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Chasing Clovers - New book about the life of a Mail Order Bride
Canadian Author Kat Flannery explores the life of an 1800s Mail Order Bride in her new book â€“ CHASING CLOVERS. Kat takes us through the writing of her new book and the life of Livy Green.
Seven tips to ensure a worry-free wedding day
Many newlyweds overlook the fact that a marriage is a legal contract. Two individuals merge all they have into a new legal entity or partnership. While many couples often focus on the big day and all of the events surrounding the ceremony and reception, there are a number of legal steps that newlyweds must consider as part of the process. To help you and your partner have a worry-free wedding day, here's a prenuptial checklist with legal items to consider as you merge your households into one.
Creative tips for budget bridal showers
When hosting a bridal shower, it can be easy to get carried away. Hosts, typically a close friend or relative of the bride, often feel obligated to give the bride the "perfect" party, a concept as elusive as it is expensive. However, if you find yourself planning an upcoming bridal shower on a budget, have no fear: it's entirely possible to plan a tasteful, fun and sentimental gathering without breaking the bank. Here are five time-saving and cost-cutting ways to throw a beautiful bridal shower.
Say "I do" not "uh oh!"
It would have been your dream wedding, if it wasn't for one small glitch: you're not officially married. Many Canadians celebrate their wedding in an exotic setting. But getting the legal documents required can be confusing, and newlyweds returning to Canada may be shocked to discover that their marriage is not legally recognized in Canada.
A New Approach to the Family-oriented Wedding
Moving their relationship from dating to marriage was a big step for Lynn Lehman and Cliff Simonelli. One primary concern was how their respective children—Lynn's two young sons, ages 5 and 8, plus Cliff's three youngsters, ages 9 to 15—would come together as a family.
Maid of Honor? Be Prepared
The role of the maid of honor can turn into a dress rehearsal for the day when it is your turn to be the bride. The bride's maid of honor typically has a very close personal relationship with the bride and often serves as confidant and advisor on a variety of issues. Preparations can include selecting wedding colors; choosing the bridesmaid dresses, the caterer and flowers; identifying a location for the wedding and the reception; and hosting a bridal shower.
Secrets to Stress-free Bridal Shower Planning
When your best friend or sister announces she's engaged and wants you to be her maid of honor, of course you jump up and down with excitement—for her. But inside, you're starting to cringe. Dresses, presents and planning at least one bridal shower—you can feel the pressure building up. If the thought of the bridal shower creates more stress than satisfaction, there's help.
Groom's Tireless Search For 'Something Old' Gives His Bride New Joy
Lt. Greg Martin wanted to give his fiancee the storybook wedding of her dreams. But he had a slight problem. She was in California planning their big day while he was on the other side of the world, stationed in Iraq. Being so far away made it even more difficult for him to hear the disappointment in her voice when she told him she couldn't find something she had her heart set on for their big day.
Settling Newlyweds into Happily Ever After
From flowers to guest lists, engaged couples spend months planning the perfect wedding. After the vows are said and the reception is complete, most newlyweds are ready to relax. But there are several steps newlyweds should take before their happily ever after can begin.
The Perfect Companion for Queasy Stomachs This Wedding Season
The peak of wedding season is here, and during the next few months, thousands of couples will walk down the aisle surrounded by family and friends. Planning a wedding is exciting, but for many soon-to-be brides, grooms and their respective families, it can be an emotional rollercoaster as they make sure the wedding runs smoothly and everyone's having a great time. The anxiety coupled with partying and over-indulgence can take a toll on even the strongest stomach!