Wedding Etiquette

Asking for Money as a Gift

by Ourmarriage Consultant in Wedding Etiquette

Asking for Money as a Gift Money – to ask or not to ask, that is the question.  And the answer is definitely not to ask…but that doesn’t mean someone can’t get the word out for you. So…what’s the real story about money as a wedding gift?  The first part of the story is that it is never appropriate for the bride or groom to...

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Drink Serving Sizes and How Much to Buy

by Ourmarriage Consultant in Unique Wedding Punch Recipes

Drink Serving Sizes and How Much to Buy Punch 24 people per gallon of punch. Champagne 1 case (12 fifths) serves 50 people (82 drinks). A champagne fountain will operate with as little as 3 bottles of champagne and as much as 5 gallons. Liquor Plan on approximately 2 drinks per hour per person.  There are 28 drinks per quart of liquor.  In order of...

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Planning your wedding

Children in the Wedding Ceremony

by Ourmarriage Consultant in Planning your wedding

Children in the Wedding Ceremony Children make a delightful addition to any wedding celebration.  When including children in the wedding party, it is important to note their enthusiasm and excitement.   It often equals, if not exceeds, that of the other attendants. Be sure to ask early in your planning, giving the child, “the joy of looking forward to the big day” and telling all their...

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Wedding Customs

Wedding Customs Around the World

by Ourmarriage Consultant in Weddings Around the World

Wedding Customs Around World Belgium A lovely tradition has long been practiced in Belgium to make and embroider a handkerchief for the bride to carry during her wedding. The brides name would also be embroidered on it. Following the wedding, she would them frame the handkerchief and hang it on the wall until the next wedding in the family, at which time it was to...

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