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Getting To 'I Do'
by , Sandra Harmon

Language

English

Pages

276

Publication Date

August 19, 2014

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<p>Dr. Patricia Allen's jam-packed seminars in Los Angeles have resulted in over two thousand marriages. Now you too can take advantage of this proven step-by-step program.</p><p>Here's what you'll learn:</p><ul> <li> How to attract the right man</li> <li> When you should make the first move...and when you should <em>not</em></li> <li> Why equality in a relationship may not be what you're looking for</li> <li> Why sex before commitment is a bad deal</li> <li> How to have sensational sex</li> <li> What makes a man run away from a relationship</li> <li> How to know when you're giving too much</li> <li> How to get what you want without asking</li> <li> What makes a man want to commit</li> <li> How to be engaged to the right man within a year!</li></ul>
The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Workshe...
by Jessica Bishop

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

January 23, 2018

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<p><strong>Say “I Do” on a budget that’s right for you</strong></p><p>Is your big day price tag giving you wedding bell blues? With the skyrocketing cost of planning a wedding, a majority of newly engaged couples find themselves opting for an intimate ceremony they can plan affordably. Whether your happy day is a low-key celebration or a lavish affair, <em>The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer</em> provides everything needed to plan a dream wedding on a realistic budget.</p><p>With write-in resources and hundreds of practical tips, <em>The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer</em> provides the essential tools to plan a stress-free wedding. This fundamental wedding planner also includes sample budgets to track all of your expenses from creative inspirations to custom invitations.</p><p><em>The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer</em> includes:</p><ul><li><strong>Save-the-datebook</strong>—Use organizational write-in tools to plan for everything from bridal party attire to DIY decor</li><li><strong>Pop the question</strong>—Interview vendors, venues, and more with vital must-ask questions</li><li><strong>Economical engagement</strong>—Calculate cost breakdowns for every part of your ceremony with sample budgets</li></ul><p>From your first dance to your final toast, <em>The Budget-Savvy Bride Wedding Planner & Organizer</em> will help turn your dream day into a reality.</p>
The Wedding Officiant's Guide: How to Write and Conduct a Perfect...
by Lisa Francesca

Language

English

Pages

138

Publication Date

December 02, 2014

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Last year, one in three American weddings were officiated by a friend or family member. With the officiating trend on the rise, novice officiants need a resource to guide them. In <em>The Wedding Officiant's Guide</em>, interfaith minister Lisa Francesca breaks down the entire officiating process, from becoming an ordained officiant and interviewing the couple to drafting and performing a moving ceremony. Written in an engaging and friendly tone, and featuring empowering advice, suggested readings, stories and lessons learned from new officiants, and practical tips from wedding planners, this inviting handbook will help new officiants write and deliver a wedding ceremony that fulfills marriage laws, delights guests, and honors the marrying couple.
The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruit...
by , Julie Michaels

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 01, 2016

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<b>Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book provides step-by-step instructions for more than 45 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular and equips you with the skills to customize arrangements at home.</b> <br /><br />Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend's wedding, or wishing to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, <i>The Flower Workshop</i> allows you to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond merely pretty and into realms of the dramatic, the unexpected, and sometimes even the magical.<br /><br /> Known for her hands-on flower workshops at FlowerSchool New York, Ariella Chezar walks you through the nuts and bolts of creating a variety of small flourishes, tonal arrangements, branch arrangements, handheld bouquets, wreaths, garlands, grand gestures, and more—all accompanied by detailed photography. Chezar offers advice and philosophy on everything from texture and color to foliage and containers, providing an overall approach to living and working with flowers, with an eye toward fresh, local, wild, seasonally influenced floral design. <br /><br />For every occasion, from relaxed and simple to lavish and monumental, <i>The Flower Workshop</i> celebrates the special moments in your life with glorious, fragrant floral arrangements and enhances your surroundings with abundant beauty.
A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Aff...
by Meg Keene

