Wedding Music Planning on a Budget
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Wedding Music Planning on a Budget

With the uncertainty of the global economy, a lot of engaged couples have had to scale back on their plans for a big wedding. Measures to cut down on costs are popular, some of which include opting for a smaller wedding with a shorter guest list, using mom’s wedding gown, using online resources to send out invites, scrimping on favors, and using recorded music instead of hiring a live wedding band.

An Incredible Wedding Ring Rescue
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An Incredible Wedding Ring Rescue

A man from New Zealand dropped his wedding ring in the bay. Rather than just getting a new wedding band, Aleik Taumoepeau kept diving in the vicinity of the dropped ring and 16 months later the Kiwi found it.

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10 Reasons To Flirt With A Married Man

Before you get your moral molars all empacted and whatnot, we'll make vividly clear that this list by no means endorses having an affair and ruining a perfectly good marriage (or an imperfect one, for that matter). Hear us out. Whether single or taken, flirting is fun.

Top 10 Excuses For Not Wearing A Wedding Ring
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Top 10 Excuses For Not Wearing A Wedding Ring

Some people don't like jewelry and some prefer cucumbers pickled. There are a number of reasons not to wear a wedding band and most of them are a specious. Regardless of how you feel about symbolism, sometimes it's a good idea to just suck it up and sport your wedding ring. But there are a few valid (and invalid) reasons to leave it at home or in your pocket.

A Vacation From My Wedding Ring
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A Vacation From My Wedding Ring

What's the significance of your wedding ring? And what does it mean if you take it off? One woman found that taking off her wedding band allowed her a freedom she didn't feel in her troubled marriage. "I'm back from a girlfriend getaway in paradise. Traveling with a best friend off the beaten path awakened joy in me and soothed my soul, but it also left me wondering: Why can't I capture that sense of fun and wonder in everyday life? Why do I feel so stuck here in Boston, yet I was free as a bird in Mexico? One idea: I took off my wedding ring while traveling. I think my naked ring finger gave rise to more open responses and deeper interactions than I would have otherwise experienced."

A Celebrity Engagement Bonanza
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A Celebrity Engagement Bonanza

Some are not taking this downfall of marriage business lying down. They may or may not want to get properly hitched and have regular family lives one of these days. Did Colin Ferrell recently take the plunge? Are Evangeline Lilly and Dominic Monaghan going to make honest castaways out of each other? And what does it mean for Kimora Lee and Djimon Hounsou to sort of be engaged?

The Lure of the Engagement Ring
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The Lure of the Engagement Ring

Diamonds are forever... Diamonds are a girl's best friends. But do you know the history of the ring? It's not just a sparkly bit of carbon and metal. It's history is global in scope and epic in origin and no owes no small part to clever, timely marketing by DeBeers. Before you take the plunge, you may want to know what that Tiffany's ring means and when and where this relatively new tradition started.