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  • Jeb Bush wasn’t invited to Barbara’s surprise wedding

    10/10/2018 8:39:04 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 88 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 10, 2018 | Nikki Schwab
    WASHINGTON – Jeb Bush wasn’t invited to niece Barbara Bush’s surprise weekend wedding, it was revealed Wednesday. Former first lady Laura Bush said the former Florida governor and failed presidential candidate didn’t make the cut for the small-scale, and short notice, Oct. 7 nuptials — in which her eldest daughter with former President George W. Bush married actor Craig Coyne. “Well, I think Barbara just kept it a secret, plus so few people were invited,” the former FLOTUS told journalist Cokie Roberts, who interviewed her on stage at an event in Washington, DC. “It was just our family and Craig’s...
  • U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R) says he needs to be voting!!

    10/04/2018 4:29:53 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 262 replies
    U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R) says he needs to be in Montana this weekend for his daughter's wedding, throwing Saturday's vote on Kavanaugh in doubt - NBCMT
  • Bloomberg Writer: Dropping Divorce Rate Is Leading to Inequality

    09/28/2018 10:24:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2018 | John Dempsey<img src=
    A successful marriage is not difficult. Two people promise to love and take care of each other for the rest of their lives. There is no special magic, or equation. Two individuals simply make an honest commitment to each other and follow through. Regardless of what the left says about the success of a marriage, matrimony has nothing to do with equality between the educated class of society and the poorer less educated sect of society. University of Maryland sociology professor Philip Cohen conducted an analysis that revealed an 18 percent drop in the divorce rate of Americans from 2008-2016....
  • Christians Shouldn't Attend Weddings of Christians Who Fornicate and Believe It's OK: John Piper

    09/27/2018 10:45:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/27/2018 | Leonardo Blair
    Christians should not support the weddings of Christian couples who fornicate and believe it is permissible even though the Bible calls fornication sin, John Piper has suggested. Responding to a question on whether a Christian should attend the wedding of a couple already living together, Piper, founder of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minnesota, gave a nuanced response addressing various relationship situations but drew a line in the sand for professing Christians who see fornication as permissible in committed relationships. "If they are moving away from fornication because they are now persuaded it is sin, and...
  • Ouch, Babe. Big Law Associate Sues Ex-Fiancee Over $100K Engagement Ring

    09/25/2018 2:03:18 PM PDT · by Cecily · 70 replies
    Law.com ^ | September 25, 2018 | Jenna Greene
    When Ryan Strasser, then an associate at Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C., got down on one knee and asked Sarah Jones Dickens to marry him, he knew one thing: She’d like the ring. It was 4.06 carats, a near-colorless, old European cut brilliant diamond, mounted in platinum with 14 diamond accents. And it fit what he says were her must-have requirements: 3.5 to 5 carats with an inclusion rating of no “worse” than VS2 and a color rating of no “worse” than G, and with no fluorescence. The price? $100,000. And then, 11 months later…they broke up. According to Strasser,...
  • Bride threatens guests when only seven people said they'd attend her destination wedding.

    09/17/2018 5:14:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    MSN ^ | September 17, 2018 | Ali Moore
    t seems that every other day, a Bridezilla meltdown goes viral. Last month, a bride “vented” on Facebook after her guests declined a $1500 donation towards her special day. And today, another bride has some… warped expectations about her wedding. In a viral Facebook post posted to Reddit, a bride has completely slammed her guests for not RSVPing to her $2000 destination wedding in Hawaii. She began by admitting that a $3000 wedding in Thailand might have been too much. But that a $2000 Hawaii destination wedding is “within everyone’s reach”. Except, erm… It’s not.
  • Newlywed spent £70K on five different ceremonies and 13 wedding gowns [tr]

    09/17/2018 9:38:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 17, 2018 | Molly Rose
    A newlywed has been branded 'Britain's biggest bridezilla' after holding five different wedding ceremonies during which she wore 13 dresses. Sandra Igwe, who married the same man five times, spent £70,000 in total on her wedding celebrations. The first two ceremonies were held in Nigeria, at a cost of around £2,500 to each guest - one of whom had to take out a loan in order to attend. Speaking on This Morning, Sandra said she doesn't feel guilty about expecting people to attend multiple ceremonies, because they should want to be there for her at such a 'significant' time. She...
  • 'Our request was not f***ing out of the ordinary': Bridezilla who asked guests to pay $1,200 [tr]

