Candles Go Only So Far: Five Ideas for a More Romantic Honeymoon
Author: Jerry Windley-Daoust
Candles, rose petals, satin, succulent foods, perfume—you’re probably already familiar with all of these time-honored ingredients for creating a romantic mood on your honeymoon. But candles, rose petals, and other sensual ingredients only go so far. The real key to creating a romantic honeymoon is to spend time celebrating your relationship and your new life together as a married couple.
Choosing the Right Wedding Favors for a Fairytale Wedding
Copyright 2003, Helen Marakis
Spring is when a young man's fancy turns to love or in modern
Greek "agapo". Spring is the most romantic and popular time
of the year to marry your sweetheart, when all is fresh and
new in the world, like dew-kissed tulips at sunrise. Spring;
the season of renewal is the perfect time to make a commitment
to your beloved and begin making plans to spend the rest of
your lives together, as one.
The Bridal Shower – a Tradition of Sharing
Copyright 2004, Helen Marakis
Marriage is a door, which looks out upon a beautiful view. As
that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that
nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
-- Collin McCarty
As summer approaches, there is a murmur of romance in the warming
breezes. Soon there will be the excitement of arrangements and a
whirlwind of activity as couples plan to celebrate their love in
a union of marriage.
Do You Know The Quality Of Your Pearls?
Copyright © 2004-2005, Joy Bescardi
Pearls are one of the most sought after gems in the world.
Unlike a diamond, this meek gem has a soft translucent
glow that only enhances the beauty of the individual who
wears it. Whether it’s a string of pearls, a bracelet, or
a pair of earrings one wears, this gem is highly
appreciated by women and men.
How Can You Tell If Your Gold Jewelry Is Real?Copyright © 2004, Monil Salisti
* Tips For Buying Gold
1. Buy from someone you know or with a solid reputation.
2. Look for a store with a quality-assurance program that
tests its own pieces for purity. You don't have to shop at
Tiffany's to go for the real gold. Many major stores have
testing programs, too.
3. If the piece has a trademark, like Nike or a sports team
logo, it must have a license stamp on the back.
Preparing for your wedding Part I
Congratulations and best wishes on your upcoming wedding. You are probably busy with preparation for the most important day of the rest of your life. You want it to be a one-of-a-kind, memorable occasion for you and your guests. The following are suggested items you should have on your to-do or done list.
Obviously you should adjust and personalize it and add some touches of your own.
Parents' Roles In A WeddingHeather Greene
If you're a parent, your son or daughter's wedding day is the day that you've simultaniously dreaded and looked foward to ever since the day they were born. On one hand, you may be excited that your child is about to embark on a whole new life, on the other hand you may feel a sense of "losing" them to their new husband or wife and their family.
Interfaith Wedding Ceremony Ideas
These days, it's becoming more and more common for couples of different religious backgrounds to get married. Many religions have embraced this fact-- in two of the four major Jewish sects, interfaith marriages are regularly performed, most Protestant clergy are willing to officiant interfaith marriages, and more and more Catholic priests, Conservative Judaism rabbis, and Islamic leaders are conducting interfaith ceremonies.
Wedding Planning I - Scheduling
Copyright: © Nily Glaser 2004
"A-wedding Day" had many requests for information about the chronology of steps for both the wedding ceremony and reception.
I hope that the following steps will help you schedule the details involved with your wedding ceremony and reception. It is important that you note that these are general and the actual procedure for your personal wedding may vary according to your preference and these of your officiant as you incorporate your religion, heritage and customs.
Guide to a Growing Trend: The "Green" or Ecological WeddingBlake Kritzberg
Does it seem like the phrases "ecology" and "wedding" could hardly have less in common? With the average wedding costing well over 15 thousand today, one would think so. And yet, the "green" or ecologically-friendly wedding is gaining momentum across the nation. The green wedding, like any other wedding style, has its tribal features. By tribal, I mean the signs and signifiers that help tell the guests what the wedding is supposed to mean, and how the couple prefers to appear.