Ditch the diamonds and consider these fun wedding ring alternatives!
When you hear the words "wedding ring," what's the first image that pops into your mind? If it's a diamond, you're not alone. Diamonds and wedding rings come together so often that they're almost synonymous. But it wasn't always this way, and it doesn't have to stay this way, either. Whether you're concerned about blood diamonds, would rather save your money for other things, or are looking to add a little more personality to a ring you'll presumably be wearing for the rest of your life, there are number of ways you can get creative.
Creative ways you can save money and be a great guest!
By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GALTime
First there's the wedding showers, then the Thursday pre-party, Friday rehearsal dinner and the main event. If you're "in" the production, there's the cost of your bridesmaid dress, your hair and make up. Ca-ching! Add in: Hotels, food, travel expenses. We surveyed the wedding pros and came up with these tips on how to save when it's NOT your big day !
Reality demonstrates that the wedding is just the beginning and the purpose of relationship is...
So to bring you up to date, the widower George age 57, had proposed to the widow, Rose age 56 in a very romantic setting under the Eiffel Tower at midnight of the millennium 2000. You would think that a couple who had both been married prior and were seniors would have a small civil ceremony to seal their deal. Wrong!
Rose and George planned a formal church wedding with her wearing white, several bridesmaids, George’s brother as the best man and a film crew to document the entire event. The wedding was lovely and I was an honored guest.
The Salem News is reporting on a recent wedding reception on Boston's North Shore at the Danversport Yacht Club where things grew so out of hand that police were called, two guests were arrested — including the mother of the groom — and the groom himself may be looking at assault charges.
Make sure you look your best on your wedding day! Find the dress that best suits you.
By Josie Daga, Founder, PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com for GALTime
Yay! He proposed! Now you’re on to the fun task of planning the day you’ve been dreaming about for a long time and the one you’ll remember forever. One of the most exciting parts of planning a wedding is finding your perfect dress. The dress that is just so totally “you” and one that makes you look – and feel – utterly beautiful.
These new personal shopping parties (with swimsuit fittings!) are perfect for bridal parties.
We all know the traditional events that are planned for a bride-to-be before she gets married: the engagement party, bridal shower and bachelorette party. But, starting this May, there's a new party to add to the list, and it has the potential to become the most fun pre-wedding celebration: the honeymoon party!
Ways to get over the challenges and work through the details!
By Holly Lefevre, Author of The Everything Vegan Wedding Book for GALTime
Living a vegan lifestyle affects and influences your life on every level. And, now you are planning a wedding! That is a challenge all in itself but when you are planning a vegan wedding, there is a whole new set of decisions and considerations added to the mix.
Say 'thank you' to your loved ones for sharing your special day!
The wedding was wonderful, you're back from your honeymoon and you and your new hubby have unwrapped a mountain of wedding gifts. Now it's time to put pen to paper and express your thanks to your guests. You feel panic, stress, and the desire to procrastinate!