The French believed the blood vein on the left hand ring finger was the only vein directly to the heart that’s why we wear the wedding ring on our left hand.
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.
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.
According to www.weddingceremonyideas.info The Bride & Groom not Seeing Each Other Before the Ceremony comes to us from Jewish tradition. But there’s more…
The flowers begin to bloom, the birds begin to chirp, and there is a longer period of daylight (so it seems). That’s the beauty of spring! Particularly within the Vernal Equinox, which happens at the beginning of spring, so the day and night are equally long but it might seem like the daylight is slightly longer then the night.
Have you ever heard of the saying: Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. Sounds intriguing but what does it mean? (more…)
Even if it rains! The wedding ceremony only takes a few minutes… but what you remember is the story your telling at your 50th wedding anniversary. It’s well worth the investment to find a little wedding venue (more…)
A Mother’s Day Wedding – A way to Honor Your Moms I know you’re getting married, but your mom is just as excited and emotional. And if she’s not yet… just wait til your wedding day. You are moving on to a brand new experience, but your mom is left behind, with an empty room and your childhood toys.
Wedding Ceremony Tradition – Handfasting Don’t just get married – Tie The knot! Today, more and more couples are looking for a way to express a deeper commitment to each other.
Norma Kartes & Karen Diedrich, a lesbian couple were married by Chicago wedding officiant, Rev Pamela in a intimate garden ceremony at Pine Manor Chicago after being together 30 years in June of 2014. The video shows the honeysuckle archway, and the couples first bite of wedding cake as a legally married couple.
Where did the wedding veil tradition come from? Rev Pam researches wedding traditions and brings posts the truth about the origins. Beautiful customs from around the world, traditions and ideas to personalize and create the perfect and unique wedding ceremony ritual. (more…)
Bridal Party Discount Florist, Rev Pam Makes Wedding Flowers Your location, or plan your small wedding at Rev Pam’s private manor garden location in Chicago’s NW suburbs. Beautiful hand-tied bridal bouquets and grooms boutonnieres, flowers at a discount. (more…)
Handfasting, what exactly is it? When you hear someone say – they are going to tie the knot… why do we know its a wedding?
The Claddagh’s simple and recognizable design displays two hands holding on to a heart, and usually it also has a crown above it. What this means is often said to relate to love, friendship, and loyalty. Which in turn is what the ring stands for.
Rice is considered to be a “life giving” seed. It is thought that by throwing it on the couple they will be bestowed with fertility and have many children. According to http://www.ehow.com The tradition of throwing rice goes back centuries. Ancient Romans would shower a newly married couple with wheat, which symbolized fertility.