Things You Should And Shouldn’t Do On Your Wedding Day

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Weddings aren’t fun to plan and they’re more stressful for the people involved. However, when it’s your big day, it’s too late to plan anything or make any changes. Now, you’ve got to go with it and whatever’s going to happen is going to happen. So while the planning is over, let’s talk about your big day. What are some of the things that you should and shouldn’t do?

Checking Things Off – This is a definite do. You need to make sure that you have some kind of list to keep everything in line and to make sure that you’re checking things off as you go, when necessary.

Pinterest – This isn’t a bad idea for brides. There are so many women that use that site and so many ideas on there for people looking at cake, wedding dresses and just wedding ideas in general. Pin them for yourself and present them to your planner. They could have a better idea.

An Open Bar – This one could go either way. Maybe you should or maybe you shouldn’t. If you’re really that tight on your budget then don’t do it but I’d highly recommend that you do this. Having a bar keeps your guests refreshed and plenty intoxicated. Drinks however can add up quick depending on your guests and how much they drink. If you have some well-known alcoholics, maybe it’ll be best to scrap the bar or have them specifically cut off.

Make sure that you thank everyone. Make sure that everyone who works to make your wedding happen is properly appreciated and everyone is welcomed. It’s best to do it over the mic so that everyone hears it and hey, if they’re drunk from the open bar, maybe they’ll think it’s actually sincere.

Guest Requests – No, no, no and no. This is a big no. Just think about this for a moment and think about how disastrous this could result in. While some guests have a good idea of what they want but the next thing you know, you could have a circus tent and live performers in your dining hall because of some drunken decision. Okay, that’s a little extreme but just don’t do it.

Doing It Yourself – Huge no, once again. Never ever try to plan a wedding yourself without the help of a professional or at least a planner. You will regret it and everyone at your wedding will hate you. Believe me when I say that the wedding would be an utter disaster. There’s far too many things to do unless you’re on a court house wedding level budget.

Fighting With Parents – Look, no one likes to ask their parents for money but when it comes to in-laws, they can definitely fight over who’s paying for what. They’ll try to stiff each other and some harsh words might come out over the rehearsal dinner. Let them work it out on their own and don’t get involved in the melee. More often than not, it works itself out.

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Essential Tips For Wedding Brides On The Big Day

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So it’s the big day. Birds are chirping, the sun is shining, the in-laws are coming (sorry about this one), your family is ready to see you make the connection and you’re ready to go. Only one problem, you’re an absolute train wreck of anxiety and you’re so nervous to walk down the aisle and see the man you’re about to spend the rest of your life with. It’s completely normal to feel that level of anxiety. Some even call it cold feet. Don’t let it get to you because he will have it too. It’s 100% normal.

With a few tips and some training of yourself, you can remain calm and you have a relatively stress free wedding, excluding the people who try to screw everything up for you or don’t do the things you paid them to do. Everyone who has planned or been in the internal workings of a wedding knows just how many things can go wrong in a split second. For instance, there’s the band you hired who looks nothing like their picture when they show up. They’ve all aged considerably, their equipment looks broken and they’re probably now working for beer money because Hollywood never worked out for them.

Then you have the photographer who will forget his equipment when he gets there, bride’s maids who are breaking down because they’re seeing someone get married and it’s just a constant reminder to them that they’re not married. So, how can you stay calm and how can you make it a better day for you in the long run?

First, there’s tanning. Tanning is a very relaxing time and a place to get away from all your troubles. One thing you need to be weary of though is the time you tan. You shouldn’t do it a week before the wedding or on the week of the wedding unless you want to look like one of those orange California girls you see on TV.

Don’t put glitter on your face. You’re not Ke$ha or 14 years old anymore and while it may be a funny idea to people around you, it’s going to come out looking absolutely awful in pictures.

What about seeing each other? Typically, you’re not allowed to see one another as it says by tradition or you’re going to have a bad marriage but how much truth is there to that? Many experts actually say that you should see each other before the wedding. So where does this bizarre tradition come from?

Back in the old days, there were marriages that were arranged and they were always for money. What would happen is, if the bride and groom saw each other, the groom could actually reject the bride. This means, that if there was any kind of rejection or someone got cold feet, the parents that arranged the marriage wouldn’t receive the money. This is why the bride and groom were never allowed to see each other before arranged marriages and this tradition has held ever since. It’s a very bizarre one.

