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Q: What are the pros and cons to have a wedding ceremony outside of a church/parish? Thanks, Maria Answer from Jeff Haden of Blackbird Images Dear Maria, Since you’re asking the question, it’s obvious you’re open to having a non-church wedding. So I’ll skip the religious or spiritual considerations – especially since those decisions are personal and you should always follow... (more)
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Dear Wedding Maven, My fiancé and I were planning to have a small, intimate destination wedding and then a reception with all our friends and family when we returned home. We made this very clear to everyone. My future mother in law unilaterally decided to double the size of our destination wedding by inviting their entire extended family (more than 20 people) over the phone. She then told... (more)
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1. Don’t hide it. The staff on your ship is likely to have a few treats they can slide your way. And everyone likes honeymooners. As long as you ask instead of demand, the crew will do whatever they can to help you out with a request. 2. Keep your card keys away from your cell phones. Most cruise lines use electronic key cards to get you in and out of your room, and they’ll probably... (more)
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A destination wedding is a unique adventure for all your guests involving travel, multiple events over two to four days, and a celebration designed to reflect the unique personalities, style, and taste of you and your groom. Growing numbers of couples are discovering the allure of destination weddings. Over the past five years wedding locations have grown more and more exotic, and today... (more)
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Your destination wedding might be in the southern reaches of Latin America, an exhilarating metropolitan setting like Paris, or as near as the backyard where you grew up. Finding an experienced destination photographer who suits your unique needs can be the key to capturing it all. Each couple chooses their destination for reasons that are special to them. A knowledgeable destination... (more)
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While the beauty and fun of a destination wedding is definitely worth it, it does require some careful planning. This timeline will help you make sure it’s all smooth sailing. (Or skiing, or bungee jumping…) One year out *Create your wedding binder. This is where you’ll keep fabric swatches, information about vendors, brilliant ideas, and anything else that’s useful so it’s... (more)
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As we’ve been thinking about wedding locations, we’ve started to look at Southern California pretty seriously. The climate almost guarantees you perfect weather for most of the year, and cities, mountains, forests, beaches, and the wine country are all within reach. Here’s a breakdown of some of the highlights. Laguna Beach If you’re looking for a classic California beach wedding,... (more)
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