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Why Are Some People So Against Vow Renewals?

Reasons People Are Against Vow Renewals

An Exploration of Etiquette, Cynicism, and Lack of Understanding Why some people are so against vow renewals is a subject that is near and dear to my heart as the founder of this site, so this is largely an opinion article. When my husband wanted to renew our vows for our 10th anniversary, I found so much negativity on the web ...

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Planning a Summer Backyard Vow Renewal

Planning a Summer Vow Renewal

Make the Most of Your Budget & Keep Guests Happy Summer is the perfect time to plan a backyard vow renewal, especially if you or a friend or family member has a large, beautiful backyard. It will be all the more perfect if you happen to have a lovely flower garden with a water fountain that will give your guests the ...

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How to Ask Your Spouse to Renew Your Wedding Vows

How to Ask Your Spouse to Renew Your Wedding Vows

It All Starts With Love Couples choose to renew their wedding vows for many reasons – personal and religious. Wedding recommitment ceremonies are not new fad as the media might have you believe and they are popular with couples from many cultures and faiths all over the world. So whether you are celebrating a major wedding anniversary, have dealt with a ...

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Vow Renewal To Do’s: 12-24 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal

Planning Your Vow Renewal To Do’s 12-24 Months in Advance Planning your vow renewal is incredibly exciting, but there are lots of decisions to be made. It’s optimal to start planning 12-24 months in advance, especially if you are wanting specific, popular event locations for your ceremony and/or reception for a specific date. Popular event facilities can be booked solid ...

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Vow Renewal To Do’s: 6-9 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal - reception and ceremony

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 6-9 Months in Advance The days are flying by as you plan your vow renewal and it’s time to get moving on attire, invites, and food and beverage decisions. Here are the things you need to take care of at this point in your planning: Firm up plans for what the two of you want ...

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Vow Renewal To Do’s: 3-6 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal - details and second honeymoon

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 3-6 Months in Advance It’s time to get ready to share the news of your vow renewal plans with your guests, finalize your ceremony and reception decisions, and take care of the rest of your big priority items.  Make sure you have everything handled from the 12-24 month and 6-9 months tasks lists done ...

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Vow Renewal To Do’s: 1-3 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 1-3 Months in Advance The big day is approaching fast!  As the excitement for the big day grows, you’ll want to be sure to stay on track with your to do’s.  Here is are the things that you need to be sure are taken care of at this point: Visit the reception site ...

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Questions to Ask Before Reserving Ceremony and Reception Sites

Vow Renewal Ceremony Location

Think you’ve found the perfect ceremony and reception sites? Great!  Now it’s time to make sure.  Virtually every location has its own big list of rules about what you can’t do and what you must do. Use this handy list to make sure that you’re aware of any rules that might interfere with your perfect image of what your day ...

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What Kind of Vow Renewal Celebration Do You Want?

Vow Renewal Celebration

A vow renewal is an important, symbolic event in your marriage, regardless of what has brought you to deciding that reaffirming your commitment to one another is what you want to do. Perhaps you're celebrating a milestone anniversary, have made it through a rough time together, or have been dreaming of having the wedding you always wanted. In addition, you've undoubtedly heard about celebrities' wedding vow renewals including those of Seal and Heidi Klum, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Celine Dion and René Angelil, or Madonna and Guy Ritchie. While the extravagance that celebrities may certainly bring inspiration to your ideas, you may find that you prefer something entirely different that is uniquely yours. This brings us to one of the most wonderful things about a vow renewal, it's pretty much all up to you when it comes to style. The possibilities are nearly endless so sit back, close your eyes, and let your imagination run wild. Where does it take you?

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Vow Renewal DOs and DONTs

Vow Renewal Ceremony Location

When it comes to vow renewals, there are not really a lot of rules. It’s about expressing your love for each other and your continued commitment to your marriage in a way that is uniquely you. However, there are five general dos and dont’s to keep you on the right track with common etiquette to get you started planning your ...

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