We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
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The Wedding of Lorin & Jacob
Thursday, February 23, 2017 My experience at Bridal and Formal was great! If you are looking for the “full experience”, then Bridal and Formal is the place to go. Not only was I able to find my perfect dress, but I enjoyed every minute. Iris was fantastic! She made me feel good about all the …
This Couple’s ‘Awkward’ Engagement Photos Are Everything
Sunday, April 30, 2017 Why be romantic when you can be hilarious? It’s easy to understand why a couple would want gorgeous and ethereal engagement photos. After all, they’ve decided to spend their lives together and that’s pretty romantic. However, it’s not the vibe all future brides and grooms are after, as evidenced by this hilariously …
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Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chathrath had this amazing baby shower theme party idea
Among many other interesting party engagements, one of the games at the baby shower was that the guests were supposed to drink from a baby feeder bott
Glacier Bay National Park trip: A guide for explorers
My Trust Is Too Wordy! Why So Complicated?
Hi there, my name’s Bridget Mackay. I’m an attorney in Petaluma, California and I practice in the area of estate planning, trust administration, probate, and elder law. Today, I want to…
How To Choose an Event Theme
Does your event have a theme? It most likely does, even though you may say you don’t want or need one. It may not an obvious theme like a 70’s disco or a Hawaiian luau, but all events have a theme or some underlying message that runs throughout the event. You may opt for something …
How to Host a Themed Team-Building Event
Here is everything you'll need to host an excellent team-building event for your office
Theme Party Ideas for Adults
5 Theme Party Ideas for Adults Throwing a memorable party for adults is honestly an underrated art form. On top of decorating, building a party playlist and crafting a delicious and creative menu, there’s also the not-so-simple matter of choosing an epic theme for your celebration Wait a minute- did you think that theme parties were just for kids? Au contraire. With so many adults stuck in mind-numbing 9-5 jobs and bogged down by daily responsibilities, a little escapism is exactly what they’re…
How to Create a Beach Themed Room
As the summer comes to an end, and the stores are stocked with back to school items, I can’t help but reminisce about my most recent vacation at the beach. Growing up on the East coast, I was spoiled living within a half hour from a beach, and would frequently make trips “down the shore” (as we lovingly called it). I am ashamed to say… I took it for granted. Now living here in NOVA, I am at least a 3-hour drive from…
10 Of The Cutest Baby Shower Themes
No matter what you are into, or what the gender of the baby is, these are 10 of the cutest baby shower themes you will find - guaranteed!
Why are there so many dark themes in TV and movies?
Movies such as 'The Hunger Games' and TV shows such as 'Game of Thrones' all take place in grim worlds with morally conflicted heroes – and they're hugely popular. Why the boom in the dark side?
Top 5 Themed Costume Rental Ideas for Groups
Dressing up with friends makes costume events so much more fun. Fortunately, Arlene’s Costumes in Rochester, NY, offers thousands of rental costumes that give everyone in
My Trust is Too Wordy! Why So Complicated?
www.bridgetmackaylaw.com/trusts.html Trust attorney Bridget Mackay in Petaluma is often asked why a comprehensive trust is so wordy. Watch to learn more.
Explorers Club: How to Read Water
Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea From wild swimming in Sussex to wayfinding off Oman, via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, natural navigator and bestselling author Tristan Gooley draws on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more to show us all the skills we need to read the water around us.Tristan Gooley is an author and natural navigator. He set up his natural navigation school in 2008 and is the author…
Tips for Hosting a Way of Love-Themed Ministry Fair
Tips for Hosting a Way of Love-Themed Ministry Fair July 24, 2019 Just as the months of August and September signal the beginning of a new school year for students of all ages, these months also mean the beginning of a new ministry year for many Episcopal churches. One activity that helps create interest and connectivity around this new beginning is a ministry fair. A ministry fair is an event that is typically held in conjunction with the launch of a new program…
After 75 Years, Explorers Discover Missing WWII Submarine U.S.S. Grayback 1,400 Feet Under the Sea
The families of the 80 U.S. sailors who were on board will now have closure