Come To Vegas For An Elvis Wedding!

Las Vegas is known for a great many things, not the least of which are Elvis Presley and weddings. Elvis is literally everywhere in Vegas. There’s a museum full of Elvis memorabilia and most of the hotels have some kind of Elvis presence. Weddings are as much a part of Vegas as Elvis is. About 100,000 wedding ceremonies are performed each year in Las Vegas and there are wedding chapels all over town. With so many weddings and so much Elvis it seems only natural that the denizens of Las Vegas came up with a way to merge the two into a bizarre yet popular hybrid known as the Elvis Wedding. Elvis Weddings have been available at a number of …

Cold Weather Work Uniforms

Working outdoors in the cold weather can be quite harsh, but that doesn’t mean you should make it harsh on your employees too. In fact, it is your responsibility to protect your employees with all the protection and comfort at work that you can. That means, you must invest in some cold weather work uniforms for your employees. That will keep them happy and more productive for your business. There are many brands that specialize in making cold weather work uniforms and even cold weather flame resistant uniforms. Carhartt is a world leader in making cold weather work uniforms. It has a very impressive range of coats and jackets, coveralls, bib overalls and hoods, most of which are designed as …

Classic White Color For Bridal Gown

Ever since Queen Victoria wed in 1840, however, white has remained the traditional color for wedding gowns and bouquets. A woman then used her dress for Court Presentation after marriage, usually with a different bodice. It has been accepted taditional color of the wedding dress, but wedding gowns were not always white. The marriage of Queen Victoria to her cousin Albert of Saxe- Coburg in 1840 has had more influence on weddings than any other. Queen Victoria put the wheels in motion by marrying in white. Though brides continued to wed in gowns of different colors, white was now set as the color of choice for weddings and has continued ever since. In Godey’s Lady’s Book, 1849, this statement was …

There are many couples that get engaged around the holidays.

Many of these engagements happen on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. To remember that special time, some like to plan their wedding around the same day the next year. Christmas weddings are very special and can always create a great memory for the couple and for their family. When it comes to favors, one great idea is to have a Christmas ornament wedding favor for everyone who comes. This type of favor is great because people can hang these on their trees year after year and will remember your wedding. They are also wonderful because there are so many things you can do with your Christmas ornament wedding favor. The possibilities are limitless, and you can always find or make …

Winter wedding ceremonies offer the opportunity to add the warmth of the holiday season into your bridal theme.

Adding the right Christmas ornament wedding favor into the mix is the ideal way to bring the ceremony and the holidays together. Guests will cherish the memory of your special day when they look at their keepsakes each and every Christmas. Some may think that finding the ideal ornament in the wedding theme would be very difficult. Not every bride is quick to choose red and green for her colors and Santa Clause might not suit the overall tone of the occasion. However, there are many other options in Christmas ornament wedding favors to consider. Snowflakes are great choices for this special day. There are many holiday ornament wedding favors in this design. You can opt for something sparkling and …

Christmas Wreaths For Your Home

Most people think of a wreath as a special Christmas themed decorative ring of pine branches decorated with berries or holly. The truth is, wreaths made from dried twigs or branches are often used to enhance home decor year round, as these rings of greenery, leaves and flowers can be great decorative pieces for every season especially Autumn and Summer. Wreaths represent the continuity of life. Evergreen branches of the wreath came to represent the strength and perseverance of people during difficult times of famine and war. And in ancient Roman times, wreaths made from olive or laurel branches to declare victory were hanged in the window areas or the main doorway, or on a table surrounded by candles. The …

Christmas: The Season Of Compassion And Giving – Another Perspective

As the weather turns cold and daylight becomes shorter our feelings of compassion for our fellow man begins to glow as the Christmas season approaches. Many of us donate toys and money to organizations that provide gifts and holiday meals to the sick, poor and elderly and some of us volunteer precious time to these charitable institutions. Our expression of compassion and giving during the holiday season can also be shown in other ways. Rather than purchasing mass produced decorations and gifts why not patronize a local artist or crafter or searching online for handcrafted items? While large companies generally turn a comfortable profit, many hard working moms and dads struggle to make a decent living as crafters and artists. …

Cappuccino – A Hot Cup Of Slavery?

Regular espresso beans are not necessarily produced in the same way as Fair Trade Coffee. This does not mean the quality is absolutely compromised. It means that the Fair Trade Coffee group ensures that the plantation workers who do the harvesting and bean organising get completely fair treatment. Americans drink a lot of different types of coffees. Can you imagine a day without a good morning cup of sweet cappuccino? However, the majority of us have no comprehension how coffees are produced, even harvested or shipped. We just love drinking it, cup after cup. The Fair Trade Coffee group has information that all of us should know. Unfair treatment of coffee plantation workers on the world’s plantations is common as …

Canes And Walking Sticks – An All-Essential Guide.

