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Oakhurst Country Club Wedding Photos

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Oakhurst Country Club is a great place to have your wedding in Clayton, CA. Here are some recent wedding photos taken by Robert Valdes Photography...

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors

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YourBridalPlanner is your source for the very best Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in the United States and Canada. Our Gay Friendly wedding vendor directory section consists of the very best wedding professionals who cater to the LGBT community. Please click here to view our Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors section of our...

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Wedding Video Bloopers

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Here are some really funny wedding video bloopers and unique wedding...

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Same Sex Marriage Marathon

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We received this amazing letter from a couple who are planning a cross country marathon to get married in multiple states. Moreover, this is a same sex, lesbian couple who want the world to know about their love and to embrace the equality of same sex weddings and marriages in every U.S. State. First, let us introduce ourselves. We are Kacey Frierson and Chwanda Nixon. We are a lesbian couple out of Jonesboro, Georgia. We did have a civil union on April 7, 2012, but of course, a civil union is not the same as a marriage. We have decided to embark on a cross country, cross continent journey of love, commitment, and equality. We live in a state where we cannot legally get married. So we have decided to take this show on the road!! 9 SAME-SEX MARRIAGES…8...

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Heartfelt Sweepstakes Entry

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We just received this heartfelt sweepstakes entry from a bride who sounds incredibly sincere and honest and we wanted to share it with you. We urge our preferred vendors [as well as any other vendors for that matter] that are in a position to help this bride, to please do so. If you are able to help this bride, contact us and we will put you in touch with the bride. My Dream Wedding is what i am most intrested in because I feel like this is something, like most girls, have been planning for their entire life. Now that I have the chance to finally be planning the biggest day of my life I am falling way short of funds. This experience is way more expensive then I would have ever thought of it being. The times are...

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Wedding Budgets

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Our advice to brides and grooms regarding wedding budgeting is SPEND AS MUCH AS YOU CAN!!! In the interest of a booming economy we urge our visitors to spend as much as you possibly can on your wedding and DO NOT REGRET IT! Spend money on the wedding related items that are important to you. Your wedding is a once in a lifetime occasion so trust yourself to spend wisely and invest your money properly in the wedding community. To help you do this, we offer you the very best, pre-screened wedding vendors available. Please register with us so that we can send you information about vendors in your area. Name: Email: Wedding Date Region/Area of Wedding Most Interested In: Agree to our Terms Of Use VIEW TERMS OF USE CAPTCHA...

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Halo Style diamond engagement rings by Natalie K

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What could be more special than a halo diamond engagement ring? A diamond that is surrounded by a circle of smaller diamonds, of course! The halo style diamond ring has special meaning because the diamonds around the solitaire give the appearance of an angel’s halo, hence the name. Halo style rings can create a luxuriously modern look or a special antique appearance. This style has lots of versatility for modern and traditional brides-to-be alike. Natalie K offers a beautiful array of shimmering and sparkling diamond engagement rings that will please any woman, no matter what her style or taste. Halo style diamond engagement rings have been given to many celebrities whose men asked for their man in marriage. Ben Affleck presented his wife Jennifer Garner with a halo style engagement, as well as Mariah Carey’s husband Nick Cannon. The...

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Wedding Bloopers!

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What are wedding bloopers? Simply put, a wedding blooper consists of brides and grooms falling, making mistakes while saying their vows, cakes falling over, brides, grooms and guests tripping or falling down. We also have some very tender and heart warming moments that are not necessarily bloopers, but are just as enjoyable to watch. What we have for you on this wedding blooper page are the best wedding moments ever caught on video. Just imagine if these wedding didn’t have wedding videographers? So make sure you hire a wedding videographer just in case you have a wedding blooper. Revenue from wedding bloopers = Many of these wedding video bloopers have been selected for national television programs such as TruTV and other reality shows that have wedding blooper episodes! So if you are lucky enough to have a real wedding...

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Halo engagement rings uniquely designed

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Halo engagement rings are stunning pieces with classic style and exceptional sparkle. These uniquely designed rings are a top option when you desire a piece that is different without being too trendy. The halo setting is an intricate design technique where micro-pave diamonds encircle the center stone. The additional diamonds enhance the center stone and make it appear a half-carat larger. The understated bling and unique beauty of halo engagement rings make them a popular choice for everyday brides and celebrities alike. The diamond halo setting is lauded for its versatility, as halo engagement rings look beautiful with several diamond cuts. To create a customized, unique wedding rings, choose diamond cuts that are less common. For example, princess-cut halo designer rings are a great choice due to the center diamond’s square shape. The diamond appears prominent on the finger...

