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Filipino Wedding Traditions and Superstitions

Filipino Wedding Traditions and Superstitions

Filipino Wedding Traditions and Superstitions Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, Something… SUKOB?! We know you’ve thought of Kris Aquino’s gut-wrenching horror movie, Sukob. But what is it really? Filipino wedding superstitions and traditions have continuously hound our brides up to this day so we have round-up 7 Filipino Wedding Traditions / Superstitions that couples follow at their own risk. *wink wink* These are a mix of our Spanish influences, catholicism background, indigenous folklore and myth. Who else loves a story filled with fantasy and whim? We know we do! We start off with the pre-wedding preparations such as the engagement period!   1. Pamamanhikan / Bulungan / Paninilbihan Pamamanhikan comes from the root word “panik” which means to ascend a flight of stairs in which the groom symbolically enters the bride’s house to formally ask for her hand in marriage. Rapunzel-vibes, anyone? He is usually accompanied by his family. The groom usually ask his side of the family to come and meet the bride’s and is usually set in the bride’s house or a spacious venue. This is what we’ve come to know as the Bulungan. This is where both families talk about the wedding dates, the

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Wedding Theme Ideas to steal

WEDDING THEME IDEAS YOU’LL WANT TO STEAL

WEDDING THEME IDEAS YOU’LL WANT TO STEAL Lhia Ubaldo | August 15, 2020   Choosing a wedding theme can take your traditional nuptials from typical to terrific with just a little extra planning.   As you move forward with your wedding planning, the date, venue, dresses and suppliers are all important as you move along. But selecting a theme early on in your planning process helps to shape and craft the look and feel of your entire day including color themes, table and decor ideas along with attire and dresses. Your wedding is the perfect opportunity for you and your partner to express yourselves and your styles. Are you both obsessed with a bohemian theme? Rustic? Or perhaps something modern? Whatever it is, know that your wedding is the perfect way to show the things you love almost as much as you love each other. To help ease your stress, we’ve compiled wedding theme suggestions you might want to steal. MODERN WEDDING THEME A modern wedding theme should scream “right now!” Sleek lines, dramatic lighting, simplicity, minimalist and décor dripping in crystals or geometric shapes and lines are all staples at modern weddings. See also: Isla Palma – the modern

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MUST READ WEDDING DAY TIPS

MUST-READ WEDDING DAY TIPS

MUST READ WEDDING DAY TIPS Lhia Ubaldo | August 13, 2020 Although no one can guarantee a bump-free road down the aisle, there are lots of tricks that you can do to make your magical wedding day a good one. Your wedding day will be the most important, memorable and exciting day of your lives. A wedding day is a celebration of eternal love and marks the beginning of the rest of your lives together, and planning it can be the ultimate exercise in stress management. At times, it may feel as if you’re being asked to juggle balls while jumping on hoops of fire – all with a can-do smile on your face. You browse on your social media news feed and you see few unfortunate wedding fiasco stories from the news or from your friends and you get a teeny, tiny bit of mini heart attack. Deep down, you know you and your partner spent a lot of time planning your big day, so it’s understandable that you want everything to run smoothly. Avoid mishaps by being prepared with our tips to make your wedding day smooth like porcelain. GET GOOD SLEEP Everyone needs some shut-eye, but it

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MUST READ WEDDING DAY TIPS

MUST-READ WEDDING DAY TIPS

MUST READ WEDDING DAY TIPS Lhia Ubaldo | August 13, 2020 Although no one can guarantee a bump-free road down the aisle, there are lots of tricks that you can

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