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Across the Board: Irish Wedding Traditions (Part 2)

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Did you catch Part 1 of this Irish Wedding Traditions post?! If not, click here for the history of –and preparation for — a festive Irish celebration! Then read on in this post for the traditions of an Irish ceremony,

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Across the Board: Irish Wedding Traditions (Part 1)

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Irish History Overview-   There are a few things you need to know about the history of Ireland–particularly when it comes to religion– before we can dive into wedding traditions then and now. First settled around the year 8000 BC by

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Across the Board: Greek Wedding Traditions (Part 2), The Reception and Beyond

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…Continued from Part 1 Did you read about the basics of a Greek Wedding, the traditions of getting ready and the ceremony customs? If not, click here, then read on in this post for fun details about the Reception!! I

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Across the Board: Greek Wedding Traditions (Part 1)

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LoL, so I have to start this post with a laugh at the power of the internet to distract us, even when we have a mission in mind. Today, I decided to “research” and write about Greek Wedding Traditions, inspired

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Weddings Across the Board…Polish Wedding Traditions

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In choosing today’s ‘Weddings Across the Board’ traditions, I thought about the backgrounds of a few friends of mine and my friend Amber came to mind. Amber is getting married this Spring and is going to be a beautiful bride.

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Weddings Across the Board…Indian Wedding Traditions

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A few weeks ago, we visited our alma mater (Penn State!) and met up with some friends. I had just finished my Italian wedding post a few days earlier and I asked our friend Chai (who is of Indian descent)

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Weddings Across the Board: Italian Wedding Traditions

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Today’s wedding traditions and rituals come to us from Italy. While some traditions vary depending upon the region of Italy, others are the same across the board (like the vast selection of food- sometimes up to 14 courses)! From getting

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Weddings Across the Board: African Wedding Traditions

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African Weddings are deeply rooted in symbolism– of strength, commitment, love, new beginnings, an unbreakable bond, honor, blood shed in captivity, a celebration of freedom, prosperity, land, family permissions and growth, royalty, beauty, power and justice. Many of these rituals

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