Language

English

Pages

258

Publication Date

December 27, 2011

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<div><b>An Insanity-Free Wedding: It Can Happen!</b></br></br>Getting engaged is exhilarating...until it sets in that a wedding costs three times what you thought, and takes five to ten times the effort it reasonably should. And then there are the expectations: from calligraphy invitations to satin chair-covers, all those things that Must Be Done or everyone will be Horribly Offended. Or will they?</br></br><i>A Practical Wedding</i> helps you create the wedding you want-without going broke or crazy in the process. After all, what really matters on your wedding day, what you'll remember 'til you're old and gray, is not so much how it looked as how it felt. In this refreshing guide, expert Meg Keene shares her secrets to planning a beautiful celebration that reflects your taste and your relationship. You'll discover:</br></br><ul><li>The real purpose of engagement (hint: it's not just about the planning)</li><li>How to pinpoint what matters most to you and your partner</li><li>DIY-ing your wedding: brilliant or crazy?</li><li>Affording a wedding without having to cut your guest list</li><li>How to communicate decisions with your family</li><li>Why that color-coded spreadsheet is actually worth it</li></ul>Wedding Zen can be yours. Meg walks you through everything from choosing a venue to writing vows, complete with stories and advice from women who have been in the trenches, the Team Practical brides. So here's to the joyful wedding, the sensible wedding, the unbelievably fun wedding! <i>A Practical Wedding</i> is your complete guide to getting married with grace.</br></br></div>
How To Officiate A Non-Denominational Wedding Ceremony: Revised a...
by JP Reynolds

Language

English

Pages

142

Publication Date

July 30, 2012

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To officiate a wedding ceremony for a couple you know and love is one of life’s great honors and delights.<br /><br />When your couple invited you to conduct their ceremony, you felt flattered and excited. Then, a little later, chances are you began to wonder – what did I get myself into? How do I conduct a wedding ceremony? <br /><br />HOW TO OFFICIATE A NON-DENOMINATIONAL WEDDING CEREMONY guides you through every step of the process for writing and delivering a personalized ceremony that is traditional enough in structure to make guests comfortable, yet contemporary in word and substance. <br /><br />Topics include:<br />•How to personalize the various moments in a ceremony <br />•How to involve guests and the wedding party<br />•How to incorporate cultural traditions<br />•How to introduce and segue various segments<br />•How to organize for flow and energy <br />•How to speak with confidence <br /><br />Bonus Sections include information on: <br />•Vows<br />•Rings<br />•Unity Rituals<br />•Blessings<br />•“Non-blessings” <br />• Readings and inspiration<br />•Essential prep and day-of checklists<br /><br />This Revised Edition includes: 7 NEW Bonus Sections!<br /><br />New Bonus #1: <br />Interviews with first-time officiants who share their perspectives on the experience. <br /><br />New Bonus #2: <br />A “before and after” ceremony script from a first time officiant I coached. <br /><br />New Bonus #3: <br />I link you to a video of a wedding ceremony that incorporates the techniques I outline in this book!<br /><br />New Bonus #4: <br />Tips on how to personalize a ceremony incorporating Family + Friends<br /><br />New Bonus #5: <br />20 Things you need to keep in mind as you prep for your ceremony<br /><br />New Bonus #6: <br />How to answer “The” question couples most often ask<br /><br />New Bonus #7: <br />Weekly Podcast on All Things Wedding Ceremony<br /><br />Your couple invited you to officiate their ceremony because they want something that is uniquely theirs and not clichéd drivel from some unknown officiant. <br /><br />The ceremony is your gift to the couple and in this book I going show you how to give them a gift that will be a touchstone for their life together!
The Hard Questions: 100 Questions to Ask Before You Say "I Do"
by Susan Piver

Language

English

Pages

112

Publication Date

December 27, 2007

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From <b>Time</b> magazine and <b>USA Today</b> to <b>O</b>, <b>The Oprah Magazine</b>, the media has raved about this life-changing <b>New York Times</b> bestseller. Now, just in time for Valentine's Day, comes this beautiful hardcover edition. Complete with new material, <b>The Hard Questions</b> is now being published in the same keepsake format as <i>The Hard Questions for an Authentic Life</i>.
How to Plan Your Own Wedding and Save Thousands - Without Going C...
by Tracy Leigh

