The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, Speeches, and Toasts

The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, Speeches, and Toasts

by Carly Roney
     
 

From the #1 wedding Web site and the author of The Knot Complete Guide To Weddings In The Real World, a comprehensive guide to choosing the perfect words and music for your wedding.

In her third book in The Knot series, Carley Roney has created a complete guide to wedding vows, toasts, and readings that is the perfect resource for wedding couples, bridesmaids

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From the #1 wedding Web site and the author of The Knot Complete Guide To Weddings In The Real World, a comprehensive guide to choosing the perfect words and music for your wedding.

In her third book in The Knot series, Carley Roney has created a complete guide to wedding vows, toasts, and readings that is the perfect resource for wedding couples, bridesmaids, best men, and parents alike. Drawing on wedding traditions and customs from around the world, The Knot Complete Guide To Wedding Vows And Traditionsincludes real-world information on:

—Vows, from the traditional "to have and to hold" to creating your own
—Rituals from a variety of traditions–breaking the glass, cutting the cake–and their history and significance
—Toasts, from the classics to advice on writing your own, as well as toasting etiquette and tips on choosing your toastmaster
—Readings, spanning various customs and heritages, poetry and prose, plus sources for finding your own selections
—Music–complete lists of popular options to help you chose the perfect songs from the processional to the last dance

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“[The Knot has] all the help you need to plan the wedding of your dreams.”—Time

“The Knot has the most attitude–and often funny, spirited, don’t-be-afraid-to-do-it-your-way voice.”—San Francisco Examiner

“[The Knot is] a mega source for everything from dresses to tips for the bachelor party.”—Newsweek

“[The Knot is] a one-stop destination for everything a bride and groom need.”—Detroit News

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Without letting a lot of fluff get in the way of the facts, wedding expert Carley Roney makes available "readings, rituals, music, dances, speeches and toasts" in The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions. Third in her wedding guide series, and culled from her online experience as founder of theknot.com, this guide is a resource for classy concepts ranging from the conventional to the hip, and drawing on a broad array of cultural traditions. Photos. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
Library Journal
The editors of one of the most popular wedding planning web sites have collected vows, readings, rituals, music, and suggestions for programs, speeches, and toasts to help couples create a wedding that truly expresses their feelings for each other and their special guests. Selections are gleaned from a number of cultures and religions, and a bit of historical background is provided for many of them particularly those related to the ceremony. The comprehensiveness of this work, its emphasis on timeless selections, and the name recognition from the book series and web site will make it a popular guide. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767902489
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.55(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“[The Knot has] all the help you need to plan the wedding of your dreams.”—Time

“The Knot has the most attitude–and often funny, spirited, don’t-be-afraid-to-do-it-your-way voice.”—San Francisco Examiner

“[The Knot is] a mega source for everything from dresses to tips for the bachelor party.”—Newsweek

“[The Knot is] a one-stop destination for everything a bride and groom need.”—Detroit News

Meet the Author

Carley Roney is Editor-in-Chief of The Knot, the nation’s leading online wedding resource, where she offers real-world wedding advice to millions of to-be-weds through The Knot Web site (www.theknot.com), The Knot Wedding Gowns magazine, and The Knot Wedding Pages, a regional bridal magazine sold across the U.S. She has authored The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings in the Real World and The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner and has appeared regularly on NBC’s Today show and other media outlets.

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