Monday, November 18, 2013

Fairy Tale-Inspired Wedding Ideas

8 new accessory ideas — hot off the runways!

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Dying father has last first dance with daughter

A daughter created a wedding for her dying father to attend. On a sunny Saturday in July, Rachel Wolf was preparing with wedding gown, makeup, and guests.  The day was about her dad. Rachel's father, Dr. James Wolf, is dying of pancreatic cancer.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Fake arrest turns into proposal

Canadian Ben Vienneau popped the question to his girlfriend after he arranged for her fake arrest with the help of his brother-in-law, a police officer. He recorded the entire ordeal in a YouTube video he submitted for a radio contest seeking the wackiest proposal.

On TODAY Vienneau encouraged people to vote for his video proposal in the radio contest; the submitter of the winning entry receives a $20,000 wedding by the sea

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Your Fiancée is Your Date

Your fiancée is the woman you plan to marry. An engagement is the period of time between proposal and marriage.   The duration of the courtship varies vastly. Courtship is a very important time. Couples are subverting the rules of courtship. The average duration of courtship differs considerably throughout the world.

Don't give up the dating!  Keep the dinner at a romantic new bistro.  Has the of dinner and movie become obsolete, only to be replaced by phone texts, Facebook posts, instant messages and tweets?  The person you plan to marry is not the "hook-up."

In the New York Times, reporter Alex Williams mourns “The End of Courtship.” It doesn't have to be that way! Moore and Perper agreed that courtship is customarily activated and controlled by women, driven mainly by non-verbal behaviors to which men respond. So women what do you want? Gifts? Flowers? Chocolates? Lingerie?

Lingerie is an all time favorite gift with the majority of women.  Men need to know what sort of lingerie she  likes. When it comes to buying lingerie for your lady, men have to think sensuous.. Lingerie can also be a very unromantic gift if not properly chosen.  Buy something she will feel good in and don’t make it so provocative that it seems more like a gift for you than for her.

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Personal Creations - Personalized Gifts 88x31Jewelry is reserved for your serious relationships. Don’t give fake jewelry and pick an item that would have special meaning for your love. Think gold, sliver or platinum, locket with a picture of the two of you, charm bracelets and/or your or her birthstone are all thoughtful gifts.

Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world. Chocolate candies and chip cookies have become very common, in most parts of Europe and North America. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages, to  produce chocolate milk and hot chocolate.

Flowers are always a natural choice for your lady love anytime - just because gift.   Flowers are a  pretty safe bet for most women. Unlike other gifts, flowers are appropriate, whether you've been dating her for one day or one year. You don’t have to stick to the classics like roses, if she’s not a traditionalist. Go for something exotic like lilies or orchids.  Less expensive choices are seasonal flowers and plants. Fresh Floral Arrangements Delivered Same-Day! Click here! and - Ranked "Best Value" Online Florist by CBS Early Show! have all your needs covered, and gifts can be delivered to her home or office.

Put together At-Home Spa experience by getting her everything she needs. Engage her sense of romance with scented Candle Jar candles. These hand blended, individually poured candles. Made from 100% clean burning soy wax in your choice of fragrance – rustic clementine, rosemary verbena or vanilla fig are found at Red Envelope - Save up to 20% on Unique Gifts from RedEnvelope She may enjoy the new  aromatherapy solution candle - domestic goddess.

Add the new spa relaxation gift set the only thing more refreshing than this spa and lotion set is knowing it’s as good for your skin as it is the environment. Made in the U.S. by a female owned company, this gift set includes bath soap, milk bath and lotion. All soaps are made with organic goat’s milk from a local Oregon farm  FREE Standard Shipping on Orders $49 or more at RedEnvelope

Throw in a loofah and arrange it in a basket and, voila! You have a home spa kit. For a luxurious addition, spring flowers.  "100 Blooms of Peruvian Lillies" - Now 25% Off. Shop Now! - Ranked "Best Value" Online Florist by CBS Early Show! 

