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A wedding is a social event that unites two people through marriage. Generally, weddings involve various ceremonies such as exchange of vows, presentation of money, flowers, rings and symbolic items, and public proclamation.
One of the most important aspects of your wedding will be your emcee. A good emcee means a good time for you guests. You can hire professional emcees that are very talented and will make your wedding memorable. I found a great website where you can browse wedding emcees to book for your wedding: bit…
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It's always a good idea to have beautiful live music at a wedding. Try to book performers that match your theme, such as a classical pianist or string quartet for more formal wedding, or an indie band, or singer/songwriter for a more informal wedding. I found a great website where you an search for …
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Classes on Wedding Planning Yes, there are. A wedding planning business can be a very lucrative one in today's times when most people just don't have the time to plan their own weddings. To become a wedding planner, there are many classes and training courses that you can take that will teach you a…
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OK, face the fact - weddings can be a really expensive proposition. The average wedding nowadays costs about $15000 - $20000 and that too without too many frills. But even in this day and age it is possible to have an inexpensive wedding without it being any less special or unique than most other we…
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Yes, there are. A wedding is one occasion that requires a great deal of planning as there are so many things, small and big, that need to be taken care of before a wedding. And on such occasions, amidst all the fun and excitement, it can be very easy to overshoot your budget. Thus it is important th…
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Planning for a Wedding If you have the time, then the ideal time-line to start planning your wedding would be 12 to 18 months before the actual event.You may think that this time-line is quite a lot before you would actually expect to start planning a wedding, but in reality it is not. If time perm…
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Everybody wants to have a unique wedding that they can cherish for the rest of their lives. But when people actually get down to thinking about ideas for their wedding, they often find themselves stumped for ideas. So here are some tips on where you can get wedding ideas from. Online Sites: There ar…
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Yes, there are.Planning a wedding can be great fun but can also be a very stressful time. Ask any woman who has ever planned a wedding, either her own or someone else�s, and then you will know the true extent of the effort and time involved in planning a wedding.But even with all the stress involv…
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You should start by Googling "wedding planning. Theknot.com is an excellent resource for wedding planning. One of the main things you will need at your wedding is an emcee and wedding music. Here's a website that easily let's event planners for weddings, like yourself, to browse and book the perfec…
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Most people nowadays want to plan something different for their wedding other than the usual stuff that weddings are made of. One such way that is increasingly gaining in popularity is � Island Destination Weddings.Island destination weddings can be great fun for those who wish to stay away from a…
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People get very anxious when planning second weddings as they start to think about what is the right way and what is appropriate for a second wedding. But there is nothing right or wrong about having a second wedding.A second wedding need not be any different from a first wedding. You do not need t…
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Wedding planning this season is wild and hot. Here are some of the top trends for 2005. Personalization is in! The trend is towards creating a couple logo and having it reflected in all parts of your wedding planning. Music is wild! Thinking about a DJ or a band? The trend this year is to not have e…
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This is likely the down indicator used to keep a visual track of which down it is (the down marker can be wrong). By shifting the band from finger to finger after each down, the officials can immediately tell what down it is from the position of the bands.Some umpires have another purpose for the ba…
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My 3.5-year-old daughter is having a filling tomorrow. Her pediatric dentist quoted us $144 for the filling itself and an additional $59 for nitrous oxide (if needed).
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Wedding Liability Insurance You can get a special event policy for under $300 depending on the size of your wedding and the budgeted cost. The best company I have worked with is Abacus Insurance. You can also get cancellation coverage. If the wedding is canceled due to weather etc, this ensures a re…
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Specialty Lines - Wedding Event Insurance The type of insurance you need is called "Event Insurance" sometimes called "Special Event Insurance". There are specialty Lines underwriters that cover this market. For your Wedding Reception the best place to seek out coverage would be through a Professi…
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Old enough not to have any second thoughts about your financial situation, education, readiness for a family, debt management, or a second thought about our soon to be partner. The older the better - best between 28 and 33.  
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Tennessee law states that both parties involved in the signing of a marraige contract must be of majority age. This means that any individual under 18 that wishes to be married to another individual, must have parental consent.
