3 Alternatives to Giving Away the Bride

There’s an element of a traditional wedding ceremony some find controversial, and that’s the “giving away of the bride”.

It takes place in the very beginning of the ceremony when the Bride and her escort arrive just short of the altar. The Officiant usually asks something along the lines of, “Who gives this woman to this man in marriage?” The escort, most often the Bride’s father says, “Her mother and I.”

So where did the Giving Away of the Bride practice come from?

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The Belief That Leaves Brides Stuck Every Time

If you’re planning your own wedding (as most Brides do these days), you may find yourself overwhelmed. And with all the details that go into a wedding big or small, it’s no wonder!

And no doubt you’ll get plenty of input from your friends, family, even your future Mother-in-law on everything from where to have the wedding and reception to the elements of your wedding ceremony.

Those that give you unsolicited advice truly mean well, and there might be times you’ll feel like your own wedding will end up being about what everyone else wants, and not what you want.

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3 Makeup Products Every Smart Bride Should Own

When you first began planning your wedding, I can imagine the must-haves came to mind. There’s the dress, the venue, choosing your Bridesmaids, and who could forget the Wedding Cake?

But with all the brainstorming and details that go along with planning a wedding, It can be easy to forget to include one of the most important elements of the day,

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4 Creative Unity Ceremonies You Probably Never Heard Of

Unity ceremonies are a pretty common part of a wedding ceremony, however, it’s rare you see something other than the traditional Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony performed.

Today, Brides and Grooms are getting much more creative when it comes to the unity portion of a ceremony. Today, I’m going to share 4 Unity ceremonies you probably never heard of.

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