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August 10, 2015

Writing Your Wedding Vows

When you’re starting out, write down everything you can think of. Write more than you could possibly need. In a Google document, buried on my computer, I have at least three pages of memories, experiences, potential promises, and more. It’s far more than I ever needed for vows, but getting it all on paper allowed me […]

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September 25, 2014

Wedding Ceremonies & Rituals….

(Original Caption) John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier cutting their wedding cake after their marriage in Newport, Rhode Island. John Kennedy was then U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Robert Kennedy at left.Recently, I’ve been on a quest to uncover the history and significance of the Cake Cutting Ceremony and the Bouquet Toss. I want to find […]

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What is a Receiving Line?

Bride, groom and parents exchanging wishesA Receiving Line is a ceremonial act that takes place when the bride, the bride’s attendants, and the host of the reception (typically the father of the bride) take the time to formally greet and welcome the attendees to the celebration, as well as receiving their congratulations and good wishes. As […]

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