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Marijuana Might Be Making Its Way Into Weddings

Marijuana Might Be Making Its Way Into Weddings | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
We're not making this up. Some couples are looking for ways to include marijuana in their wedding day plans -- from cannabis reception centerpieces to special brownies at the bridal shower. And whi...
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Well, it could add an extra dimension to some weddings!

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Weddings, Vow Renewals, Civil Partnerships, Handfastings and Baby-namings can all be enhanced with a celebrant's participation.
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Secular funerals are not a blind date with the truth - The Guardian

Secular funerals are not a blind date with the truth - The Guardian | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Letters: People present who knew the deceased in life will be well aware of what is being truly described or referred to, and what is being left out
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Most of the funerals I conduct are secular - that does not make them less valid or even less memorable than religious or semi-religious ones.

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Weddings in stupid places to bankrupt Britain

Weddings in stupid places to bankrupt Britain | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
MILLIONS of Britons are facing financial ruin because their friends keep getting married in distant, expensive places they have only visited once.
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Expressed in somewhat extreme terms, but I am in broad agreement.

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Wonder Woman's New Ability: Officiating Gay Weddings - IGN

Wonder Woman's New Ability: Officiating Gay Weddings - IGN | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
This week Wonder Woman used a different kind of power to wed two women. Check out the nuptials.
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Well, why not, I suppose?!

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Boys Who Stole The Show At Weddings

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My favourite's the boy with the cake.

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Oh my...these little guys are too much!

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Humans Should Be Able to Marry Robots - Slate Magazine

Humans Should Be Able to Marry Robots - Slate Magazine | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court’s recent 5–4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges legalizing same-sex marriage across the United States has already spawned speculation about “what will be next” in expanding marital rights.
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I expect I'd be prepared to officiate at a human-robot wedding, but I'm comfortable with humans marrying humans!

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Surprise Celebrity Weddings That Made Our Heads Spin

Surprise Celebrity Weddings That Made Our Heads Spin | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it

Well, I've only heard of about four of them, but still ...!When Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux said “I do” at their Bel Air home last weekend, no one saw the wedding coming—including their guests, many of whom reportedly thought they were showing up for a birthday party.

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I've only heard of about four of these "celebrities" ...!

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Man plans marriage proposal, gets interrupted stopping robbery - CBS News

Man plans marriage proposal, gets interrupted stopping robbery - CBS News | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
North Carolina man and his girlfriend were dining at a restaurant when a man approached the register and demanded money
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Glad there was a happy ending!

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7 Things All Bad Wedding Speeches Have In Common

7 Things All Bad Wedding Speeches Have In Common | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
While you can't really expect to be the toast of the town on someone else's big day (don't worry, your time will come if it hasn't already), you can learn to give a killer wedding toast that not only honors your loved one, but keeps their guests...
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Your Wedding Was Probably Nothing Like These 12 Extremely Bizarre Weddings Around The World. | Deveoh

Your Wedding Was Probably Nothing Like These 12 Extremely Bizarre Weddings Around The World. | Deveoh | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
RT @deveoh: Your Wedding Was Probably Nothing Like These 12 Extremely Bizarre Weddings Around The World. http://t.co/3eQr8CBxqV http://t.co
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Well, my favourite's the Croquembouche!

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Silly traditional things celebrants say in weddings

Silly traditional things celebrants say in weddings | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
A big long list of all the traditional things that marriage celebrants say but aren't required to.
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Absolutely!

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Sorry, Mom: Weddings aren't great places to meet someone - Washington Post

Sorry, Mom: Weddings aren't great places to meet someone - Washington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
I went to 7 weddings and met zero love interests.
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A different take on weddings!

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13 Ways to Keep Your Wedding Guests From Overheating When It???s Sweltering Outside

13 Ways to Keep Your Wedding Guests From Overheating When It???s Sweltering Outside | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
If you’re getting married in the next couple of months and your venue is anywhere but Alaska, there’s a good chance it’s going to be hot, hot, hot, especially if you’re planning to be outdoors for your big day.
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Probably not really applicable to the British climate!

