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Tweet Of all the traditional features of western weddings, the winner of “Most Improved” must go to the wedding cake. Think of the staid cakes of yesteryear. Predictable, decorative white icing, (most likely roses or scalloped sea shells) covering three tiers of inedible styrofoam. Looking as petrified and dusty as the sample cakes in the […]
Tweet Spring has Sprung Ahhhh, spring, and a young woman’s fancy turns to….. weddings! What are the advantages of nuptials in the spring? The symbols of love and new life are everywhere, from the budding blossoms to baby ducklings. There is truly something wonderful about love in springtime- the air is fresh and our hearts […]
Tweet Got a case of the January blahs? What could be a better cure than planning a blissfully warm, tropical vacation wedding? With destination weddings becoming more and more common, there are plenty of ideas and resources available to help you make all the sumptuous, exotic arrangements. Here Today, Gone to Bali While many automatically […]
Tweet Engaged recently? Spring and Summer seem far too soon to create the wedding of your dreams? If you think winter is too chilly a time of year to celebrate your nuptials, think again. Winter Weddings offer every thing you could wish for in terms of lovely and creative options for theme, decor, and romantic […]
Tweet While many automatically select July and August as the season to tie the knot, nothing celebrates the bounty of your love’s harvest like a September Wedding. As summer’s green turns to gold, the possibilities for reaping a beautiful wedding day are everywhere you turn- how about this simple yet yet glorious sunflower bouquet? These […]
Tweet Everything old is all the rage, and a vintage wedding is not only in style, but truly romantic. Something about the treasures of yesteryear suggest a love that will endure. You can make every detail of your special day uniquely personalized by including handmade decorations that reflect the whimsy of an earlier time. I […]
Tweet In recent years, the wedding car has been replaced by a generic but classy-looking limo. Here are some great ways to skip the expense of renting a stretch, add some personal flair, and dress up the wedding couples’ car for post-wedding flair. Not-So-Traditional Tin Cans Years ago, the wedding couples’ car would be decked […]
Tweet The songs played during the wedding reception are important and the song choice for the first dance deserves even more attention. However, I think the most important wedding song decision every couple makes is the decision about what song should be playing during the procession. This is the part of the ceremony where the […]
Tweet If you watch the View, you know Sherry is organizing a choreographed wedding party dance for her big day. A choreographed dance during the reception, also called Rock the Reception, has become very popular with wedding couples over the last few years, thanks to their circulation through YouTube. Weddings of course should be a […]
Tweet It’s June – the most popular month for weddings. In honor of this exciting month, I thought I’d shake things up with some wedding-themed rock videos. White Wedding In White Wedding, Billy Idol sings about a woman he loves who is marrying someone else. The lyrics make it inappropriate for a wedding, yet this […]
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