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Take your Winter South Asian Wedding On the Road

Wedding lovelies, we have a special guest post for you. When it comes to having a winter wedding, we know it can be tricky for South Asian families. You may have the wedding in the [...]


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What Nobody Tells You About Planning A Dry Wedding

When people in America talk about weddings, they discuss a lot of things: The bride's dress, the couple's love, the food at the reception, the decor of the venue....and the booze [...]


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How To Include An Disinterested Husband-To-Be In Wedding Planning

What happens when you're engaged to a man who simply doesn't care about the planning process? The truth is, a lot of brides (myself included) can become very [...]


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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Destination Weddings

If you missed our last post on what to know about a destination wedding, check it out! We're back with another installment of what you didn't know about destination weddings. With [...]


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6 Things to Know About Planning a Destination Wedding

I'm thrilled to have Megan Velez, the Vice President of Product at DestinationWeddings.com. Destination Wedding is the world's leading destination wedding and romantic [...]


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10 Hilarious People You Meet At An Indian Wedding

You can expect a few things at just about any Indian wedding you attend. Among them: vibrant colors, thick crowds and, in all likelihood, most of the following people: [...]


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Top Guest List Faux Pas to Avoid for Your Indian Wedding

For Indian weddings, where the guest list is often more extensive than most American weddings, it's especially important to keep control of your wedding guest list. To help shed [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Food and Desserts

As with any lavish celebration, Sikhs enjoy the finest food and desserts during weddings. Sikhs are not uniformly vegetarian, so the menus often contain meat dishes. Sikh diet [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Bridal Attire and Jewelry

The Sikh bride dresses up extravagantly for the wedding and its related ceremonies. Since the act of marriage is seen as a spiritual journey to connect with God, the bride is [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Post-Wedding Traditions

After the ceremonies of the Sikh wedding, the bride and groom will often host a reception featuring food, dancing, and celebrations. In traditional custom, this was held as a [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Wedding Traditions

The Sikh Wedding rituals themselves often take place in a temple, such as a gurudwara. The marriage hall is called the pandal; it is where family and friends gather to watch the [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Pre-Wedding Rituals

After the formal intent to marry is declared by the bride and the groom, the pre-nuptial rituals begin. Akhand Paath Akhand Paath is the reading of the entire Guru [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Engagement

After a Sikh bride announces that she is ready to be married, she will either look for a groom herself or seek her family's assistance. Arranged marriages were the norm until [...]


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The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Introduction

The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings will provide you with the in-depth information you need to plan everything about a Sikh wedding - from the religious rituals to the clothing [...]


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The Essential Guide to Nepali Weddings: Wedding Traditions

The pre-wedding part of Nepali weddings is the calm before the storm. Vedic Hindu Nepali wedding rites are extended sometimes over four days, not including the events that come [...]


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The Essential Guide to Nepali Weddings: Food and Desserts

Traditional wedding feasts are served on banana leafs, which are easy to throw away, and have all the guests sitting on grass mats on the floor.  But as Nepal rapidly modernizes, [...]


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