Vows & Toasts will provide inspiration for the most important words spoken at a wedding ceremony and reception. Part 1, Vows, will guide the bride and groom to select — or write — the perfect expression of promise. Part 2, Toasts, will help anyone find the right words to honor the newlywed couple.
♦ Vows, from the traditional “to have and to hold” to creating your own. Also includes a wide variety of traditional wedding vows from countries and cultures around the world, along with hundreds of personalized, nontraditional vows such as those for second marriages, marriages of older couples, ceremonies of reaffirmation, and ceremonies involving children from previous marriages.
♦ Toasts, from the classics to advice on writing your own, as well as toasting etiquette and tips on choosing your toastmaster. This book is an invaluable resource for classy concepts ranging from the conventional to the hip, and drawing on a broad array of cultural traditions.
♦ Includes readings and quotations, spanning various customs and heritages, poetry and prose, plus sources for finding your own selections.