If you are getting married and having working on your registry or a guest looking to purchase a gift you will want to head to the kitchen department. With kitchen items being a large part of what couples need once married they make wonderful gifts for weddings. There is a huge selection at the store and there are certain must have items. Here are ten wonderful wedding gifts for the kitchen.
There are so many choices when it comes to flatware and most department stores have shelves full of different sets. Most couples choose a set for their registry and add twelve so it is an easy purchase for the guests.
Casual dishes for everyday meals are another great wedding gift. It is nice to have all your dishes matching in sets. While some brands come in separate pieces others come in sets of place settings.
Whether you have short, medium or long length hair there is a wedding day hairstyle for you. From adorable haircuts to perfect up hairdos there is sure to be something you will love. To help you choose the best hairstyle for your wedding day here are some glamorous ideas you can try for the wedding based on your hair length.
Extra Short Hair
If you have extra short hair that you keep less than five inches long then it is important to get a haircut within a week of your wedding. This way when you put styling products and accessories in your hair it fully cooperates. Most extra short hairstyles lose their exact look after about a week or two of grow out so the closer to your wedding you get the haircut the better.
In addition to getting to spend the rest of your life with your spouse marriage has many benefits. While there are people who feel differently, the benefits of not getting married do not ever seem to outweigh the benefits of getting married. To help you understand how wonderful the decision you made can be, here are some of the benefits of getting married.
With marriage comes an entire lifetime of experiences with your best friend. Whether you love hanging out after work watching movies or extreme adventures, you both can share all these moments together. It is such a wonderful feeling knowing that you will not be alone to handle life’s challenges. As it was as a child, spending time with a best friend is the greatest feeling. Now you get to experience that every day of your life.
From a young age many women dream of being in love someday. It may start off as a princess story out of a children’s movie but grows into the reality of getting to spend every day with your best friend. As you get older the boys don’t have cooties anymore and before you know it there is a boyfriend or guy friend in your life that has become your fiancé.
While life may seem to go by a lot slower when you are younger, the time flies by as you get older and have more responsibilities. Juggling school, work, finances, family and a serious relationship is quite a bit for one person. As if you could not add anymore to your plate, now you are engaged and busy planning your dream wedding.
With New Years only days away it is important to include your new spouse in this year’s resolution. In previous years you were focused on personal goals in regards to your job, health and school, but this year is very different. Now there are two of you that are working together as a unit. In order to stay strong for the year to come here are some ideas for your New Year’s resolution.
The most important aspect of any relationship is communication and what better resolution for you and your spouse to work on next year. With hope of many more years to come it is important to work on communicating right from the start. Transition may have been hard on you both as you adjust to living together and doing everything as one. However, as a commitment to the longevity of your relationship this year would be a great time to work on communicating.
After your wedding and honeymoon are over the reality of a huge life change sets in. As a result many decisions have to be made. Both you and your spouse will have to discuss your feelings on important matters to help the transition go smoothly. In order to help prepare for these discussions I have come up with ten very important topics you will want to cover after the wedding.
While this is not the case for some couples who moved in together while they were dating, there are still many couples that choose to wait until after the wedding. Overall moving in together can be a very exciting thing to think about and prepare for but it can be a very stressful transition. Every person has their particulars when it comes to their daily schedules and how they live on their own. Be patient with each other in the beginning as it takes time to adjust to the other person’s ways.
With a tight budget and big heart it is hard to figure out a wedding gift this time of year. There are so many beautiful things that you can buy, but they are not always in your budget. In order to help you brainstorm an idea for a handmade wedding gift I have come up with a handful of ideas you might want to try. Although it may cost less, the thought and love you put into the gift will make it priceless.
These make a wonderful gift and are very handy in the kitchen for any household. They have important uses including taking pans out of the oven and a place to put hot dishes on to save the table and counters. Surprisingly they don’t take a lot of time depending on how well you can knit, crochet or sew.
With cold season in the beginning stages there are many more opportunities to catch something this year. As horrible as it may sound, there is a possibility of you waking up with a cold on or around your wedding day this winter. Since the day must go on, I’ve put together some ways to help you get through your wedding day in one piece. Read on to explore five cold remedies that could save your wedding day.
Hot Bath or Shower
The first thing to do when you wake up with a cold is slip into a hot bath or shower. The process of heating up your body helps with loosening up any congestion and relaxing your muscles. To help boost the effectiveness of the hot bath or shower you should use some bath salts with menthol in them or rub a menthol salve on your chest and under your nose.
