Ideas and suggestions to help you plan your pirate-themed wedding. Includes links for a variety of pirate wedding venues.
Did you know that the Moon sign of your wedding date has a lot to do with what you want for your marriage? Those qualities will define your marriage. So choose that date wisely, and during the right Moon sign!
Couples baby showers are more popular these days than they used to be. If you are hosting a co-ed baby shower and looking for ideas, you've come to the right place.
When trying to find the perfect wedding dress, some brides get lucky and find THE dress right off the bat. The very first dress they step into winds up being the one they walk out with.
Setting up a candy bar at your wedding has become a very popular idea these last few years. I was inspired to do this at my own wedding after seeing so many beautiful pictures in online wedding blogs and magazines. While the idea wasn't originally ours, we added elements to personalize it and make it our own—and so can you. This article includes pictures from the candy bar at my wedding.
Follow these tips on how to give a toast to your wife on her 40th birthday and watch her face light up with joy on her special day.
Looking for a non-traditional wedding ceremony? How about handfasting, an ancient Celtic wedding custom that is beautiful and meaningful. Handfasting is not just for Pagan weddings.
One of the biggest mistakes most couples make in this area of their wedding planning is simply to jump online and search "wedding venues." While you'll get tons of bites in your area ...
So, you want to get married but you don't really want to have a wedding? Is it even okay to not have a wedding? Here's ten reasons to skip the wedding and get married at the courthouse instead.
We have all heard the expression “the luck of the Irish”. When a bride begins planning a wedding based on Irish customs, it is very true that much of what she does will be based on trying to bring good luck to the marriage and to shun bad luck...
What?! Make you own dress? This is a joke isn't it? Nope! It may sound difficult, but it's really not as difficult as it sounds. Time consuming, yes, but difficult, no.
Weddings can be stressful if you don't know the procedures and what to expect. Some useful tips on what to expect at a wedding reception.
From a pasta party, to wine tasting, to a wig party, there's a theme for everyone here. Includes suggestions for how to throw each party as well!
Ever been a wedding guest or planned your own wedding? Then you likely have your share of wedding no-nos. This article shares a few "dont's" from the guest's and the wedding planner's point of view.
Traditional Igbo wedding designs and ceremonial outfits are modern classy, creative, and beautiful—from the bride and groom to the beautifully attired guests.
Looking for some fun party games for kids? Try out these 5 game ideas to entertain the children at your next party. Includes a list of items needed and directions for how to play.
There are creative ways to celebrate birthdays, even if you don't have much money. Birthday ideas for spouses, parents, adults, children, and more. Use free online resources. Maximal fun at a minimal cost!
This page is about how to plan a birthday party. It gives easy steps to use when planning your party. Ideas for the guest list, invitations, decorating, activities, food menu and birthday cake.
Create a theme for your next potluck. It's a great way to attract unusual dishes for everyone to try and a great way to get the conversation going.
You could make a regular cake, or you could make an amazing, multi-tiered work of art made of diapers! Find instructions and tips inside.
Simple-to-execute tips for stretching your wedding flower dollars while creating a lovely setting for your special day taken from the expertise of a professional floral designer.
Learn the benefits, costs, and limitations of these ten popular wedding flower varieties so you can get the best look and quality on your special day and save yourself from common floral frustrations.
Artificial flowers can make or break your wedding budget. Find out how, and learn how to make budget-friendly choices that won't make your decorations look cheap.
Wedding venues (locations) are curious places. Technically, a wedding venue is simply a place where you can host a wedding. Of course, when most people hear the words “wedding venue,”
This year I wanted to be my son's birthday to be frugal but still lots of fun. We made a pinata, LEGO sweets, confetti, played pin the smile on the LEGO guy, and more. It was a success!
A "mystery dinner" is a dinner party with a cryptic menu where only the host/hostess knows what's actually on the menu! Here are some of my favorite ideas and themes.
Candy birthday corsages for girls went out of fashion a long time ago. Is this vintage tradition ready for a comeback?
At my spring 2008 wedding, we combined Khmer and American traditions (and even some Korean ones!). Learn more about our unique customs and see pictures of the beautiful traditional outfits we wore.
