Choosing the Perfect Veil

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Despite their beautiful, intricate designs and popularity today, wedding veils have a history that stems far beyond a fashion statement. They are the oldest part of the bridal ensemble, dating back to ancient Rome when brides were wrapped head-to-toe to represent the delivery of a modest and untouched maiden. They were also meant to hide […]

Six Tips to Find Your Zen During Wedding Planning

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There’s no beating around the bush, wedding planning can be stressful! Even though it’s supposed to one of the happiest and most romantic days of your life, the days leading up to it, with all the planning and the spending and the running around and the decision-making and the family-pleasing, can be extremely overwhelming. You […]

A Timeline Of All Pre-Wedding Parties

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In the midst of wedding planning, you might find yourself focused on all the details and time it will take to design the perfect ceremony and reception. While giving so much attention to your big day, you may forget about the handful of pre-wedding parties that will be held in your honor. From engagement parties […]

Romantic Michigan Honeymoon Spots

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Instead of splurging on an elaborate honeymoon, many couples choose to stick close to home in order to save money. When you live in (or near) The Great Lake State, you don’t have to say no to a beautiful vacation just to save a little money.  Michigan has 3,288 miles of gorgeous shoreline, offering a […]

Second Wedding Dos and Don’ts

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If you’re getting married for the second time, congratulations! You might find yourself a little nervous about what kind of wedding you should have, wanting to celebrate the love between you and your future spouse without going overboard. But don’t stress!  Before you drive yourself crazy wondering what you should and shouldn’t do, check out […]

Wedding Traditions That Are Dying Off

Father of the bride walking his daughter down the aisle

Marriage has changed a lot since the days when a wedding was seen as a way to transition a young woman from her father’s care to her husband’s. Although the sentiments behind a wedding ceremony have changed, the celebrations themselves have remained largely the same…until recently.  As our views of marriage evolve, there are certain […]

5 Tips for a Simply Romantic Wedding

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With all the hype around weddings, sometimes it’s hard to remember that they are supposed to be romantic affairs meant to highlight the love between two people who are ready to make a lifelong commitment to each other.  If you’re not into themes, elaborate decorations, or big fancy weddings — but still want a day […]