Wedding Traditions Revealed: Groom Carrying Bride Over The Threshold

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Recently I watched a movie where the groom went out of his way to carry his bride over the threshold which made me start thinking - is this still a common practice, or is it an old tradition? Through my research I have found the origin of this tradition and want to reach out to all of my readers to see if they believe the tradition has continued to change into a more positive tradition or if they even take part in carrying their bride into their new home...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Contemporary Yet Timeless In Saint Louis, MO

by Azure

Featured Wedding by D Coleman Photography Angela and Chris took a very refreshing, relaxed approach to their wedding day, and just let it flow... and it showed in their rad wedding photos! Their wedding party inlcuded some of our favorite past clients, Chase and Megan. Most wedding photographers, including myself, would have tried to plan photos downtown and by the famous Arch, but this wedding didn't need any of that. The Hilton wedding venue gave us all of the unique backgrounds we...

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Question of the Week: What Regional Wedding Traditions Will You Have?

by Azure

I recently learned about an interesting wedding tradition. Apparently, in the South (especially Texas) if you have women that you want to involve in your wedding but can't have as bridesmaids they become your "House Party." These women can include the guest book attendant, junior bridesmaids, the ladies who pour the punch at the reception. Anyone that has a job, but isn't a bridesmaid. In some cases this is done because there's only one Maid of Honor, but in some cases it seems to be...

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Unusual Wedding Customs: Irish Traveler Weddings

by Azure

One of the most interesting things about writing about weddings is that you learn about so many different cultures. It can be so easy to dismiss other people's traditions and customs as tacky. But, if you try to view other weddings neutrally, not as what you would or wouldn't do, you can find beauty in almost any wedding. Irish Travelers are a unique, small ethnic group in Ireland. They're sort of like the Roma (gypsies) of Eastern Europe. They're generally poor and they move around a...

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Bubbly Bride: Unique Traditions, And One Dream Wedding Dress!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Recently I had the opportunity to experience a true act of kindness, and what I think would make a sweet tradition if chosen to participate in. Wedding budgets and costs are one of the most stressful parts of any wedding. No budget or planning can prepare you for the wedding war on your wallet. The dollar amounts will keep adding up and any savings you can find will be a huge relief to your stress level. While shopping with a bride-to-be recently, I was lucky...

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Irish Wedding Customs

by Azure

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We’re all a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day so consider some of these great Irish traditions for your wedding: • One Irish tradition calls for the wedding couple to walk to the church together before exchanging their wedding vows. • Traditionally, Irish brides wear blue wedding dresses, rather than white dresses. In ancient times, blue symbolized purity. • Irish brides often mix lavender (a symbol of love and loyalty) in to their...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Deciding Which Wedding Traditions to Follow

by Azure

In this week's column the Wedding Maven answers a question about wedding traditions, and how to decide which ones are important. If you need wedding advice we have two ways for you to get your questions answered. Our Ask the Experts panel answers all your questions about wedding logistics and decisions at asktheexperts@onewed.com The Wedding Maven answers your questions about wedding etiquette, traditions, and relationships at weddingmaven@onewed.com

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Bubbly Bride: Splitting up for the Holidays

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride As you and your fiancé begin to plan for the next few months of holidays, delicious food and possibly travel, the big question always arises: With which family are you going to spend your time? If you are one of the few that don't have to answer this question, consider it a blessing because I have found separating the holidays causes much stress for a lot of couples. Everyone comes to their relationship with past traditions from their own families, and together...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: ...What If You Mixed It Up For Your Wedding?

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing Some of us know right off the bat what style wedding we want. What happens when you just can't decide, when you don't know what style you are, let alone even want? Why do you have to limit yourself to one, can't you just toy around with them or have them all? YES! Yes. Absolutely. So stop stressing and start having fun already! Whether you're a traditional bride or a vintage bride, keep in mind that today, the modern bride does whatever she wants. ...

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Newfound Respect For The Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Game!

by Azure

I've always said that when I become engaged, I'll be putting the kibosh on all of the age-old bridal shower and bachelorette party traditions- think "Bride-to-Be" sash, the plastic, princess-esque tiara, and most of all, the infamous toilet paper wedding dress< /a> game. When I stumbled upon this post in New York Magazine's Fashion section, though, my mind was forever changed... I knew I had to stop sipping on the toilet paper wedding dress haterade! CheapChicWeddings.com hosted a...

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