Do you ever want to pass on drinks at a party but don't know what to say? Here are 51 different ways to say no to alcohol that'll have you covered in nearly EVERY situation! Cheers!
Barbecue 101: Where & when to have the barbecue (inside or outside), what food to serve, whom to invite, where to shop, how to cook, which plates/utensils to use, & other helpful advice.
Yes, special religious wedding card wishes are here for you. Get the best among some good quality messages.
Yoruba traditional weddings are always extraordinary occasions, often characterized by fun, feasting, and deep traditional provisions by both families.
When you think of weddings, topics like wedding cakes, wedding dresses, engagement rings, and the like come up. I know I think white organza, lace, beautiful flowers, tuxedos, and a couple desperately
If you are planning a birthday party for a teenager, consider these suggested activities for groups of teens, from low-key to extravagant, depending on your budget and their interests.
Learn how to throw a decadent 1800s Victorian-themed party for your next birthday, bridal shower, baby shower, or Halloween party. With ideas for decorations, menu, costumes, games, and more.
Sometimes you run into a nightmare with your bridesmaids—you need to cut one (or more). Here's the proper etiquette for how to do it.
A handfasting is a less fussy version of a wedding. It’s relaxed, fun, and the happy couple can structure it any way they wish. It can take place anywhere, and anyone or no one can officiate.
If you are hosting a baby shower and have activities planned, you need prizes! These cute and affordable prize ideas will help make the baby shower you host unique and perfect.
A complete list of all those things you might forget when planning your special day - with plenty of tips as well!
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The date of the world ending is December 21, 2012, or so some would have us believe. Whether or not it does why not plan the perfect party to celebrate the end of days!
Looking for tips on throwing an amazing 70s themed birthday or halloween party? Look no further! Find ideas for 70s themed party food, decorations, costumes, invitations, music, and more right here!
Saying goodbye is never easy, but we’ve got to admit farewell parties are a whole lot fun. All that laughing, giggling and frowning hits a new level when conversations stem from questions asked.
Planning a party is difficult at the best of times. Planning a themed party for kids is even more difficult. How do you keep the children busy? How do you make scrumptious food that links to the theme? What about invitations? Games? Snacks? Prizes? These are some of the questions that you must answer in order to plan a successful themed party.
In a perfect world, planning a fundraiser or gala dinner event would be a breeze. Generous sponsors would pay for all your food, entertainment, and accommodations while guests would be more than eager to donate to your cause. Unfortunately, planning...
Check out these ideas for a 1960s-themed party. Whether you're going for a hippie style or mod style, you'll find some groovy ideas for decorations, food, costumes, and more!
Family members and the bride are not the only ones who can cause problems at a wedding—wedding party members are in the same boat when it comes to etiquette and respect.
Your wedding reception is going to be beautiful. You've got your centerpieces, your decorations, a 32-layer cake with a different flavor for each layer...The only problem? Your banquet hall's got some tickity-tackity chairs. I don't know why...
Not sure how to ask someone to the prom? Here's a list of 50 unique and fun ideas covering all sorts of themes, like sports or entertainment. You'll find the perfect promposal idea for your moment.
When a Filipina reaches 18 years of age, it is considered a major milestone in her life. This actually signifies her step into the world of adulthood.
There are dozens of traditions associated with Scottish weddings. Some are still carried out today while others are no longer practised. This hub looks at some of these wedding customs.
The key to a successful birthday party at any child's age is to remember that the goal is to make that child feel special while helping guests to have a good time, too. As simple as this assertion is, making it happen requires that you set up the right conditions. This party helps you to create a fun party environment, no matter what the theme of your party.
Armenian wedding traditions and customs based upon Western Armenian cultural history or Armenians of the diaspora and their descendants. Church, dress, food, and reception customs in Armenian culture.
Summer birthdays aren't the only fun ones. Get your child excited for their birthday with these fun party ideas, perfect for the fall.
Wow! Look at these stunning happy birthday cake images that will make your mouth water. You can use these birthday cake pictures to give heavy surprise to your loved ones...
Tips, tricks, and personal anecdotes for planning a lower-impact, eco-friendly wedding ceremony and reception!
