While many couples favor extravagance over simplicity; choosing sunny beach weddings in Barbados or huge cathedral ceremonies, some opt for a wedding that feels closer to home. For those who are lucky enough to be blessed with a spacious back garden, why not give your big day a personal touch with a garden wedding reception? …

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Are you tying the knot this year? Well, one thing you’ll need to tick off your wedding to-do list is buying your wedding ring. Unlike many other aspects of wedding planning, this stage is actually quite easy, and is lots of fun! However, there are a few questions you should ask yourself to ensure you’re …

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Once you are engaged, planning a wedding is the next natural step and everyone will start offering unsolicited advice. Every blog post that you read will be about what you should or should not do when planning a wedding. Sometimes, when you are bombarded with advice from different sources, it can be hard to make …

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Book Everything In Advance If you want your matrimonial ceremony to have all the pomp and circumstance of the weddings you’ve seen in the movies and on TV, you’re going to need to put some forethought into it. Do you think the venue you’ve got in mind is just waiting for you to book them? …

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Trying to choose the perfect wedding gift that the couple will like, while also sticking to your budget can be a difficult task. Do you go for a keepsake, or something more useful? Should you opt for something personalised, or more traditional? To help you make the perfect purchase, here is a guide to buying …

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So, you have a daughter that is getting married. You have probably been envisioning this day since she was in diapers, and now the big day is here. Surely, she will look beautiful walking down the aisle in her wedding gown, but what about you? You may have been so caught up in helping your daughter …

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second wedding tips

Saying “I do” again? Second weddings are very common, and don’t have to stick to traditional wedding “stuff.” You know what you want and what you don’t want, so why not make the planning and subsequent wedding as wonderful as possible? Check out a few ideas to get you started: Exes and Children If you …

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Going the traditional wedding route isn’t always an option for a second or third wedding, as many would rather try for a different type of ceremony. Planning a modern midlife wedding doesn’t have to include a church, a big white dress, or any of the other staples normally associated with nuptials. Check out a few …

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busy bride

You’ve confirmed and reconfirmed every vendor, given the caterer a final head count, spoken multiple times with your florist, attended all your fittings…whether a first, second, third or “Elizabeth Taylor” bride, there’s probably a few tasks that have slipped through the proverbial cracks. Check out 10 things you’ll forget to do before and on your big day: …

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informal wedding ideas

  Planning a wedding that’s unique and memorable is no small feat. If planning a second wedding, you’re probably looking forward to skipping the woes associated with first go-rounds and getting to the part where you’re husband and wife. Whatever else, your second wedding should be a testament to your personal style! Let’s check out …

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If you are chief bridesmaid for a bride to be who has been there, done that and got the t-shirt already it can feel like an impossible task trying to arrange a suitable hen party. After all you don’t want to be accused of making things too OTT with it being a second marriage but …

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Question: My fiance has two children, 9 and 7. We were recently engaged. We have lived together for about a year, and dated for another year prior. I have a wonderful relationship with both children, and very thankfully with my fiance’s ex-wife. We are so lucky in fact, that people often comment on how civil …

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vow renewal ideas

This second “walk” down the aisle is arguably a lot less nerve-racking than the first, as you won’t have jitters concerning what’s to come! Celebrate the life you’ve created together with a ceremony that’s all about you two–and this time you can involve the kids. Check out our ultimate vow renewal guide: Pick a “Starting …

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second wedding questions

  When planning a second wedding, there’s a few etiquette hurdles to overcome, whether one or both spouses have been married before. Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly-asked etiquette questions concerning second weddings: 1) Should the Ex Spouse Be Told? Yes. If a man or woman is engaged again, it’s common …

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second wedding ceremony

When planning a wedding ceremony, most brides get caught up in the flowers and the decorations. The truth is that the beauty of the wedding ceremony has little to do with words, music or what the bride’s wearing. Some weddings are magical simply because it’s obvious the bride and groom are so in love. Others …

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renewal of vows ideas

No matter what wedding anniversary you’re celebrating, renewing your vows is a special way to reaffirm your commitment to each other. While it’s important to remember that this is not a wedding “do over,” many of the same elements from a traditional wedding ceremony work for vow renewals. Take it as a chance to show the world how much …

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wedding ceremony ideas second wedding

Your wedding is all about you and your future hubby, so why not make the event as personal as you want? Check out three easy steps for creating the personalized wedding of your dreams, and have fun! Step One: You and Your Husband as Ceremony Participants The beauty of a wedding ceremony is partially about the …

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Adding a Splash of Affordable Luxury to Your Special Day Your wedding day is the perfect time for you to lavish yourself with affordable luxury, and the day that you renew your vows should be no different. Just like your original wedding day, the day should be all about you, and no expense (beyond reason) …

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The Ultimate Jewelry Guide For The Entire Bridal Party Dresses and color schemes are usually the centre of plans for your big day – looking perfect is on the mind of every bride and that usually extends to everyone and anyone who might appear in a wedding photograph. The finishing touches make all the difference to …

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Source: http://www.creativetouchdecor.com/wedding/creative-touch-loves-spring-2013-top-ten-wedding-dress-trends-via-colin-cowie-weddings-wedding-dress-style-inspiration-for-every-bride Consider the following when shopping for a wedding dress for your second wedding: Before Queen Victoria set the trend with a white wedding gown way back in 1840, most brides wore their best dress, in any color, on their wedding day. In the years following Victoria’s and Albert’s royal wedding, white came to symbolize purity—a tradition …

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family medallion ceremony

Involving Children and Families in the Wedding Your wedding day symbolizes more than the bond between two people; it is the day a new family is created. If you or your fiancé have children already, then your wedding day should mean the same thing to them, a day when they become part of something new. …

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Tips to Help With Getting Kids Dressed Up For a Wedding What’s a wedding photo without an angelic flower girl in a fancy dress or a pink-faced cherub of a ring bearer in a short suit? There’s no doubt about it, kids are adorable, especially when dressed up in patent leather shoes. And something about …

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Ways children participating in a second wedding or blended family wedding can play an integral role planning the wedding reception. As you prepare for your second stroll down the aisle, including your children in the ceremony may be a breeze, but you may be struggling with how to incorporate them into the reception. You can …

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