    08/28/2018 6:26:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 77 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 28, 2018 | Cindy Tran
    A disgruntled bride-to-be has revealed she was forced to cancel her extravagant 'fairytale' wedding after her guests refused to pay $CAD 1,500 each to attend. The Canadian bride, who is known only as 'Susan', was due to tie the knot with her childhood sweetheart in a lavish $CAD 60,000 ($46,020) wedding. But the couple decided to call off the ceremony just four days before exchanging their vows after they struggled to foot the bill. Taking to Facebook to explain their decision, the furious mother-of-one blamed her family and friends for the breakdown of her relationship as she vented her frustration...
  • This Bride Canceled Her Wedding After Guests Refused to Give Thousands of Dollars to Help Fund It

    08/27/2018 9:35:40 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 129 replies
    Elle ^ | August 27, 2018 | Madison Feller
    Okay everyone, buckle up, because this might be the most insane wedding story you'll hear this year. On Saturday, one Twitter user, @0lspicykeychain, tweeted screenshots of a status she saw shared in a wedding shaming group on Facebook. (To clarify, a wedding shaming Facebook group is exactly what it sounds like—a place on the internet where people go to shame weddings.) What follows is a truly incredible tale filled with broken promises, outrageous expectations, and a bride who thought asking each of her guests to contribute $1,500 to her wedding was a reasonable request: ... In the status, the anonymous...
  • Hamza bin Laden has married daughter of lead 9/11 hijacker, say family

    08/05/2018 5:20:15 PM PDT · by plain talk · 44 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Aug 5, 2018 | Martin Chulov
    Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader, has married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, the lead hijacker in the 9/11 terror attacks, according to his family.
  • Groom rescues struggling swimmer moments after beach wedding in Alabama

    08/08/2018 2:55:44 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 23 replies
    WTVD11 online news ^ | 8/8/2018 | AP
    ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- A bridegroom has been credited with saving a struggling swimmer just moments after his beach wedding on the Gulf Coast last week. Zac and Cindy Edwards had just gotten married at Orange Beach, Alabama, and were taking wedding photos when a woman came up and said someone was struggling in the surf, WALA-TV reported . Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards is a former lifeguard, so he stripped off his shirt and went in after the swimmer. Edwards got to the person, but then had a hard time making it back to shore.
  • PRESIDENT TRUMP CRASHES ANOTHER NEW JERSEY WEDDING, DELIGHTS EXCITED CROWD

    07/01/2018 3:14:55 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 1, 2018 | Scott Morefield
    Gerald Papa and Jenna Buchholtz’s wedding at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster Township, New Jersey received a surprise guest on Friday in the form of none other than the president of the United States. President Trump, who has made a habit out of popping in on occasional summer weddings taking place on his properties, “crashed” Papa and Buchholtz’s wedding and reportedly shook a few hands, posed for some pictures, and even stole a kiss from the bride before he left. “Take good care of them, folks,” Trump told the crowd before giving Jenna Buchholtz a quick peck on the...
  • Newlyweds blow the reception away with choreographed dance routine they spent three months [tr]

    06/29/2018 12:28:34 PM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 29, 2018 | Stephanie Haney
    A newly-married couple's choreographed dance from their South Carolina wedding has been viewed nearly 5 million times on Facebook. Lindsay Neeley and Austin Luttrell were married in the city of Anderson on Saturday, with an elaborate first dance that has taken the internet by storm. The video, which lasts over three minutes and is packed with action from beginning to end, was shared by the bride's cousin, Julianne Loven. 'Can we just talk about this first dance though?!,' Loven wrote with the clip, shared in the late morning hours on Sunday, with hashtags '#mycousiniscoolerthanyours' and '#trellyeah.'
  • The royal wedding served bowl food and it’s all over Instagram but what is it?