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Save $5 on the perfect gift from  - Send your loved one with a sweet tooth the perfect gift! Pick one of From You Flowers chocolate gift baskets that are filled with Harry London® chocolate, Ghirardelli chocolate, along with the finest wine and cheese. You will find the perfect chocolate gift for every occasion!

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Red Roses“Roses are always the perfect gift, no matter the occasion. Using only the freshest Roses and a lot of imagination, our designers will create a beautifully Rose Arrangement unlike any others. Choose from Three, Six, Nine, Twelve, Eighteen, Twenty Four or Thirty Six Roses and we'll take it from there.”

Perper, T. (1985) Sex Signals: The Biology Of Love, Philadelphia, ISI Press

Moore, N. (1985) “Nonverbal courtship patterns in women: contact and consequences”, Ethology and Sociobiology, 6: 237-247.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Make Nice To Your Future Mother-in-Law - Mother's Day

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The modern holiday of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in America.   Jarvis' holiday was adopted by other countries and it is now celebrated all over the world. In this tradition, each person offers a gift, card, or remembrance toward their mothers, grandmothers, and/ or mother-in-law on mother's day.

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In 1912, Anna Jarvis trademarked the phrases "second Sunday in May" and "Mother's Day", and created the Mother's Day International Association.  In the United States, Mother's Day remains one of the biggest days for sales of flowers, greeting cards and other gifts. offers some unique and exotic gift ideas.  "A selection of three green plants such as schefflera and dracaena are arranged in a 12” glass bubble bowl with river rocks and moss."

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Other selections include "Pink mink protea are arranged in an oval vase with spray roses and a mix of natural elements such as hypericum, hanging amaranthus, millet, river cane and lily grass."  Or perhaps, "Yellow cymbidium orchids and equisetum – accented with amaranthus and equisetum – delivered in a rectangular clear glass vase lined with flax," is more to your liking.

Carnations have come to represent Mother's Day since Anna Jarvis delivered 500 of them at the first celebration in 1908. In past times, because of the shortage of white carnations, and in the efforts to expand the sales of more types of flowers in Mother's Day, florists invented the idea of wearing a red carnation if your mother was living, or a white one if she was dead.  This custom is not as popular today.
Red, white and hot pink carnations – accented with a decorative satin ribbon and three heart-shaped lollipops – are delivered in a ruby-red sweetheart vase. -, Fabulous Flowers Delivered the Same-Day at Affordable Prices! Click here!
"Be kind to your mother-in-law the same way you would like your husband/wife to be kind to your own mother." - Unknown
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By Unknown
You are the mother I received
the day I wed your son.
And I just want to thank you, Mom,
for the things that you have done.

You have given me a gracious man
with whom I share my life.

You are his lovely mother and
I his lucky wife.

You used to pat his little head
and now I hold his hand.

You raised in love a little boy,
then gave me a man. 

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If the Mother-in-Law is not a flower person, here are other ideas :

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  David's Cookies 10" New York Cheesecake tops this impeccable  cake with fresh fruit, chocolate shavings or a drizzle to take it to the next level.
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 The Turtle Cheesecake from Eli's Cheesecake Company of Chicago is a creamy caramel cheesecake topped with a layer of caramel, bittersweet chocolate drizzle and a sprinkle of pecan pieces to create the ultimate passion. This cheesecake is 8" in diameter.

The appetite for cupcakes is here to stay with Barefoot Countess’s delightfully moist cupcakes and deliciously creamy frosting mix. Simply make at home and take to your mother-in-law. The gift combined with a bottle of Cupcake Chardonnay wine.  This gift includes:
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  • Ina's top-selling Coconut Cupcake & Cream Cheese Frosting Mix
  • 12 colorful paper liners
  • Classic jelly beans and candles
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  Celebrate Mother's Day with this delightful selection of dried fruits and nuts paired with Parducci's Sustainable White.  This tray is overflowing with dried fruits and nuts. A perfect gift for the other mother.   This gift includes: Parducci Sustainable White Wine, Turkish apricots, Berry Blossom Trail Mix, pistachios & fanciful mixed fruit with ruby red plums.