Monthly Archives: November 2012

Major Mishaps to Avoid That Could Ruin Your Wedding Day

Any bride dreaming of her special day wants her wedding to go off without a hitch, pun intended. But on the other side of the coin, most brides have heard horror stories from friends and family about a number of … Continue reading

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How to Plan the Perfect Post-Wedding Brunch

Once you’ve said “I do,” the celebration isn’t over yet. Even though you may be ready to pack your bags and head off for your honeymoon, many brides and grooms choose to plan one final event to bring friends and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Perfect Wedding Cake for Your Special Day: Wedding Cake Categories

Let’s get down to the basics, shall we? Although you may have spent hours poring over pictures of delicious, decadent wedding cakes in wedding magazines, it’s now finally time to make a decision. To choose the perfect cake to commemorate … Continue reading

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What Is the Etiquette for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner?

Although all of your attention may be focused on planning your wedding day, there are a number of other details to consider, like the planning of the rehearsal dinner the night before. There are several etiquette rules that dictate rehearsal … Continue reading

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3 Ideas to Cut Costs in Your Wedding Budget

Engaged couples, watch out. Weddings are more expensive than ever before. In fact, USA Today estimates that the average couple will spend $26,989 on their wedding, a number that has dropped slightly from $28,082 in 2008, before the recession hit. … Continue reading

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3 Ways That You Can Volunteer at Your Child’s School

Making time to volunteer at your child’s school is one rewarding way to spend more time with your little guy or gal while supporting their education. In truth, most school administrators are more than happy to allow parents to volunteer … Continue reading

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New Trends in Bachelorette Parties: Think Outside the Box

Today, many bachelorettes are veering from traditional bachelorette parties that involve wild nights of drinking and hitting the bars with a group of girlfriends. Instead, bachelorette parties have taken on a new form with alternative activities that better suit brides-to-be … Continue reading

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Parents Can Spend More Time with Kids by Volunteering at School

Whether your child attends elementary school or a local daycare, most organizations are desperately in need of parent volunteers to improve their quality of care and interaction. Even better, when a parent becomes closely involved in a child’s academic development, … Continue reading

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5 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Your Child’s School

The same old, same old school fundraiser can be boring at best. On top of that, both parents and kids may be tired of an overdone fundraiser concept that hardly works to scrape together enough cash to fund school programs. … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Enjoy Your Family This Christmas

Although many blended families associate the holidays with a time of chaos, it’s possible to enjoy the season with your nearest and dearest when you prepare to navigate stressful situations in advance. 1.    Manage Expectations Instead of expecting perfection this … Continue reading

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