Jewish Wedding Traditions

The Jewish faith is deeply ensconced in tradition. A traditional Jewish wedding follows a number of beautiful traditions that date back thousands of years. The signing of the Ketubah and the use of the chuppah are just a couple of my favorites but I truly enjoy the whole thing! Celebrating the Wedding Couple Before theContinue reading “Jewish Wedding Traditions”

Something Borrowed Something Blue: Wedding Traditions

Ever wonder where all those wedding traditions come from? Depending on where you live, weddings you attend will all have different types of things going on. Some will be in churches, some at the beach; some will even play The Chicken Dance at the reception. Here are few things to think about to have aContinue reading “Something Borrowed Something Blue: Wedding Traditions”

Wedding Invitation Wording for All Occasions

Every wedding is a wonderful, beautiful, and memorable event. Each wedding is also a unique event that is set apart by special choices made by the bride and groom during the wedding planning process. Each of these decisions weighs on choosing the right wedding invitation wording for the occasion. It is important for the brideContinue reading “Wedding Invitation Wording for All Occasions”

Bachelor Party Ideas

The tradition of the bachelor party may date as far back as the 1800s. The stereotype of a bachelor party is a last night of debauchery for the groom and his friends before the wedding but in more recent times soon to be grooms are looking to less traditional activities to mark their final daysContinue reading “Bachelor Party Ideas”

Wedding Traditions From Around The World Explained

I love talking about wedding traditions as you can tell by my many blogs about different traditions. In many cases, a marriage is recognized both by a church and the state. While the legal requirements for a wedding are established by the state, many couples wish to follow certain religious traditions to have their marriageContinue reading “Wedding Traditions From Around The World Explained”

Wedding Stationery: Proper Invitation Etiquette

With all the expenses typically associated with preparing for a wedding, there is the temptation to put less emphasis on certain aspects of the ceremony. Stationery often falls into this category. Invitations, thank you and note cards, and orders of service are examples of stationery that people choose to use for their ceremony. Of these,Continue reading “Wedding Stationery: Proper Invitation Etiquette”

Buying Wedding Cakes: Tips And Helpful Advice

Wedding cakes are conventionally cakes being dished up to the guests at breakfast after the wedding. It is characterized as a huge cake, different from the usual cakes we have on ordinary occasions. In most cases, wedding cakes are layered or multi-layered and are heftily decorated with icing, beads, and other embellishments that would reflectContinue reading “Buying Wedding Cakes: Tips And Helpful Advice”

Should You Send Save the Date Cards to Your Guests?

People’s lives are getting increasingly busier so that’s where Save the Date announcements come in. You want to make sure that your guests keep the date of your wedding open when planning their schedules. To ensure this, you’ll want to consider sending out Save the Date notices shortly after you have set your wedding date.Continue reading “Should You Send Save the Date Cards to Your Guests?”

Bachelorette Party Ideas

.While bachelor parties are a tradition dating back to the 1800s, bachelorette parties have become popular only recently. Bachelorette parties seem to be more about the bride-to-be bonding with women friends than the male tradition of enjoying a final night of freedom before marriage. A New Tradition Some brides choose a night of frivolity, suchContinue reading “Bachelorette Party Ideas”

Wedding speech Do’s and Dont’s

So, you are the honor attendant at a wedding and thinking of those tense moments when a few dozen or few hundred eyes are going to stare at you while you are delivering the speech. There are some rules to follow so that the whole assembly enjoys it, including you. First of all, your weddingContinue reading “Wedding speech Do’s and Dont’s”