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September 2015 Wedding Blogs

A Ring Girl And A Flower Boy

A Ring Girl And A Flower Boy

Every traditional wedding comes with a bride a groom and their wedding parties which most often includes a cute little flower girl and an adorable ring bearer Well its and times they are a changin Ive seen it more and more recently - a flower boy and a ring girl You would think that this trend would have evolved long ago when people started realizing that there wasnt a young enough boy or girl in the family to fill the position but apparently if you are getting married there are always enough small children around to fill the part For...read more

From Miss To Mrs.

From Miss To Mrs.

Are you planning on changing your last name Do you really want to Are you ready to There are numerous reasons why someone makes the decision to take their spouse's last name when they get married We narrowed down the possible reasons and alternatives in case you realize that the whole idea doesnt suit you anymore Quite possibly the most popular reason it provides a sense of unity that allows for their new journey to be embarked as a real family It helps when dealing with all aspects of life such as schools or travelling for you and your children...read more

Love Is In The Air! And So Are My Allergies…

Love Is In The Air! And So Are My Allergies…

Around this time last year I was at my good friend Sarahs wedding making quite the scene at the front of the aisle When she got engaged on New Year's Eve we spent the night celebrating with laughs love and lots of champagne Needless to say the last thing I was thinking about was how my nose would hold up at her autumn wedding in the coming year As one of her closest friends I was honored to help her plan the big day and join her down the aisle as one of her bridesmaids Living in the heart of...read more

7 Excellent Ways To Beat The Post Honeymoon Blues

7 Excellent Ways To Beat The Post Honeymoon Blues

Find something to laugh about Laughter always makes things better and when you laugh together it brings you closer Share your favorite T V shows Spending quality time together with your favorite shows can make you two find similar tastes Massage Getting a massage releases stress and the more you can touch in a loving and affectionate way the safer and more exciting your relationship becomes Talk it out Communication is the key to a happy marriage Dont be afraid to talk about what's bothering you in the relationship your job or any other area in your life Create a...read more

Newlywed Checklist: What To Do After You Get Married

Newlywed Checklist: What To Do After You Get Married

Change Your Name To update your last name there are a few steps you must do Apply for a new Social Security Card with the updated information You need to go to the DMV to update your drivers license Update your name on your alumni associations professional memberships subscriptions and your place of employment Get Your Financial Affairs in Order Go to the bank and put your married name on all your accounts Order new checks new credit cards and ATM cards with your new name on them Plan For The Long Term Create a Will Update your insurance policies...read more

I See London, I See France...

I See London, I See France...

Abigail was walking down the aisle to her future husband She had been waiting for this moment her entire life and in a few moments she would be saying I do to the one she loved She was wearing her beautiful white wedding dress that had taken her months to find Then all of a sudden she heard a child chuckle and say I see London I see France I see Abigail's Underpants That's when she stopped in horror and looked down at her dress Her white dress was made of thin silk which did not hide her bright red...read more

Tips To Handling Your Mother-In-Law

Tips To Handling Your Mother-In-Law

Having problems with your mother-in-law Want to find a way to getting along with your mother-in-law Read these tips on how to get along better with your mother-in-law Do not have an open-door policy Instead set up the times to see each other that will work for the both of you If they ask you to make a decision immediately say that you need to check your calendar or with your husband first If your mother-in law tries to force her opinions on you assume she has good intentions say thank you and do your own thing If she continues...read more

10 Things Not To Do On Your Wedding Night

10 Things Not To Do On Your Wedding Night

Weddings are a stressful occasions Planning for the big day takes a lot of time and effort but what most people do not remember to plan is the big night Sadly without planning the wedding night there can be unmet expectations Here are the things you should NOT do for your wedding night Do not forget to talk to each other about your expectations plans and timing of the wedding and and night Do not forget to bring cash for the tips you will need to give to the DJ transportation service and hotel Do not forget your ID or...read more

Forget The Gold Bands, We Want Bones!

Forget The Gold Bands, We Want Bones!

Here in America we are usually used to having the traditional wedding rings given the the ceremony However in New Zealand they have a different custom that tends to stray from the norm Instead of the wedding bands we are use to New Zealand couple use the Maori-style exchanging of rings rings made of bone or greenstone These rings represent the important heritage symbol for the Maori people These rings are known as infinity loops and are carved to absolute circular rings that represent the enduring cycles of the couples love Another interesting custom that is celebrated in New Zealand...read more

Letters From The Heart

Letters From The Heart

Weddings are a beautiful event but as the years go by things tend to get a little hectic With kids work and many other aspect of marriage life that can make you want to just pull your hair out But what if you had a chance to take a moment and go back in time The time where both you and your significant other could remember how much you love each other and how you can get through anything My friend and her husband use to write love notes to each other before when their relationship was young Throughout the...read more