I don't want to miss a thing

As we wrote last week, Brides Magazine published interesting poll results of favorite wedding first dance songs by generation. A couple of these first dance songs crossed over two generations. One of them was “I don’t want to miss a thing,” which made the top three for both Millennials and Generation X. The song has…

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traditional receiving line

It takes about a half hour to move one-hundred of your wedding guests through a traditional receiving line. That’s assuming your line includes the couple and their parents only. Add in the rest of your wedding party and it’ll take forever! Receiving lines matter.  It’s your opportunity to greet your guests and thank them for…

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outdoor wedding

Who doesn’t love an outdoor wedding? There was the one that took place overlooking the Tennessee River at Lake Guntersville State Park. The look of the wedding was magical. The view is stunningly beautiful!  Its one of my most favorite venues to entertain at and I perform many events there! And then there was the…

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great wedding photographs

Every woman wants great wedding photographs. So what is it exactly that makes wedding photographs great? Let’s face it, it begins with you. If you think that you look great in your photos, chances are you’re going to love your wedding photographs all the more. This doesn’t discount the ability of your wedding photographer, because…

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customized first dance song

You know the old saying: you can’t fit a square peg into a round hole. The problem presents itself all the time when it comes to wedding music. Sometimes couples hire a band, and the band just can’t provide the customized first dance song they so desperately want. But DJ Brian Anderson can. “Just the…

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wedding jokes

The wedding toast is an art form. Most best men at weddings aren’t experienced at the art form, which is why we blog on the subject so often. Wedding jokes make a nice ice breaker if you are ever assigned the honor of raising a glass in a wedding toast. The best jokes are clean-cut.…

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stupid wedding planning mistakes

True story: A guy was getting married out of state. His fiancé told him he had one responsibility: to get the marriage license. Get ready for stupid wedding planning mistakes #1. 1. Not knowing marriage license requirements This guy knew that the state in which he was getting married had a 5 day waiting period…

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wedding gown budget

Get ready for 100 years of wedding fashions in one-hundred and eighty seconds! This video is really fun for future brides shopping for a wedding gown. As you watch, be aware that it’s easy for your wedding gown budget to get out of control: Here’s the deal when it comes to selecting your wedding gown: …

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wedding trivia

Weddings are fascinating. Traditions and spending habits vary by culture, geography, and religion. We had tremendous feedback when we published a previous blog on wedding trivia, so we’re going to mine the rich trove of wedding trivia with even more wedding trivia for recently engaged couples. Answers appear at the bottom of this blogpost: How…

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celebrity wedding crasher

Will it never end! The celebrity wedding crasher epidemic has reached a fevered pitch. Former presidents, country singers, actors, and comedians continue to barge into the wedding celebrations of unsuspecting couples. Will you be next? Tim McGraw seems like a nice, sensible country western singer. And yet watch how he sneaks onto the stage at…

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