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Wedding Speech Order & Who Says What

Usually there are 5 expected wedding speeches at a wedding those coming from, in order: The Father of the Bride The Father of the Groom Maid of Honor The Best Man Speech Bride & Groom Speech Wedding Speech Order Bride's Father....... The father usually goes first in the traditional order of format; this position however, doesn’t have to necessarily be taken up by the father of the bride but can be done so by in his absence by other important people to the bride e.g. mother or a loved uncle. The bride’s father should be called upon by the toastmaster (or best man) giving him the opportunity to: Welcome his new ‘son in law’ to his family Let everyone know how happy he is about the marriage Give the couple his best wishes for a long and happy life together. Bride & Groom...... The bridegroom replies on behalf of himself and his bride if she is not taking the floor at a later stage herself. The groom now has the opportunity to: …
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Bridesmaid Duties: Your Complete Checklist

What an honour it is to be picked as a bridesmaid. The bride has chosen you above all others to be a part of her big day.  Bridesmaids have to take on a lot of responsibility and sometimes you might need a few reminders of what to do.  Let’s see if we can make things a little easier.  Below is a checklist to assure you that you complete your bridesmaid duties: Bridesmaid Duties Leading up to the Wedding Help the bride with any errands and wedding plans.  This could consist of ordering flowers, decorating the venue, choosing food and drinks, dealing with caterers, and purchasing bridesmaid and maid of honour gifts. Shop for her wedding dress – Take her to as many places as possible and be extremely patient with her. She should feel like she has the dress of her dreams. Make sure to purchase your dress early to allow for time to make any necessary alterations. Put together a guest list with the bride of who to invite to the wedding. Organize seating arrangements wi…
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Bride Rearranges Wedding Plans So Her Terminally Ill Dog Could See The Ocean

Cassidy Williams did not plan to have a beach wedding. However, when her Golden Retriever Dood was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, she knew she had to make him part of her special day. The bride moved her wedding to the coastal town of Manzanita, Oregon, a good 13 hours away from her native Utah, so Dood could finally see the ocean for the first time. To honour his daughter's wishes, Cassidy's dad cancelled his flight and made the long drive over to Manzanita with Dood in tow. When he arrived in Manzanita, Dood was very excited to see the ocean for the first time. At first he was unsure what to do but once he got used to the water, he had the time of his life. And Cassidy had a very special role for Dood to play at the wedding. The five-year-old golden retriever was to be the ring bearer. And according to Cassidy, he did a great job. He was so happy, he had so much energy. He did a fantastic job as the ring bearer. By making him such a central part of her weddin…
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