When you raise your champagne glass to toast the bride and groom on their wedding day, hopefully the tears in their eyes will be of joy and happiness – not embarrassment. Delivering a wedding speech or giving a toast is not easy, and terrible speeches are nearly as hard for the audience as the poor person trying to talk. Here are our tips for making your speech memorable for the right reasons:
The more research you do the more you realize just how expensive a wedding can be, but is there a way to cut corners and save yourself from money? For example, can you find cheap wedding flowers or interesting arrangements that will not cost you an arm and a leg? Timing is everything. One of the reasons that so many weddings are held in spring and summer (besides the warmer weather and tradition) is that flowers are readily available during these months. If you stick to flowers that are currently (and locally) being grown, even if you buy them from a florist they will cost you less than if you order, say orchids, in December.
The tradition of a bachelor party is common in many countries. In short, a bachelor party is considered to be the last “fling” of a man’s single life before he ties the knot of marriage. It usually takes place the night before the wedding and is arranged by the best man. But what are the more common bachelor party destinations? How far is it expected that you can go on your bachelor party and, most importantly, what is usually allowed by the bride to be?
Many couples may be tempted to hire a DJ for their wedding entertainment. The appeal is often that DJs have the benefit of being able to play a range of songs at your wedding, from your old favorites to new pop hits. However, there is no doubt that live bands are more traditional as a form of wedding entertainment; they bring an degree of class and tradition to a wedding that you simply can’t get from a DJ.