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Something Old, Something New…

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Wedding Advice

Bridal Brooch Bouquet

Every bride-to-be is familiar with the tradition of wearing something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue on her wedding day. It actually comes from an English poem, and can be found in an 1871 short story:

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Traditional (and Modern!) Anniversary Gifts

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | Marriage

Wedding Anniversary Gift

Buying an anniversary gift can be stressful. What will she like? What does he need? An anniversary gift says something about your relationship, even if you don’t mean it to. You don’t want to be sleeping on the couch on your anniversary after you surprise her with that new vacuum so she can “clean up more quickly.” And it might be embarrassing to spend $10 on a book for your husband, while he drops a grand on some new earrings. Luckily, every anniversary has its own traditional anniversary gift, and we’ve got the inside scoop on what to get for the first five years, from wedding ring insurance to washing machines.

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A Young Person’s Do’s and Don’ts Guide to Destination Weddings

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 | Wedding Advice

Destination Wedding on the Beach

Well, it’s official (sort of). Studies suggest that Millennials (born in the 80s and 90s) are more likely than their parents to go #YOLO on their wedding day and opt for a destination wedding. Locations like the Caribbean, Europe, or Hawaii are popular choices, but many couples keep it continental as well. Either way, what do all destination weddings have in common? Beautiful scenery and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

But there’s a catch. While travelling is great, it can also be expensive. And this can be a problem for your friends in their 20s or 30s. Many young professionals will find it difficult to fly across the globe at a moment’s notice. While there are plenty of lists out there for proper etiquette for destination weddings, let’s take a look at a few Dos and Don’ts tailored specifically to 20- and 30-somethings.

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