Category: Wedding Traditions

Using A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding Ceremony

When they make their respective marches down your aisle, your ring bearer and flower girl can elicit a positive reaction from your guests. This is usually one of the cutest moments of your wedding, but it is one that can take some planning. After all, working with younger children can be a challenge, as they… Read more »

How Much Effort Should We Put Into Planning Our First Dance?

Before you open up the floor to your guests, it is customary for you and your partner to have your first dance at the reception. For some couples, this is a fun opportunity to show off, and a chance to do something truly memorable. For others, this tradition can be more intimidating than exciting. How… Read more »

Pursuing Nontraditional Wedding Ideas

Following wedding traditions can make your special day easier to plan. After all, when you work around the familiar elements of wedding ceremonies and receptions, you can find that vendors are prepared to address what interests you. It can also be easier for you to prepare simply because you know what you are looking for…. Read more »

Incorporating Family Traditions Into Your Wedding

As much as your wedding is about you and your partner making your union official, it also celebrates the union of your families. As you start making plans for your ceremony and reception, one or both families may have traditions that you can draw from as you prepare for your special day. These may be… Read more »

Deciding Between Online Or Physical Wedding Invitations

As exciting as it is to tell everyone about your wedding day, the idea of creating and sending out invitations can feel more stressful than joyful. Producing your invitations comes after another particularly tough task – determining who you want to attend your special day. On top of selecting the right look for your invitations,… Read more »

Should I Offer More Than Just Wedding Cake For Dessert?

As it stands tall on your dessert table, your guests will have an easy time spotting your wedding cake. A beautifully decorated cake can be attractive, and it can help you end your night on a particularly sweet note. Of course, even a towering tiered cake can only hold so many slices, and you want… Read more »

What To Expect During Your Bridal Shower Celebration

Your bridal shower is a chance to enjoy yourself, and celebrate your upcoming wedding with people who are important to you. Traditionally, this event also gives friends and family members an early opportunity to gift you with items that you can use to set up your new home with your partner. While you can certainly… Read more »

Who Should Accompany You During Dress Shopping?

Dress shopping will be one of the most exciting parts of your early wedding planning efforts. After all, it can be hard NOT to look forward to that special moment where you find the perfect gown for your wedding day. Before you begin, make sure your budget is set, and look into your dress options… Read more »

Properly Thanking Your Guests And Wedding Party Members

When you stand at the altar and exchange vows, you can appreciate the sight of so many friends and family watching you share this moment with your partner. Whether you have a large gathering, or an intimate affair, your guests can help make your wedding day feel truly special. Traditionally, you can share gratitude with… Read more »

Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Reception Traditions

While your wedding reception can be a less formal, and less structured, event than your ceremony, there are still some key traditions you and your partner can honor. You can share a first dance together, and dance with your respective parents. You can also make time for wedding toasts, throw the bouquet, and cut your… Read more »