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Your Special Wedding Dress — Part II

In Part I of this series, we talked about your choices when it comes to your wedding dress’s neckline and sleeves. In Part II, we’ll continue our discussion by talking about its waistline and overall silhouet ...

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Your Special Wedding Dress — Part I

Your wedding dress is a garment that you will remember for the rest of your life. Looking at photos of you in it will bring back vivid memories of your wedding day for years to come. Not only is your wedding dress likely ...

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4 Iconic Wedding Gowns and the Classy Women Who Wore Them

Every bride wants to believe that her wedding gown is the most beautiful one ever crafted. However, since cost is a major factor in the selection, the vast majority of us don’t get to have that beautiful ensemble t ...

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The Growing Trend of Humanist Funerals

As Americans become ever less religious, so too have our celebrated life milestones such as births, weddings, and funerals. Many of these celebrations are no longer held in a church, synagogue, or mosque, presided over b ...

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Top 7 Trends in Wedding Reception Music

Music has always been a big part of weddings, and certainly of wedding receptions. In fact, music is often how you set the mood or tone for the entire day’s festivities. Consequently, the music that you choose is j ...

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When Fashion Collides With Religion

The 2018 theme for the Met Gala is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. It’s a bold idea to use Catholicism as the theme for this major event, but the Met has never shied away from controversy. Re ...

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Switch Up Your Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but cultures around the world have celebrated the harvest for centuries. This year, add something new to your Thanksgiving celebration by remembering your own heritage. Cook som ...

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The Hindu Festival of Lights

If you love a good fairy tale where good triumphs over evil or knowledge beats out ignorance, then you'll really appreciate the Hindu festival of lights, called Diwali or Deepavali. In the northern hemisphere, this hol ...

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Why Do So Many Brides Marry in June?

There are many theories about why June is a popular month for weddings. In the popular 1954 musical, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the women sing "June Bride": "Oh, they say when you marry in June you're a bride al ...

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Resources the ULC Offers

Many of the ministers who come to the ULC do so for one purpose, to officiate at a friend's wedding. You are not required to do anything to become ordained through the ULC. There is no training or courses that you have t ...

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