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Sorry to rain on your parade, but there are no states in the union that allow a 16 year old to get married without parental permission. Matter of fact, not even Canada and Mexico allow this. It would be better to wait out the two years and get married when you're a legal adult. If you cannot wait tw…
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. However, once you're 18, you'll be able to get married in any state, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (where you have to be 19…
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i have heard that Mississippi is the best place. The laws vary by state, but there is no state in the U.S. that will allow anyone under the age of 18 to get married without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances.   You can get married anywhere in Scotland when you are 16 w…
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There is no state that will allow a 17-year-old to get married without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. In one more year you'll be 18 and then you can get married in any state without parental consent, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (wh…
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. In one more year you'll be 18 and then you can get married in any state without parental consent, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebr…
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. However, once you're 18, you'll be able to get married in any state, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (where you have to be 19…
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Answer Try checking out these websites. The first URL is a very good one. www.irishabroad.com/culture/traditions/ www.irishweddingsonline.com www.irishcultureandcustoms.com Irish weddings have several key traditions that can be traced back through history. Usually, these traditions have to do w…
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I have never heard that superstition.If you are married or engaged tradition states that you wear the ring with the heart pointing up the arm and if you are single the heart is out. I'm not familiar with that particular superstition but I have always been taught that it is very bad luck to buy the …
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The Sioux had hundreds of "customs". Categories: Marriage Trading Burial Celebration Birthing Accepting foreigners into the tribe Religious War Hunting For detailed accounts of customs, read Thomas Mails fine book: The Mystic Warriors of the Plains.
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it depends on the factors of how u truly feel in ur heart and if he/she feels the same way ANSWER I have been married for 49 years and i can tell you that you have this feeling that you want to spend and give your life to this women or man is or can be brought at anytime and that is true love. Frien…
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There is absolutely only ONE reason to get engaged. Because you KNOW that you KNOW that you KNOW that this is the person you want to share your life with UNTIL DEATH DO YOU PART. There is no point to getting engaged unless that is the reason. You should NEVER feel obligated to get engaged (ie., preg…
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Do you really have to do that? what is to keep between you and your past life, except children if there are any. Even so i don't see why an ex-partner should know anything about your future life, this will only mean that you are still engaged in o get back together a relationship with your ex. Ano…
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Probably not a good idea unless u want to ruin his life What do expect to come from it? Usually you will be disappointed so I say let it go. He can probably think of a half dozen ways to contact you if he wanted. It sounds like he has not so take that as a sign to just move on. Nothing good will c…
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No. But you shouldn't be getting married until you're at least 18. I myself am 16 and im with someone i love very much and plan to marry some day if things go right. that's IF they go right. you don't want to rush into things because people change alot as they age. you might love things the way they…
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It depends on your girlfriend. If she is a strong, independent woman, she'd likely be insulted if you asked someone else for permission to do anything with her. In an informal poll of my modern friends, most feel that it is degrading for a man to ask for permission or a blessing from the parents wi…
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Yes, usually it's just fine, but these are things you must think of.Are you continuing your education (going to College)Do you have a good job or are you planning to go to college in order to get a better job.Are you willing to take the responsibilities of looking after a mate (that means man/woman)…
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Of course you can. Becoming engaged is a form of oral contract -- it is an agreement to show up and get married. When two people become engaged, a great deal of money is put into the planning of the wedding. When one person breaches that contract, he/she is liable for the damages left to the other p…
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Maybe the question should read how much should you know about someone before marrying them. There are so many factors that go into marriage that it's impossible to give a "one size fits all" day/month/year answer to that. In any marriage if you have 2 people who are not looking to change the other p…
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It depends how young you are. If you aren't 18 - 21 I would rethink getting engaged. In these modern times more and more young people are not getting married until their mid-twenties or even into their 30's. Don't be in too big a rush. If you are 18 - 21 and insistant on becoming engaged then you s…
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Once you're married, tradition dictates that your engagement band be moved back to the third finger on your left hand. When you do so, your wedding ring should remain closest to your heart (where your spouse placed it on your wedding day) and your engagement ring is placed next to the wedding ring.
