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How to Pick Your Father-Daughter Dance Song

Picking THE song for your father-daughter dance can be a real head-scratcher. There are a lot of feels in the air that day. So do you go sentimental? Or do keep things fun and upbeat? We get it, it’s a difficult decision. So here are a few tips to help guide your song search. Step one: Pick your mood. Make this a joint decision with you dear old dad. Would you both rather jump around and get silly? Or would you like to keep it elegant and nostalgic? Settling on this will help narrow down your song options out there. Step two: Practice, practice, practice. Whether you’re doing a traditional slow dance or full-blown choreographed routine, it never hurts to rehearse. Even if you do it just once or twice (or take a dance lesson), it’ll cut down on any jitters or potentially awkward moments. Step three: Share the love. Do you two not enjoy the spotlight? Consider inviting other couples—the groom and mother of the bride, the groom’s parents—to join you on the dance …

How To Plan a Wedding in Five Months While Working Full Time

With her wedding just days around the corner, busy-bee Zola bride Whitney still found the time to share with us her tips and tricks for pulling off wedding planning in a matter of months. Read on for the scoop on how to maximize your time while pulling off a dream wedding.  ______ As a little girl, I didn’t fantasize about how fast I could plan a 110-person party. But three decades later, a quick engagement offered a fairy tale appeal. My fiancé Brett and I got engaged over Memorial Day weekend and are getting married on Halloween. The story of our five-month engagement promptly began the weekend after we got engaged. While Brett performed groomsman duties in another wedding, I spent the downtime on the phone interviewing planners and checking venue availability. Brett would tell you I spent the whole weekend doing this, and by Sunday he declared: “There won’t be a wedding if this goes on for a year.” The average engagement is 14 months, only a third of engagements are less than a year, …