Wedding Superstitions
Feb17

Wedding Superstitions

Wedding Superstitions Like many important life occasions the wedding day is steeped in superstitions and old-wives tales. We are rational human beings and therefore do not hold with superstition and old-wives tales…..except that when we spill salt we still throw some over out left shoulder, avoid walking under ladders and take a sharp right or left turn when a black cat walks across out path…..but we don’t really BELIEVE...

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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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Sports Themed Weddings
Feb09

Sports Themed Weddings

Some otherwise perfectly sane people can be completely irrational when it comes to their favorite sports team. You can tell them by the way everything they own seems to be related to “their team”. Every gift he receives for every occasion is emblazoned with “THE” team logo. They aren’t about to abandon their fervor when it comes to planning their weddings. The fervent fan is common to all sports….baseball, football, basketball,...

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