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Small Weddings Traditions Part 5″

July 17, 2011

Ceremonial Kiss The ceremonial kiss that concludes the wedding ceremony is said to represent the couple sharing and join their souls.  In Roman times the kiss sealed the couple’s agreement to join in a life-long commitment.  As you prepare for your wedding day consider the opportunity to seal your wedding vows along the Allegheny on […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 4”

July 16, 2011

First Piece of Wedding Cake Sharing the first piece of wedding cake is a wedding tradition with Roman roots.  The Roman’s believed that by eating the wedding cake together a special bond was created between the couple.  The wheat used to bake the cake was symbolic of fertility and a fruitful union, while the cake’s […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 3”

July 15, 2011

Throwing Rice Showering the couple with rice is an ancient tradition.  As rice is considered a life giving seed, it is thought that by throwing it on the couple they will be bestowed with fertility and have many children.  Many churches now forbid it on their property, but there are some safe alternatives to throwing […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 2”

July 14, 2011

White Bridal Dress Wearing white dates back to Victorian times when Queen Victoria abandoned the usual royal tradition of wearing a silver gown, instead choosing to wear white.  Before that time brides simply wore their best gown, rather than a special wedding dress.  The popularity of white can also be attributed to its symbolizing purity […]

Small Weddings “Traditions Part 1”

July 13, 2011

Old, New, Borrowed, Blue The saying, Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue is a popular rhyme that has been used since the Victorian age.  The “something old” represents the bond to the bride’s family and her old life.  “Something new” represents the couple’s new life together and their future hope for happiness, prosperity […]

Small Weddings “Wedding Traditions”

July 11, 2011

Today’s popular wedding traditions have changed over hundreds, even thousands of years of people joining together in some form of matrimony.  Some wedding traditions that have endured are based on blessing the couple with good luck, others are a means for the couple to convey their feelings for one another.  Regardless of the wedding tradition […]

Small Weddings “Here Comes The Tab”

June 3, 2011

It is much easier to talk about what we would want our wedding to be like than actually setting realistic budgets.  I have found cost of wedding.com which allows you to find the average cost of your wedding in your area or the area of your venues to be quite interesting.  Surprisingly,  seeing the dollar […]

Small Weddings “Blogger Takes Own Advice”

May 20, 2011

On May 6, 2011  on the River Deck at The Foxburg Inn my husband (Matt) and I were married with Mayor Dick Garrard as celebrant. I have to say it was beautiful and relaxing.  With only a handful of guests we had plenty of time to sit, relax and converse with our friends and family.  […]

Small Weddings “Elopement….Should We or Shouldn’t We?”

April 28, 2011

With the wedding season upon us more and more people are requesting information on elopement.  Due to cost and the availability of time, elopement and weeknight weddings are becoming increasing more popular.  There are many beautiful areas in Foxburg for that private wedding or elopement.  Please feel free to call one of our staff at […]

Small Weddings “Weeknight Weddings”

April 21, 2011

Weekday weddings have become not only commonplace, but has introduced another industry trend.  Due in large part that having a weekday wedding is becoming more popular and involves a substantial savings to the couple.  The bride, groom and their families can save themselves a lot of leg and phone work.  Venues are more readily available […]