Category: Wedding Traditions

Honoring Family During Your Wedding

Many people are eager to take a moment and honor their family during their wedding, but you may be unsure of how you can include this in your event. While some family members can be included in your wedding party, and given official roles, others – like grandparents – may not fit so neatly in… Read more »

Preparing For Your Pre-Wedding Events

Between your engagement and your wedding day, you can look forward to several events to help you commemorate this big life change. These engagements can vary considerably in tone – for instance, a bridal shower is usually a more reserved affair than your bachelorette party. These events leading to your wedding day can help celebrate… Read more »

Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl

Your ring bearer and flower girl will have pretty simple jobs, and any mistakes they might make are typically more adorable than disruptive. Of course, involving children in a ceremony can bring a few challenges. After all, they may be uncomfortable with all the attention they receive as they walk down the aisle, and particularly… Read more »

Planning – And Enjoying – Your Rehearsal Dinner

The rehearsal dinner for your wedding can feel like a fun, informal gathering before your big day, but it also serves to help you feel prepared for your ceremony. A beautiful wedding is not something that comes together by accident – a rehearsal dinner allows you and your wedding party to walk through the steps… Read more »

Selecting The Right People For Your Wedding Party

You will have many decisions to make over the course of planning your wedding. Selecting the right space, securing the right vendors, and finding the right dress are all important considerations. Of course, one prospect that may feel especially daunting is selecting the right people for your wedding party. You may be worried that there… Read more »

Finding Your Own Way To Honor Wedding Traditions

There are many traditions that have helped shape what we think of when we think of the ideal wedding. As familiar as they are, you can still find ways to put your own spin on things, so that you can honor the past while still showing off your personality. While you may want to stick… Read more »

Putting Your Own Spin On Wedding Traditions

Wedding traditions can be hugely helpful when it comes to planning a wedding. After all, many of the steps we need to take when it comes to preparations, and the ceremony itself, are outlined by rich history. Many brides look forward to contributing to longstanding customs, but you shouldn’t feel bound by tradition when it… Read more »

Choosing Gifts For The People In Your Wedding Party

Some brides will rely on an all-inclusive package to make sure their wedding is properly prepared. Others will look for DIY projects they can take on to add a personal touch to their ceremony. However, no matter what you do to prepare for your big day, the members of your wedding party will be there… Read more »

Who Does What On the Wedding Day? Part Two

Wondering what your bridal party should be doing before your wedding, you know besides generally supporting you and getting dressed? What about your parents, or your groom’s? Will they have responsibilities on the wedding day? While many wedding rules have become outdated, and couples are now regularly encouraged to plan weddings based on their own… Read more »

Looking for an Alternative to Traditional Wedding Cake?

Do you want to serve dessert at your wedding, but feel uninspired by traditional wedding cake? While it remains the going tradition, wedding cake isn’t for all couples. And that is more than okay. After all, there are lots of fresh alternatives to wedding cake, ones that will be just as fun to eat and… Read more »