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Celebrating 20 Years

| March 18, 2015

  Today my husband and I celebrate 20 years of marriage. Whoa! Where did the time go? I’m serious!! Time really DOES fly after marriage, 3 kids, several moves and job changes, starting a business, and going through the good and bad times. Life is quite a ride! I can tell you that on my […]

Bride’s Unforgettable Surprise at Her Wedding {{VIDEO}}

| November 22, 2013

There are NO words to describe this. The video speaks for itself. The story behind this video is: When bride Andrea‘s father died before he could walk her down the aisle, her brother decided to step in and prepare an amazing surprise for her. He recorded the song “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle and played […]

The E-Vite Dilemma: Save the World or Save Tradition?

| May 31, 2012

In this article from Sorry, your wedding invitation was eaten by my spam filter –, we take a look at the modern wedding trend of sending wedding invitations via e-mail, called “e-vites.” Most of us are familiar with an online invitation of some sort – maybe you’ve gotten one through Eventbrite to attend a […]

Daddy’s Angel

| June 18, 2011

One of my favorite moments of a wedding is watching the bride dance with her father. It has long been said that there is a special bond between fathers and daughters and I believe this song captures it. Are you looking for a special, unique, song for you and your father to dance to at […]

Throw Out The Engagement Ring?

| June 1, 2011

I was browsing the Sunday Washington Post a couple of weeks ago (which I rarely do – I go straight for the coupons) and something caught my eye in the Outlook section. It was their 3rd Annual Spring Cleaning Issue titled, “10 things we should throw out,” and right across the top of the pile […]

Toasting 101

| March 16, 2011

It is said that toasting originates from ancient times when sacrifices of luxurious wines were offered to gods and goddesses in return for longevity of life and good health. Though it’s not uncommon to see friends toasting before dinner at small celebratory gatherings, it is at weddings where tradition still reigns. Toasting a bride and […]

Marry Me

| February 11, 2011

I love this song by Train. If I were getting married, this would be my first dance song. To all the couples newly engaged and nearly wed, and to all the grown-up Valentines out there: Celebrate the reason you are together. Happy Valentine’s weekend!!

Designing Your Wedding Invitations Around A Crooked Family Tree

| January 18, 2011

You’ve completed your guest list and it’s time to put together your wedding invitations. As you begin to research invitation designs you notice that the standard wording does not apply to you. Your family tree is a bit crooked. There are several branches in your section of your family tree as a result of divorced/remarried […]

With This Ring…

| January 14, 2011

Why DO we wear our wedding rings on our 4th finger of our left hand? Has anyone asked you this question? Have you ever wondered why? Did it not occur to you until you started reading this? Over the years there has been much debate over tradition, faith, science and myth about why the wedding ring […]