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

January 15, 2008

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<p>Congratulations! You are getting married and want a beautiful, memorable event, yet you need to stick to a tight budget. Don't despair! There are hundreds of proven ways to have your dream wedding without breaking your budget. </p><br /><p>The average cost of a wedding in the United States is approaching $30,000, a 73 percent increase since 1992, according to a recent study. What's astonishing is how quickly all the other smaller expenses those you don't immediately think of add up. The stationery, invitations, announcements, thank-you notes, postage, make up, hair stylist, limousines, menus, and so on, not including the cost for an engagement party, rehearsal dinner, gifts, honeymoon, engagement ring, and bridal consultant or wedding planner. </p><br /><p>Just imagine what you could do if you could save $30,000 as you start out your new life together. Whether your budget is $1,000 or $50,000, in this easy to read and comprehensive book you will learn hundreds of simple ways to cut down on your wedding expenses without serving a roomful of guests hamburgers and hot dogs at your reception.</p><br /><p>Reducing your wedding costs doesn’t have to mean plastic forks and pitching a tent on your aunt’s front lawn. This new book will teach you hundreds of insider secrets to nip the overcharges out of your wedding budget. The author tackles invitations, facility, catering, gifts, bar-liquor, tables and chairs, decorations, napkins, centerpieces, flowers, limousine, dishes and glasses, music, candles, photography, videographer, ring pillow, linens, guest favors, tents, dance floor, cake, matches, place cards, thank you notes, and dozens more.</p><br /><p>Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.</p><br /><p>This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 288 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version.</p>
A Practical Wedding Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the...
by Meg Keene

Language

English

Pages

255

Publication Date

January 05, 2016

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<b>The author of <i>A Practical Wedding</i> offers a no-nonsense wedding planner, with all the tools, tips, and strategies to get the celebration you want, on a budget you can actually afford<br /><br /></b>Whether you're newly engaged or haven't quite made anything official yet, but you know you want to spend your lives together, you're going to need help planning your wedding. When you're ready to take a deep breath and start, this is the book you want--need--to have. From figuring out what you really want--as opposed to what everyone else thinks you should want--to helping you keep an eye on the ceremony itself and the vows, Meg Keene, founder of apracticalwedding.com, covers all the essentials. With checklists (such as flowers, food, final venue walk-through) and key spreadsheets (guest list and seating chart, budget, venue search, and more), <i>A Practical Wedding Planner </i>helps you:<br /><ul><li>Set a budget--and stick to it</li><li>Choose a venue: traditional, non-traditional, and everything in between</li><li>Hire good vendors and keep your friendors (and tells you why DIY doesn't always save money)</li><li>Figure out catering, rentals, and everything else Pinterest forgot to tell you</li><li>Reality-check wedding décor</li><li>Create and write a ceremony that really represents both of you</li><li>Get everyone to show up...and have a good time</li></ul>
All-Time Best Dinners for Two
by America's Test Kitchen

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<b>Leave it to America's Test Kitchen to help you get a perfectly scaled dinner for two on the table--no guesswork required.</b><br /><br />Whether you're in the mood for a takeout-inspired stir-fry or a more refined beef tenderloin, you'll find recipes to satisfy everyone's tastes. To scale down our favorite dinners to serve two, we've reengineered 75 recipes from the ground up, using ramekins to make individual Chicken Pot Pies and blade steaks instead of chuck to produce a streamlined Yankee Pot Roast. From easy weeknight options (Teriyaki-Glazed Steak Tips and Skillet Pork Lo Mein) to date-night-in meals (Honey-Roasted Cornish Game Hens and Shrimp Scampi), hearty meatless mains for vegetarians (Baked Manicotti and Soba Noodles with Roasted Eggplant and Sesame) to comforting Sunday dinners (Beef Stroganoff and Chicken Piccata), <i>All-Time Best Dinners for Two</i> offers options for any occasion.

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