Monthly Archives: May 2010
Though the difficult economic times of recent years have had a negative impact on virtually every industry, they have actually given rise to an increase in the number destination weddings. In fact, according to industry statistics, more couples than ever are choosing to exchange vows in ceremonies away from their home towns.
Why choose a destination wedding?
Most brides site control over the wedding day as one of the main reasons why they choose to have a destination wedding. Let’s face it, not every bride wants a large church wedding. These events can often become large, impersonal occasions that are as much for the wedding couples’ families as they are for the wedding couple.
Destination weddings give brides the opportunity to host a more intimate affair with just a few friends and family members present. While many “at home” weddings have guest lists that soar into the hundreds, the average number of attendees at a destination wedding is 45 – 50.
The couple also has more control over the ceremony itself. They can be more creative with the clothes that they wear, the style of the ceremony, and even the wedding officiants. While many brides to be choose an exotic or beach setting for their nuptials, others prefer a mountainous setting. With all that Branson, Missouri has to offer, it’s no wonder that more and more couples are choosing Branson as the place to exchange vows.
If you have a wedding to attend in the next week or so and have not had time to shop then you might want to listen up. Last minute gifts can be tricky, especially when you do not have much time on your hands. Making time to go to the wedding might be enough stress on you. If this is the case then here are five great last minute gifts you can grab for the bride and groom.
An easy buy for sure as most newlyweds love sipping on delicious champagne after the wedding. If you do not feel comfortable choosing one then ask the person in charge of the liquor store about champagne. Do not be surprised about how expensive they are as the quality and price are directly related.
If there is a great restaurant in the area where the bride and groom live then go and purchase a gift certificate for the cost of two normal dinners. If you can afford more than that is great but do not feel bad giving a twenty dollar certificate. Something is better than nothing and will be greatly appreciated.