I attended an outdoor wedding last spring held at a rural camp in an absolutely gorgeous setting ~ miles of rolling hills covered with various green texture and dotted with wildflowers here and there, the totally charming feel of ruralness complete with country-bred buildings, warm and simple furnishings and lots and lots of wide open space. The ceremony was held in the side yard of the mess hall...Read more
Bestowing gifts on one's wedding guests is a tradition that goes back a long way~ centuries in fact. Initiating in Europe, the custom began with giving the guest a beautiful little box called a bonbonniere. These boxes could be decorated with precious stones and made from gold, crystal or porcelain and filled with sweet delicacies like bonbons. (I wonder if these wealthy Europeans were just...Read more