The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, and Toasts (Paperback)

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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

About 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 (, "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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Product Details
ISBN: 9780767902489
Publisher: Potter Style
Publication Date: December 26th, 2000
Pages: 224