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Deciding Whether to Have an Unplugged Wedding

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In this day and age, pretty much everyone always carries a phone. With these phones, they spend quite a bit of time taking pictures and making social media posts from wherever they are. This could include your wedding. While planning your wedding, you’ll need to decide whether to have an unplugged wedding or allow people […]

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Ideas for Reception Activities to Entertain Your Guests

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You don’t have to have any additional activities at your wedding besides the typical grand entrance, food, and dancing. In fact, some people don’t even have all of these at their receptions. However, including some reception activities on your special day gives guests a more memorable event. Icebreaker Games Yes, these games can be cheesy […]

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Tips for Planning a Sweet 16 Birthday Party

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Many people consider the 16th birthday a rite of passage. This is when kids typically get a driver’s license. Some people celebrate this birthday for girls with a sweet 16 birthday party. This tradition may have originated with the tradition of holding a debutante ball to introduce teenage girls into society. It’s traditionally a formal […]

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Things to Consider When Planning an Outdoor Event

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Hosting an outdoor event can be more complicated than hosting an indoor event. However, taking care of certain tasks before the event will make it more likely everything will go smoothly. Read on for some things to consider when planning an outdoor event. Type of Event Some events are more suited to an outdoor venue […]

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Tips for Changing Your Name After the Wedding

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While not every woman changes her name after getting married, this process can be a bit of an undertaking. Understanding every place you need to notify about the name change will make changing your name a bit easier. A woman changing her last name due to marriage is easier (and less expensive) to accomplish than […]

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Tips for Coming Up With a Wonderful Wedding Toast

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The best man and the maid of honor typically make toasts at the wedding reception. Sometimes the parents of the couple or the bride and groom themselves also give toasts. As many people dread the idea of public speaking and have no idea what to say, this can be a bit problematic. However, the following […]

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Understanding the Wedding Party Duties

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If you’re a bride or groom trying to decide who to invite to be a member of your wedding party or if you’re one of the people they’ve invited, it’s a good idea to understand just what’s expected of people in the wedding party. Each member of the wedding party is expected to undertake certain […]

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Understanding Proper Thank You Card Etiquette

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Although the habit of writing thank you cards has been falling by the wayside for many people, it really shouldn’t. Understanding when you should send these cards and what they should say can make it a bit easier to do. People who do nice things for you will truly appreciate it when you use proper […]

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Wedding Party Etiquette You Should Know

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Brides like to think it’s an honor for a person to be asked to be part of the wedding party. Not everyone feels the same. Being in the wedding party can be a big time and money commitment. Not everyone is up for this. Some brides are also unaware of the proper wedding party etiquette. […]