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That depends on what you value - when you say is it "ok", is it "ok" by who? Only you matter here - is it ok for YOU - no one else does. If you think it's ok, then it is. If you don't, it isn't. I personally think it's ridiculous to believe that having an engagement ring in hand is necessary for a p…
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It could be she just likes the ring or she isn't quite ready to start dating yet. Many women will wear a wedding band just to stave off men in bars, etc. Believe it or not some women actually go to bars just to have fun together and that doesn't always mean they are out scouting for men.Give her a b…
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Military WeddingsIn the US, officers and NCO's can request an arch of sabers. If the groom is a member of the military, traditionally the woman will be swatted on her behind after passing under the arch of swords, and told "welcome to the [insert whatever branch here], ma'am". If the bride is the me…
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I think that 16 and 18 is way too young to get married! You should wait till your 23+. Well i spose that's my opinion. You might not like being with this guy. You might think u r happy with him, but u should just wait. Im 16 and im dating a guy the same age. I love him with all of my heart and he is…
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Answer the minor would need to petition the court for emancipation, which at the age of fifteen is not going to be granted. If the young person is having problems at home that constitute endangerment or neglect, they should contact state social services for assistance.Answer you can get married und…
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When worn on the right hand but with the heart facing inward toward the body, this indicates the person wearing the ring is in a relationship, or that "someone has captured their heart". A Claddagh worn on the left hand ring finger facing outward away from the body generally indicates that the weare…
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A typically Italian wedding normally takes place in Spring or early autumn, so dishes are neither too heavy nor too light. Popular starter dishes include starters of mozzarella buffalo cheese, followed by a choice of pastas such as pesto with linguine or risotto. Second courses feature fish follow…
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Answer Many people are allergic to gold and nickel. Be sure to see an allergist to identify your allergies clearly. You might find that a platinum wedding band is best. They are consider hypoallergenic. However, you need to go through a reputable source to make sure it is pure platinum. (Which i…
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Answer A wedding planner has the benefit of working with people who are thinking about and planning for one of the biggest days of their lives. Engaged couples can be happy couples. But the flip side of that is that engaged couples can also be stressed out. They may make your life difficult. …
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Answer The clergy is peaceful, enlightening, pure and in ways innocent. They never raise their voices, nor critisize and tell you to love your fellow man. They make the world feel like a safe place and give you tools to have faith in God to conquer anything out in this tough world. Like a child c…
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The groom should give his bride a gift that comes from the heart. Love can be expressed in a myriad of different ways, but the most timeless and most treasured will always remain the classic "love letter" or "love card". Elite Glass Cards offers beautiful glass cards, engraved with a special messag…
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3rd June 2009Conversion:There Catholic Church is clear that it teaches there is absolutely no compulsion for anyone marrying a Catholic to become a Catholic; this would include a Hindu or any non-Christian. The official teaching of the Catholic Church may be found in the Second Vatican Council's Dec…
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Very few - weddings were dominated by the church and most of the old customs did not survive. Irish weddings tend to be much as anywhere else - lots of celebrating, speeches, dancing etc.  From my research, there's many Irish wedding traditions that you can incorporate. For many exhaustive lis…
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No  Do you have to get married at your own church?No. In fact I am completely against requiring someone to involve their church in their marital affairs.Live & Let Live!Best Wishes...
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As a hotel manager, I've worked with scores of Wedding Planners over the years and I'd say connections are more important than education. There is no recognized accreditation or education for becoming a Planner. Certainly a B.A. in Communications or Business would be helpful, but most Wedding Pl…
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Yes, and it is quite a convenient way to buy jewellery.Additional Notes:In short, yes this is possible. Please verify the reputation of the place you are buying the ring at. You will have to get the ring sized, or have her finger measured to make sure you get the right size. I prefer to get my jewel…
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There used to be a theory that a man should spend three month's salary on an engagement ring for his fiance. So if you were to make $2,000 each month, then $6000 is what you should spend on an engagement ring. Nowadays, that theory is not necessarily adhered to any longer. When looking at how muc…
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The engagement ring is initially given as a promise to a commitment. The wedding band then is given to honor the commitment. When the wedding band is given it replaces the engagement ring in the closest position to the heart on the wedding finger.Wedding ring is the real thing. Like, the one you giv…
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The maid of honor's job is to be the bride's best friend. As her closest friend, you should continue doing all the things that a best friend has always done. Be there for her when she needs you, listen if she has problems, help her if you can, get excited with her over what is going on in her life, …
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The groom's cake is a smaller cake that's served along with the larger wedding cake at the reception. Traditionally, it should be baked and prepared by the groom's mother, and can be any flavor or type that the groom prefers. In addition, it's one of the areas during the wedding/reception that a lot…
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Preferably, wedding gifts should be given just before or just after the ceremony. If you cannot attend the wedding, it's always best to err on the side of caution and send the gift by post (and insure it if it's valuable!) so that it arrives at least two days before the wedding is to take place. How…