Weddings in Nigeria are celebrated in style whether it's the traditional or white (church) wedding. Here are images and details of a wedding incorporating both the Ibo and Yoruba tradition.
Cheap, unique wedding ideas for a bride with a budget. Gorgeous centerpieces, cute snacks, unique guest books ideas and more.
You have a birthday once a year, every year. Don't be in denial. Be proud; celebrate yourself. Age really is just a number; it's all about how you FEEL. Choose to feel good.
These songs have proven themselves as the absolute best all time wedding songs for every aspect of a wedding. If you are looking for wedding music ideas, you've come to the right place!
Wedding vows do not to have to be sappy and boring. Since they are the most important words of your whole day, you might as well make them memorable! Advice on how to make your wedding vows hilarious!
Giving a speech after 50 years of marriage seems like it'd be easy, but expressing your emotions doesn't always get easier.
Have you been looking for the perfect way to express your feelings during your wedding ceremony? Besides your vows, music is the best way to say what is in your heart during that special moment, and finding just the right song can make all of the...
All brides want a beautiful wedding. But is founding your marriage on debt really what you both need? Read on to find out how to still have your dream wedding and reception without breaking the bank.
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Liven up your wedding reception with this fun trivia game. It gets the guests more involved, and adds a personal touch to your wedding.
Bridal shower games serve many purposes, but most importantly, they help to break the ice and liven up the atmosphere.
Whether you've attended a traditional Greek wedding, heard a story or seen this strange custom in a Hollywood movie, you may have asked yourself - Why do Greeks break plates?
Zumba fundraisers are a fun and unique way to raise funds for a variety of non-profit groups, schools, charities and causes. Learn how to plan a successful fundraising event in this article.
Over 60 of the best country songs for your wedding. Links to videos appropriate for your ceremony, processional, recessional, first dance, and father/daughter dance.
How the chicken party got started, yes I said chicken party! Use your imagination and create a fun party for your kids! The kids still remember the fun in planning and having the way out party!
With a little effort and a lot of planning, you can make food for your wedding that will blow catered options away!
My daughter had a Puppy Party for her 7th birthday. This page includes all of her birthday party details as well as many party photos. You will find Puppy party invitations, favors, cake supplies, partyware, decorations and party games & crafts.
How to use a family gathering or family reunion to share information about the family history with your family and gather new information.
Having a beach-themed wedding? Make your own beautiful seashell bridal bouquet and save hundreds of dollars. Includes DIY video instructions.
So, you've been asked the honor of standing in your friend's wedding as a bridesmaid and you don't want to mess up. Good for you! Follow these tips to be the best bridesmaid ever.
Truthfully, linens are simply cloth items for wedding like napkins, tablecloths, table runners, chair ties, and even chair covers. Many of the more expensive wedding venues will provide you with ...
Looking to jam out to new songs at your wedding? Here's my list of the best love songs that came out in 2017 to play at your wedding and reception.
You've decided to get married in a barn? This unique venue presents its' own charms and challenges. Learn how to make your barn wedding the wedding of your dreams!
Christian weddings in South India blend Indian and Western customs to create beautiful and meaningful events for everyone. Learn about the traditions and clothing most common at these ceremonies.
One thing that all people have in common is that they have a birthday once a year. Here are some reasons you should celebrate your birthday that you have probably never thought about.
Need a fun idea for a summer birthday? Try throwing a carnival birthday party complete with fun food, games and prizes!
Are you ready for the future of partying? Learn how to throw a blast of a futuristic cosmic party with tips on food, costumes, decorations, music and more!
Here's a look at the Cookie Table, a delicious Pittsburgh wedding tradition. You are in for a treat when you find out a little Cookie Table history and how easy it is to set up. Think about a Pittsburgh Wedding Cookie Table for your wedding.
Looking for unique ideas for your wedding party entrance to add some excitement and fun? Here are five great ideas you can try!
Beautiful mercury glass...how to find it, use it, decorate it, even create your own. Find out how to use mercury glass for decor for your vintage wedding.
Looking for a fresh idea to propose? Here are 46 ideas to choose from or inspire you to create your own!
Looking for a creative idea for your party? Consider heading back to the Roaring 20s for a fun theme party. This one is complete with a speakeasy, gangsters, jazz music, casino games, good food and a raid by cops with billy clubs to top it all off!
