Being in a bridal party seems to be the ultimate test for friendship according to a recent survey conducted in the UK. Planning a wedding can be not only fun and exciting, but stressful as well.
New studies reveal that as many as one third of all brides lose touch with their bridesmaids following the wedding day. Many of these are over resentment of some kind that were directly related to the big day.
With spring officially here the wedding websites are alive with brides and grooms searching for information to make their 2014 wedding day spectacular. There are also new brides searching the web for the best dates to get married in 2015. Each year the race begins to book that best day for your ceremony and begin the planning the perfect wedding day.
With all of that there are dates to avoid in 2015 for a wedding day celebration. Each year holds a few days brides should avoid whether it be Super Bowl Sunday or a holiday. Certain times throughout the year it can become quite difficult to get all of your guests to arrive at the grand party.
Wedding guest complaints can range from it being a bad date for them to having to drive too far away from their home, especially if it's located in another town. Courtesy of the Bridal Guide we bring you the top 10 wedding guest complaints so you may consider them before picking your date.
1. Inconvenient Wedding Date
Whether it's Christmas, the Super Bowl or some other event you do need to do your diligence to avoid these conflicting dates. Aside from the obvious holidays check with your close relatives and see if there is anything that they are planning around your potential wedding date.
The 2014 Pittsburgh Bride Shows have been announced giving brides, grooms, parents and the bridal party the opportunity to shop for anything and everything for their wedding. Sponsored by a few different companies and spaced out throughout the year allowing brides the opportunity to visit one or more at their convenience.
There are too many to list here but we will post links to the appropriate websites for you to get all of the information you need to accommodate your busy planning schedule.
Here are 5 very important tips for keeping your wedding bouquet in tip top shape.
Normally a bridal bouquet is kept in a refrigerator or cooler until just before it is going to be used. There are two common means that bouquets are transported. Either in water or most often in boxes with damp newspaper or a moisture holding medium.
Your florist should secure the flowers with a stem wrap before it is sent off to you. You are not going to want a messy wrap that has been resting in water so here are 5 things you my ask your florist to do before delivering them to you.
According to the Associated Press organizers behind the Des Moine's annual bacon festival have booked their first reservation for a bacon-themed wedding.
The official "Iowa Bacon Board" organizers' have received their first request to marry at the 7th annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival being held next February. "Viva Las Bacon" weddings as they are calling it will take place hourly in the Chapel OHHHH Bacon located in the Jacobson Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds.
4 Pittsburgh couples competed in TLC's Four Weddings this past summer which aired November 29th. Each bride rates the other weddings based upon overall experience in a scale from 1 being the lowest score to 10 the highest. To avoid one from under-rating another's wedding to boost their final score they rank the venue, dress and food 1st, 2nd or 3rd. The couple with the highest score wins a dream honeymoon.
Obviously if there is a divorce involved then when is it appropriate etiquette to remove your wedding ring is without question. I'm referring to a married couple in day to day business and chores then is there a time deemed okay to remove your wedding ring.
Brides and bridesmaids, the Pantone fashion color report is out and has announced the hot wedding colors for 2014 spring weddings. Pantone 2014 colors are vibrant, exciting and will make for gorgeous gowns and bridal accessories. You can expect to see matching up the soft pastels with vibrant brights for a perfectly balanced look.
These colors were inspired by a mixture of blooming flowers and the desires of strong confident women seeking the use of fresh colors to revive and defy conventional wisdom. We are well into a new decade and with that brings a new generation of wedding wants and desires.
The Wedding forum & bride chat site Pittsburgh Bride Talk celebrates 2nd year anniversary. With hundreds of informative wedding help articles this bridal forum has drawn quite a large number of members and visitors over the past 2 years.
Currently over 45,000 guests per monthly visit the wedding website offering bridal help and advice for the bride and groom The number of brides seeking advice on wedding venues, flowers and arrangements, photographers and wedding DJ's is increasing approximately 15% every month.
Should you hire a DJ for your wedding reception or choose to provide your own sort of entertainment is a very important decision. Following the ceremony your guests will be looking forward to an enjoyable evening of wedding celebration. Choosing a professional disc jockey or pre-pick a variety of songs on an iPod has it's pros and cons.
Hiring A Professional DJ
There are numerous advantages to hiring a professional DJ vendor. One is that person has the experience of keeping the party going by knowing what music to play and specifically when it will have the greatest impact upon your guests. They have the ability to switch genres and or decades of music to satisfy all ages and likes of people in the room.
Brides win big this past Sunday at the Meadows Casino Wedding Clickers Bride Show. Those that attended the show found themselves amidst many professional wedding vendors including venues, jewelers, boutiques, formal wear, DJ's and videographers.
Everyone had the opportunity to speak one on one with true professionals in the wedding industry to help them plan their wedding day. Though many couples were planning a 2014 wedding numerous engaged couples were early planning their 2015 event.
The trash the dress trend began in Las Vegas just 10 years ago and has spread across the oceans to the rest of the world. Wreck your wedding gown after your wedding day symbolizing the devotion to your husband as the dress can never be worn again.
What every bride should know about Wedding weight loss. Whether you are about to walk down the aisle to be married, or are looking to cut a few pounds off your waist, personal trainer Doug Rice, from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, walks you down the grocery aisle for some diet and nutritional tips that are sure to keep you on track for your weight loss goals.
Boost Your Metabolism, Nutritional Tips
Doug suggests you eat every 3 to 3½ hours. The more often and regularly you eat nutritious, healthy foods that support your goals, the easier it will be to burn off that fat.
Wedding etiquette seems to always be a topic around mid wedding season so I thought I would post a few of the top do's and don't's for this seasons weddings. Different areas of the world will certainly have their own variations of these but the following good rules of thumb should pertain to at least here in the
New York City still holds the title of being first of the top 20 most expensive cities to wed in the United States. Couples will spend an average of $76,787 to get married in the big apple according to the knot and wedding channel. Girls keep in mind this figure does not include your honeymoon.
One third less expensive is Chicago at $49,810. This is still a lot of money all going into one grand days celebration. Couples are looking for ways to make their wedding day unique and some feel spending more money is a way of accomplishing that.