Jenn Griffin

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Wedding Photography Checklist Ideas

The wedding day is a special moment that nobody will forget. To ensure that all the special moments are captured, you should consider creating a …

A Few Facts on Gluten Free Diets

The current diet in trend is the gluten free diet, in which gluten is completely cut from one’s diet. This diet is being used by celebrities like …

Alternative Wedding Registries

Fine china, 500-thread-count sheets and fancy stand mixers — with a bevy of attachments, of course! — are the staples of any traditional wedding registry. But what about couples who crave something a little different? "These days, many couples live together for years before they get married, and …

Almost every NFL player who donated his brain to science had brain disease

A whopping 87 out of 91 former NFL players who donated their brains to science have tested for positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease that causes memory loss, dementia, and depression. The study, based on information from the largest brain bank in the …

A Bride Took Her Own Wedding Photos And The Album Is Absolutely Beautiful

This will give you all the feels. Especially the last pic. H/T Petapixel.

Weddings

Expensive Mistakes to Avoid on Wedding Details Your Guests Will Not Appreciate

Between Pinterest and Etsy, it's easy to believe that ANYTHING is a good idea to spend money on for your wedding. And it's not.<p>Sometimes you waste a LOT of money on stupid things for your wedding. Trust me, I know. When I had my destination wedding many ago, I shipped a whole bunch of cases of …

Wedding Planning

Why I Don't Feel Bad About Missing Your Wedding

I have no regrets about RSVPing no.<p>"Your wedding is not the most important day of your life."<p>When I said this out loud in defense of not attending an old friend's wedding, it was met with silence.<p>Of course, this was easy for me to say. I'm not in the throes of wedding planning, or in a relationship …

29 Places To Shop For Your Wedding Online That You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

For when you've exhausted Etsy and ModCloth.

5 annoying and dangerous things that happen when you eat too much protein

Protein keeps your hard-earned muscles happy, your stomach from growling an hour after you eat, and your metabolism humming at a fiery pace. But just like other really good things, getting tons and tons of extra protein isn't always better. Here, five weird ways your body can go haywire when you …

The bacteria in your belly can determine what diet will work best for you

<b>And now, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have come up with a mathematical formula to find the right diet for each individual's microbiome that will help them lose weight and prevent certain diseases.</b><p>Humans need bacteria to live, and we have a lot floating around our …

30 Songs to Add to Your Wedding DO NOT PLAY List | 2018

You've meticulously planned out what to play for your processional, recessional, first dance, parent dances, and your final exit song, plus handed over a list of your favorite tunes to the DJ. But there's one more music-related task to take care of: the wedding do-not-play list. Unless you want …

8 Ways to Make Your Wedding Tables Look More Expensive

Who said budget-savvy can't be beautiful? Just because you can't afford to rent luxe linens or vintage china doesn't mean your wedding tables have to suffer style-wise. Put these planner-approved tips to the test, and take your tables from basic to brilliant just like that.<p><b>1. Use lanterns and</b> …

This Awesome Couple Made a Drunk History Wedding Video

"Oh my god, I'm on a date with a magician."<p>This sounds slightly terrifying for most men: Recount the way you and your significant other met ... drunk ... in front of a camera ... then have actors reenact the whole story. What if you forgot whose friend's party it was where you met? What if you …

[UPDATED] Woman Marries a Magician, Gets the Most Mind-Blowing First Dance Ever

A levitating groom! A princess dress! An adorable dad!<p>Shortly after wedding guest Enrico de la Vega posted this incredible wedding photo to Instagram, it made it to the front page of Imgur with the caption, "When your son-in-law is a magician, it's hard not to get super excited." Uh, yeah, if my …

Celebrity Brides Who Wore Unconventional Colors on Their Wedding Days

Guests' Biggest Wedding Pet Peeves

A happy wife makes a happy life, and happy wedding guests will most certainly contribute to the overall success of your big day! While you don't have to completely bend over backwards to please your family and friends (it is your day, after all), do keep in mind that a few kind gestures and a …

It’s time to say goodbye to the wedding industry’s most unnecessarily extravagant fantasy

A few months ago, I was downsizing my possessions as part of an experiment in minimalism. Like many women, my most copious source of possessions was my wardrobe, complete with its crown jewel—my year-old wedding dress.<p>While my decision to donate the dress was a relatively easy one, I quickly …

Symbol of hope for Hamilton’s new Children’s Charter of Rights

NewsAug 28, 2015 by Lindsay FitzgeraldThe Hamilton Spectator<p>In a room filled with imagination, 1,000 cranes folded origami-style by the hands of more …

10 Award-Winning Leaflets, Pamphlets & Brochures

We all know the power of well-designed leaflets. Leaflets, pamphlets, flyers and other printed media provide marketers a versatile approach to a wide …

TaiwanFest showcases culture, art, and paper cranes | The Star

For Harry Chen, a folded paper crane is a hope for many things: freedom, democracy, world peace — and his own good health.<p>Chen, a Taiwanese-Canadian, …

The DIY Origami Heart Invitations are in the mail!

I first introduced you to my origami heart engagement party invitations in this article here. Well, after a working weekend of printing, cutting, …

A Petal Unfolds

Susan Beech is the paper artist behind A Petal Unfolds, a UK-based paper flower shop. We happened upon her work when she added some of her beautiful …

The Best Plant-Based Sources of Protein

Learn how to best fuel your muscles with protein-rich foods that come from the earth.<p>In some circles meat is king when it comes to high-protein …

The Makeup Expiration Dates You Need To Know

When's the last time you gave your makeup bag a thorough clean out? If it's been few months, or -- gulp -- years, there's a good chance more than a few of your products have expired.<p>To make sure the cosmetics you apply are safe and effective, celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg says to use your …

How to Make Your Out-of-Town Guests Comfortable at Your Wedding

While it's not expected, it's very nice to offer out-of-town wedding guests welcome bags — totes or boxes filled with edible local treats, a map, and more. "Providing comfort and hospitality to these special guests shows them how much it means to you that they have come to celebrate this brand new …

Wedding Music Video with 250 Guests

Calling all spotlight-loving brides and grooms! If you're thinking about making a viral wedding video, the bar has just been set sky-high. You can thank Orlando-based newlyweds Robert Ly and Teresa Chan for setting a practically insurmountable standard with an amazing music video from their …

How to Offer a Buffet Without the Wait

Hosting a buffet wedding dinner is a wonderful way to cut costs and offer a variety of guest-pleasing cuisines at your wedding reception, but the option can come with one big drawback: If the entirety of your party chooses to hit the buffet simultaneously, a number of attendees will likely be …

The New Wave of Wedding Decor: 9 Trendsetting Ideas

Weddings

45 Fascinating Wedding Traditions from Around the World

From the bride tossing her bouquet to single female guests to wearing something old, new, borrowed and blue, American wedding customs are still so popular today that even the most nontraditional brides happily take part. (Why tempt fate and start off your new marriage with anything other than good …