Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette.

The rehearsal dinner is a chance for fun, mingling, and food the night before the wedding. If you are getting ready to plan the rehearsal dinner part of your nuptials but are unsure as to proper etiquette, read on. There’s a few key things to know before the planning process begins. Hosts Traditionally, the parents …

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Who Pays for What

In days of yore the parents of the bride paid for the wedding. Those days are long gone, much to the relief of parents with daughters everywhere. So who pays for what these days? It really depends on the couple, their family, and all related bank accounts. Yet etiquette still applies, and with that in …

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Whether you are new to this country or simply want to learn more about Western wedding traditions, read on. Feel free to incorporate them into your wedding…or not! It’s your big day, so what you and your partner want is what’s most important. Tradition #1: It’s Bad Luck For The Groom To See The Bride …

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue… Ever wondered where this little rhyme originated and what it means? Dating back to Victorian-era England, the rhyme alludes to four traditional talismans of good luck. Something old stands for continuity with the bride’s family and past, something new symbolizes optimism for the future, something borrowed should …

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something blue ideas

  You may have something old, something new and something borrowed covered, but what about something blue? Most modern bridal accoutrements are virginal white. But this wasn’t always true, and certainly doesn’t have to be true now. You can find creative ways to incorporate something blue, no matter how much color you want to wear …

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I know that some of you don’t even bother about taking into consideration certain wedding traditions and rituals. However, there are many others who believe that these have a crucial meaning and significance in a wedding ceremony, which is why they give more importance to a particular one. Are you curious to find which this …

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cultural wedding traditions

Wedding traditions inspire almost every piece of a wedding celebration. These cultural wedding traditions may come from your family, cultural heritage or the region you live in. Many couples have mixed cultural heritage, and it’s unlikely any two families do things exactly the same way. We’d like to encourage all of our readers to pick …

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I know you are pretty curious about finding new things, as far as wedding traditions are concerned. Also, I know that you are even more curious to learn how things occur in other countries. Who knows? Maybe you will get married in Greece, France or Germany. Thus, you would better be informed and do not …

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If you believed that you have many hardships and many boring traditions that you must respect on your wedding day, prepare to learn some things about some of the most peculiar wedding traditions, throughout the world. However, the following lines are also helpful for those belonging to the countries we are about to mention and …

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We know that men are tougher and they don’t take into consideration every wedding superstition that originates from ancient times. But, still we believe that since your bride cares about these things, you should at least be informed, in order to know what you should avoid doing on your wedding day, or on the contrary …

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Even if nowadays young couples want to skip as many wedding traditions as possible, simply because they want to reduce the stress and the fatigue at their wedding, there are still some wedding traditions which shouldn’t miss from any ceremony. The fact is that these rituals contribute at adding colour to your nuptials, this being …

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A wedding ceremony, before being discussed fully with all its traditions and all the things that need to be done, should be mentioned from the start and you have to be aware of these. For instance, there are multiple types of weddings and these depend on the different wedding traditions that a culture may have, …

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The garter has its origin far away in time exactly in the Paleolithic period. In some images one can observe dancers wearing garters. Some of the science people have established a tie between the bride’s garter and the goddesses that offered special powers….

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In the Christian Orthodox tradition as well as in the Catholic one the godfathers have a really important role in the wedding. Due to this matter it’s great to think well before choosing a pair of godfathers with which you have to spend Easter, Christmas and together with whom you have to think alike and …

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Here’s how we continue with presenting you some ideas concerning the manner in which you have to behave at the wedding, not you as a guest, but you as the bride or the groom. These details are really important and you have to take them into account because you definitely have to end up with …

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