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Lyrics matter with wedding songsDance

Lyrics matter with wedding songs

We wrote about the ‘Great American Songbook’ a couple of weeks ago. Those timeless songs are defined by not only great melodies, but great words. And lyrics matter with wedding songs, which is why contemporary couples still have us play these standards. By contrast, too many contemporary songwriters don’t seem…
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May 13, 2024
wedding toast master classToasting

A master class in giving a wedding toast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrxAeHs-Z-c Rarely, VERY rarely, do we run across an impeccable best man toast. But we stumbled across this one on YouTube (above), and it’s worth a closer look, as this gentlemen delivers a wedding toast master class. As we’ve written before, the best wedding toast should make your guests laugh…
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May 6, 2024
The Great American SongbookDance

The Great American Songbook

Will singers still be singing Taylor Swift songs fifty to a hundred years from now? Time will tell. Time HAS weighed in on a canon of American songs dubbed “The Great American Songbook.” These are songs that have withstood the test of time. The Great American Songbook Foundation defines these…
Columbus Pro DJs
April 29, 2024
best man's wedding toastToasting

Should you pre-screen the best man’s wedding toast?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HjlWhUHtGc The best man’s wedding toast is a staple at weddings around the world. We’ve heard a ton of them over the years. Most tend to be too long and rambling, but occasionally we hear a gem. But once in a while we'll hear one that is simply inappropriate, like…
Columbus Pro DJs
April 22, 2024
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Is an AI wedding in your future?

Artificial Intelligence, better known as AI, is a real thing these days. And it looks like it has spread to the wedding world. Fox Business reported that Zola is offering AI wedding planning. As this blog has pointed out before, wedding planning typically involves over a thousand decisions, all wrapped…
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April 15, 2024
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Wedding invitation mail problems

A wedding couple in Houston, Texas, mailed their wedding invitations on Presidents Day. A month and a half later, only six invitations had been delivered. Same thing for a couple near Atlanta, Georgia. Wedding invitation mail problems are a concern this year, and the USPS acknowledges that recent reforms have…
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April 1, 2024
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Should you bake your own wedding cake?

The quick answer is no. You should not bake your own wedding cake. A Florida bride who DID bake her own wedding cake last year created a social media firestorm with her home-made five tier wedding cake. Lilly Mendoza decided to bake her own cake for a simple reason: she…
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March 25, 2024
are you ready for marriageCulture

Are you ready for marriage?

The Knot reports that the average age women got married in 2022 was 30 years and 32 for men. Median marrying ages have been creeping up for decades. In 2000, the median marrying age was 26.8 for men and 25.1 for women, raising the question: when is a person ready…
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March 18, 2024
Wedding planning

Is the bouquet toss history?

The bouquet toss isn’t the staple at weddings that it once was. A survey by The Knot reveals that less than 4 out of 10 weddings feature it anymore.  It seems a declining number of single women just aren’t interested in participating in this ritual anymore. And yet it provides…
Columbus Pro DJs
March 11, 2024