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Tips for Setting Up Your Wedding Registry

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Guests appreciate having a well set up wedding registry to give them ideas for your wedding gift. Not everyone will buy from the wedding registry. However, it will give guidance to those who prefer it. Following a few tips will help you set up the perfect wedding registry. Do It Early In the Wedding Planning Process […]

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Tips for Coming Up With a Great Seating Plan

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You want everyone to enjoy themselves at your wedding. One way to help ensure people have fun is to plan where everyone will sit. You need not assign people to an exact seat. However, it’s helpful to at least assign tables. The following tips will help you come up with the seating plan. Start With the Head […]

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Deciding Whether to Have an Unplugged Wedding

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Almost everyone always carries a phone. They spend a lot of time taking pictures and making social media posts from wherever they are. This might include your wedding. While planning your wedding, decide whether to have an unplugged wedding. You could also allow people to take photos and post at will. Each choice has its […]

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Ideas for Reception Activities to Entertain Your Guests

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You need not offer activities at your wedding besides the typical grand entrance, food, and dancing. In fact, some couples don’t even take part in these reception events. However, including reception activities on your special day gives guests a more memorable event. Icebreaker Games Yes, these games are sometimes cheesy but done right, they’re lots of […]

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Tips for Changing Your Name After the Wedding

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Many women change their names after getting married, which can be a major undertaking. Men also sometimes change their names after a wedding. Understanding every place you need to let know about the name change will make changing your name easier. A woman changing her last name because of marriage is easier (and less expensive) […]

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Tips for Coming Up With a Wonderful Wedding Toast

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The best man or woman and the maid/man of honor give toasts at the wedding reception. Sometimes the parents of the couple or the couple themselves give toasts. As people often dread public speaking and don’t know what to say, this can be problematic. However, the following tips should make coming up with a wonderful […]

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Understanding the Wedding Party Duties

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Understanding what’s expected of people in the wedding party is important. This is true if you’re getting married or if you’re someone invited to take part. Each member of the wedding party has to undertake certain wedding party duties. Maid of Honor Duties The maid of honor performs the tasks of the typical bridesmaid but also […]

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Wedding Party Etiquette You Should Know

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Engaged people think it’s an honor if they ask a person to be part of the wedding party. Not everyone feels the same. Participation in the wedding party involves a big time and money commitment. Not everyone is up for this. Some couples are unaware of the proper wedding party etiquette. Couples expect too much from […]

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Non-Floral Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

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Although many centerpieces include flowers, you don’t have to have floral centerpieces at your wedding. Non-floral centerpieces may save money, depending on what you choose. Flowers often make up a significant part of the wedding budget. It’s hard to DIY floral centerpieces, as you need to make them at the last minute. DIY centerpieces can work […]

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Free Wedding Planning Apps and Websites to Consider

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Planning a wedding isn’t easy. It takes a lot of organization to keep track of the details and get everything just right. Enter the world of wedding planning apps and websites. These apps and websites will help you through the stages of planning. General Wedding Planning The Knot Wedding Planner Most prospective brides know of […]