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Tips on How to stay calm on your wedding day

Tips on How to stay calm on your wedding day

Wedding planning is in full swing and I could not be happier. Many of my friends warned me that there would be times when I was going to feel so stressed that I would want to cry.

No matter how excited, prepared, or ready I am, I will inevitably get a case of the jitters on my wedding day.  But with this list handy, I can avoid that entirely and stay calm as a cucumber. Everyone will want to know how I did it! Shhhh it will be our little secret. You will be able to enjoy your special day much more vividly if you aren’t distracted by nervous butterflies in your tummy.

Under the pressure and stress of planning a wedding, it’s easy to lose touch with my fiancé.  Jack and I schedule date nights, be it dinner or out to a movie, to squeeze in some quality alone time. We practice having the courage to tell each other when we are concerned about our upcoming nuptials.  We read an article on the Martha Stewart’s website “10 Tips To Be Stress-free Before Your Wedding” and practice them regularly.  See more at Martha Stewart WEDDING

Despite my optimism, there have been times that I’ve questioned my decisions. I mean, what bride hasn’t? I want everything to be perfect on the big day.

I have outlined absolutes for my wedding day to stay calm:

1. Start my stay with pampering.  Candles, music and massage.

2.  Eat a good breakfast, even if I don’t feel hungry.

3.  Leave for the wedding on time.  I am going to give myself an extra hour more than I think I need.

4.  Be realistic, everything will not go perfect!  I am OK with that.  My attitude is much more important than perfection.

5.  MOST important, be present and grateful in the moment.  If anything does not go as planned, I will remind myself that today I am marrying my best friend in the presence of everyone I love.

With these helpful tips to stay calm on my wedding day, I am sure to enjoy the ceremony rather than worrying or feeling stressed. This is a fabulous, joyous occasion.  And there is absolutely no need to stress needlessly! That’s why I need this list of tips to stay calm on my wedding day!  Do you have any other tips for me?  Please post your comments below.





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Dear Santa,
Please give me a doll this year. I would like her to eat, walk, do my homework, and help me clean my room.
Thank you, Jenny

Dear Santa,
Thanks for the race car last year. Can I have another one, only this time one that is faster than my best friend’s race car?

Dear Santa,
I wish you could leave a puzzle under the tree for me. And a toy for my sister. Then she won’t want to play with mine and I can have it to myself.
Merry Christmas, Cassie

Dear Santa,
You can send me one of everything from the boys’ section of the Sears catalog. But nothing from the girls’ section. I can’t wait for Christmas to come.

Dear Santa,
Could you come early this year? I’ve been really super good, but I don’t know if I can last much longer. Please hurry.
Love, Jordan

Dear Santa,
I lost my list of toys, so please just send me the stuff that you forgot from last year.

Dear Santa,
What should I leave for your reindeer to eat? Do they like cookies, too? My mom won’t let me bring hay into the living room.
Your friend, Sandy

Dear Santa,
I need a new skateboard for Christmas. The one I got now crashes too much. Band-aids would be OK too.

Dear Santa,
Would you rather I leave you cookies and milk or pizza? Dad says you’d probably like the pizza. Write back right away to let me know.
Love, Lisa

Dear Santa,
Please give me a tank, a jet fighter, 20 green soldiers, and a bazooka gun. I’m planning a surprise attack on my brother. So don’t tell anyone.
Thanks, Danny

Dear Santa,
How will you get into our house this year? We don’t have a chimney and my father just installed a very expensive security system.

Dear Santa,
Mommy says that you only bring presents for the good little boys. That isn’t fair.

Dear Santa,
How old are you? How did you meet Mrs. Claus? Is your first name really Santa? Can I be an elf next year? Who is your favorite kid? How do you fit all those toys in your sleigh? I have more questions for later.
Your pal, Pauline

Dear Santa,
My mother told me to write to you and say thanks for the train set. My dad plays with it all the time.

Dear Santa,
I would like just one of everything.
Thank you. Nancy

Dear Santa




Bowl of Cherries is a tasteful way to ask Santa for cash.  Santa sees exactly where his cash gifts will be spent by choosing an item from your wish list to contribute to, boys and girls can buy the gifts they really want. Problem solved.

We make your cash registry easy to use. These registries are all online, and while they can be highly intuitive, you may have some non-tech-savvy relatives who would prefer to buy your Christmas gift at the mall. Research cash registries and make sure that you choose one with a good reputation for security to put any concerns to rest. Test the site out to make sure that it’s easy for you to use. Offer to email guests a direct link to the site if you need to. Once they see how simple the process is, they’ll quickly come around.




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 Is the honeymoon becoming an endangered tradition.?
All couples dream of a romantic honeymoon at the end of the stress of planning a wedding. But between tough economic times and more couples pitching in to cover their own wedding costs, the honeymoon is becoming an endangered tradition. Many couples opt for a wedding cash registry to make their dreams a reality.  For more information on the top cash wedding registry visit Bowl of Cherries.  You will find a large variety of custom designer templates to choose from to have your cash registry live in less than 3 minutes.