The perfect party requires perfect planning! There are several things to consider when planning your party. Before you make out your guest list, before you buy your party decorations, take a minute to put your plan on paper (or computer screen)....
Raising money for a non-profit requires a great deal of support, and relies heavily on fundraisers. Creating awareness and highlighting the importance of your organization takes careful planning, consideration, and oftentimes a strict budget. The...
Looking for fun and creative ocean-themed birthday party ideas? Read to find DIY ideas and pictures for invitations, decorations, food ideas, party games for kids, and much more.
Host a great Hawaiian luau party with these ideas for decorations, costume, food and drinks, party games, music, volcano cakes, and smoking party drinks.
This article includes some of the best, most popular, and funniest happy birthday songs for everyone. Songs range from the unknown to very famous—there's sure to be something here for everyone.
Put away the Celine Dion and Kenny G, I've got you covered with these feisty tracks to play on your wedding day.
A keepsake memory box is a lovely idea to remember your wedding by. Items leading up to the big day and keepsakes from the day itself are nice to keep. Make a special box and put in special things to look back on in years to come.
If you are planning a kid's ninja-themed birthday party, check out some of these ideas. Includes do-it-yourself invitations, decorations, cake ideas, and goodie bags.
Use Mason jars to create beautiful decorations for your wedding. Consider using them as candleholders, favor containers, pew markers, and more!
The purpose of the Nuptial Mass program is to provide information so all guests can actively participate in the celebration through song and prayer.
Find answers to some question about tungsten carbide wedding rings! What are the advantages and myths about them? Weigh the pros and cons here.
Fun games played at a baby shower help make it a memorable experience. Here you will find adorable game ideas with some templates that you can print too.
A great black light party needs the right ideas and decorations. In this article I'll provide fantastic tips and review the top five black light party supplies.
Discover a selection of the best father and daughter wedding dance songs including some classics along with some more recent choices with videos by Bruce Springsteen, Sinatra, Adele and more...
Step-by step directions for easy games and activities for a Wizard of Oz party. Simple to put together from things you have around the house or can buy at the the store.
Steampunk weddings explained in full detail. This will inspire you to pull out the feathers, cogs and Victorian hoops - get ready!
Learn how to arrange a successful wedding ceremony and know what to say and do during such an event. Here is a wedding ceremony script for first-time officiants.
Have you wondered which flowers are available during the month of your wedding? Check out these lists of flowers that I've categorized for you to find what's fresh, fits your color scheme, and how to make it all work together on your special day.
Planning a child's birthday party can be lots of fun but also very overwhelming. To make sure you do not forget the small things, here is the ultimate kid's birthday party checklist.
Getting married at the courthouse doesn't mean you have to forfeit all the style and sentiment of a traditional wedding! Try one or all of these ideas to make your courthouse wedding a day to remember.
It's the event before the big event...gender reveal parties are what's trending. There's no better way to allow friends and family be a part of special time of life! Learn how to throw one here...
Planning a kids' party? Need inspiration? How about a Minecraft-themed party? I've pulled together lots of fun ideas for Minecraft fans to help you plan the perfect event. Let's party!
If you are planning a multi-cultural wedding, things can get very tricky. Use these tips to make the most memorable wedding experience for all people involved.
Entertain with ease with a no-hassle make-your-own pizza party. Here's everything you need to know to get started.
Over one hundred sayings, phrases and short blurbs you can write on a birthday cake for that special someone.
You can save thousands of dollars by holding your wedding in a backyard, but you still need to create a budget!
Weddings can be very expensive! These are my top 10 tips, from the real life experience of planning my own wedding, on how to cut wedding costs without sacrificing quality and style.
A horror movie party is a fun way to get a group of frriends together. There are all sorts of great ways that you can create the perfect horror movie theme party.
Looking to host a baby shower with cheap games? You've come to the right place! Check out these budget-friendly baby shower game ideas and have a blast on the big day!
All you need to make a glowing game of Twister is glow paint and white fabric. So grab a paint brush, stretch your limbs, and get ready to get Twisted!
Tired of playing the same old games at all the showers you attend? These creative ideas will help you stray away from the "clothespin game" and other repetitive competitions.
