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Something Old, Something New: The Origins of Common Wedding Traditions

Planning your nuptials means giving careful thought to every detail involved. That includes typical wedding customs that might easily be taken for granted. Whether you’re a traditional type at heart or you want to ...

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How to Enjoy Your Cake's Top Tier Next Year

If cake is on your list for your upcoming wedding, your friends, family and baker may have already asked whether you’re saving the top layer. Maybe you’ve pondered the issue, and you’re not sure yet wha ...

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Should You Toss Out the Garter and Bouquet Traditions?

Ask casual observers to list common Western wedding traditions and you’ll probably hear about two sometimes questionable and embarrassing practices: bouquet and garter tosses. Although they’re customs from a ...

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What Does Baptism Mean? It Depends on Who You Ask

Followers of many religions all over the world find themselves trying to discern the greater significance behind their devotional practices. “Ritual for ritual’s sake” is often decried, regardless of wh ...

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Common Myths About Marriage

When it comes to marriage, nearly everyone has an opinion. You may find that once you are married, more people than ever are offering their unsolicited advice or asking you and your spouse personal questions. For some re ...

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Interesting American Wedding Customs You Might Want In Your Wedding

In the grand scheme of things, America is quite a young country. Still, a lot has changed since the nation was first colonized by Europeans. As the years have passed by, a number of traditions have come and gone. When it ...

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Who Proposes? Modern Wedding Questions

These days, it isn’t uncommon for a person to be married more than once. While the goal of marriage is to stick with the same person until death, there are countless good reasons why couples decide to split. Of cou ...

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Why You Should Consider Wedding Vow Journals for Personalized Vows

There are a ton of responsibilities involved with planning a wedding. From selecting caterers to chasing down family members for their RSVP information, you are definitely going to have your hands full throughout the pro ...

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What Do Your Wedding Flowers Say?

Since the dawn of time, humans have analyzed various aspects of the natural world and coded them into powerful symbols. It’s unsurprising that cultures all over the world have concocted complex collections of conno ...

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What You Need to Know About Wedding Calligraphy

Selecting your wedding invitations can turn into a major undertaking. You’ll make decisions about the typeface, color, type of paper, and other embellishments used to craft your final product. However, there may be ...

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