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Picking The Best Wedding Officiant For Your Big Day

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How many years have you been planning out your wedding in your head? The answer is probably a lot of years. Some people actually plan out their wedding well in advance, starting when their children and lasting until they actually do get married. So, you know exactly what you want your special day to look like. For women, it’s far more planned out in advance as they don’t just plan this out in their heads, they practically dream over it and go over every little detail in their head.

From the moment they arrive in the building to the moment they kiss their groom, even walking down the aisle and how all eyes are on here. This is something that needs to be taken into consideration for whoever is doing the hiring of the officiant. Remember that this is an important day but it’s so much more important for her. You need an officiant who relates to weddings well, has a lot of experience and can relate to the bride well.

Here are some things to go over before we begin on picking the absolute best officiant for your wedding.

  • Make sure that you decide you know exactly what your ceremony is going to look like and not just something that you want in your head. This shouldn’t be an ideal; it should be etched out in stone and already decided.
  • The next things you need to look at are the values. Are you a spiritual person? Are you just traditional and don’t really care about the spiritual connection? Is religion important to you, especially when it comes to the officiant?
  • The ceremony will need to reflect you and your significant other, no one else.

Now then, you need to know what things should be taken into consideration when hiring the officiant and choosing someone who will relate well to you and your wedding theme.

  • Someone who is reliable should be the very first point. Obviously, someone who’s great with business and someone who can be found easily. If someone isn’t reliable asks to officiate, then what if you’re left standing there at the altar without an officiant on your wedding day?
  • Can this officiate be found on any social media network or any network at all? Do they have any reviews, even if they’re all positive? Look for negative things posted, try to personally contact that person and people who have had a bad experience usually have no problem talking to someone about it.
  • When you have some additions you’d like to make to the ceremony, make sure you have an officiant that’s more than willing to accommodate those needs and someone who understands them as well. Make sure that if you’re doing a rehearsal, that they’re more than willing to oversee it and to make sure that everything goes off without a hitch.

Hiring people for your wedding crew is stressful enough but making sure that you hire someone who is competent and someone who is professional is important.

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How To Plan For Your Wedding Day

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The wedding is unquestionably one of the most unforgettable days in the life of a person. Marriage is the beginning of a new adventure for two. But to make this a sweet memory, it is necessary to organize the ceremony of marriage well. It would be a real disaster to mess up the wedding due to poor planning. This article contains a list of the most important things to do for a memorable wedding.

Wedding planning begins by fixing the date and the hour of marriage. Once this step is over, you can begin searching the place for the wedding. You must also not forget reception. There are people who opt for a reception in a totally original place like a manor or a boat. In reality, all that will depend on your budget and wedding style that appeals to you.

The guest list comes after that. It’s best to prepare the guest list alongside your bride or groom. This helps you a good estimate of the number of people you can expect and prepare accordingly. Make sure to ask your parents about adding their friends to the list.

Clothing is another important aspect of marriage and it is necessary to plan for that. You must feel at ease and comfortable in your bride’s dress or in your wedding morning coat. It is very important to choose the wedding morning coat beforehand to be able to make modifications if necessary. You should not have big problems to choose your wedding clothes from a number of stores which exist.

Woods_Jensen_weddingWhen planning for your wedding, you should not forget about the decors. Decoration must be taken into account during the organization of a marriage because it can also have a big influence on the ambiance and on the contentment of your guests. It should not be viewed as a big problem because there are kits of decorations specifically meant for wedding ceremonies.

The union of two hearts doesn’t happen every day. To make the wedding a blissful celebration you need to organize and plan for it before the day arrives.This article highlights the important aspects you need to plan for, but there is a host of other issues to take care of when planning a marriage.If organizing the marriage overwhelms you, then you may appoint a wedding organizer to bring in their experience and make your marriage the festive event that it deserves to be.
Make you honeymoon a cross country trip sleeping under the stars! Plan out your route in advance but don’t be so rigid in your plans that you are afraid to take that side road! Throw a tent and some sleeping bags in your trunk and about the only expense you will have is for gas, camp fees, and food.

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