Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Great Wedding Sites

Given that TheBigDay focuses on honeymoons, which are tied into weddings, it's not surprising that we try to check out places to learn interesting wedding info around the web. At some point, I'll hopefully give more detailed information on these sites, but for now, here's a few I try to keep an eye on. - Lots of great wedding stories, pictures and ideas for putting together an alternate wedding. - Stunning pictures of brides and couples in unusual outdoor settings.

The Frugal Wedding Registry - From TheSimpleDollar, this article addresses ways a wedding guest can "help a couple get on or stay on a solid financial path".


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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Stolen Wedding Gowns Found on Mexico Border

There's some great news out of Mexico for a local Portland non-profit called Making Memories, which, through the donation of new and gently used wedding gowns, helps fund the wishes of women who are dying from breast cancer.

Back in November, a truck and trailer carrying more than 2 million dollars worth of gowns was stolen from an Arizona parking lot. Through generous donations, the foundation was still able to complete their final show out west.

The truck was recovered with approximately half of its original number of gowns last week on the Arizona/Mexico border.

Read more about the dresses in the LA Times.

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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Travel Articles of Interest

I try to keep up on all the travel news, but I'm not always quick to post them. Here are three things I've come across recently that might be of interest -

Volunteer vacations are on the up tick. We're helping volunteers reach their goals with our Partnership with GVN

Save the nose of airport security and customs with a deoderized bag

Finally, if you've watched too much Dateline and are terrified of what might be lurking in your hotel room, rest assured as Hypoallergenic Hotel Rooms are on the increase.