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Bouquet Toss Tradition Explained (And Its Origins)

Bouquet Toss Tradition Explained (And Its Origins)

If you aren’t yet sure you want to incorporate the custom into your wedding, you may wonder whether throwing the bouquet is necessary, how did the tradition originate, and who keeps the bouquet. The truth is, bouquet toss is one of the oldest wedding traditions. It has morphed over the centuries and acquired an entirely… […]

Garter Toss Tradition Explained (And Its Origins)

Garter Toss Tradition Explained (And Its Origins)

Regardless of your attitude towards the custom, the garter toss has withstood the test of time – its history counts centuries. Nowadays, the practice of getting under the bride’s wedding dress to take off the garter and toss it into the bachelors’ crowd is considered harmless fun. However, it used to carry deep symbolic significance… […]

What’s The Most Popular Month To Get Married? Why?

What’s The Most Popular Month To Get Married? Why?

Most couples in the U.S. get married in August, May, June, September, and October. However, the popularity of these months doesn’t mean that they’re perfect for your wedding. Of course, getting married in the peak wedding season has its benefits, but it also has drawbacks. Plus, the climate in northern and southern states differs drastically,… […]

How Long is a Catholic Wedding?

How Long is a Catholic Wedding?

Some Catholic wedding ceremony elements are optional; others are mandatory. The couple can save about half-hour by refraining from optional parts, but frankly, the time shouldn’t be the deciding factor here. A much better way to speed up the wedding ceremony to get to the reception on time is to ensure that everyone is organized… […]

Who Walks The Bride Down The Aisle? (Not Always Her Father)

Who Walks The Bride Down The Aisle? (Not Always Her Father)

Some people find the tradition of a man escorting the bride down the aisle overly patriarchal. Others don’t have a father or don’t want to leave out other significant people in their lives. Thankfully, wedding traditions aren’t stagnant. They change like everything in this world, and you have plenty of options when it comes to… […]

Good Bouquet Toss Alternatives Ideas

Good Bouquet Toss Alternatives Ideas

Others feel like the superstition behind this custom is odd and want to incorporate a more meaningful tradition in their wedding celebration. The single ladies involved in bouquet toss also aren’t always fond of the tradition – after all, it doesn’t really align with modern values of strong and independent women. Furthermore, the bouquet toss… […]

Top 9 Wedding Superstitions (Explained)

Top 9 Wedding Superstitions (Explained)

The bride should be in white, wear a veil, something old, new, borrowed, and blue. These traditions are easy to follow and don’t seem to hurt anyone. But following them certainly isn’t a guarantee of a happy marriage, just like refraining from them won’t hurt your relationship. Superstitions apply to the gifts a couple receives,… […]