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If it is your wedding you can have it set up however you would like. I have been to weddings that do not follow the normal tradition and they have been wonderful! If you do not want people to give a speech, do chicken dances or play wedding games it is perfectly fine... Yes, yes, yes. Even though…
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Struggling to find the perfect attendant dresses while not completely blowing your bridesmaid's budget is a tough one. On one hand, you want the day to be absolutely perfect and so beautiful as to never be forgotten. On the other hand, you know that these dresses may only be worn once, and it's hard…
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Whether you take your fiance to be ring shopping with you will depend on a number of factors, the first and foremost being does your fiance know that you're planning on marrying her. If you two have talked about marriage and she knows that you are planning to tie the knot, you should ask her if she …
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Answer As a couple you can arrange a dinner for the parents so that they can meet. Perhaps one set of parents or the other is a good place to start making plans. In any case, it will help if you are both comfortable with the result. If you need a neutral meeting place, set up a dinner or lunch a…
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It depends on what State you live in.Go onto: www. google.comThen type in: Legal age for marriage in the State of ________.Marcy   no
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These threats from mistresses have happened more often than most people know. Mistresses are under the illusion that they have conquered the wife and that the poor husband has been treated so badly, but, in truth, it's usually one big fat lie by the husband and the immature mistress will buy it ever…
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I was in a friend's wedding and his wife(now) lost her father to disease when she was young. She had a photo of her father placed near where they took their vows in the church. It was near some candles (including the unity candles). I never knew her father, but felt he was represented and included i…
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Answer Yes! Thousands of couples get married at Walt Disney World every year. Walt Disney World is one of the most popular wedding venues in the nation. A huge variety of venues for the actual wedding are available, including the Fairy Tale Wedding Pavilion, a private island near the Grand Florid…
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The ins is deporting people from Oregon who were not married and who were married as an illegal alien even after 40 years.They should talk to a imagration lawyer right away. If they find she is illegal she will be deported possible asap. the same day.It happened to my brother and his Canadian wife. …
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I'm in the same situation. It's been 3 years but I knew from the beginning how my boyfriend felt about marriage. What I would suggest is talking to him about it. First find out why he feels that way...and please post b/c I'd like to know. The whole notion doesn't make sense to me. Anyway...ask why, …
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If a "man" can be so easily influenced you may want to wonder if the "man" is really a man.. take a step back and look at the bigger picture and ask your self what you really want out of a marriage.. even if he says yes and goes through with the wedding wont you still have the children to deal with?…
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Answer I gave my husband a piece of art. You could give a watch or a pair of cufflinks. some good wine to start a cellar would be a nice idea.
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Depends on how involved you want your wedding to be. My husband and I planned it completely on our own and we were thrilled with the outcome (it was both our first and last wedding ; ). We found that it was a fun project to do together and we got everything we both ever wanted. We gave ourselves abo…
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Answer Yes! They go perfect together, silver goes with a lot of colors and lilac certainly is one of them. also that is what she said last night
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A degree is the result of attending a University for either 3 or 4 years of full time study, in a undergraduate program. A wedding planner does NOT require a University degree. They might benefit from taking a course, at a community college, in hospitality, or event planning, for a year. The …
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Answer The sun dance is one of them.
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It is a personal preference, however, guests are never required to bring a gift and shouldn't be expected to the second time around (especially if they gave you a gift the first time).----This can be a tricky one in this day and age. On one hand it seems awful greedy to register a second time, but t…
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yepANSWER:.Maybe, maybe not. But if you have evidence to how long she's been doing this, then you can start wondering. But for some they have reason why they take off their wedding band. Before you can accuse her of infidelity, go to her and ask. It's always better to have an open communication to o…
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Answer I gave my husband a piece of art. You could give a watch or a pair of cufflinks. some good wine to start a cellar would be a nice idea. Answer Not sure if this will help but I gave my husband a stop watched with his initials engraved on it..He loved it Think of something timeless, s…
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There are women who will propose to a man, just like there are women who will ask a man out on a date.Some people are more traditional, but others are not. If someone wants to propose marriage to their partner, they should and not worry about statistics or conventions.When My fiance' and I became en…
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I think you should wait at least 2 or 3 years, maybe even more before getting married. i don't really know, i may be wrong, that's just what i think.   There's no limit, really. Some people wait a long time so that they can be certain that they are REALLY ready to make the commitment.  …
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Typically, you are looking to cover the cost of your plate. It also depends on how close the friend is to you, and the kind of wedding they are having. Some wedding gifts can range from $75-$200. If you are invited with a guest, remember to take that into consideration as well. You need to cover the…
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Organisation in planning weddings As a wedding planner, I specialise in Destination Weddings. Planning a wedding 1000 miles away isn't as hard as you think, you just need to be very organised.Before you complete and email/send any correspondance you need to make sure that you cover every single poi…
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There are tons of websites. Davids Bridal is a good start.
