Princess Di’s wedding

Princess Diana is back in the news, even though she died more than two decades ago. Netflix created a wildly popular series called “The Crown,” and Princess Di’s wedding to Prince Charles is one of the plot lines in the current season. Let’s face it, Princess Diana has hardly ever been out of the news…

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wedding entertainment budget

Budgeting is tricky. If you spend too much on one wedding service at the expense of another, your event will be out of balance. For example, if you provide a lavish meal, but no entertainment, everyone will be bored by the time they finish dessert. Your wedding entertainment budget needs careful consideration. Wedding celebrations should…

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long winded wedding toast

Have you ever attended a wedding where the toast went on and on and on? Most of us have. It is painful to watch. So how do you give a long-winded wedding toast? You don’t. They’re hard to pull off. Believe me, you never want to flub a toast, because as Paul Dickson said in…

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upbeat first dance songs

Spotify features an interesting list of upbeat first dance songs compiled by Bridal Musings. The list features some lively first dance songs we’ve blogged on in the past. But it also includes a rather odd choice, odd because of the subject matter of the lyrics. #1 on the list is Marvin Gaye’s timeless, “How Sweet…

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cheap wedding

Weddings are expensive because they matter. They are your opportunity to witness your lifelong commitment to the love of your life. It is your community’s opportunity to come together in support and celebration of this commitment. So is a cheap wedding ever a good idea? Yes, if you define cheap as affordable. You should always…

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