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Wedding Facts

Wedding Facts I recently read that Saturday is the unluckiest day of the week to get married. I was really surprised by this for two reasons, namely Saturday is the most popular day of the week to get married and it was a Saturday that we got married on and 15 years later we are still happy. Accordingly to English folklore, Wednesday is considered the "best day" to marry. It got me wondering about all the other facts about weddings. Here are some of the more fascinating ones. A Malaysian man holds the record for being the best man at over 1000 weddings - think of all those presents that he had to buy! About 70% of all brides wear...

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Luxury Wedding Gifts

Luxury Wedding Gifts Following on from my last blog about the worst wedding presents ever received, I thought I would do a bit of research and investigate some of the most expensive wedding presents ever given.  With the average wedding in the United Kingdom costing approximately £27,000 and with 4% of weddings in the UK costing over £100,000 it is quite easy to see that wedding guests might feel under a bit of pressure to spend a lot of money on an extravagant wedding present. Here are some of the most expensive/unusual wedding gifts that were given: * In 2006 Katie Holmes received a gulf stream jet from her then husband, Tom Cruise. * George Clooney bought his new wife a...

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Top 10 worst wedding presents ever

Top 10 worst wedding presents ever As the busy months for weddings are fast approaching, I am delighted to be now stocking even more personalised wedding gifts that any couple will be delighted with. It has encouraged me to do lots of research on weddings and there are so many fascinating things that I have found out along the way that I wanted to share some of the funnier ones with you.   Standard wedding etiquette is to spend a certain amount on a wedding present depending on how close you are to the couple. A great rule to follow is, the longer you have known someone, the more expensive the present. However I don't actually agree with this. I...

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