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4 Wedding Registry Alternatives

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Do It Yourself, Newlywed Tips, Wedding Planning | 0 comments

4 Wedding Registry Alternatives

Setting up a wedding registry is a fairly universal aspect of wedding planning. Wedding registries can be set up in almost any store for any number of items. Usually wedding registries allow couples to get whatever it is they need for their future home and life together. Traditional Wedding Registries The couples’ perspectives of setting up a registry usually range between two opinions: “Yay! Other people can pay for the boring stuff and we can get exactly what we want!” and “I wish we could just ask for cash!” Most wedding guests react one of two ways to a...

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How to: Stress-free holiday!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in General, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

How to: Stress-free holiday!

It’s supposed to be the best time of the year… but sometimes it ends up being the most stressful! Consider these 5 tips for making your holidays less stressful.   Separate needs from wants. Do you need to bake pies for all 10 houses in your neighborhood by Christmas Eve?  Be able to tell the difference between what you’d like to do and what you have to do. The holiday should be just that — a holiday! Make your own traditions. While it was fun to act out The Nativity every year with a full set and costumes (and even a live orchestra — where did...

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12 Clever Couple Costumes for Halloween 2016

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Do It Yourself, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

12 Clever Couple Costumes for Halloween 2016

Every year when Halloween rolls around we all face the classic dilemma: what should I be for Halloween? Add in a boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife/significant other and the stakes are even higher– do we wear a “couple’s costume” or do our own thing? If you decide to go with the latter (it’s more fun that way, right?) you probably want costumes that are clever, unique, and EASY for you and your significant other this Halloween. Luckily, we have 12 costumes rounded up for you to feed your costume inspiration. These Instagrammers came up with their own clever...

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Consignment Wedding Dresses: Why and How to Sell

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Do It Yourself, General, Newlywed Tips, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Planning | 1 comment

Consignment Wedding Dresses: Why and How to Sell

It’s obvious that Heritage Garment Preservation supports sentimentality and encourages preserving your wedding gown. Your gown can be a treasured keepsake for years to come if it is preserved properly. But for those of you who see no point in holding on to your dress for 87 years, don’t just let the dress oxidize and wither away in the back of your closet! There’s one option that pays for another bride to have the dress of her dreams: consignment. Have you ever thought about consigning your wedding dress? We’ll tell you why you should sell a consignment wedding dress and how to...

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Tips from the Brangelina Wedding: Bringing Your Family Together

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Famous Wedding Dresses, General, Newlywed Tips, Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Stories, Wedding Planning | 0 comments

Tips from the Brangelina Wedding: Bringing Your Family Together

Almost one year ago, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, commonly referred to in the tabloids as “Brangelina,” held a marriage ceremony in the South of France– planned by their six kids. Walking their mother down the aisle, gathering flowers from the garden, writing their parents’ wedding vows, and even baking a cake were just a few of the responsibilities the children took on to bring the family together and make the Pitt-Jolie wedding day special. A Unique Twist on a Designer Gown: Angelina Jolie’s Wedding Dress The most unique and gossip-worthy aspect of the...

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Five Ways to Balance Time With Other Couples (Including Ones You Don’t Love)

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Newlywed Tips, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Five Ways to Balance Time With Other Couples (Including Ones You Don’t Love)

Maintaining Friendships With Other Couples One of the most interesting phenomenons occurs soon after you are married. As you and your spouse continue to want to spend time together (hopefully not a phenomenon), you notice yourselves having opinions of other couples and soon find that you must strategically plan how to spend time with them. After all, there are much higher odds that at least one member of the two couples doesn’t particularly like another person than all four equally enjoying each others’ company. It is also just as likely that just because one spouse doesn’t...

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Favorite Love Story Movies

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in General, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

Favorite Love Story Movies

The winner is The Notebook !  We have been polling our audience since May of this year as to what their favorite Love Story Movie is and the results are in with The Notebook winning 27% of the vote.  Others thought that Love Actually and Pride and Prejudice were the best romantic movies. The other love story movies listed below are listed in order of their popularity. This collection could be called Best Love Story Movies and is a great list for your weekend movie picks. Enjoy! Love Story Movie Favorites The Notebook Love Actually Pride and Prejudice Beauty and the beast Dirty...

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10 Tips to a Successful Marriage

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in General, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

10 Tips to a Successful Marriage

Everyone knows couples who seem to have a very successful marriage, and we all know others who really struggle with their marriage. So what’s the difference?  Why do some marriages end in divorce court while others go on to celebrate a golden anniversary after 50 years? Finding Advice on Marriage A Huffington Post article titled Marriage Secrets Of Highly Successful Couples By Victor M. Parachin for YourTango.com gives great advice on marriage.  Mr Parachin says that the secrets to a successful marriage are that  “Highly successful couples … know that...

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How to Save Money

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in General, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

How to Save Money

I just stumbled onto a great blog post about how to save money.   The title says it all: Finance Tips from a Shopaholic: 10 Steps to Save $ on a Recent Grad’s Budget It was Written by a recent college graduate who suddenly discovered that she had no concept of what money really was.  She did not know how to save money, only spend it.  During her college years she spent money whenever she thought she “needed” something.  Only to discover later that most of what she “needed” was now out of style. We’ve all been there.  Whether...

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What is Your Favorite Romantic Movie?

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in General, Newlywed Tips | 0 comments

What is Your Favorite Romantic Movie?

I love to watch a good romantic movie.  They are often called chick flicks, but I don’t know why since my husband usually enjoys a beautiful love story as well. But perhaps we girls like them even more… Great Favorite Romantic Movie Lists There are no shortage of  favorite romance movie lists.   There are quite a few sites with a list of best romance movies, here are a few… 50 Latest Romantic Movies of the past decade (2001-2010) AMC – 50 Most Romantic Movies of All Times (On this one you can vote up or down for your favorite) 25 Best Romantic Movies (with Romantic...

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