Pagan Weddings
Feb24

Pagan Weddings

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ‘pagan’ as: “a follower of a polytheistic religion (as in ancient Rome). Or as: one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and material goods: an irreligious or hedonistic person” It is thought by pagans that a ceremony performed by a pagan priest or priestess at the moment of a total eclipse of the sun is the best and most fortuitous time for a pagan wedding...

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Religious Wedding Traditions
Feb16

Religious Wedding Traditions

Some things never change and suggestions for changes are met with firm opposition by the powers-that-be. Religious wedding ceremonies and the traditions that surround them fall into the ‘some-things-never-change’ category. The main change that has taken place over the years is that the religious wedding ceremony is being performed in places other than the churches, synagogues, and temples for which they were planned but, although the...

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Wedding Receptions with a Twist
Feb15

Wedding Receptions with a Twist

When we envision a ‘wedding reception’ what comes to mind are men in suits or tuxedos and women dressed to the nines standing about talking in subdued tones and holding little punch cups or wine glasses. What we picture is a very staid affair and it is an accurate picture (maybe memory) of what the usual wedding reception looked like in years gone by. A few such affairs still exist today but they are quickly becoming extinct. The old...

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Weddings in Strange Places
Feb13

Weddings in Strange Places

Modern day couples are opting for their weddings to be held in places other than the traditional church, synagogue or even city hall more and more frequently. These couples want the place that their wedding ceremony is performed, whether it is a very traditional ceremony or not, to be a place that is meaningful to them as a couple in some way. Brides-to-be (and grooms as well) sometimes deliver a real shock to their family and friends...

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Children and Weddings
Feb05

Children and Weddings

Most of the romantic and ideal wedding scenes we have seen in movies involve cute and huggable children. However, being the jolly, innocent and fun creatures that they are, most often, weddings, at least in the movies, involving children turn out to be hilarious and disastrously funny. We know that children are always seeking fun and will not stop to entertain themselves during boring hours. Children can not easily cope up and...

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