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Why we have fallen out of love with white weddings | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Why we have fallen out of love with white weddings | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
More people are choosing other venues such as stately homes and football stadiums, and many people are choosing not to get married at all as cohabitation becomes more popular.
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I'm sure cohabitation accounts for the drop in weddings altogether.

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15 Creative Seating Signs Fit For A Bride And Groom - Huffington Post

15 Creative Seating Signs Fit For A Bride And Groom - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
In all the excitement of greeting your guests and getting ready for dinner to be served, it can be easy to to forget to save yourself a seat!
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Lovely ideas.

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Planning a wedding, where to start!

Planning a wedding, where to start! | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Wedding planning is a big project for anyone, get off to a good start with our guide....
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Good advice.

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Non-believers push for legal recognition of humanist weddings - The Guardian

The Guardian Non-believers push for legal recognition of humanist weddings The Guardian It was his suggestion to incorporate handfasting into their ceremony, a pagan tradition where the couple's hands are symbolically tied together with ribbons,...
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I'd be sorry if only humanists were given legal recognition - surely, civil celebrants who offer religious, part- or non-religious weddings cannot be excluded!

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Green can be the new color in wedding wear - Kearney Hub

Green can be the new color in wedding wear - Kearney Hub | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Weddings are full of traditions, many of which aim to ensure the good luck rains down on couples for years to come. Many of these traditions revolve around wardrobe choices.
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Ah, THAT sort of green ...! And, yes.

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Texas judge tells defendant in assault case the sentence is marriage or jail - Fox News

Texas judge tells defendant in assault case the sentence is marriage or jail - Fox News | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
A Texas judge decided to mete out justice in an unusual fashion when he offered a defendant up for sentencing in a minor assault case the choice of getting married or going to jail for 15 days.
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An unusual one ...!

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What I've learned about wedding prices from working in the industry - Vox

Why figuring out a "good price" for a vendor is such a huge challenge.
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I always quote my prices up front early on. I prefer to be transparent, but maybe it loses me the odd client who'll look elsewhere.

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Weddings are for brides and grooms, not you and your cellphone photos - Kansas City Star (blog)

Weddings are for brides and grooms, not you and your cellphone photos - Kansas City Star (blog) | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
How social media obsessed are we that when a bride and groom try to keep their wedding ceremony unplugged, the guests remain logged in?
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I'm leading an unplugged wedding on Sunday - just hope people respect the couple's wishes.

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Eight Reasons I'm Renewing My Vows - Huffington Post

Eight Reasons I'm Renewing My Vows - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
When Mr. Rosenberg and I met, everything happened in a single breath. One year from our first date, we were married, with a baby on the way.
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Good reasons!

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Vegas hopes to woo more weddings - The Washington Post - Washington Post

Vegas hopes to woo more weddings - The Washington Post - Washington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Fewer and fewer people are getting hitched in the city that once played host to one in every 20 American marriages.
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Never been there myself ...

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Celebrants support diversity

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Here are a few of the ways civil celebrants support diversity through their work and in their communities.

Via Christina Snell
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15 Wedding Songs Gay Couples Should Play At Their Weddings - NewNowNext - NewNowNext

15 Wedding Songs Gay Couples Should Play At Their Weddings - NewNowNext - NewNowNext | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Now that marriage equality is the law of the land, us gays need to redefine wedding music: Let Mendelssohn and Wagner walk on by.
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All a matter of opinion and taste.

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Pet lovers are able to hold weddings for their dogs in the UK

London, 12 September 2006 1. Zoom out on groom 2. Photographers taking pictures of groom 3. Wide of bride arriving by horse drawn carriage 4. Close up of ...
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Waiting for my first invitation to conduct a pet wedding ...!

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