Preparing for your wedding Part I

Written by Nily Glaser

Congratulations and best wishes on your upcoming wedding. You are probably busy with preparation forrepparttar most important day ofrepparttar 131079 rest of your life. You want it to be a one-of-a-kind, memorable occasion for you and your guests. The following are suggested items you should have on your to-do or done list. Obviously you should adjust and personalize it and add some touches of your own.

Beforerepparttar 131080 wedding day


Send out engagement announcements Commemoraterepparttar 131081 occasion with engagement gifts to each other and maybe even with an engagement portrait. If you receive engagement gifts, send out thank you cards.


Once you have set your wedding date, this is alsorepparttar 131082 time to choose and order your invitations and enclosures, envelope seals, thank you notes and postage. Checkrepparttar 131083 post office forrepparttar 131084 love / wedding or other pretty stamps.


Don't forget to make reservations for your Rehearsal luncheons or dinners andrepparttar 131085 hotel accommodations for your out of town guest.

The Added Touch

Surprise your out of town guests with memorable welcome gifts awaiting them atrepparttar 131086 hotel.

Attend torepparttar 131087 ceremony needs and attire

For unique, hand crafted, one-of-a-kind or personalized accessories visitrepparttar 131088 shops in this mall.

Purchase your sign-in book and pen and appoint a special person to direct your guests to sign your guest sign-in book upon arrival at your wedding site.

Prepare and print programs and assign a special person to hand them out.

Make sure thatrepparttar 131089 bride's wedding gown and accessories,repparttar 131090 groom's attire and accessories andrepparttar 131091 attire and accessories forrepparttar 131092 mothers, fathers and wedding attendants accessories are ready. Securerepparttar 131093 wedding site, (Chapel) and officiant and discuss your needs and theirs.

Don't forget to obtain your Marriage license.

Orderrepparttar 131094 flowers (fresh or silk) forrepparttar 131095 bride,repparttar 131096 groom,repparttar 131097 wedding party andrepparttar 131098 flower children.

Order your Unity and other candles forrepparttar 131099 ceremony and your centerpiece candles forrepparttar 131100 reception. If you want very special and unique one-of-a-kind candles, you may consider custom designed personalized candles.For very unique personalized candles, check out Candles by Nily.

7 Organizing Ideas for New Mothers

Written by Barbara Myers

1. Organize your home beforerepparttar baby arrives. Dealing with a new baby takes enough energy without having to sort through clutter. Start early! Many a baby has arrived much earlier than expected.

2. Buy a diaper bag with several compartments and keep it stocked with: blanket, extra outfit, diapers, wipes, ointment, snacks for Mom and feeding supplies.

3. Place containers filled with diapers, wipes and ointment aroundrepparttar 131077 house. You won't want to walk torepparttar 131078 nursery every time your newborn needs to be changed.

4. Have a baby memory book, a baby how-to book and a notebook ready and accessible. You can fill in, find out and make notes whenever you have a spare minute.

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