All posts tagged: wedding advice

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 …

Perks of Registering Early

Registering early is a blessing in disguise for those of you who are recently engaged. (Congratulations, by the way!) Right now you are most likely very, very overwhelmed. You have seemingly endless things on your plate, from nailing down a wedding date to returning phone calls from friends who heard the news on Facebook. Oh and you could also use a few moments to enjoy being engaged, too. Your to-do list is growing by the day so let’s get down to business – make sure you set up your wedding registry as soon as possible!

A Wedding Registry for Two

So you want to make a wedding registry that is appealing to both of you, right? After all, sharing the good stuff is what marriage is all about. But hey, this is actually a little harder than most couples initially realize. Here are our top tips to make everyone happy when creating your joint wedding registry. Tip 1: Make the big choices together. For example, are you going to approach your wedding registry as an opportunity to upgrade your essentials or are you going to ask friends and family to help expense your dream trip around the world? Make sure you tackle this one ASAP because as soon as you two are on the same page, you can get to the fun stuff. Tip 2: Register early. We can’t stress this enough! You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how quickly gifts start arriving after your engagement is announced, so make it easy on your friends and family to ensure they get you the stuff you truly want. When one person in the relationship cares a little more than the other about the details, get …

Registering for Now and Later: Registry Tips

Registering for now and later is a best practice that you, your mother and mother-in-law can all agree on. No one wants think of their wedding registry as a missed opportunity later in life. While many couples are opting out of registering for new china patterns, there are some items that you will need in the future that you can’t possibly see yourself needing today. You want your wedding registry to feel timeless, after all that is the point of asking your nearest and dearest to get you set up for the future. So when it comes to the big ticket regulars, stick with trusted name brands. Think: Cuisinart, KitchenAid and Le Crueset. Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer Cuisinart designs multi-purpose products that get the job done, making them a wedding registry essential you will use now and later. This hand mixer makes everyday recipes a cinch and has minimal cleanup, too. Professional 600 Series 6 Qt. Stand Mixer This Kitchenaid stands the test of time and is a necessity when you need to start cooking for the holidays. …