Rev Pam is amazing! We hoped for a quick and simple ceremony officiated by a sincere, caring person. Continue reading We highly recommend Rev Pam
Congratulations to Cynthia Cohen & Allan Roy. Who were joined together as one through marriage at Pine Manor by Rev Pam on April 21, 2016 at 1 o’clock pm. They had the courthouse alternative package which included a personalized ceremony and oath of marriage as well as a ceremony keepsake and a certificate of commitment.
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Congratulations to Shelia M. Smith and Michael A Gallanis. Who were married at Pine Manor by Rev Pam on April 15, 2016 at 2 o’clock pm. They had the best value wedding which included a digital wedding invitation to send to all their guests, two hours at the venue, and half an hour dressing time in the honeymoon suite. Continue reading Sheila Smith & Michael Gallanis Married April 15
Chicago’s Cook County Courthouse Wedding Alternative, Pine Manor – where a small wedding is the right size. Don’t pass up this great littl wedding package for up to 30 guests! Continue reading Friday Or Saturday Garden Wedding $400
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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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.
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Fertility ritual? Death of Christ? What do they have in common?
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Traditional Mehndi (Henna) Pre Wedding Ceremonies
In Morocco, Pakistan, India, and other surrounding countries, the wedding party has a traditional Mehndi (Henna) pre wedding celebration which happens a day prior to the marriage ceremony. Much like a grooms dinner or rehearsal party the night before…
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