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How To : Write a Thank You Note

It’s good to give thanks. In wedding world, it’s especially good to give thanks in the form of a thank you note. What you should not do: Send out mass thank you notes looking something like this: “Thanks for coming to our wedding and for your generous gift. Love, Sally & Ed” The only thing…

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How to properly decline a bridesmaid invitation

Even though there are a handful of ways to ease the financial strain of being a bridesmaid, it’s sometimes just not possible to commit to joining a wedding party for a variety of reasons — a demanding job, time-consuming family obligations, financial woes, etc. Although nowhere is it written that you must accept an extended…

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What Is A Wedding Time Capsule?

A wedding time capsule is a time capsule that is filled on the day of a couples wedding. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and are ideal for packing away all of those precious things that made the day so very perfect. But, what should go in them? And, who should give…

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Butterfly Releases – When to Order, and What Type?

Jodi Hopper a butterfly farmer has the answers to the most asked questions for brides and grooms planning a Butterfly release as part of their wedding ceremony. Those questions are, When to Order Your Butterflies, and What Kind Should I Order? If you have decided to release butterflies at your wedding, do not wait too long…

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Japanese Wedding Traditions

          A Japanese wedding ceremony is an elaborate ritual interwoven with Japanese culture & tradition. It is usually small & private. In Japan, the Shinto ceremony is the standard. Some Japanese-American couples choose to combine East and West. Christian, Buddhist, or Shinto style are all wonderful options.   Sake Ceremony Known…

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Sand Ceremony Tips

 5 Tips for a Successful Sand Ceremony                                                                                                                                                                                   Looking for a little “something different” to incorporate into your wedding ceremony?. The sand ceremony might be just the thing. It’s a practical choice for outdoor weddings but couples in all sorts of venues are choosing it for its message of unity. Of course, it also…

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Hindu Wedding Traditions

Many Hindu Americans desire a wedding which reflects their native heritage. You must understand where relatives and ancestors may have originated from to plan the wedding reflecting your heritage. We have included many traditions from India and the Hindu religion. Please feel free to contact us with your comments, and any other traditions which you…

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Chinese Wedding Traditions – The Ang Pow

Chinese weddings are very symbolic. Every step of the Chinese wedding ceremony is peppered with items and gestures to symbolise the bringing of good luck to the couple. Although some traditions have been forgotten in today’s modern times of convenience, one particular Chinese wedding tradition that has carried through the times is the giving of…

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Your Wedding Songs

YOUR WEDDING SONGS Wedding music sets the tone and creates the mood of your wedding ceremony and reception – let the wedding songs you choose reflect your style and personality. There are many special musical moments to consider, from the bride’s walk down the aisle to the couple’s first dance at the reception. Although you…

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Etiquette Dilemma- Unasking an attendant

It’s unfortunate that weddings so often bring out the worst in people — and not just the bride and groom, but sometimes their friends and families, too. Hopefully when you selected your wedding party, you included good friends. I don’t just mean friends that you are close with, but friends who will be supportive throughout…

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Vendor Video Testimonials

Glenn from A Reel Wedding was kind enough to put together a promotional Video for us. We also want to say a big thank you to all of the vendors that were so kind with their words. Yes we love you all !!!!! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP1TjwZCqYo]

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Bridal Hair and Make-up styles

We ran across this neat website doing some research today and thought we would share it.. www.modelbride.com Here is a before and after shot of one of the beach wedding hairstyles located on that website… They also have a section on Make-up styles and tones to look at on the site…. Enjoy the site and…

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