Why Etiquette Matters

Grounded as it is in timeless principles, etiquette enables us to face whatever the future may bring with strength of character and integrity. This ever-adaptive code of behavior also allows us to be flexible enough to respect those whose beliefs and traditions differ from our own. Civility and courtesy, the outward expressions of human decency, are the proverbial glue that holds society together...
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It’s Party Time!!

It’s all a matter of perspective: your fabulous party with the awesome music could be your neighbors’ nightmare. Many buildings and parishes have noise restrictions or ordinances that address not just the times but the decibel levels as well. It’s a good idea to give your neighbors a heads up before the event as well as your phone number so they can call if they are disturbed. During your...
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Wedding Budget Worksheet

It’s easy to lose track of what you’re spending when the cash is flowing out fast and furiously. But this worksheet can make money matters much easier to manage. It’s got every detail covered, complete with columns to list your budgeted amount and what you actually spent. Download Worksheet
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Different Types of Wedding Processionals

The order of wedding processionals follows a general pattern, but varies according to religious traditions.   Catholic Wedding Processional The priest, groom, and best man enter through a side door and wait at the altar. The groomsmen and bridesmaids walk down in pairs, starting with the two who will stand farthest from the bride and groom, and ending with the best man and maid of honor. The...
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What Information is Required on a Wedding Invitation or Announcement

Who: Couple’s names, Host’s names What: Your Wedding When: Date and time (ceremony and reception if there is no reception card) Where: Ceremony and reception location(s) (if there is a reception card you need only put the address of where the ceremony is taking place) Your invitation needs to have all the information that a guest needs about your wedding. The most important information...
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Do’s and Don’ts for Brides on Wedding Day

Marriage is the most important day in a girl’s life. It is a very special occasion and is the beginning of your new life with another person. You must have dreamt of this day for years and it has finally arrived. So, to make this day extra special you have to observe certain do’s and don’ts. These are simple tips which will help you make your wedding day a success.   Do’s Have a...
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