Category: Wedding Traditions

Should I Have Live Or Recorded Music For My Ceremony?

Your walk down the aisle can be the most memorable moment for you, and your guests, at your wedding. The sight of the bride, the dress, and the groom’s reaction can be unforgettable. Of course, there is more to the moment than just what people are seeing. Music can have a real impact on your… Read more »

Finding Ways To Thank Your Wedding Guests For Their Support

Because your wedding is a special, significant moment in your life, the presence of your friends and family can be truly meaningful. While the typical guest list can range greatly in size, every person who attends is showing attention and affection for you and your partner on your special day. Traditionally, the couple provides some… Read more »

Find Ways To Honor The Memory Of Loved Ones At Your Wedding

Your wedding day allows you to celebrate your future surrounded by friends and family. Unfortunately, there may be an important person, or important people, who are no longer with you to help share your joy. While you plan your event, you may want to look for ways to honor the memory of a friend or… Read more »

What Kind Of Support Should You Ask From Your Wedding Party?

Taking on the task of planning a wedding is hardly easy. Fortunately, even as you prepare to commit your time, energy, and resources to preparing for your special day, you can look to your wedding party members for support. Bridesmaids and groomsmen can do more than just stand beside you during your ceremony. You can… Read more »

Keeping Up With All The Thank You Notes You Need To Send

The end of your wedding means the end of planning and preparing, and the start of your married life. Well, almost – after your special day is wrapped up, you still need to do the work of writing and sending thank you notes to the people who brought gifts to your wedding. These notes should… Read more »

Who Should You Invite To Your Rehearsal Dinner?

Your rehearsal dinner, that final event before your special day, can be a welcome moment with close friends and family before your wedding. Of course, it is more than a purely social gathering. The dinner follows your rehearsal for the wedding ceremony, which can make everyone in your wedding party feel more at ease over… Read more »

Honoring Your Family, And Their Traditions, At Your Wedding

Your wedding celebration will gather your friends, and your family members, to experience your commitment to your partner. While every guest matters, the presence of family is significant – after all, your marriage will mark your entry into your partner’s family, and vice versa. To reflect this, you may want to find extra little ways… Read more »

How Elaborate Should Our Pre-Wedding Events Be?

Like your wedding itself, your pre-wedding events can take some planning. Your bachelor and bachelorette parties, your engagement party, the bridal shower, and your rehearsal dinner will demand time, energy, and some financial support. How much of these resources should you use on them? Elaborate or high-end gatherings can be fun, and they can help… Read more »

Working With Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl

Your ring bearer and flower girl can be absolutely adorable, but less than agreeable when it comes to planning their part in your wedding ceremony. Even if they are well-meaning, and trying their best, they are still kids, after all. So what can you do to make sure they make their walk down the aisle… Read more »

Should My Partner And I Exchange Gifts Before Our Wedding?

There are many wedding traditions you can follow over the course of planning, and enjoying, your wedding day. Of course, some traditions can be of more interest to you and your partner than others. Many people see the exchange of gifts between the bride and groom as customary. Sometimes, this gesture is incorporated into the… Read more »