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Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Be inspired to write the perfect marriage vows or find the wedding ceremony ideas you have been looking for. Browse our collection of vow ideas and ceremony examples.

Get inspiration for wedding ceremonies and write the perfect marriage vows or find the wedding ceremony ideas you have been looking for. Browse our collection of vow ideas and ceremony examples.

Traditionally, Saturday is the most popular day for weddings. But competition for sites and services is making so-called 'off-day weddings' more attractive. Even if you don't marry in June or October, traditionally the two most popular months, a Saturday wedding can be hard to arrange. Many wedding ceremony and reception sites are booked a year ...
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If you are looking for a wedding officiant to serve at your wedding ceremony, ask yourself these ten important questions to assist you in your wedding planning search: Will you hold a religious or secular ceremony? If your ceremony is more spiritually centered, you might want to go with ordained clergy person of your same faith or denomination. ...
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Marriage is not a bed of roses at all times. Status quo sets in. Life begins to fall back into place and even get out of hand shortly after the wedding planning , the wedding ceremony, and the honeymoon. It's the train-wreck schedules that can take our focus off of priorities in marriage. Unfortunately, intimacy is typically the first to get put...
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Sure, you and your mate plan to live a long and healthy life together in wedded bliss. But are you equipped with the skills and tools needed to keep the spark ignited long after the wedding ceremony and wedding ceremony are over? Here, we talk with renowned marriage and family therapist counselor Paula Pile as she debunks the myths of premarital...
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Creating your very own uniquely personal wedding reception introduction is as simple as saying, Hello.One of the earliest, most climactic moments at your reception will be when you are introduced to your guests. Imagine every family member and friend standing, applauding, and excited to be the first to welcome you as the newlyweds. The energy le...
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Q: My fiance's family is very religious, but we have chosen not to have a religious wedding ceremony. I don't want to start off on the wrong foot with my new family, but this is very important to us. How (and when) should we discuss our decision with his parents?A: I think that sensitive subjects should be dealt with immediately. Explain to his ...
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The open sky and weddings just go together. Whether public or private, outdoor weddings are great for dramatic settings. But if you place your celebration outside, there are many choices and decisions to make. Here are 12 wedding planning tips for your outdoor wedding ceremony: 1. Choose a 'safe' date. If you avoid hurricane and blizzard season,...
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There are many kinds of weddings in the U.S. Most are based on cultural or religious traditions brought to our nation of immigrants from around the world. The trend today is to incorporate such cultural wedding ceremony traditions and customs into wedding planning. So if you tell people your wedding will be traditional, be prepared to explain ex...
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Part II of our wedding planning article, Wedding Traditions and Customs. To review Part I see Wedding Traditions and Customs A-J. Korean Wedding Traditions and CustomsThe groom's family sends his personal history, name, family, origin and astrological data to the family of his intended. A First Greeting' wedding ceremony is then held at the brid...
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In a perfect world, your wedding would be a place where grown-ups can come together, sip champagne and mix and mingle without having to wrestle and wrangle with uninterested children. But in reality, that isn't always the case. If your guest list is comprised of families and dear friends with little ones, perhaps you should consider providing ch...
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Many times when you search for wedding ceremony etiquette during your wedding planning, it's usually in reference to what the guests should or should not do. However, sometimes the bride and groom and their families can use a little crash course in proper behavior (although, what's proper wedding behavior and what isn't may be in the eye of the ...
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Some modern couples are forgoing the typical wedding planning and turning to the spectacular to make their wedding ceremony truly an event to remember. Here, we've compiled a list of old wedding traditions and new twists that couples are incorporating into their big day. 1. Old Tradition: Matching wedding partiesCookie-cutter dresses matching to...
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Your wedding ceremony is the most important part of your day. Why not make it extra special by adding a personal element to your ceremony? From mixing marbles to tying the cord, here is a list of five unique wedding traditions to incorporate into your wedding ceremony. Unity Marbles BowlM An alternative for couples who like the idea of a unity r...
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Looking for ways to make a grand entrance at your wedding ceremony? Here, four creative decor ideas to take your aisle style up a notch. 1. Petals in Patterns: A simple row of colored petals lining either side of your aisle adds a subtle pop of color without going overboard. The design possibilities are nearly endless, when you consider that you...
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