In times of financial difficulty it is sometimes hard to really enjoy planning such an expensive event as a wedding. With rising costs of food, entertainment and travel one could argue that it is easier to put off the wedding until times change. However, many people have overcome the difficulty and gone ahead with their wedding plans. Here are some of the most popular recession time wedding trends and tips on how to make them work for you.
Shorter Guest List
This is one of the most popular wedding trends these days due to the fact that providing food and beverage for more people makes your wedding bill outrageous. Not to mention you have to use a larger venue. This means you have to work really hard on the bride and groom guest lists. We all know it is not so fun when it comes to cutting people out.
Choosing a wedding photographer can be a confusing decision. You want to make sure you select the right person and end up with the perfect wedding album that will last your lifetime. Because your wedding day is a once in a lifetime experience you want to make sure and capture every special moment. With that in mind I’ve come up with some important topics to consider when deciding on a photographer.
The most important of all is defiantly how much experience the photographer has or in other words, how great their portfolio is. To ensure they know what to do and you like the art of their photos, asking to see a portfolio is first on the agenda. Also if you know anyone else that has used this particular photographer then you could ask to see their photos. This would be considered the first round of elimination when it comes to selecting one of the many photographers out there. While making appointments and viewing lots of photos may be time consuming, you will be happy you did so.
With all the television shows these days turning the spotlight on full figured beautiful women, I decided to explore some important tips for the bride to be. There are many opportunities to have the most amazing wedding you have ever dreamed up. And, as a voluptuous woman you are ready to make a statement on your wedding day. So what are we waiting for, let’s get started.
More to Love
As a common statement used to describe undesirable love handles and extra stuff where we don’t want it on our bodies, the idea of more to love can be very positive. The negative aspect is far from true and many men out there really enjoy the type of woman that will eat a nice steak and potato dinner with them. So with that in mind the idea of “more to love” is a sexy thing and should be used to your advantage.
There are many different issues that can surface for brides planning their wedding. Whether it is a divorce in the family or refusal to travel, the conflicts can show themselves in any area of the process. Hopefully by the time you’re planning the wedding you know what your issues are and just need to figure out the resolution. Here are some of the most common conflicts when planning your wedding with easy resolutions.
As most brides are aware of the term bridezilla, few realize their actions that give them the name. With all the stress of preparing the details for the big event it is difficult to realize their actions. When the image of a crazy and mean bride that nobody wants anything to do with comes to mind it can be a bit scary. In order to avoid becoming a bridezilla, I have come up with indicators to recognize when a bride is crossing into the dark side.
As the bride should be needy and cared for on her wedding day; there is a point where demanding too much is overboard. Telling people what to do and asking them to do a favor nicely can be the difference between bridezilla and nice bride.
Choosing your wedding theme is one of the most crucial parts of the planning process. It is the backbone to the whole wedding and requires more attention than most brides give it. There are more chances that the theme will be a total disaster than turn out just as you imagined. With that it mind, I’ve come up with a few ways you can avoid having a tacky wedding and be closer to the perfect day.
Brainstorm Your Expectations
While brainstorming the theme of your wedding it is important to think about the expectations you have of the day as a whole.
The bachelor party is one of the most difficult obstacles for a wife-to-be and there is good reason for this. Between the rowdy single men and alcoholic beverages there is way too much room for disaster. Let’s face it ladies, there are way too many horror stories from bachelor parties that have gotten out of hand. To avoid the possibility of experiencing the horrors yourself it is important that you set boundaries and communicate with him about your feelings. Here are some ideas to make this discussion a bit easier.
One of the most desired locations for a wedding is on the beach. It’s beautiful and the sound of the ocean creates a romantic setting for the exchange of vows. Then in the evening you get to enjoy a beautiful sunset. Natural beauty will awe your guests and allow you to save on the decorations. No need to go overboard, the scenery says it all!
This beautiful beach setting comes at a pretty high price. Due to the pristine location you will most likely have to go with a resort or established function business on the beach. These places are typically all inclusive and do not allow you to supply your own food, decorations or music.
1. Complete the Dress: Have your wedding dress steamed and pressed. Walking down the aisle in a wrinkled dress would be the worst thing that could happen for any bride. It is your big day; make sure you shine in a beautifully flawless dress. You will be glad you did it when you look back at photos!