How to Plan a Butterfly Release

butterfly release

A Butterfly Release at the end of your ceremony can be a beautiful, touching addition to an outside wedding. According to an American Indian legend, a caught and released butterfly carries a secret wish you make. While the release is supposed to be a stunning display of 20-60 butterflies fluttering over your guests, it often …

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Sunset Wedding? Check the Timing First

Sand Ceremony at a Sunset Wedding

    If you are planning a sunset wedding, be sure to check the exact timing of the actual sunset before you set the time and mail your invitations. The full sunset actually takes about 30 minutes from twilight to darkness so if you don’t plan it right you might …

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Variations of the Candle Ceremony (Unity Candle)

Unity Candle

The candle or unity ceremony is a popular option to add to your wedding. It signifies the uniting of two lives into one with the bride and groom each taking a candle and lighting another single unity candle together. Here are some variations on the candle ceremony: –The mothers of the bride …

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How to Write Your Own Wedding Vows

About half of the couples I work with decide they would like to write their own vows for their ceremony. Sometimes their own vows are in place of the traditional vows and sometimes they are in addition to them. But in nearly all cases, when it comes time to sit down to actually …

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