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Archive for January, 2010

Tip Of The Week: Ancient Anecdotes!

Nina Curtis of the Nile Institute shared some ancient anecdotes for preparing for your big day.  “In Indonesia, the bride-to-be enjoys a Javanese royal lulur ritual, conducted each day for forty days before her wedding to get prepared for the ceremony. During this time, she is given a Balinese massage, a sweet skin scrub, and a full-body mask with yogurt, turmeric, rice and jasmine essential oils along with flower petal […]

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Tip of the Week: Precious!

Precious pups are making their way into wedding celebrations more and more.  But where do we draw the line?  Pooches in tuxedos?  Bridesmaids Dresses?  Custom-made wagons?  While I can relate to an endearing love for ‘man/woman’s best friend’, do you really want to have to look after your little angel in between the electric slide and the cutting of the cake?  Gospel sensation DeLeon Sheffield kept Melanie close by her […]

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Tip Of The Week: Start The Year In Gratitude!

At the beginning of a new year, I like to reflect on all the blessings I received the year prior so those things can present themselves in abundance in the new year. You can do this too.  At home, take advantage of one of the most therapeutic elements on the planet – something that is literally at your fingertips: water.  Take a long bath several nights – if not every […]

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