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Which is Correct, Groomsman or Groomsmen?

When buying gifts for groomsmen, many couples choose to personalize the gifts with the guys' names and position in the wedding. But which form of the word "Groomsman" is the right one to use? Groomsman - The singular form is correct when you are referring to the individual guy. For example, "Nate is a groomsman." So when personalizing a gift with the groomsman's name and place in the wedding, the right form to use is "Groomsman". Groomsmen - The plural form is correct when you are referring to all the guys together. For example, "Nate is one of my groomsmen." When personalizing a gift for Nate, you should not use the plural unless you are actually inscribing it with, "Nate - One of the Groomsmen"....

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Fun Ways to use Buckets for your Wedding

Whether you’re planning a traditional wedding or a casual backyard reception, there are a ton of ways that a simple metal bucket or pail can be a fun addition to the party! For the flower girl… Call it obvious (or call it an adorable tradition), but a small pail filled with flower petals being carried down the aisle by a flower girl is a must for many ceremonies. On the gift table… What better place for guests to put wedding cards than a bucket with the bride and groom’s names on it? (And you’re going to want an easy way to transport them at the end of the night anyway.) At the bar… So many possibilities here, from large ice...

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5 Unexpected Things to Bring to Your Vacation Rental

Combining the economy of a staycation with the appeal of an exotic getaway, renting a house or condo for a week has become one of the most popular ways to spend vacation time. Most rental units are equipped with the basics like towels, sheets, pots and plates, but your stay can be made much more enjoyable if you bring a few select items from home. 1. Knives. Though the rental kitchen will have a couple of knives, they will almost certainly be flimsy and dull. Even if you don't plan to cook big meals during your stay, you will save yourself a lot of frustration if you have one of your own good sharp knives to slice a tomato for your sandwich....

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Green Tips for an Eco-Friendly Summer Party

I love to host summer parties and barbeques where I can enjoy good food and beer outside with friends. But after a few seasons of hauling trash bags full of cups and plates to the landfill, I started to look for realistic ways to make my gatherings more eco-friendly. Here are some easy green tips you can try, too! Reuse Plates. Everyone knows disposable plates are bad for the environment. But what can you use instead? A few summers ago I went to my local big box home goods store in late July and bought up 2 dozen dishwasher-safe plastic plates on clearance. They've survived many runs through the dishwasher, and guests enjoy eating from something solid instead of something flimsy. Of...

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