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Parents of the Groom Traditionally, contribute financially to the following: -Purchasing engagement ring/bride's wedding ring -Rehearsal Dinner the night before the wedding -Honeymoon It would be very offensive to the bride's family for the groom or his family to offer to pay for anything else,…
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Maybe he is simply nervous or can't figure out the perfect way to ask you. Well how long do you want to wait is the question? Does have the qualities of man that you are willing to share your life with? What is he waiting for? Have the two of you had discussion about marriage, what does he say? …
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Depends where the dinner is located and what type of venue it is. Nobody will really care what you are wearing, as the bride and groom will be the hit of the party however we should be kind enough to cater to the venues dress attire requirements.
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Technically, a wedding planner is someone who helps you plan your wedding. A wedding planner is the one responsible for setting appointments and bookings for the wedding venues or reception areas.
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First you buy the lady an engagement ring that doesn't really have to be super expensive. Then you get on one knees and ask her to marry you. In traditional marriages, the man asks permission from the lady's father for her hand in marriage before proposing.
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best man gift My husband gave his best man Cuff links another idea is a bottle of wine. Hope this helps. Lis@ Hi,  
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No. Your employer is liable for damages to your hand only. Technically, if you are at work and using machinery, you are suppose to remove any jewelry before operating by standard safety procedures. If this was a freak accident (not involving machinery), then the employer is still not liable for dama…
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Just because wedding bands are an over lauded 'tradition' doesn't mean you have to buy into it. What are both of you interested in? Ask the other person what they would like as an engagement gift. You can buy each other gifts of books or music instead of the rings. If you want something as a mement…
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Elegant Roses and Special MeaningA rose is probably among the most elegant of flowers, but most flowers are beautiful and you should feel free to chose one that has special meaning or simply appeals to you.  Expensive, but Elegant!The Stephanotis is a bloom that symbolizes marital happiness. A…
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Your fiance can go with you only if the bride to be wants him to go dress shopping with her. My husband went dress shopping with me and we had so much fun!:) He even picked out my dress:) I found the dress of my dreams on our first shopping trip:) We both don't have alot of money so we did not spend…
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that is ocmepletly up to you. its your money. if you would like to give lots, give it. they can spend it at their lesure. i suggest getting to know your niece a bit better. spend a day out and maybe go shopping or have lunch. if you come to the desision that she is responsible enough for a large gif…
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it is a nice gesture to give a gift anytime someone gets married. Gifts are by definition voluntary. You are never required to give a gift for any occasion. This is not to be confused with cultural customs. If you are attending a wedding or are close to the parties involved, it is customary to give…
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Answer 1 I did not know that their was a time limit. Answer 2 You should wait until you are sure that you and your intended fiancée truly enjoy sharing your lives together. You must be able to share the pain along with the pleasure and if you try to avoid the painful issues then you …
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Wearing Black to a Weddingyes, if theres a funeral after it!YES!!!!Yes, unless you are trying to make a point to the groom that you hate the idea of your daughter being married to him :)If you are a woman then i suggest that you wear a dress any colour but white or black because black looks like you…
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Your age shouldn't matter, all that matters is that you are in love and are ready to make the commitment. Well it shouldn't matter how old you should be you'll know when the time is right if your in love and you want to spend your life together then you should think about marriage.  There's n…
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Here are a few: Women love romance, so pick a secluded place that is romantic and propose to her. If you are sleeping together already, then get a nice hotel and go up to the room a little earlier and spread rose pedals all over the bed, or, leave one red rose on her pillow with the ring tied to …
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Answer Hi, Check any stores that carry fabric for their pattern catalogues. You can also find older style patterns on-line, just type in "patterns" to find just about anything you are looking for. Have fun, Kate www.simplicity.com Simplicity 4055 www.mccall.com McCalls 5647, 5444, 5155 Check…
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