Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2011’

  • Wedding Rings: Tradition, Commitment, and Love

    Wedding rings for brides have a long history, perhaps dating back 4,800 years to the ancient Egyptians who twisted hemp strands into a circle to symbolize supernatural immortal love. The Romans adopted the Egyptian custom of a band (iron being the metal of choice) on …

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  • Wedding Favors: Gifts With a Touch of Elegance or Whimsy for Your Guests

    The history and practice of giving wedding favors dates as far back as ancient Rome. Many of your friends may incur considerable expense in hotels, time off work, proper attire, etc. in order to attend your wedding ceremony. What better way to show your gratitude …

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  • Wedding Etiquette: It’s Really up to the Bride and Groom


    Traditional weddings, especially those held in a church, have some very well defined rules of wedding etiquette. But these days weddings, showers, receptions and gift giving are being guided by much more flexible rules. Therefore, the most important point of etiquette is to inform the …

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  • Wedding Quotes: Romantic Words From Famous Authors

    The big wedding day is fast approaching and you need to find some wedding quotes to fill out the little speech you have to give, the toast you have to make or maybe the vows you have to write. To get in the mood, crank …

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  • Free Wedding Speeches? It’s best to write your own!

    The call, more frightening than one from the IRS, comes in, “I’m getting married, I want you to make a speech.” The great joy in your heart for your best friend, the bride or groom, is being overwhelmed with dread. A USA Today poll revealed …

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  • Wedding Poems: Expressions of Love for a Special Day

    Nothing could be more perfectly matched to the blessed celebrations on your wedding day than wedding poems. Through the ages the greatest writers have found that to set free the love bursting forth in their heart, poetry is the perfect medium of conveyance. At once …

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  • Wedding Readings: Thoughts on Love and Marriage by Famous Authors

    When it comes time for you to stand up and deliver a speech or toast on the day of the wedding ceremony or reception of your friend, son, or daughter, all grown up, you may want to opt for quotes from famous authors and do …

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  • Wedding Songs Create that Special Mood

    When your wedding day arrives, the wedding songs you choose during planning for the ceremonies and reception will set an ambiance you’re sure to cherish forever. When sharing that album of photos with friends, family, maybe children and, someday, grandchildren, these songs live in memory …

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  • Wedding Toasts: Short, Sweet and Soon Forgotten

    The most redeeming feature of wedding toasts, and one to remember as you start to agonize days before the wedding because your best friend, the bride or groom, has asked you to give a toast, is that a toast is SUPPOSED to be short, as …

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  • Follow Your Dreams When Planning Your Renewal of Wedding Vows Ceremony

    There’s an old saying that “love’s better the second time around.” It may be true or not, but everyone loves to see a couple that’s been happily and successfully married for 5, 10, 25 or 50 years. We love celebrating Silver and Gold Anniversaries with …

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