Here are some poems for a baby shower card, invitations, or anything you might think to use them for!
Get some great ideas for an American Girl tea party to host as a birthday party, fund raiser, or just for fun. Lots of ideas for crafts, food, and other activities.
This page has activity ideas for a Western-themed party for kids including tepee painting, panning for gold, & sack races. Ideas for decorations, food, & cake. Includes photos & party tips.
How to pick the best jokes to tell at a wedding, including suggested jokes and tips for successful joke-telling.
Water beads are great for decorating, watering plants, and even for kids activities and play. They look cool and are fun and easy to use.
Are you a fan of the Food Network's hit show Chopped? Learn how to have your own Chopped Challenge at home and throw a memorable dinner party your friends will never forget.
The most comprehensive resource guide to a biker wedding. From old traditions, to new traditions. Gifts, wedding decorations and invitations. An eco-friendly wedding theme.
I've included pretty much all the great ideas I could find to create an adorable Minnie Mouse party for your little girl.
What size should your tent be? How will you keep it cool or warm? Which add-ons are worth it, and should you get a frame or pole tent? Learn about how to choose a tent that best fits your needs.
Your 18th birthday should be spent doing things that you were not legally allowed to do the day before. I have made a list of 18 things to do on your 18th birthday. How can you possibly not think of something to do?
Are you planning a Welsh-themed party, or celebrating St David's Day? This fun free quiz can easily be used as part of the entertainment! It is suitable for all ages, and can also be used to test people's knowledge of the beautiful country of Wales.
In the Roman Catholic faith, a wedding is about much more than marrying two people; it is a celebration of their love for God and each other. The engagement period is not only for nailing down the details of a beautiful wedding, but also for...
Make pretty, colourful sweet cones for your party, occasion, or as a gift. A simple and cost-effective idea that is more personal than a party bag!
Whether you’re throwing a fancy formal dinner party, inviting your friends for a casual gathering, or preparing an everyday family meal, why not put together a pleasant table setting for your guests?
My wife and I wanted to get married during my winter break from my university, which didn't give us enough time to go through the process required by the church. So, we opted for a civil marriage, and I'll outline the steps we followed here for you.
After 18 years of marriage we wanted to renew our wedding vows on a beach, but we didn't want to break the bank doing it. Here's our story of how we made a memory of a lifetime, but on a budget.
The reception festivities begin with the first dance. It's tradition, and you've lulled over your favourite love songs with your partner, and begin dancing in the middle of a crowded room full of friends, family, caterers, photographers and amateur...
How to make your own monogrammed aisle runner for your wedding decoration. Inexpensive, easy, and beautiful way to personalize your wedding.
WOW your guests by throwing a Moroccan themed party this summer. This article is thorough and easy to follow and offers tips on decorating, cooking, entertainment, creating stunning invitations and choosing the right music. Your guests will be stunned and amazed at your creativity! And the recipes included are beyond delicious and each is 100% authentic.
Speech writing can be a hugely daunting task, and inspiration may be hard to come by. I have listed speeches used in my own Bar-Mitzvah, and I hope the jokes/ideas can be adapted and used today.
A movie-night party is a great theme for people of all ages. This page features everything you will need for your movie-night party planning.
Want a clever alternative to the old fashioned guest book at your wedding? Try a beautiful wishing tree where guests write their happy thoughts and well wishes and hang them on a tree.
Take a peek at the list and videos of songs by The Beatles that I chose to use during my wedding ceremony. The ceremony was unique and fit my husband and I perfectly. The guests enjoyed it too!
Here are ideas for classic expressions of congratulations and quotes you can incorporate in your wedding message. There are also funny and religious messages and a DIY Framed Fabric Message Tapestry.
If you're throwing a 1940s themed party for a birthday, anniversary, etc., you've come to the right place. Let's talk about decorations, costumes, and food for a rockin' 1940s party.
From the cheap to the eco-friendly, here are some ideas for your two-year-old's birthday party favors!
This is a one-stop page filled with fabulous Mickey Mouse and other Disney party ideas, including free, printable invitations and decorations.
What is your dream wedding? Is it a beach wedding, fairy tale-like , church or underwater? Whatever theme you choose, finding the perfect destination is the key to make your dream wedding come true.
