Category Archives: Wedding tips & ideas

“I wasn’t ready for marriage”

“You can’t possibly understand the reality of marriage — the joy, the commitment, the love, the anger, the pain, the hope, the fulfillment, the excitements, the banalities, the journey, the sacrifices, the rewards, the journey — until you’re in it…” “How … Continue reading

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Wedding Perspectives

Take the Plunge and Get Married – WORLD Magazine points out that “The average age of marriage has been rising for everybody, the household of faith included.” Rather than being paralyzed by biblical standards and the importance of marriage, we … Continue reading

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Floating Sky Lanterns for Weddings

If you’re planning a wedding this year and thinking about having floating lanterns, here are some good places to get them: You can get 10 lanterns for $14.45 on Amazon.com right now. Also, this limited-time Groupon deal on floating lanterns … Continue reading

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Wedding Season

Let the wedding planning season begin! June and August may be the wedding months, but January marks the beginning of wedding planning season. Come January, all those New Year’s Eve engagements and June weddings produce a flood of brides with … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Wedding Dress – 6 Options to Consider

Heirloom Wedding Dress If you are fortunate enough to have the option of wearing an heirloom dress, jewelry, or some other piece of wedding finery, count yourself blessed! What an honor to carry the legacy of previous generations of faithful … Continue reading

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Advice for a Groom

For some couples, the groom will have an “advice night” before the wedding. This is usually in addition to (or instead of) a bachelor party. It’s a time for friends and married men of the church gather and share advice … Continue reading

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Wedding Tip Wednesdays: Bridesmaid Gifts

I saw this cute idea on Pinterest today and thought I’d share the link: http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/bridesmaids-gifts What a fun way to let your girlfriends know you care about their needs too on your big day! Sometimes the dynamic between a bride … Continue reading

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Wedding Tips Wednesdays: More or Less

A dozen little ways to be a happy bride… Say thank-you more Call, update, include and otherwise TALK to your mom more Talk about your wedding less when it’s date-night with your fiance or girls’-night-out with your friends Compromise more Demand … Continue reading

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Wedding Tips Wednesdays: Wedding Photography – before or after?

In All Things Are Ready, there is an entire chapter dedicated to decisions about wedding photography. While I tried to thoroughly address as many options as possible, I do make the argument for having your pictures before the ceremony. The … Continue reading

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Wedding Tip Wednesday: Honoring parents

While hunting up easily-accessible pictures for the last post, I came across an interesting little summary of ideas for honoring parents in a wedding. I thought since the last post was on how mothers treat their daughters during the wedding … Continue reading

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