Wedding Traditions

Top Ten Wedding Myths

One of the benefits of getting married in the information age is that there’s no shortage of free advice available online. Millions of people have gotten married before you and quite a few of them have decided to blog about it. The only downside to such information however is that not all of it is true. Between the myths, misconceptions and superstitions, there’s no shortage of ridiculous ideas surrounding the subject of how to plan that perfect wedding. Here are ten popular wedding myths that you’d be mad to take seriously. 1. The Bride MUST Wear White It’s been decades since anyone took this rule seriously. It’s your wedding, you can wear whatever you want. The most popular alternatives to white include pink and lavender.

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Alternative Wedding Transportation

Getting married is a momentous occasion in any couple’s life, and putting together your dream wedding is a fun and exciting way to prepare for married life. And there are many couples out there who are breaking away from the cookie cutter mold of the traditional wedding and are mixing it up, putting their personal stamp and style on the new age wedding. Unconventional weddings are fun and much more relaxed than the stiff, formal affairs with huge numbers in attendance. These days, people are really going to town and stretching not only budgets, but imaginations, and some really special events are making wedding history. When it comes to wedding transport, the new trends are no exception. Where traditional weddings have called for vintage,

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Essential Wedding Tips For The Mother Of The Bride

When you have raised your daughter through all the good and bad times, watched her grow and then find the man of her dreams it is a very emotional and momentous occasion when she gets married. Making all the arrangements that will allow her to have the best day of her life is the natural aim from your point of view, but it can be easy to take too much of an active role in certain aspects of the planning. It is not always simple to know where to draw the line between being there to help out and taking control of things that your daughter would rather you left to her. Here are some tips for mothers of the bride in the build-up to the wedding to ensure that you get the balance right. Make Suggestions If it is your daughter's first wedding then

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How To Give Your Wedding A Modern Feel

There is a tendency for weddings to all feel like they are the same event, repeated time and time again all around the world.  Of course, in some respects, such as the vows that are said, that is exactly what they are. However, just because you exchange rings and say a few words that are the same, it doesn’t mean that you have to have everything the same. We looked at how to give your wedding a modern feel, and avoid being trapped by the excuse of ‘tradition’ that people use when they are too lazy to think for themselves. Skip the Church If you or your partner dreamed all your life about getting married in a church, then feel free to skip this step. However, nothing screams ‘the same as everything else’ more than a church wedding.

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Is Your Online Wedding Registry Rude or Greedy?

You’re getting married, and it’s one of the most exciting times of your life. You can’t wait to embark on a new life with your husband after you walk down the aisle, but there is so much to do before that can happen. Wedding planning can be a nightmare. One thing that isn’t so bad, however, is picking out items for your wedding registry. As you check out the things you dream about having in your new home, it’s easy to get carried away. You have to remember that your friends and family will be looking at this list, and they’re going to feel obligated to buy your presents from it. You don’t want to be considered a Bridezilla, so it’s important to make sure your wedding registry doesn’t make you seem rude or greedy. You might

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How to Make Your Limo Experience Perfect

If you are riding in a limousine for your wedding, or for any other reason for that matter, then this is a rare opportunity to enjoy real luxury and a unique experience that makes you feel like you're a celebrity or a wealthy business executive. There are many things that make limousines highly exciting from the simple fact that we rarely get to experience them, to the amazing amount of leg room and storage, to the plush interiors and privacy. So in other words it's important not to squander this opportunity and to make sure that you get the most out of it. Here we will look at how to have the perfect limousine experience and make it as memorable as it should be. Things to Bring First of all there are certain things you can bring to make

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4 Tips for Saving Money on Your Wedding

Ah, you're wedding. What a special day! For many people, their wedding is the best day of their life. Not only are they marrying their best friend, but on top of that, they get to wear a beautiful dress/snazzy tux, get together with all of their closest friends and family, eat good food, take fun pictures, and dance until they drop. But what if the planning for this event is very stressful? What if the excitement of this day is clouded by the stress of how you are going to pay for all of this? Many people are on a very tight budget when trying to plan for their wedding. They still want the dress, decorations, food, etc to be as nice as possible. But they aren't working with an unlimited amount of money. If you are like most people, and

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