    05/29/2018 10:15:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Metro News ^ | May 28, 2018 | Faima Bakar
    Bowl food is exactly what it sounds like; food in a bowl. We’re not sure what the craze is all about, but it seems to be all over Instagram. And it might have something to do with the royal wedding – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle did serve bowl food, after all, when they tied the knot. Their royal lunch included pea and mint risotto, chicken fricassee and a slow-roasted pork belly, served with apple compote and crackling. So what exactly is bowl food and where has it come from? Bowl food is larger than a canapé and about a...
  • Wedding Interrupted as Guest Gives Birth

    02/25/2018 8:48:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    The Nation ^ | February 25, 2018
    A baby was born at a wedding ceremony in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Sikhiu district on Saturday to the excited anxiety of many at the event. Nattaporn Tesrit, a friend of bride Mayuree Kumchanteuk, was nearly nine months pregnant as she attended the ceremony. As the bride was waiting for the arrival of the dowry procession, Nattaporn went into labour. Guests expressed shock but did their best to help Nattaporn, who was brought under the shade of a tree and rescue workers were alerted to transfer her to a nearby hospital. Ads by AdAsia You can close Ad in 5 s However,...
  • Commission That Attacked Christian Baker Faces Defunding

    02/10/2018 11:18:58 AM PST · by Mafe · 19 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | February 10, 2018 | Bob Unruh
    A state commission in Colorado that punished Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips for refusing to use his artistry to promote same-sex marriage could be eliminated. Future funding for the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, where one member even likened Christians to Nazis, failed in a vote in the state’s Joint Budget Committee. State Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, tweeted that the decision came down to a party-line vote that tabled plans to continue sending money to the commission. “My argument against approving their funding today is we need to wait and see what the legislature does with the renewal of the law...
  • Couple takes gorgeous wedding photo right underneath a full RAINBOW

    01/06/2018 2:57:46 PM PST · by mairdie · 53 replies
    After living for two and a half years in London, Amber Austin-Wright and David Sciasci were hoping for some sunshine on their wedding day. Their wish wasn't granted - at first - and they were forced to move the outdoor ceremony into a chapel. But as the couple were taking their first photos together as man and wife, something magical happened. A gorgeous full rainbow appeared in the middle of the sky.
  • Argument analysis: Conservative majority leaning toward ruling for Colorado baker

    12/05/2017 10:38:12 AM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 25 replies
    SCOTUS Blog ^ | 12/05/2017 | Amy Howe
    Lines began forming outside the Supreme Court last week for one of the biggest oral arguments of the year, in the case of a Colorado man who says that requiring him to create custom cakes for same-sex weddings would violate his religious beliefs. At the end of over an hour of debate, it became clear that, at least in one respect, the case is just like so many others: It is likely to hinge on the vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who initially seemed sympathetic to the same-sex couple but later expressed real concern that Colorado had not been sufficiently...
  • Supporting LGBT Rights and a Religious Baker at the Same Time

    11/28/2017 4:54:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2017 | Sean Duffy
    Can people of good will believe that LGBT people should not be denied services based on their sexual orientation and, at the same time, support the rights of a baker such as Jack Phillips to refuse to use his creative talents in ways the violate his deeply-held religious beliefs? The answer is yes - because I support LGBT rights and Jack Phillips, too. Eleven years ago, I helped lead a statewide campaign in Colorado to provide basic legal rights to the LGBT community. As a conservative Republican, I took at lot of heat, which I happily accepted — just as...
  • The Bonds of Traditions in America's Melting Pots

    11/28/2017 4:05:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2017 | Salena Zito
    PITTSBURGH -- Barb Yavorcik's husband jokes that when he called his mother to tell her they were engaged, she hung up the phone and turned the oven on to preheat. Why? "To bake the cookies for the wedding, of course," she said. In certain parts of the country, particularly in Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Pennsylvania, where the Yavorcik family came from, if you do not have a cookie table at your wedding reception -- actually, several tables ready to greet your guests -- you may as well expect nothing short of a revolt. Or at least lifelong judgment and gossip about...