When you receive an invitation to a wedding, one of the most daunting challenges, after choosing your outfit, of course, is selecting a wedding gift for the happy couple. You could opt for the traditional toaster or kettle, but be prepared for the awkward silence that follows. Instead, why not choose from any of these […]
Weddings have changed through the decades. From quaint family attending and an everyday dress to more elaborate affairs. The trends have come and gone, but it has been the Royal Weddings that have redefined wedding culture. While it’s true white wedding dresses have been around since Anne of Brittany married in 1499; it didn’t really catch on until 1840 when Britain’s newly crowned Queen Victoria married Prince Albert. Her sleeve wedding dress was splendid beauty in layers […]
It is believed that a ring with a diamond embedded in it is necessary when you pop the question and this has been so for ages. However, not many know that the diamond engagement ring was a wonderful advertising campaign during the Depression which caught the fancy of those in love and has remained so since. The ad agencies made everyone believe that one should spend at least a month’s salary on the ring. Over time it became two month’s salary, and now it is three month’s salary.
If you are due to attend a wedding over the next few months, you no doubt are already thinking about what gift you are going to buy. In which case, you are in luck, because this post is all about finding and buying slightly unusual wedding gifts. Most of the ideas below are affordable and […]
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