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Traditionally, the bride's father's is first to make a speech followed by the groom's father, the groom and lastly, the best man speech. It is also common for the best man or grromsmen to read messages or telegrams. Invited guests may also make a speech. Also see: Guidelines - Father - Groom - Bride - Best man - Quotes & Jokes
If you haven’t already chosen the footwear that you’ll be walking down the aisle in, there are a few things you’ll need to think about wedding shoes.
Some Wedding Do’s and Don’ts for the GROOM on the big day!
Although your Wedding Day is one of the most important and memorable days of your lives, remember that it’s all about the bride! It is her day! So do everything you can to make her day extra special, romantic and unforgettable! Make sure you tell her how beautiful she looks and how gorgeous her dress is!
Hiring a Limousine for Weddings
Tips on booking a limousine for your wedding day.
Choosing A Diamond Engagement Ring
Yes, the diamond… or as the ladies refer to it, the ‘rock’, the ‘sparkle’, the ‘precious’, the ‘frosting’, the ‘princess’ or the ‘bling’! Let’s look at defining what are commonly referred to as the Four C’s in choosing a diamond.
Colour Contact Lenses for your Wedding
Day Changing or enhancing your eye colour on your wedding day. Have you ever consider changing your eye colour or just giving your existing eye colour some highlights with coloured contac lenses? Even if you don't need to wear contact lenses for eye correction, you can get plano contact lenses (plano do not provide any vision correction) which are also known as cosmetic contact lenses and don't require a prescription.
Karma Currency Foundation
A gift regitry service for brides and grooms to donate to charities
Valentines Day on a leap year
According to tradition, women are allowed to propose marriage during a leap year – the most popular day for this being of course, Valentines Day!
Wedding Proposals: Popping the Question
There are so many ways you can propose to the love of your life, all can be equally romantic. What would take your partner’s breath away?
Stretch Hummer Limousines
The H2 Hummer is the most popular choice for a stretch limousine. It is larger than the H3 Hummer and the 6 Litre V8 engine makes it ideal as a stretch limousine.
Inviting Children to a Wedding
Are you having children at your wedding? If so, what are you doing to make sure they don’t upstage your day? Many brides agonize over the question of whether to invite children to their wedding. Regardless of whether you want to invite your younger guests or feel obligated to do so, it is important to remember that even the most cheerful and well behaved child can become bored and disruptive - with three young children I speak from experience!
Wedding Cakes - Q&A
Your wedding cake questions answered by a professional wedding cake decorator.
How to Say 'I Do'
The writing is on the wall. Traditional weddings are on the
way out, and civil ceremonies are in. But while many people
know what they don't want - no church, no priest - most are
left wondering what they can do instead.
Steps To Planning A Successful Future
Being successful in like is difficult
unless you ensure you have a balanced life. To obtain the
optimal benefits you must be passionate about your life plan
and believe 100% in what you are doing. It is important to
have an end goal firmly in your mind, a plan in place to reach
the goal and steps in place to follow, which will lead to
your goal. It is also imperative to maintain your physical
health in the best shape possible. If you do not believe in
what you are doing, then stop now. Find something that you
really want to be involved in and something that offers positive
tips for you-nique wedding invitations
Not sure where to start? Well, this
is the place for great tips on getting exactly what you want
for a price that suits! Invitations are the first tempting
peek your guests have of the theme of your wedding and should
express your personality … After all , it is your big
Lecture - How To Host A Murder
An opportunity to meet the man who conducts Host a Murder
to Host a Murder - Hens Night for Hearing Impaired Girls
On Sat Jan 29th 2005, history was made at the Lighthouse Restaurant
Parramatta. A group of hearing impaired girls played Host
a murder to celebrate a hen’s night.
GIRLS’ NIGHT TO REMEMBER – 20th ANNIVERSARY OF
HOST A MURDER
Everybody loves a mystery. And what girl wouldn’t love
to dress up, be ‘somebody else’ and play detective?
But how many of us actually get the chance? Well, Jennifer
Garner, eat your heart out because this year is the 20th anniversary
of the hugely successful board game How to Host a Murder and
it’s being played at Girls’ Nights Out all over
Valentine's Day is a time to send flowers
and gifts to your loved ones but beware! Some of these beautiful
messengers may transmit wrong messages.
It’s great fun getting the girls
together for a bridal shower. One table groans under the weight
of immaculately wrapped gifts, and another struggles to contain
the lovingly prepared delicious treats. Guests from both the
bride’s and groom’s families mingle (hopefully)
and get to know one another.
Everyone is an individual, and
every couple has individual needs. The type of wedding or
commitment ceremony you choose to have will be a reflection
of your beliefs and values as a couple.
or Themed | Commitment
Chocolate Revolution Is Upon Us!
First it was wine, then coffee... and now the next big thing
for the Australian palate is a more sophisticated approach
Wells - Ideas to help word your invitations
Asking for money is not a “new” idea
by any means, and recent bridal surveys and forums show that 60%
of couples are now doing so. The secret of course,
is to find a tasteful way of “asking” which pleases most
and will compliment the elegant surroundings you both have worked
hard to create at your reception.
Stage Craft and Ceremonies
A creative celebrant exhibits
a high level of stagecraft that is achieved through planning and practice.
Make sure that every person in the wedding party knows his part. Support
and encourage them until they are confident.
- Getting the timing right
Traditionally we have found that most
couples don’t realise how far in advance they need to
start organising their wedding invitations. Many couples think
about their designs but often don’t choose an invitation
company and design early enough.
Co-Ordinator for your Wedding… Why Not?
In everyday life you wouldn't think
of not consulting experts when dealing with accounts, repairs,
buying a house, legal matters. So why not ask for help when
planning the most important day of your life?
to Plan The Perfect Wedding? Learn the Six Ps
Is your head spinning? If you're planning
a wedding, it probably is. Many brides find themselves overwhelmed
by all the details, especially in the early stages of preparation.
That's why I've compiled the Six Ps of Wedding Planning -
these tips will help you deal with the details and reduce
your pre-wedding stress.
Wine - Wine
Gifts Made Easy
Thinking of wedding registry ideas are not always easy for couples who already have almost everything they need for their home. The last thing many couples need is another toaster or teapot!
Choosing the Right Live Entertainment
Selecting the right entertainment for your wedding day need not be a big drama. Here are some key questions you may be asking yourself and corresponding tips to help you select the best live entertainment band for your wedding reception.
7 Tips - Live Music, Entertainment & DJ's
A lot of times people can complain about the entertainer whether it be a band or DJ...when not all the time it is their fault but more so situations that can be avoided. So here are a few tips that may eliminate problems.
Things You Should Know Before Selecting A Disc Jockey For Your Wedding
There are many avenues that you can take in your search for that perfect DJ. The Yellow Pages lists many disc jockeys, friends, relatives or function venues may recommend someone that they have seen or used previously. They will all promise that they will do a fantastic job for you – and some will do just that. It is important to know however, that there are many different types of disc jockeys.
Legal Requirements for Marriage in Australia
This section provides information about legal requirements for Australians and international vistors getting married in Australia.
All In the Mind
David J Holmsen, author of the Complete Wedding Handbook