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September 2019

wedding cake smash up
Wedding Cake
September 16, 2019

The wedding cake smash up

The Romans left us with a terrible wedding tradition. Grooms would break a cake of wheat or barley over the bride’s head for good luck. Such aggressiveness! To this day, you still see grooms smashing cake into their lovely wives’ faces. How awful, as you can see below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Tq_NdZGu4A The bride is bleeding. She’s upset, and she’s a mess, so future wedding photographs are ruined, not to mention her wedding gown. Does any of this really seem like a good omen to you? Public humiliation How about this bride, do you think she enjoyed the public humiliation of experiencing a…
Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”
Dance
September 9, 2019

The battle for best first dance song

Spotify has Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” listed as number three on their list of top wedding songs. Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” comes in at number two, and Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” comes in at number one. Since we’ve already written about “Thinking Out Loud,” let’s focus on the other two songs. "Marry You" Mars co-wrote and recorded “Marry You” in 2010 on his debut album, “Doo-Wops & Hooligans.” Despite the fact that the song wasn’t released as a single, it was still certified platinum three times by Music Canada and two times by the Australian Recording Industry Association. What a hit!…
wedding officiant
Ceremony
September 2, 2019

Finding a wedding officiant

You need to find a good wedding officiant for your upcoming wedding. It’s not a last minute decision, either. You need to line one up a good one at least eight months in advance of the big day. Church weddings aren't as popular The process isn’t as straight forward as it used to be, simply because Millennials aren’t as religious as their predecessors. That means they are less likely to have a church affiliation, the traditional source of wedding officiating. In 1986, the number of people in the 18 to 29 year age range who had no  religious affiliation was…