A butterfly release can be a unique and special way to celebrate your wedding day. Just imagine watching several dozen of the gossamer creatures flit around through your guests and then land on your bouquet. What a unique photo opportunity. Not to mention, how amazed you and your guests will be. Butterflies will lend an almost magical feel to the moment. If you are thinking about a butterfly release for your wedding there are a few tips to help your event go smoothly. Continue reading "Butterfly Release Tips" »
Who Dances the First Dance at a Wedding?
Traditionally the first dance is for the Bride and Groom. It is a symbolic dance expressing that the two are joined in union. In traditional European weddings the dance was usually a Waltz. This tradition carried forward as Europeans immigrated to the USA. Of course in today’s modern world, the bride and groom have musicians and wedding singers play more contemporary music, so the dance is not as formal as it once was.
The second dance is traditionally the father-daughter dance. This is the dance where the bride and her father dance. The symbolization is the father giving his daughter away so the dance carries the wedding Continue reading "First Dance Wedding Tradition" »
Prom 2008 Elegance Defined
Prom Dresses – Available Options
For the ladies long, sleek, elegant dresses are the way to go this year. Whether a strapless, halter, or one-shoulder gown, these dress styles encompass chic fashion trends with red carpet glam. Beading, such as sequins or rhinestones, is always a great-added touch to a gown if not overdone. Be cautious when choosing a dress with Continue reading "Prom Trends 2008" »
Registering For Gifts
Wedding gifts are traditionally given to celebrate a couple’s wedding. Gift giving is a sign of love and support for the couple. Registering for gifts takes the guesswork out of gift buying for guests. And that whole process has become much easier with the sophisticated gift registry systems available. Registering for gifts can be fun, but there are a few things to keep in mind to help the process go smoothly Continue reading "Gift Registry Tips" »
California is unparalleled in its offerings for wedding and party planners!
California is one of the most beautiful, most versatile states in the US, making it ideal for every kind of wedding and party imaginable! Spanning an enormous 770 miles along the Pacific Ocean, this sunny state boasts an array of climates, scenic geography, and a diverse population, which can make party planning a relative vacation! Getting everyone to your event is also easier in California. Densely populated areas, such as Los Angeles, are host to major airports, as well as in many smaller locations Continue reading "Ideas for Parties and Weddings in California" »
Los Angeles Bakeries Offer a Slice of the Good Life!
Los Angeles, California is a place of fantasies. Here, some of the most hard-working and creative people make dreams a reality. Whether it’s music or movies, the world looks to L.A. for the best of everything, including wedding cakes and pastries. The desire for perfection and the love of the fantastical doesn’t disappear once the cameras stop rolling. It’s in the people. When your order a novelty cake from a Los Angeles bakery, you’ll be getting a slice of what makes this city so great!
Not only are Los Angeles bakeries amazing, create tasty cakes from a variety of ingredients. Gluten-free, vegan, organic, and every other kind of specialized baked goods can be found in L.A. and with a scrumptious taste to boot! The advantage of ordering from a Los Angeles, California bakery is having access to everything!
Not only can a bakery in Los Angeles bake you a theme cake to fit a special need, they can also bake one to suit any special occasion. With a population of almost 4 million, bakers in Los Angeles must be knowledgeable about numerous cultures and celebrations from around the world! Bakers in L.A. can provide the perfect cake for a wedding, Quinceanera, or the many unique celebrations held in this melting pot of a city!
Want something a little out-of-the-ordinary? Los Angeles bakeries offer world-class sculptural cakes made from the best ingredients. Faces, dogs, cars, and just about anything imaginable can be constructed out of gourmet cake. Imagine a fire truck for a young boy’s birthday or a sports car for a sweet sixteen. Any cake is possible in the hands of a Los Angeles baker!
The best ideas, the best ingredients, and the best bakeries make Los Angeles a wonderful city to place an order for a cake. Just like the movies, L.A. specializes in taking that far-out fantasy and making it a reality!
When it comes to Chinese wedding flowers tradition: white is out – red is in!
Why is it bad etiquette for a Chinese bride to use white flowers in her bouquet? White flowers in Chinese Continue reading "Chinese Wedding Flower Traditions" »
Padrinos (Spanish for Godparents): The tradition of godparents in Latin & Hispanic Weddings.
A religious tradition, as well as a culture one, Godparents play a significant role in Latin & Hispanic wedding tradition. Godparents, as tradition goes, will pay for the wedding and act as mentors for the couple.
This tradition is rooted in the religious tradition surrounding Godparents during baptism. In Hispanic & Latin cultures the godparents provide financial and emotional support to help the new couple during their Continue reading "Traditional Godparents Role In Weddings" »
Magic Party Theme For All Ages.
With the popularity of magicians and illusionists like Chris Angel, many are turning to magicians for party themes and entertainment. A magic theme party is fantastic for most ages.
Magic Theme For Elementary Age Children
Hire a magician who dresses as a clown. Choose party decoration with clowns, decorate with lots of balloons( for added fun hire a clown who makes balloon animal). Have a cake in the shape of a top hat with Continue reading "Magic Party" »
Wedding Showers are not just about the presents; they are great bonding experiences and a way to have fun before the big day. Paintball is a great party theme for a groom's or a couple's wedding shower.
Start by renting a paint ball course for day. Spinning this wedding shower theme into a couple’s shower is easy. Make it a bride's family/friends verses the groom’s family/friends with colorful tee shirts as unique personalized party favors. Each team gets preprinted team shirts … for the Bride’s family, pink shirts with her name printed on them (team Becky), while the groom’s team wears blue with Team Rob printed on them.
Decorations are simple a banner containing the team logos and placed them at each end of the playing field. Continue reading "Paintball Party Wedding Shower" »