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Hussy Tossing Garter

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WHY DO WE TOSS THE WEDDING GARTER? And If you do, are you a hussy? Crazy word origins for commonly used wedding words.

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Define “Husband”

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What does the word husband mean? Why do we call a married man a husband? Ufda. If you love the Vikings You’re going to Love this!

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God’s Knot Wedding Ritual

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The Gods Knot wedding ritual is a beautiful and easy addition to a christian non-traditional wedding ceremony. Performed by Rev Pam in Chicago at Pine Manor.

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Ring Warming

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Having a ring warming in your wedding is a wonderful way to involve all of your guests in your wedding ceremony. A ring warming is when each of your guests gets the opportunity to hold your wedding bands and bless it with a prayer for a long and healthy marriage.  This loving tradition dates back […]

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Bouquet History

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It is traditional for the bride to throw her bouquet at the reception and for all single women in attendance to try to catching it. Tradition states that the lucky woman who catches the bouquet is said to be the next in line to get married.

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Eat Cake!

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A wedding cake is often the centerpiece of a wedding and is usually placed where guests can admire it. This carefully planned masterpiece is a tradition going back to Medieval times.

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No Rice Allowed

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The rice toss originated as a way to wish the newlywed couple a good harvest, but there are so many other creative, fun, and eco-friendly ways to revamp the tradition.  Here are some ideas for your guests to send you off after you and your new spouse say “I do.”

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Something Old, Something New….

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Have you ever heard of the saying: Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.  Sounds intriguing but what does it mean? 

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Adding A Little Unity

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The tradition of the Unity candle is a fairly new one.  It is mostly practiced in the United States but is a tradition all over the world.  When a ceremony is held, two taper candles are used, usually by the bride and groom, to light a pillar (unity) candle.  In some ceremonies some couples will light the

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Pine Manor is the perfect place for a wedding

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Pine Manor is the perfect place for a wedding. At least, that is my belief after my 8-18-12 wedding

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