A bat mitzvah is a traditional Jewish celebration of a young woman coming of age. Orthodox and Conservative Jews celebrate this occasion when a girl turns 12, while Reform Jews hold this event upon a girl's 13th birthday. If you have been invited to a bat mitzvah celebration but you are not of the Jewish faith, you may not know what to expect. Continue reading to learn more about the etiquette and customs of a bat mitzvah celebration:
10 October 2016
If you counted the number of weddings or receptions you attended at a traditional reception hall, you would likely run out of fingers quickly. While there is nothing wrong with having an event in this space, it doesn't exactly scream unique. On the other hand, a barn wedding does just that. A beautifully finished and renovated barn space can serve as the perfect complement to your special union. If you're considering this type of space for your special day, here are a couple of things to keep in mind.
23 September 2016
If you have the responsibility of planning your friend or family member's rehearsal dinner, you may not know what is involved. But the good news is that you can have a great party that adds to the enjoyment of the wedding week and still doesn't break your budget. Here are a few handy tips to creating a chic, budget-friendly rehearsal dinner. Look for Alternative Venues. You can avoid spending a fortune on a fancy venue by looking at alternative locations.
20 September 2016
Are you still using Final Cut Pro 7 from 2009 as your main video editing program? Even though Apple has made substantial updates to their editing software with Final Cut Pro X in 2011, many editors have decided to stick with the software they know, which has left them unprepared for the challenges of editing in 2016. Is it time to move onto a more modern editing program? Here are some reasons to consider making the switch.
15 September 2016
Are you planning to rent a bounce house for a party you'll be having at your house? You're no doubt looking forward to all the fun you and your kids and guests will have. But if you're not careful, your fun could turn sour if the house is damaged, making you lose your deposit. Proper preparation and use is essential if you want to get any money back when you return the house.
13 September 2016
The person you love and want to spend your life with has proposed. After spending hours feeling excited, you are now trying to plan out a beautiful wedding. If you and your partner have agreed to have a rustic-style reception, it is a good idea to start planning things out ahead of time to make sure everything turns out perfectly. 1. Choose a Rustic Wedding Venue Before you think about decorations and favors, it is important to find a rustic wedding venue that would cater to your wants and needs.
8 September 2016
Outdoor weddings can be beautiful and awe-inspiring, but keeping your guests comfortable as they wait for you to walk down the aisle presents a few challenges. Here are just a few ideas you can use at your outdoor wedding venue to make sure your guests are just as happy as you are on your special day. Serve Refreshments Waiting in the hot summer sun can cause your guests to work up a thirst.
6 September 2016
Some couples today are not particularly fond of traditions that are over-used and boring. Many couples want their weddings to be unique, unusual and out-of-the-ordinary. If you are trying think of a theme that best fits you and your soon-to-be spouse, check out these ideas that could help ignite your imagination. Keep in mind yours and your future spouse's interests can be a determining factor for the wedding theme that would be most suitable while also being odd and far from traditional.
6 September 2016
It's estimated that 160 million American citizens are obese or overweight. If you have a goal to lose weight, you know how challenging shedding unwanted pounds can be. Changing your inner dialogue through neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can help you achieve more success when trying to lose weight. Here are three NLP techniques that you can use to achieve your weight loss goals in the future. 1. Use future pacing to visualize the new you.
22 January 2016
Planning an all-day business conference requires more than just making sure your agenda is set and that your invitations have gone out. You'll need to locate the right conference room for your meeting's needs, and you'll need to make sure that the conference center offers the right amenities for your event. Here are three critical points to consider as you plan your event. Catering Options Long business meetings can feel even longer if your guests don't have access to adequate refreshments.
20 January 2016