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4 Romantic ways to celebrate your anniversary

4 romantic ways to celebrate your anniversary

Every anniversary is worth celebrating. I’ve always been a hopeless romantic, and I love it when people express their love and commitment in profound ways. And no, I’m not talking about writing words in the sky or a surprise trip to Paris, but — ahem — I wouldn’t mind either. =) In reality though, it’s[…]

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What is the history and meaning of Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts?

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The tradition of giving a specific gift with each year of marriage has been a part of our society for a long time. It appears to date back to Rome and Medieval Germany, however written documentation on the tradition didn’t start to appear until the 1800s. Which, according to history, makes sense, as that is[…]

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Rustic Wedding Decor: Cake toppers, wood confetti and custom wood favors

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Wedding cake toppers can make a statement about your love, your life and who you are. As a map obsessed graphic designer, a favorite cake topper of mine is the state cake topper to show off your home town pride. This Texas cake topper is a great example of how a simple design can add[…]

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The 10 most popular wedding first dance songs

Top 10 Wedding First Dance Songs

If you’re in love, or just can’t get enough love songs, you probably already know that Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is an incredibly popular wedding song. What you may not have known is that he has several wedding song’s that can be perfect for your first dance, vow renewal or just a romantic dance[…]

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5 Romantic Ideas to deepen the intimacy in your marriage

5 romantic ideas to deepen the intimacy in your marriage

If you’re past the honeymoon phase of your marriage, you may be feeling like you need to spend some extra effort on keeping the romance flame burning. If you’ve been married for several years, you may even find that your intimacy may be completely overwhelmed with kids, careers, life and your household. Lifelong success and[…]

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Writing a love letter for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day, for many, is a reason to celebrate the love you have in your life or to remind someone how much they mean to you. Even if you’re not into the commercial Valentine’s Day extravaganza, writing a love letter to your significant other is a great way to strengthen your bond and commitment to[…]

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Winter anniversary gift ideas

winter anniversary gift ideas

We love anniversaries around here and winter anniversaries are some of my favorites. I actually (secretly) wish we had a winter wedding. Although I wouldn’t change our beach wedding for the world. Winter weddings have a romantic warmth about them. I think deep reds and soft whites. Snow and warm fires. A beautiful woodland scene[…]

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Top 7 fall anniversary date ideas

7 Fall anniversary date ideas

Did you know that October is the second most popular month to get married? And for good reason, it’s one of the most beautiful times of year. The lucky couples celebrating their fall wedding anniversaries can use this time of year to their advantage with cozy sweaters, warm blankets, bonfires, hot cocoa and beautiful outdoor[…]