Almost 70 percent of couples live together before marriage. Because these couples have well-established households, they do not need many of the traditional wedding registry gifts that are intended to help a new couple start a new household. What couples don’t realize is that they can take advantage of this situation to treat themselves to their perfect honeymoon while saving a lot of money.

Honeymoon cash registries like Honeyfund are designed so that couples, instead of registering at a store or for specific objects, instead register for cash towards a specific goal. Traditionalists may shudder at the word “cash,” but these cash registries easily circumvent the taboo of asking for money. Instead, the couple chooses experiences and items that will all come together for the dream honeymoon. For example, a couple may create wish lists for flights, nights in luxury hotels, a couples massage or gourmet dinners. Guests can contribute, knowing that they are buying a specific experience for the couple.

It is difficult for young couples watching their budget to choose between hosting the perfect wedding and enjoying a relaxing honeymoon. Using honeymoon cash gift registries is a way for couples to have the best of both worlds. Not all couples need a new set of towels or fine china, but every couple deserves a chance to enjoy their first days of marriage and make memories that will last a lifetime.



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Free Christmas cash gift registry.

Free Christmas cash gift registry.


Spread cheer and appreciation with your holiday cash gifts.  Holiday gift-giving is a custom filled with noble intentions that sometimes has the unintended effect of sapping the cheer from shoppers.  At Christmastime we set out to choose gifts that show our affection or appreciation, but the process of knowing what to get them can create stress.  It doesn’t have to be that way. Keep the holiday cheer by creating a Christmas wish list using Bowl of Cherries Gift Registry.  Your friends and family will appreciate the ease of contributing to your gift registry.  There is nothing to ship, wrap or hunt for.  They have the option to contribute a little or a lot to your registry by choosing from your personalized list of items on your wish list.

For older people unable to get out and shop, giving cash is a practical solution. By using Bowl of Cherries Cash Gift Registry, giving money as a gift feels like giving a present.

Cash is the perfect Christmas gift in these difficult economic times.  It removes the stress of hunting for presents that may prove unsuitable or unwanted, comes with “no strings” and can be used by the recipient to buy the item on their wish list that they really need or would like.

If your family and loved ones are spread out all over the world, an online Christmas cash gift registry will help them save time and money when it comes to gifting you with Christmas presents. With a money gift registry at Bowl of Cherries Cash Gift Registry, you can post an online wish list, monitor and transfer funds and even send out personalized messages through your own web page.

Customize A Christmas Cash Gift Registry Online 

In just a few minutes, you can have your free Christmas cash gift registry and customized web page up and ready to accept payments. With the unique features, you can post photos online as well and send personalized messages to people in your contact list. When someone sends you a payment through the Bowl of Cherries Cash Gift Registry system, you are automatically notified by email. You’ll know how much was sent as well as who sent it.

Bowl of Cherries Cash Gift Registry will also save your loved ones time and money. There’s no need for them to run around town or fight massive crowds at the mall trying to find the perfect gift. They won’t be spending cash on gas, postage, wrapping paper and greeting cards. In the end, this means they can send a larger cash gift than usual because they saved so much time and money.

If you would like to see how easy it is to set up a Christmas cash gift registry through Bowl of Cherries Gift Registry,  just contact us at You can also call us toll free at (855) 469-3744.

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Wedding Registry
As Kate and John planned their August wedding last year, they not only looked forward to their upcoming journey as husband and wife but also to building a beautiful life in their new dream home. Like most modern couples, they already had all the furnishings and household necessities wedding guests tend to give. What they really needed was more than $10,000 for renovation projects.

Minutes after Kate and John created their cash wedding registry on, they were able to let all their family and friends know about their future goals and their wedding gift wishes in an elegant, personal way. Once guests logged into the couple’s private wish list, they were able to contribute any amount of their choice toward a general home fund, a kitchen remodeling project or construction of a backyard swimming pool.

With the average guest spending between $75 and $100 on a wedding gift, many couples are opting to trade in the traditional household goods registry for a cash wedding registry. Your personalized Bowl of Cherries website lets you convert several smaller presents into big-ticket items that you really want, whether it is a down payment for a house, a luxurious honeymoon or an expensive set of furniture. In return, guests feel as if they have made an important contribution in jumpstarting your journey.

To tell the truth, I’m completely in favor of gift registries for such occasions. Most people have large social networks that want to buy gifts for weddings or for new babies, but they might not necessarily know what a good gift is. By making a registry, you help them out – and also (partially) ensure that you don’t get redundant items.

Best of all, your personalized website is easy to set up, straightforward for guests to use and effortless to withdraw funds. It’s as sweet and simple as a bowl of cherries.

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