Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as…Continue
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Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as an equivalent to the father of the bride speech and have been struggling with deciding what type of speech it should be and what to say. Should the speech be long with anecdotes, jokes and tear-jerking moments or more just a short few words thanking guests for attending etc.? Also, are there any…See More
My 28-year-old brother recently got accepted into law school, and I want to congratulate him by sending him a gift. I have the hardest time choosing gifts for people, because I don't want to get them something they're not going to use. Which is why I prefer cash or Amazon gift cards myself. But this is momentous enough that I want to actually get him a specific item, I guess to demonstrate my thoughtfulness. I googled gift ideas, but nothing's really stuck with me yet. I was just wondering…See More
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