Bride’s Special Dance With Her Late Father

This wedding happened last year but it was shared on the news this past Friday. A bride lost her father shortly before her wedding. For the father-daughter dance, the bride’s brother arranged a dance with the bride to “Butterfly Kisses” while she … Continue reading »

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A Romantic Manly Gift?

Buying a romantic, manly gift can be an oxymoronic task. I set out to find such a treasure for my fiancé last Valentine’s Day. I knew I wanted to find him a sentimental gift for our last Valentines before our wedding, and … Continue reading »

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Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

People are quick to give wedding couples advice for the wedding, but what about for the marriage? Hopefully you have a mentor or two that can give you advice as your marriage matures. I’ve given some of my own advice in the … Continue reading »

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Rednecks Teach Me Something About Weddings

I’ve recently discovered the TV show, My Big Redneck Wedding. I’m mesmerized, and it is just the thing that I need to watch at this very moment, 1 month before the big day. All the other wedding shows completely stress me out … Continue reading »

Birth Order Dictates Your Relationship?

A discussion started on theknot regarding an article about birth order and marriage. The article from myDaily talks about the different combintations of birth order and the outcomes on relationships. Scott is oldest and I’m youngest, so according to this article, we’re … Continue reading »

The Most Important Investment of Your Life (#4)

(This post is the fourth and final post of the series, “Marriage: The Most Important Investment of Your Life“) The Screening Process Parallels abound between the process for finding an investment worth making and a man/woman worth marrying.  Most investment managers start … Continue reading »

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The Most Important Investment of Your Life (#3)

(This post is the third post of the series, “Marriage: The Most Important Investment of Your Life“) I confess.  When I dropped to a knee and proposed to my wife, I was a nervous wreck.  Wanting to nail my proposal speech in … Continue reading »

The Most Important Investment of Your Life (#2)

(This post is the second post of the series, “Marriage: The Most Important Investment of Your Life“) Use a mutually agreed upon goal as the starting point. A great example would be purchasing your first home together.  When you discuss where you … Continue reading »

Marriage: The Most Important Investment of Your Life

(This post is the first post of the series, “Marriage: The Most Important Investment of Your Life”) How many engaged couples have a frank, open discussion about finances prior to marriage?  Do you know your fiancé’s credit score, how much he has … Continue reading »

Marriage and Finances

Happy New Year! How was Day 2 of your New Year’s resolution? Decided to start on Day 3? Well, a lot of people talk about resolutions involving finances. When two people get married, finances get a little hairier because now two people … Continue reading »

New Year’s Resolutions on Relationships

Life is not about what how much money you make, what kind of car you drive, etc etc etc., it’s about our relationships. The people that we love show which relationships are most important to us. The relationship with the person that … Continue reading »

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Remembering Special People

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! During the holidays, family and friends often think about their loved ones whom may have passed away. A wedding event is no different and often, a parent, or grandparent is honored in a special way at the … Continue reading »