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Deborah Collins

My name is Deborah Collins and I'm the Founder and Editor of Wedding Thingz. I was inspired to start this blog after I planned my second wedding. I've earned an MBA and have over 20+ years experience planning weddings and events. My blog is a three-time winner of the Wedding Industry Experts Awards and was selected as a Top 100 Wedding Blog by Bride Tide. I was also selected as a Top 25 Wedding Blog to Follow by Flip Key, chosen as Top 10 Wedding Pinner For Brides To Follow by Design Mantic and named a Top 25 Mompreneurs by Circle of Moms. I would like to be a source of inspiration to brides everywhere and I share information through this online magazine/blog. I love showcasing small businesses to brides and often feature their work in posts and giveaways. I have my own bridal shop and I love all Wedding Thingz!

Put Yourself Into Your Guests’ Shoes

Wedding Reception

Getting married is the experience of a lifetime. You will find it equally challenging as it is exciting. For most brides, this is the moment where they can plan the entire day according to their childhood dreams – and if they can too, indulge with a gigantic wedding cake and a fantastic princess dress. However, it can be easy to forget an essential element of your wedding day: Your guests. You need to consider that most guests are traveling far to be there on your special day. Naturally, they come because they want to share the joy with you, but it’s important to make your wedding reception as enjoyable for them as possible. After all, for some people, coming to a wedding costs a lot of money and time. As much as they might like you, they will also appreciate a pleasant arrangement that takes their needs into account. Remember that there’s nothing worse than a grumpy guest to ruin the day. So make it work for them too! 

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Signature Scents for Women: Finding the Right Wedding Day Perfume

Perfume for Weddings

Perfumes date back to early civilizations. Ancient Egyptians were known to wear blends of natural oils and plants to create powerful fragrances. The Egyptians believed that scented aromas promoted better health and were pleasing to the gods. People who wore perfume in ancient Egyptian civilizations were recognized as wealthy and affluent. Fragrances were very important during the Cleopatra and Julius Caesar era. Roman perfume bottles were often thrown into crowds of people to demonstrate Caesar’s power.

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Wedding Songs to Please Everyone

Wedding Songs

Most people love weddings. They are great social occasions. Naturally, for the bride and groom, the service is the most important, and memorable, part of the day. However, for the majority of your guests, it is likely to be the reception that they will enjoy the most.

Therefore, choosing the right band for your wedding reception is crucial. If you get it right, everyone will have a good time and go home with some great memories.

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How To Fill the Gap Between Ceremony and Reception

Wedding Ceremony

The point of your wedding day is the ceremony! You’re not just throwing a party. You can do that anytime. So, you want to have as many friends and family as possible see you get married. Best way to do that? Have no gap in time between the ceremony and the reception. Easy to do if you’re getting married at a hotel, country club, banquet hall, etc.

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Quirky Wedding Themes Your Guests Will Never Forget

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Want to organize a wedding ceremony that your guests will never forget? There’s one very simple way to do that – you just need to plan the whole day around a single theme. Lots of couples are starting to think of the hobbies and interests that they have in common, and are taking inspiration from these to help them plan their special day. So, which kinds of themes are tickling your fancy? Not too sure? No worries; here are some great ideas to get you started.

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9 Ways to Stay Grounded Before Your Wedding

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The decision to get married is easily one of the most exhilarating and exciting ones of your life. In the first few days and weeks in particular, your mind can end up spinning out of control as you dream about every detail of your big day. Though it’s easy to let yourself get carried away, sometimes it’s a good idea to take a step back and allow yourself some breathing room. Like anything in life, taking a level-headed approach will pay off in the long run as you will be better prepared for every eventuality.

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Bottle Your Honeymoon Memories With Postcards!

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So, when you go on your honeymoon with your honey, you bottle up the goodness that you want to live with forever and ever. You’ll cherish the days of relaxation and adventure with your new spouse by taking advantage of the location that you chose. Whether you decide to go with the sunny and warm beach or the cool and crisp mountains, you’ll have a blast because you’re together. So how can you “bottle” this forever?

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