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Green Wedding Planning

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In this modern, eco friendly age and awareness of Global Climate Change, many brides and grooms are looking to GREEN up their wedding. We applaud this effort to save our planet and have created this page to further help those who are looking for green, eco-friendly wedding vendors, providers and professionals who take Global Climate Change, global warming, whatever you want to call it, seriously. This is just the beginning of this page. In the coming months, we will provide a complete list of wedding vendors who are on the green side…eco-chic and eco-friendly. Only wedding vendors who display the utmost seriousness of being environmentally friendly will be offered on this page. GOING GREEN: Going green goes way beyond recycling. However, recycling is a good start for those who are just beginning the process. The process is too extensive...

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Find the perfect online jeweler to create a custom engagement ring.

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Every man wants to propose to the woman he loves with the perfect ring. He wants to wow her and present her with the ring of her dreams. What better way to do this than with a custom engagement ring made especially for her? With some time and effort, it is possible to find the perfect online jeweler to create a custom ring for a beautiful bride-to-be. Many couples prefer to design their own custom made engagement rings instead of purchasing a ring that is already manufactured. They want to select their own diamonds and settings in order to create a ring that is unlike any other. There are many reputable online jewelry stores that offer total creations that include the entire wedding ring set, including the engagement ring.  (Visit site to learn more.) Before ultimately deciding on an...

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Planning The Perfect Wedding Part One

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Planning the Perfect Wedding: Part 1 ~Theme & Vision~ by Rochelle Maze Siena Aline Special Events (415) 624-6383 www.SienaAlineEvents.com “Where do I begin?” is the question I am most often asked of brides beginning the planning process of their wedding. This is, in fact, the most important day in a person’s life, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming and stress-inducing. How does one plan the perfect wedding and actually enjoy the journey? Here are some tips that will make the process a lot less daunting for you. Before you attempt the search for ceremony and reception locations, or venues, it is important to identify what will make this day unique to you both. Will it be formal, semi-formal or informal? Do you have a particular theme or color combination that speaks to you? What are the different venue...

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Colorado Wedding Information

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COLORADO MARRIAGE LICENSE INFO We found some great info on colorado marriage license info over at About.com. Here’s the link http://marriage.about.com/cs/marriagelicenses/p/colorado.htm Also please visit our Colorado Wedding Vendors page to find the best wedding pros in Colorado. In case the link doesn’t show, here’s a reprint of the info. Some interesting stuff here. Fees: $10+, and the fees may vary from county to county in Colorado. Some counties require cash, so don’t leave home without it! Previous Marriages: If you’ve been married previously, Colorado requires that you bring a certified copy of your divorce decree or a copy of your deceased spouse’s death certificate. Proxy Marriages: Yes, but only if either the groom or bride cannot appear due to illness, is out of the state of Colorado, or incarcerated, he or she can obtain an absentee application. It must...

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Getting Married in Alabama

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Alabama Statistics Marriage tends to be a fragile institution. National trends suggest that the marriage rate continues to decline and the lifetime probability of separation or divorce remains close to 50%. How to Obtain a Marriage Certificate in Alabama. Download Mail-In Application (also available in Spanish) By Mail: Send the above information and the appropriate fee to: Alabama Vital Records P.O. Box 5625 Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5625 In Person in Alabama: You may go to any county health department in the State of Alabama to obtain a certified copy of an Alabama marriage certificate. Most marriage certificates can be issued while you wait. A map showing locations of county health departments where vital records may be obtained is available. View Reference...

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Live Band For Your Wedding Reception

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Live bands are a great way to have a concert at your wedding reception. If you want to have a live band at your wedding reception, you will need to do lots of research. In some cases and depending on what area of the US you are in, a live band will cost more than a disc jockey, so you’ll want to do lots of shopping around and checking out different live band websites for rates. If you decide to have a band, check to see if the band also handles the announcing/emcee duties of the evening. Does the band having someone that will announce the bridal party, and make general announcements during the night? Some bands require or request that the bride also hire a disc jockey, to handle these critical announcements and to play music when the...

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