Katzi in her dream wedding gown

Funding, Finding and Fitting into your Wedding Dress (I ❤ Weddings Series #2)

(As promised, here’s the piece from my goddaughter about the wedding dress. Although Queen Victoria was the one who popularized the use of white wedding dress when she married Prince Albert in 1840, the first recorded white wedding dress was worn by Anne of Brittany, when she married Louie the XII of France in 1499. Fast forward to the 21st century and brides still wear the white wedding…

whospay fqmom

Who’s Paying for the Wedding? (I ❤ Weddings Series #1)

n some countries, the father of the bride pays for the wedding. That’s the theme of a movie with the same title, which somehow popularized the use of wedding coordinators in the 1990s. Incidentally, the original 1950s movie had Elizabeth Taylor as the daughter. Somehow, the financial burden is on the family of the bride. In some cultures the family of the bride still pays for the dowry.

Do you know that among Saint Nicolas’ acts of generosity and Christmas traditions such as putting socks by the fireplace and fantasy stories about Santa Claus passing through the chimney…

i love FQ

I ❤ Weddings

Still high with the Pope Francis fever sweeping the entire country, I wish to give a sneak peak to a new series of articles and videos that I will publish in the next few days, “I ❤ Weddings.”

Yes I do love weddings. When I surf through TV movies, I always pause when there’s a wedding scene. I love watching movies about weddings like My Best Friend’s Wedding, Father of the Bride, My Greek Fat Wedding, etc. and so with TV specials of celebrity…

umbilical FQ

Cutting the “Financial Umbilical Cord”

My oldest son Martin came up with this expression when he graduated and we stopped giving him allowance. He said, “Ouch! My financial umbilical cord has just been cut!”

Let’s be scientific for a while. The umbilical cord is the conduit or the connection between the developing embryo or fetus and the placenta. The cord enables the supply of oxygenated…