Weddings in Jacksonville, NC - Parents of the Bride and Groom

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Wedding Gifts for a Daughter

What to give your daughter when you're giving her away

Choosing the perfect gift for your daughter's big day is an important wedding tradition. Pick out something special that will be remembered for a long time, and you can do this without spending a lot. The thought and meaning behind the gift is what counts.... Read More

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Duties of the Father of the Bride

The father of the bride is responsible for more than just finances

In addition to paying for most of the wedding, the father of the bride has a valuable role in this special event. For a father, giving a daughter away is often an emotional experience. However, in order to keep the bride confident and calm, it's important for the father of the bride to remain supportive and strong.... Read More

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Get in-law ready

The in-laws have to meet sometime, if they haven't already. Strive for familial harmony by arranging a get-together comfortable for all. You can opt for the tried-and-true dinner, but feel free to plan a cocktail hour get-together instead. A brunch is also a nice, more casual approach.

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Wedding Glossary

BLENDED FAMILY

A family where members are not all biologically related. Typically, a result of a marriage when spouses and children from a former relationship or marriage form the family unit.

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