Category: Wedding Traditions

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 »

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 »