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Bed and breakfasts ideal romantic wedding sites

Bed and breakfasts ideal romantic wedding sites

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Couples considering a unique wedding venue for a private wedding ceremony and reception may find that a dream location is waiting for them at a romantic inn or bed and breakfast. How to Decide on Small Wedding Sites While selecting a small wedding site may imply less planning, perfecting an intimate wedding ceremony and reception requires exceptional attention to detail. Consider the following questions before proceeding with planning a private wedding: What is the length of the guest list? What is the wedding budget? Will the ceremony/reception be held outdoors? What are the overnight accommodations? What are the entertainment/music options? Should a bride and groom find a location that fits their needs, an open and consistent dialogue with the prospective innkeepers i...
Wedding jewelry trends in 2020

Wedding jewelry trends in 2020

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Planning a wedding in 2020? Brides have some non-traditional options to the standard pearls and blue gemstones. The good news – these trendy wedding looks in jewelry will transition well into everyday wear, making it money well spent. Green Colored Gemstones The hot new trend in colored gemstones for weddings is green – it's being touted as the new blue. The green-colored gemstone of choice is emerald. Think garden weddings, the luminous flash of emerald will be quite eye catching against the backdrop of the white wedding gown and the lush garden foliage. Keep in mind that emerald is one of the three precious gemstones. Fine specimens of emerald are more costly than diamond. So, what's a bride on a budget to do? Cost Conscious Emerald Alternatives Consider emerald beads. Gem...
Stepchildren and biological children’s rivalry in second marriage

Stepchildren and biological children’s rivalry in second marriage

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Stepchildren and biological children will always be rivals for their parents' attention and love. Adults should try to understand what kids in a new stepfamily are going through and attempt to be fair but firm. It takes a while for bonding to take place between new stepsiblings. Emotional Issues in Stepfamilies While there is always some form of sibling rivalry in a biological, nuclear family, the dynamics of a stepfamily and the corresponding rivalries among children, are much more complicated. Most siblings come to the table a little bit shell-shocked because stepfamilies are the result of a loss, such as: Divorce Death of a parent End of a parent's long-term relationship with a live-in partner All of these losses have an enormous impact on both adults and children, and...
Marriage management: Relationship checklist in wedding planning for Groom

Marriage management: Relationship checklist in wedding planning for Groom

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Wedding planning is really quite simple but marriage management starts from here in the godly relationships. Planning a wedding is usually all going to fall on the bride's shoulders, reveals marriage coaching or marriage mentoring experts. It is true grooms are usually pretty absent until they feel like complaining about a hard decision the bride had to make. It is suggested to take free couples counseling. So here are a few tasks to delegate specifically to the groom to pave the right path towards godly relationships. The first in marriage management is that the bride can unload some of the checklist items. Number two, because grooms usually need explicit direction. The Early Wedding Planning Stages in Godly Relationships Marriage coaching or marriage mentoring experts suggest ha...
How to Get the Most Out of Your Wedding Budget

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wedding Budget

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Even though you don’t realize it on time, the wedding budget is one of the most important things about your big day. So many questions popping out and you don’t know how to handle them all - don’t worry, we have the solution on how to get the most out of your wedding budget. And while there is no fits-to-all-budget, you can always get the best out of your own. The most important thing is to set and stick to your budget. Sounds hard? It can be, but with all the tips we have prepared, you won’t have bigger problems. Set Overall Budget You should start planning your  wedding budget 12 months before the wedding day and prepare for wedding invitations. Only that way you will have time for improvisation and some unpredicted costs. You need to decide who is paying for the wedding. The...
Unique and Delicious Wedding Cake Ideas

Unique and Delicious Wedding Cake Ideas

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The wedding cake is still very much a traditional part of the wedding reception. Brides are looking for wedding cake ideas that will make theirs a standout. Here are some interesting ones to consider. Wedding Cake Flavors and Designs -Be creative with the flavor of the wedding cake. Consider these interesting combinations: lemon raspberry, chocolate orange, carrot rum, orange almond, spiced pumpkin, chocolate amaretto, orange cranberry, white chocolate truffle, chocolate raspberry, dark chocolate peppermint, banana coconut, chocolate cherry or apple walnut. -If having children at the reception, serve them a money cake. It could be a small replica of the wedding cake with dimes, nickels and quarters hidden inside. Be sure to let them know so they do not accidentally swallow anyth...