Category Archives: Wedding Fiction or Non Fiction

Selecting the Wedding Party – What should you consider?

Selecting the wedding party is a fun, but often difficult, decision to make. You may have trouble narrowing down your family and friends to the group you want by your side at the altar, or you may struggle to decide … Continue reading

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Wedding Fiction | Non-Fiction – Guest Gifts

The wedding tradition of guest favors dates to an ancient Greek legend representing the almond tree signifying impetuous youth and undying love. Each favor includes five sugar coated almonds as symbols of health, wealth, fertility, happiness and long-life. Many also … Continue reading

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Wedding Fiction or Non Fiction? | Wedding Cake

A Slice of History The tradition of saving the top of the wedding cake dates to the late 19th Century. History states, the new bride and groom would soon be planning a christening after the wedding and the saved cake … Continue reading

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Wedding Fiction or Non Fiction? | Engagement

Be My Bride Studies show that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to get engaged, on average 10% of marriage proposals happen on this day recognizing love and affection. One of the most common ways to propose … Continue reading

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Wedding Fiction or Non Fiction? | The White Wedding Dress

The White Wedding Dress In the 1900′s blue was the common color of bridal gowns, as it was the symbol of purity. In 1840, Queen Victoria married Prince Albert and wore white; the symbol of wealth. The news traveled fast … Continue reading

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Wedding Fact or Fiction? | The Wedding Veil

Unveiling History Ancient Romans believed evil spirits are attracted to the bride, so they covered her face with a veil to conceal her features and protect her. In the Medieval Times the veil was a symbol of purity, chastity and … Continue reading

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Wedding Fact or Fiction? | Honeymoon

Legend has it the word “honeymoon” comes from the original wedding tradition of capture and hide. The first weddings occurred when a groom would capture his bride and hide. The couple would stay hidden for one moon phase and drink … Continue reading

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Wedding Fact or Fiction? | The Garter

The bride’s garter dates back to the ancient custom of having witnesses at the marriage bed to confirm that the couple consummated the marriage. The witnesses would bring it forth as a sign that the consummation was complete. As legend … Continue reading

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Wedding Fact or Fiction? – Bridal Bouquet

The bridal bouquet dates back to ancient times when, rather than flowers, women carried aromatic bunches of garlic, herbs and spices with strong smells thought to have mystical powers that would ward off evil spirits. Stories of the past indicate … Continue reading

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Wedding Fact or Fiction? – Sword

Legend has it that the bride stands to the left of the groom so that his sword arm is free. In case he has to fight off any other men who want to take his future wife, he will be … Continue reading

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