Backyard weddings can be popular options for summer weddings. They create personal and intimate weddings where guests can feel at home during the festivities. Follow these tips to plan the perfect backyard wedding.
Public speaking can scare people who don't do it regularly. It gets even more daunting when you're asked to do it on a day you know that someone you're close to -- along with all their well-dressed friends and family members -- will remember forever.
You don't have to go out to have a fun or romantic evening with your new spouse. Check out these stay-at-home ideas for your next date night. Tournament of games: Challenge your special someone to a night of friendly competition by playing classic board games, video games, card games or even ping-pong. Enjoy a fire: Have a romantic evening at home in front of the fire place - with maybe even some marshmallows to roast - with your date for a relaxing evening at home.
Here are 8 clever sayings you can put on a sign for the various events of your wedding day: For ceremony seating: 1. "Choose a seat, not a side. We're all family once the knot is tied!" 2. "Come as you are, stay as long as you can. We're all family here, so no seating plan!" For a beach wedding: 3. "Now that we shared some sandy kisses, celebrate with us as Mr. & Mrs." In front of table place cards:
On your special day, be sure you are prepared and have an emergency kit ready for you and your ladies. You can even go the extra step of having this kit available in the bathroom for all your lady guests. Here are things to include: Breath mints or mouth wash - so you feel fresh while you mingle. Fragrance - with your fresh breath, keep a fresh fragrance. Tweezers - for brows and for lashes that may clump with too much mascara.
Coupling finances. It's a catchphrase that's been described as perhaps the first "I do" for newlyweds, and it's especially relevant as we head into wedding season. Because as much as you may think no two people have ever been more in love than you are - hey, look at the size of that engagement ring! - the truth is that it could be less than smooth sailing ahead if you're not on the same page when it comes to financial matters.
Your first dance as a married couple is a memorable moment you won't want to forget. Make the moment even more romantic with one of these classic hits that create the perfect mood. 1. "At Last" by Etta James 2. "Can't Help Falling In Love" by Elvis Presley 3. "In My Life" by The Beatles 4. "Let's Stay Together" by Al Green 5. "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole 6. "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King 7. "Just The Way You Are" by Billy Joel
After you've picked out your dress and veil, the next most important element could be the bridal bouquet. Use these tips to help select the perfect bouquet for your big day. Budget: Before you start picking out flowers, make sure you know up front how much you are willing to spend on the bouquet. This will help direct the size and types of flowers used in it.
When your big day arrives you might overlook a few details. Plan in advance to make sure you remember these easy-to-forget tasks. -- Don't forget to eat! Make sure you schedule in time to eat while getting ready. -- Bring tissues or a handkerchief. -- Pack hairspray, extra makeup, hair pins and other items you might need for touch-ups throughout the day. -- Create tip envelopes for your vendors, and arrange to have someone pass them out before the end of the night.