It's the Heart (and heat) of the Wedding Season - Sun & Heat Protection during an Outdoor Wedding

Written by Samantha Taylor

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  • Try and avoidrepparttar sun as much as possible betweenrepparttar 147033 hours of 10am and 4pm. The sun's rays are strongest at these times. Perhaps it's a good idea to get pictures closer torepparttar 147034 morning or early afternoon, before anyone is too tired (or burnt) fromrepparttar 147035 sun.

  • Pack (and tell your guests to pack) cover-ups, shawls, wraps and hats for protection againstrepparttar 147036 heat ofrepparttar 147037 sun. Shawls are perfect for covering up your shoulders since they are a prime area for burns.

  • The coordinator ofrepparttar 147038 wedding should ensure there are tents and umbrellas for shade. This is very important because spendingrepparttar 147039 entire day inrepparttar 147040 sun with no shade can cause heat exhaustion and be harmful to your health.

  • Finally, make sure there is plenty of water for you and your guests. There's nothing worse than being hot and thirsty. Lack of water can cause dehydration which can be very dangerous for you and your guests. Have water coolers setup in different areas so they are easily accessible for everyone.

    Keep in mindrepparttar 147041 precautions listed above. It will ensure that your wedding goes smoothly for you and your guests. After all, it isrepparttar 147042 most important day of your life and you don't want to take any chances of something ruining your special day!

    Samantha Taylor spent several years working in the weddings industry as a wedding planner. When she isn't being a mom of two wonderful children, she works as a freelance writer for - a site that offers information about everything related to planning a wedding - from wedding dresses to finding the perfect wedding cake.

  • 11 Things to Remember in Planning Your Wedding

    Written by Christine

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    7. Photos and Videos Talk torepparttar personnel and clarify what you want done. Sometimes, they just do things their own way andrepparttar 146913 couple ends up with really crappy results. Professionals are your best bet and they understandrepparttar 146914 need of planning your wedding to perfection.

    8. Attendants List allrepparttar 146915 people you want to have as your attendants and notify them as soon as possible. Just because you're marrying doesn't mean thatrepparttar 146916 world will stop spinning and watch you in all your splendor. Take into consideration that people may have to rearrange their schedules to make it to your big day. Yes, planning your wedding take tremendous effort not only on you but on your attendants too.

    9. Showers No wedding is complete without showers. Sincerepparttar 146917 bride is busy planning her wedding, this duty might fall intorepparttar 146918 hands ofrepparttar 146919 mothers orrepparttar 146920 maid of honor.

    10. Wedding speeches Inrepparttar 146921 midst of planning your wedding, take time to stop and list all you want to say onrepparttar 146922 day of your wedding. An impromptu speech is sincere, yes, but you might feel put out that you neglected to put emphasis on some people that really helped you a lot.

    11. Maps If your venue is in an area that is not so widely known, a map will be very useful. It will lessenrepparttar 146923 guests' aggravation on not findingrepparttar 146924 place and asking for directions.

    12. Nitty Gritty Details These are often overlooked inrepparttar 146925 chaos that is called "Planning your wedding". These arerepparttar 146926 little things that you might forget like having your gown cleaned and pressed ( if it's an heirloom), wobbling in your high heeled wedding shoes, delivery of gifts, your honeymoon itinerary, gifts and thank you cards. Try listing all of them and have someone look into them for you.

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