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Don’t Want a Traditional Wedding? Try These Alternatives

While most of us think of large, traditional weddings when we think of weddings, there are plenty of alternative ceremonies for couples looking for a smaller scale or simpler wedding. Here are a few of our favorites.

Category: Wedding Planning

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A Checklist of Steps To Follow After a Loved One Passes

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always tough. Nevertheless, there's still business to attend to, from funeral arrangements to notifying others. At a loss of what to do after a loss? Follow this checklist.

Category: Funeral Loss

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A Quick Overview of Christian Baptism Throughout the Centuries

Baptism is one of the most popular religious rites in the world - millions of children are baptized each year. Baptism has a long and interesting history, from its origins in the gospels to modern day.

Category: Baptism

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Yes, You Can Still Get Married Despite COVID-19

Many couples who intended to get married this year have already postponed to next year. However, a stripped-down COVID wedding gives you the opportunity to remind yourselves why you're getting married in the first place.

Category: Wedding Planning Society

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Five Helpful Hints for Degenderizing a Wedding Ceremony

As LGBT couples wed, many find that some wedding traditions are rooted in gender norms that don't apply to their union. Thankfully, there are some creative ways LGBT couples can degenderize their wedding and reception.

Category: Wedding Planning Society

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Important Considerations for Queer Persons Regarding Death Preparation

No matter the age, married LGBTQ+ couples should do all of their estate planning as soon as possible. By taking care of all of the intricate details now, you're saving heartache and headaches down the road.

Category: Funeral

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Ideas To Inspire Your Engagement Party Invitations

If you just got engaged, congratulations! Designing engagement party invitations is good practice for designing the actual wedding invitation. Here's how to pick a winning design that reflects your personality.

Category: Engagement

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Wedding Favors That Are Perfect for Autumn

Are you so obsessed with autumn that you're getting married during it? Share your love of all things fall with your wedding guests with these creative and cool wedding favor ideas that exemplify the fall season.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Last Name Considerations for LGBTQ+ Couples

For LGBTQ+ couples who are about to be married, the question of what to do about last names can be a tough one. There are a number of options - but some come with additional legal hurdles. Here's what you need to know.

Category: Marriage

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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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