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Everyone always spends so much time focusing on the actual wedding because it’s just such a huge event. There’s so much to think about, so much preparation that needs to happen, and it’s just one of the best times of your life. But when the whirlwind of the wedding is all over, what is there left to do? Well, there’s actually a few things, and some people often forget about. So we’ve got a few things that you might need to add to your list to make sure the aftermath of your wedding is done smoothly.
Article by Uma Campbell
We all know that there are a lot of etiquette rules when it comes to weddings. Many of these guidelines were established years and decades ago, but today many of us are facing some new challenges when it comes to planning and hosting our weddings in the age of social media. Suddenly, we are navigating new territory and problems that didn’t even exist 10 or 20 years ago.
So, what is a bride or groom to do?
Traditions are great but they get a bit boring sometimes. Weddings are one of those things where you feel obliged to do things a certain way because that’s how they’ve always been done, but if you stopped to think about it, you’d probably realised you're not bothered about half of that stuff. Having a traditional wedding isn’t that personal to you either. Most of the choices that you make are dictated by tradition rather than what you actually want to do. But a lot of those traditions are going out of the window and people are opting for something a bit different instead.
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Well, that's it, the hard part is done! The vows have been exchanged, and it's now time to enjoy yourself. But when it comes to that bit of time between the ceremony and the reception, there can be a bit of a lull. Once everybody has congratulated you, there can be a feeling of the guests just standing around waiting for the bar to open, or twiddling their thumbs. And while the bride and groom are out having photos done, this gives the guests the perfect opportunity to socialize. But what is the best way to keep your guests entertained between the ceremony and the wedding reception?
Pretty much every girl will have grown up wishing they could be a princess. Pretty much every woman will go through their years wishing they could have a princess styled wedding. The bigger the better with these, and you have to try and add a touch of glamour. But having a princess styled wedding doesn’t necessarily mean the flashy things or the crazy location, it’s about whether you yourself feel like a princess. To do this, you need to make sure you’re always looking out for number one when planning a wedding. Make sure everything is to your liking, but also try to follow some of the tips below to make sure you truly do feel like a princess.
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Newly engaged? Set on buying a new home and moving in before the wedding? Then prepare yourselves for a likely hyper-stressful engagement period that will delight you with visions for the future, at best, yet have you question your sanity, at worst.
But first, congratulations on being members of that tiny minority of couples who can afford to buy a home, move in and organize a big party within a few brief months of each momentous event. While some people will call you rash and crazy, others will understand that you two are madly in love and simply want the perfect start to your new lives as a wedded couple.
Weddings can be tough. In all of the planning process, you’d be forgiven for questions whether the process you’re embarking on is a romantic event or a military operation. For this reason, it’s important to know how to stress-bust from day one, because you can be sure that the responsibilities and ‘what-ifs’ will pile up the closer you get to the big date.
For this reason, our easy wedding stress-busting guide will give you all you need to approach the big day with comfort and stability. If you have trouble, you will be so laid back knowing that you’ve already pre-planned the solution that you’ll have trouble getting worked up over it at all. This is maybe not the total truth, but it’s certainly something to aim at, leaving you more time enraptured with the eyes of the one you hold most dear.
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