Formerly canes and walking sticks were seen to be a sign of wisdom and dignity. In fact old people used canes and walking sticks more regularly as compared to the young, and in precedent times, older people were more respected for their wisdom and age. Today’s culture, gripped with youthfulness, canes and walking sticks mostly are seen to indicate senility or feebleness, though, the right cane or walking stick, can add an air of dignity to one’s declining years. In my opinion, of all the best varieties of canes and walking sticks are the ornamental ones that are carved out of beautiful wood with some weight and heft. With intricate designs engraved on them, these tools of mobility are captivating …

Candy Bouquets: How To Make A Fun Table Decoration For Your Wedding

When I first started making bouquets I was always trying to find different things to use in place of flowers. One thing I found that is fun and different to use is candy. Candy bouquets make wonderful gifts and they are a great talking point at weddings and receptions. They are really easy to make, and the end result is always popular. This is probably because, not only are they colorful and fun, but they’re edible as well! You can make many different types of candy bouquets- In this article I will show you how to make a candy bouquet in a teracotta pot, which will look absolutely spectacular… To make your own candy bouquet flower-pot, you will need: – …

Candle Wedding Favors – The Romantic Favor

Candle wedding favors are a wonderful gift to share with your guests in commemoration of your special. Evoking all that is romantic about marriage, candle wedding favors are the perfect way to rekindle in your guests all the feelings of joy and togetherness that was celebrated on your special day. Perhaps your candle wedding favors may even be responsible for creating a new romantic moment for your guests! Candles have long been an important part of the wedding ceremony, and wedding favor candles are a special way to extend the togetherness they represent to your guests. Many ceremonies include the lighting of one candle from two, symbolizing the union between the newly wed couple. Candle wedding favors will remind your …

Can Green Taxes Save The Environment?

The UK government is looking to impose even more taxes on the working population. But these are not just taxes to create revenue; they are so called green taxes that save the environment as well. They are intended to change our behaviour and the way that we live, to make us less wasteful and conserve scarce resources for generations to come. We are consuming the planets resources at an unsustainable rate and this article will look at 3 of the proposed taxes to see if it will change anything. Green Tax No 1. To try and persuade us to drive less, the government has increased petrol prices by 1.5 pence per litre. Not much you might say, but it makes …

Cake Decorating – The Wedding Cake

Nearly every social event offers food in the celebration, birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings, are but a few of the events where food is an important part of the celebration. This article is about the wedding cake. A wedding is a way to celebrate the union of two people who are starting a life together. People come to eat and drink and a great deal of work is put into the preparation for this day. The wedding cake is often the focal point of the event. There are times that it is considered bad luck not to have a piece of the wedding cake. There are specified rules for cutting the wedding cake that are a part of tradition. For instance, …

Buying your Wedding Gown

You have looked at dozens of bridal magazines and hundreds of dresses and finally you’ve found a couple that they really like. Now what? Head off to a bridal shop with pictures of the dresses you are interested in buying. There are a few questions you need to ask before looking at your first dress. Find out, do you have to make an appointment to try on dresses? Does the store carry dresses that fit your budget? Can they order the dress you found in a magazine? Will they allow you to browse the whole collection or are you limited to what they choose to show you? Once these questions have been answered and you have found a dress that …

Buying the Perfect Wedding Invitations

Wedding invitations are one of the most important considerations that the bride and groom must make. Wedding invitations give guests all of the information they need in order to make plans to attend the wedding. Without these, there will be no guests. There are several places to purchase wedding invitations. Many other wedding vendors will also sell wedding invitations as a courtesy to their customers. This may sound appealing because it is one-stop shopping, but it may cost a lot more than the bride and groom have budgeted. Instead, the bride and groom should look through the invitation books and choose what they feel is right for them. Then, they should take that knowledge and look on the Internet for …

Brilliant Cut Diamonds

A brilliant cut diamond is a phenomenon that has been debated by many geniuses and expert scholars for a very long time. Just when do we say that a diamond has a brilliant cut? Is it with how far one can view the diamond with his naked eye? If so, then what is the distance one must be able to see the diamond from to qualify it as a brilliant cut diamond. Or is it with the symmetry and smoothness aspect? If so, how then can one determine the required polish and symmetry aspect of it? How about the people who make the standards? Do we follow the AGA standards? Or do we use the HCA and AGS guidelines? Or …