Finding the right words to say is really difficult, which is why this article offers wedding vow examples, sayings, and quotes for him and her to help guide you and inspire you to write your own unique vows.
Aisle décor is a way to not only beautify your wedding ceremony venue but to draw the eye down the aisle to the main attractions, you and your groom! Learn tons of beautiful and inexpensive ways to decorate your aisles.
Turning 30 is a big deal so celebrate it in a big way. Here are 30 different ideas for doing "30 for 30" - like taking 30 day trips over the next year or hitting up 30 restaurants you've always wanted to try.
Kid-tested games that everyone can enjoy. Easy and fun birthday party games and ideas created by a family that loves Lego!
Castles make a great venue for a wedding and there are several great Scottish castles that can be hired for your special day.
Host a fantastic at home birthday party with these quick and easy games, activities, cakes and themes.
Easy directions to make your own video or slideshow of a reunion. Reunion video song ideas and tips to make a video fast.
Looking for party ideas for a bird themed baby shower? Find several cute ideas for invitations, decorations, food, cake, games and activities, and so much more.
Do you have a son that's "all boy?" Here are 10 great party theme ideas to help you celebrate his birthday!
Best selection of mother and son wedding dance songs. Discover videos from a wide variety of artists spanning many years including the Beatles, Josh Groban, James Taylor and many more.
DIY bridal bouquets are easier than you may think, even when you long for a cascade style. This hub has pictures, advice and several videos to show you how it's done, using fresh or silk flowers.
Here are some easy, fun games I've offered at baby showers I've planned that have all been very successful and made for great photos, as well.
If you find yourself struggling to find just the right sentiment to write in a wedding card, here are 60 original ideas to make it easier for you!
You won't believe how much can be saved on your wedding day with these mind blowing DIY wedding decorations ideas.
Planning a Bachelorette Party at Walt Disneyland or Walt Disneyworld? A scavenger hunt could be just the game you need!
Looking for free wedding samples? Check out this up-to-date collection of the best wedding freebies on the web...
Here is a collection of the best wedding exit or recessional songs. Come here to get the short descriptions and videos of the songs.
I've done the legwork for you to find the best, most excellent Mario Brothers party ideas on the web!
Here are 5 fun and exciting games for parties that will bring you lots of laughter and unforgettable memories. Good for any age, from young children to adult.
One of the most important elements to plan regarding your event, a gala dinner invitation must be captivating. The first thing your potential guests will see, properly wording your invitation is one of the best ways to attract support and increase...
How do you plan and organize a family reunion? Ripplemaker shares what steps they took to organize their reunion composed of 100+ persons.
A dark venue backlit by dozens of colorful glow sticks, dance music that will blow your socks off, and sticky-sweet treats are all you'll need to keep the party hopping.
The backdrop of the stunning Smoky Mountains makes Gatlinburg a premier wedding destination location. This is a guide to the best and most beautiful wedding chapel venues in the area.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect traditional song for your wedding ceremony. We are all familiar with love songs that play on the radio, but many churches have strict rules about the type of music allowed during a ceremony. ...
If you are planning a birthday party for an 11 year old boy, but need some ideas to help you on your way, then this article will hopefully bring you just that. After all, 11-year-olds are growing up and approaching the teen years - they often have...
Creating your own wedding program fans can save hundreds of dollars on your wedding day! Follow these easy step by step instructions to create your very own professional looking wedding fan programs.
This article has tips for a wolf-themed birthday party. Includes ideas for decorations, a wolf birthday cake and cupcakes, and gift suggestions. Plus, photos and videos.
How do you include memories of lost loved ones in your wedding celebrations? Here are some beautiful ways to include old family photographs in your wedding decor to make those who can't be there a part of your ceremony.
Looking for some fun (and free) bridal shower games? Then you've come to the right place! Check out these games and add them to your next bridal shower.
Planning a unique wedding can be a challenge in today's world, as there are so many customs you can use on your big day. This article will help you to create your Scottish wedding.
Find time-saving printable templates for all ages. Includes games to play based on the Harry Potter books. Name generator, polyjuice potion game, and Harry Potter bingo.