The Pros & Cons of Beach Weddings

Written by Cindy English

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* The beach is usually a bit breezy so take that into consideration when picking your location. Try to choose a "cove" onrepparttar beach that is protected from direct winds.

* Be sure to check with local authorities regarding any permits needed to userepparttar 135390 beach. This should only be necessary if you are having a large gathering and you want to block off a portion ofrepparttar 135391 beach exclusively for you and your guests. Ask to be sure though.

* Check onrepparttar 135392 "Beach Rules". Ask questions. Can you have candles onrepparttar 135393 beach? Can you play music intorepparttar 135394 night? How late can you stay? Is there an area nearby for open fires should you choose to barbeque?

* Speaking of food...don't forget aboutrepparttar 135395 seagulls! They are notorious beggars and thieves. You can expect them to attend your beach wedding, uninvited! As long as you keep food covered and don't feed them, they will stay onrepparttar 135396 sidelines.

* Rememberrepparttar 135397 tides. You definitely do not want to be surprised byrepparttar 135398 quick and unanticipated arrival of high tide!

* Onrepparttar 135399 beach, there will be bugs and sunshine! Make sure you considerrepparttar 135400 comfort of your guests. Bring sunscreen and insect repellant for those who did not remember to bring their own.

* Chairs may sink inrepparttar 135401 sand if you do not rent flooring to place under them. However, if you are planning a "beach blanket" reception, you will not need chairs. Remember your elderly guests though. Plan for their safety and comfort. You will need to provide them with chairs and beach umbrellas to protect them fromrepparttar 135402 elements.

Beach weddings are absolutely beautiful but nature does provide an element of uncertainty. Careful planning on your part will eliminate most of them. Just remember...

If every hair is not in place due torepparttar 135403 ocean breezes or a seagull drops off his "wedding gift" a little to close to repparttar 135404 punch bowl...

These are not flaws or imperfections in your day. They are "memories"! Cherish them and have fun!


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Inscribed Unto the Heart

Written by Paul Sanford

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After all, an inscribed ring says that you tookrepparttar time and effort to do something special, not merely hand over some money! An inscription is capable of turning an ordinary wedding band into a personalized message whose message is really only known by you and your lover. And you need not be some grand poet and composerepparttar 135244 inscription yourself! Perhaps there is some little poem out there that says everything you feel in your heart for this person---so use that! The important thing is to make that wedding band is unique and special, just like your soul mate. Whenrepparttar 135245 time does come to unite with one person forrepparttar 135246 rest of your life, make certain thatrepparttar 135247 symbol is every bit as special and unique asrepparttar 135248 person you wish to wear it! Inscribed untorepparttar 135249 heart, indeed.

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