The Most Romantic Ways to Propose in New York (7)

How important is a wedding ring? Depends on your beliefs and your wallet. Beliefs vary from one couple to another.

Some couples feel it shows one’s commitment to each other. They believe the ring represents the beginning of their lives together and a commitment to one another. The ring symbolizes two hearts beating as one. A statement that expresses not only love, but also a daily reminder that every decision affects one another. A ring is a form of silent communication that says how important each other are. A reminder of both happy and sad times.

Some couples feel there is no need or reason to wear a ring. They find rings are more of a nuisance and an expense that hinders a marriage during the early years. Others feel it is a sign of ownership more than commitment. What is in their heart is all that that matters, and a ring does not show those feelings.

How much should couples spend on wedding rings? Be careful. Many couples begin a marriage in debt due to ring price. There was once a diamond company that suggested a ring should cost two months salary to get more people to invest more money into diamond rings. When buying your partner a wedding ring, spend only what you can afford. Remember, the true meaning of what the ring stands for, your undying love, devotion and commitment to one another.

Which now leads me to a company that understands the importance of a wedding ring, and looks to please and satisfy your fashion and budget. Manly Bands works with you to find that important and perfect ring. There are many styles to choose from: They offer a one year Warranty, 30-day return policy and painless exchanges, if needed. They have a ring for every type of person and the collections prove it: The Adventurer, The Entrepreneur, and The Creative. Find the perfect ring for yourself or someone you love. Receive 15% off with code WEDDINGLOVELY and all rings ship for free.

Once you see their quality and price – you too will agree they have a good understand of the importance of wedding rings. At Manly Bands, ‘boring’ and ‘overpriced’ are not in their vocabulary. Their rings are made from the manliest materials, including tungsten carbide and titanium. Their shipping is, free for all rings, stupid fast and their customer service is downright delightful. To read more about how they got started, click here.

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The Most Romantic Ways to Propose in New York (1)

The Most Romantic Ways to Propose in New York (5)

There is a story to repeat many times to your friends and relatives (and everyone who cares to listen). It is the story of your proposal. No matter if she’s been expecting it, or you decide to surprise her with the question. What is important is to keep in mind this will be one of the most memorable events for both of you. So why don’t you take a look at some of the most romantic ways to propose. Let us give you a hand with some great proposal ideas.

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5 Wedding Emergencies You Can Avoid by Being Honest With Your Venue

5 Wedding Emergencies You Can Avoid by Being Honest With Your Venue

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Today’s lovely guest post is courtesy of Ariel Chiu, Principal Planner and Owner at Wonderstruck Weddings & Events! Enjoy:

No one wants to deal with stressful or embarrassing emergency situations on their wedding day, especially if it can be avoided. If you are planning your wedding and know there is any type of potential for such an emergency, you should always be honest with the wedding venue about it. They likely have a lot of experience dealing with many types of emergencies at weddings and might be able to give you advice on how to avoid them or at least mitigate the damage. Here are five of the more common emergencies you can avoid by being honest with your venue.

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How many weddings have you been to where you received sunglasses as a wedding favor? Or Jordan almonds, or a wineglass with the couple’s name on it? Probably a lot. Wedding favor ideas aren’t always the easiest to come up with. And the truth is, when it comes to wedding planning, the favors tend to get pushed down on the priority list—with good reason. After all, your wedding is about you and your fiancé, not what favors to give out to your guests. However, that said, wedding favors are an area that, with a little creative effort, you can truly shine in and present your loved ones with very memorable gifts.

The wedding planning professionals at De Luxe Banquet Hall in Los Angeles, who know a thing or two about adding unique touches to weddings, weighed in on some of the most popular wedding favors they’ve encountered during their many years of hosting weddings.

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Weddings are expensive, there’s no denying that fact. And if you’re spending a whole lump of savings on a single day, you’ll want it to be memorable. After all, who wants a boring wedding? But, bearing in mind that every detail of your day will likely find its way onto social media, how do you make your wedding different to the oodles of other ceremonies you and your guests will ultimately attend?

What better way to make a lasting impression than by taking inspiration from a beloved TV show? It’s a growing trend – we’ve seen everything from Friends-themed nuptials to more opulent Downton Abbey style affairs – but one that has not yet been oversaturated. But what do you need to consider for a television-inspired wedding day? Here, we’ll run through everything you should consider, as well as some extra bits to really help transport your guests to another world.

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There is no lacking in design, style, color scheme, and aesthetic inspiration when it comes to wedding invitations, but what’s not always mentioned is wedding invitation assembly and wording etiquette. Designing is the easy part especially when you use an online stationery vendor like Basic Invite, but what’s even better is the resources they are providing us today when it comes to not only the design aspect but the insider tips and tricks to the not so glamorous side of creating invitations.

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Centerpieces are solely for the guests. They came to show love and appreciation for the couple. The centerpieces also provide a holistic view of the beauty of the venue and the theme for the wedding.

Needless to say, centerpieces are an integral part of the wedding décor and takes up a good amount of your floral budget. Hence choosing the right table centerpieces is important. Wholeblossoms are usually used as part of the centerpiece rather than dispersed parts.

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Romantic Love Quotes from the Heart (4)

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Quotes about love are a wisdom concentrated in a phrase, expression, or saying. It tells us about feelings that can come to any person – about love. There is nothing more pleasant than talking about amour. To go without flash, hackneyed phrases and clichés, we advise you to turn to the statements of those whose aphorisms became a sign of their time. They are just as different as the people who uttered these words. Read the best romantic quotes about love in our review.

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Summer Wedding Flower Guide


Summer Wedding Flower Guide

There is no specific season of love. If you find the right partner, each day is Valentine’s Day and every season is perfect for your wedding. As for flowers, there are always plenty of options no matter what season you choose for the wedding. If you’re worried about finding appropriate flowers during summer weddings, there is absolutely no reason to be stressed about it.

Summer is the season for beautiful blooms but you have to be extra careful while maintaining them. The sun can be both a blessing and a curse at the same time. Here are few tips to help you plan about flowers for your summer wedding.

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