A couple who intends to be married in New York State, must apply for a marriage license to any town or city clerk in the state. The state of New York does not require couples to be residents of New York to marry in the state, but licenses issued in the state of New York must be used within the state. The application must be signed by both applicants in the presence of the town or city clerk and representatives cannot apply for the license on behalf of applicants. Even if the representative is given Power of Attorney, the applicants cannot substitute their personal appearance.
Chips and dip are the ultimate party food, and we aren’t talking about chocolate fountains and fondue stations. The act of dipping is why thumbs were invented. Like the word deep, dip comes from a Germanic base—d(e)up, meaning ‘deep or hollow.’ In Old English, it meant quite specifically ‘immerse.’ No one has laid claim to the distinction of the dip, but French onion as a flavor is said to have emerged in the 17th century.
Don’t let your garbage-piling friends weaken your stride. Whether you simply enjoy being smart when it comes to helping the environment or are a tree hugging activist, holding an eco-friendly event is not only resourceful, but inspiring and can potentially help boost your business, allowing guests to be enlightened and intrigued by your consciousness.
Choosing an alternative wedding venue is one the best (and most fun) ways to incorporate a little more “you” into your ceremony. If you’re bored of the hotel and reception halls, then select a venue that reflects your personality or that is especially meaningful to you and your partner. These ideas won’t float everyone’s boat but you’re spending a lot of dough on your wedding and shouldn’t it be utterly and entirely YOU? Of course, depending on where you live, some places won’t have licenses to hold a wedding, but it’s always worth the research. Here are fifteen unique places to get hitched.
The practice of a groom’s cake dates back to the Victorian era in England, when in addition to the main wedding cake, there was also a smaller groom’s cake. Both cakes were cut simultaneously and served to the bridesmaids and groomsmen. Especially in the south, the custom of a groom’s cake has endured in the United States and brides often view it as a chance for the groom to get some recognition when the day is primarily focused around her.