Skip to main content

So what are wedding traditions?

I saw a post on Instagram the other day asking about what wedding traditions do you think are outdated. It caught my eye and after reading in the comment section, it really made me think....what are wedding traditions? Do you have to follow the old school traditions? The New Ones? Or make up your own? The goal of getting married in the first place is to stay married. You can and cannot follow every tradition but the marriage after the wedding is the most important thing. You are spending the rest of your life with the person you couldn't live without, your soulmate, love of your life. I hear marriage is not all sunshine and rainbows, you both have to be willing to stick together, make things work and keep your marriage fun and full of love.

I have seen a lot of weddings growing up and everyone did pretty much the same thing when I was younger but things and times have changed. You don't see everyone wearing a white dress, people are seeing each other before walking down the aisle, some people don't have a traditional wedding party, they have cupcakes instead of wedding cake and so on. The one thing I was so against at first was the first look and doing the pictures before the wedding. I just wanted to somewhat hold on to some of those old school traditions. After talking about it and realizing that taking pictures takes up time, you only have so much time in between the ceremony, cocktail hour and the reception to do that. You don't want to keep people waiting to start the reception and plus we have but so much time in the rented space. I gave into doing the first look pictures and seeing each other before the wedding. I realized it was okay to break certain traditions. As long as your marriage last, breaking or not doing a few traditions won't hurt. I know that I don't want anyone walking down the center aisle before the ceremony and we are jumping the broom. There are some things that I feel you should still do but it is up to the couple. I was just so hung up on doing all those "wedding traditions" I was kind of missing out on the big picture in a way.

What do you think of wedding traditions? Did you follow any? Enjoy the rest of the week and see you Thursday.

HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT MY JANUARY ONYX BOX??


Comments

  1. I think everyone has their own things they def want to or don't want to do with wedding traditions. I def like the whole tradition of sleeping in different houses the night before your wedding. It't your last night as a single person and you have alot on your mind. Its also more exciting seeing that person the next day. Back when I was engaged and planning my wedding I thought about the pictures before hand too but we decided to wait until after the ceremony THOUGH it does take up alot of time. I saw a movie called Jumping the Broom I think?

    ReplyDelete
  2. I agree with your thoughts on breaking with some traditions. It's your story so make it what you want it to be. It's really isn't about the wedding it's about the marriage you should be pouring your heart and soul into.

    ReplyDelete
  3. It's your wedding, why not even start you're own traditions! I just did a courthouse wedding which was nothing special at all, and that was almost 10yrs ago! I say, break some and start new ones =)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Morphe Brush Review

Happy Tuesday!! Just can't believe Christmas is next week!! Did you get all your shopping done? I did for the most part, now it's just putting things together lol!! Well this post is going to be a review on Morphe brushes. I'm sure you have heard the name and seen some of your favorite makeup artist using them. I purchased these at IMATS back in April and have been loving them. I already want to purchase more. So let's get into the reviews.



Eyes

(M411- Pointed Blender and M200-Deluxe Crease)
It is always important to blend, blend blend your makeup!! I do have a few blending brushes but I wanted to have a few backups when I clean them. I love how soft these brushes are and how well they blend out eye shadows. I mainly use the Pointed Blender(black bristles) for the the outer crease and the deluxe crease(brown bristles) for right above my lid. 

Face
(B1-Jumbo Fluffy Brush and M439-Deluxe Buffer)
I normally don't set my foundation with a powder and wanted to start doing s…

September Favorites

I can't get over the fact that October is here and it still feels like Summer. We had a brief Fall weekend but Summer was like Nope, I'm still hanging around lol! Today I am sharing my September Favorites with a special guest. My son has been wanting to film with me for a while so I decided to let him in on the video. Be prepared to laugh! 



You guys may see another appearance from my son, he is so silly and full of energy lol! I think I forgot to mention some favorites but you'll see them next month. What products have you tried? What were your thoughts? See you guys Thursday!
HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT MY LATEST SKINCARE REVIEW??
~**Drea Notes**~
Have you tried the new Starbucks drink? It seems like it is missing something, like it needed to be sweeter or needed some saltiness. 
They recently opened a Zara in the mall near me! It is so nice in there, I only purchased one dress.








Fro Butter Emu Oil Review

Well I guess Summer is still trying to hold on lol. I was about to pack away all the Summer clothes but I should leave them out I guess. I'll go through all my Fall wardrobe in the meantime to see what I'll need when the weather gets cooler. Today I am sharing my review on Fro Butter Emu Oil. 

I don't know if I told you guys but I am one of Fro Butter's ambassadors for the next 6 months! I was so excited when I got the email about being chosen. You will be seeing post about their products more on here and my Instagram. 
A little background on this company before we hop into the review: 
Fro Butter is a Black Owned Business started in 2012 by owners Susana Stewart and Caroline Maina. They were in the market for affordable and organic hair products and it all started from there. 
I was introduced to this product last year when I received it in my Onyx Box. I really loved the product and so did my husband and son lol. Taken directly from the site, the Emu Oil is designed…