carry heavy cu ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

Ways to Give While Planning Your Wedding

Reality television may still like a good bridal tantrum, but in the actual world, many couples are finding ways to be more generous even while in the midst of organizing their big day. It may be seen in part as a respons ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Cemeteries See a Rise in Cremations

American living and dying customs have changed considerably in the past 50 years. People move around more. They do not necessarily put down the kind of roots that used to support traditions such as burial in a family plo ...

Category: Funeral

An Alternative to Traditional Burials

The ground has been shifting in the world of funeral services for the last decade or so toward cremation and other alternatives to more familiar methods of internment. Price plays a large factor, as does a change in Cath ...

Category: Funeral


How to Save Money at Your Wedding

Believe it or not, there are plenty of couples out there who dream of a simple wedding celebration surrounded by their friends and loved ones. Not every bride says yes to the dress, or if she does, it is one that is off ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

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Unexpected Things When Planning a Wedding

Not every wedding is a state event, but even a small, simple ceremony takes a little planning. To be sure, not everything has to be perfect. Imperfections may often make the day memorable. Still, there are situations tha ...

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Woolen Caskets and the Plain Pine Box

A 225-year-old family-run woolen mill in West Yorkshire, England, makes uniforms for the British Royal Guard, felt linings for Steinway pianos, interior details for Rolls Royce and Bentley automobiles and now, woolen cas ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

The Woman Who Married 50 Times

Maria Yoon is a Korean-born visual and performance artist who recently got married for the fiftieth time in Times Square in New York City. The artist has made a documentary about her experience. Yoon has become known as ...

Category: Get Ordained Marriage

The Return of the Lavish Hotel Wedding

Before the last economic crash, corporate travelers made up the lion's share of revenue for most major hotels around the Washington, D.C. area. Big hotel-based weddings had quietly gone the way of aspic and olive trays. ...

Category: Get Ordained Perform a Wedding