The Pros & Cons of Beach Weddings

Written by Cindy English

Beach weddings are popular but they do present "special issues". Failing to consider these ahead of time could leave you unpleasantly surprised on your wedding day!

There is certainly nothing that should dissuade you from your vision of a beautiful seaside ceremony. As a matter of fact, there are many benefits.

Just knowrepparttar issues and plan for them. Your wedding day will be a wonderful and joyous event!

The "Pros"

* A beach wedding can be much cheaper than a traditional wedding. Who in this day and age can't afford to save money? It is said thatrepparttar 135390 average budget for a wedding these days is between $20,000 to $30,000! That is an enormous and unnecessary financial burden to be faced with!

Don't start off married life enslaved by your wedding day debts. If you have that kind of money to spend, fine, but if not, don't go there! Be practical and remember,repparttar 135391 day is what you, your loved ones and your friends make of it...not how much you spent on it!

* A beach wedding can be a casual affair. It allows everyone to relax. Your guests can dress comfortably and affordably. Often brides-to-be are unaware ofrepparttar 135392 financial strain they place on their wedding attendants and guests. Not everyone can afford to buy that wedding outfit.

* The wedding ceremony and reception can all be held right there onrepparttar 135393 beach. No need to travel to different locations. This is very convenient for everyone. Hey, even repparttar 135394 kids can have fun at a beach wedding!

* A beach wedding allows you to involve everyone inrepparttar 135395 activities. Guests are not restricted to sitting quietly in their seats. They can actually be a part ofrepparttar 135396 celebration!

* Beach weddings don't always require a permit. If you are having a small ceremony and do not require a section ofrepparttar 135397 beach to be blocked off...just do it! Simple yet lovely!

* A beach wedding is a modern and refreshing change fromrepparttar 135398 "stodgy" traditional wedding. It allows your creativity and personality to shine through.

* There is no "right" or "wrong way" to plan a beach front wedding. It can be large, small, romantic, whimsical or even downright goofy! You can pay big bucks and hire everything out, or, you can be cheap and make everything yourself. The choice is completely yours!

The "Cons"

* The most important thing to remember when planning a beach wedding is that "Mother Nature" rules! Depending on her mood, she can brighten your day or rain on your parade! When planning your celebration, be sure to plan an "alternate location" shouldrepparttar 135399 old girl be cranky that day!

Inscribed Unto the Heart

Written by Paul Sanford

It is perhapsrepparttar most difficult challenge that any of us will face and yet some unknown inner desire compels us to try again and again despite many false starts and failures:repparttar 135244 quest to find your soul mate. The journey at times leads us to believe that we are doomed to a lifetime of solitude and loneliness. Perhaps at one time we believed we finally foundrepparttar 135245 one that completes us only to have them walk out of our lives forever leaving us heartbroken and bitter. But then, out of nowhere it seems, they emerge. Suddenly, energy we never believed we possessed fills us and we cannot bear to be separated from this newfound partner! Food tastes better, silly movies that we could never have endured before are actually enjoyable to watch with them at our side, and yes—the nights take on a different significance too, don’t they? Then, out of nowhere again, doesrepparttar 135246 topic of marriage come up and torepparttar 135247 surprise of you both it scares neither of you! Yes! You will marry this person and be completely happy to spendrepparttar 135248 rest of your lives together.

So, for this person that has now made life completely enjoyable in every conceivable way, why settle for just a plain wedding band mass-produced in some factory with no particular buyer in mind? This is no particular person at all but your soul mate! This isrepparttar 135249 one for whom no cheesy greeting card is ever adequate when trying to express your feelings for. For this gift from fate that has completed you, only an inscribed ring will do!

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