Archive for March, 2008

Wrting a Great Best Man Toast

Wrting a Great Best Man Toast

Although being chosen as a best man can feel like a privilege and honor, many guys tend to turn down the offer. This is because part of the wedding reception includes the best man having to get up in front of a large crowd and create a toast for the bride and groom. The pressure bears on him on doing it right and not mess up the couple’s big day.If you are tasked to become a best man, you need to prepare for your wedding toast and it’s not as hard as it looks. It only requires a little creativit…

Buying a Designer Luggage

Luggages are ultimate fashionable and functional organizational feature behind a successful business person and a hip traveler. This case doesn’t just transport and organize your belongings but also reflect your sense of style. Imagine yourself feeling secured that your personal possessions are protected in functional yet fashionable cases. What’s the perfect luggage for me? You question yourself as if you’re in the pit of indifference, having no idea where will your money go. Here’s a simple li…

Parent Thank You Gifts for the Wedding

Parent Thank You Gifts for the Wedding

After the wedding, the couple should show their appreciation to their parents by giving them a Thank You Gift. Although these gifts are non-essential, but they are certainly a nice gesture to give especially if both of your parents have helped you during the course of the wedding from the preparation to the reception, as well as providing you comfort and advice during the nervous times. If you are planning to give a Parent Thank You Gift, here are some nice suggestions.A weekend vacation – Show …

Choosing the Right Earrings

Choosing the Right Earrings

When wearing earrings to make a fashion statement, choose the right pair that would suit your height and size, shape of your face and hairstyle. You can try experimenting with different types of earrings and see which one works best for you. There are various styles, lengths and colors of earrings to choose from. Those classified as fine jewelry include earrings made of gold and silver with diamonds, gems and other precious stones. Costume jewelry is the most affordable with many trendy styles a…

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Ring

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Ring

Aside from the style and stones you need to include in your wedding ring (or even engagement ring), you need to make sure that the ring fits your finger perfectly. Here is what you should do in order to measure your ring size accurately.Make a paper ring – Wrap a strip of paper around your ring finger where the ring is supposed to lay. Make sure that it wraps around completely and mark where the ends meet. Then, create a paper ring using the marks. This, more or less, is how big your ring would …

Buying a Wedding Ring

Buying a Wedding Ring

A wedding ring can be one of the most enduring pieces of your life. It is not only an important element of becoming married, but also a symbol of a long-lasting love and commitment. That is why you need to choose the right wedding rings that are timeless and high-quality. Now is the time to get yourself educated and know what you are supposed to get.What style to wear? You need to follow your instinct with regards to the look and design of your ring. Ask yourself if you are comfortable about the…

Groom Shower Ideas

Groom Shower Ideas

What is the perfect way to celebrate the waning days of singlehood before plunging into the life of married bliss? Here are some ideas on what to do in a groom shower.First of all, a groom shower is more than just your typical stag party of having strippers cavorting in a room with your best male buddies as accomplices. It is more in the vein of a transition period from single blessedness to matrimonial commitment. You try to rekindle a happy memory or you attempt to accomplish something from yo…

Getting Married in Italy

Getting Married in Italy

Ciao! Here are some of the wedding traditions in Italy.In small villages in Italy, after the wedding celebration, the newly married couple walks through town greeting their friends, neighbors, and loved ones. The villagers then set up a sawhorse, a log, and a double handled ripsaw in the town plaza. The newlyweds then must saw the log into two.The crowds cheers them on until the couple achieves in cutting the log. This symbolizes that the man and woman must work together in their tasks as a fami…

Getting Married in England

Getting Married in England

Getting married in England? You do not need to get bloody furious and leap out of your jumpers. Not that it much any different anywhere else, but the British have their own wedding traditions.For good fortune, the bride carries a ribbon-bedecked horseshoe on her arm. There is also the saying “wear something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a lucky sixpence in your shoe”. Another superstition they follow is for the bride not to use her married name before the wedding or…

Inexpensive Wedding Locations

Inexpensive Wedding Locations

Whoever said that weddings, particularly wedding locations, should cost an arm, a leg, and a ring finger? If a church wedding sounds pricey, why not go the path less traveled, go for an alternative location, and make that day more special by celebrating it somewhere unique?As a rule of thumb, it would be less expensive if the ceremony and the reception are held in the same or in proximate places. As for the celebration of the sacrament of matrimony itself, nothing beats the practicality of a civ…