Yellow and Grey Napkin Fold Christening Card — Puddleside Musings

Hey everyone, how’s it going? Hope you’re all doing well. I just have one card to show you today but I promise, it’s a lovely card, I think so at least! My parents needed a christening card to give to my neighbours so of course that meant I needed to make […] via Yellow and Grey … “Yellow and Grey Napkin Fold Christening Card — Puddleside Musings”

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Christening event is part of church’s 800th anniversary celebration

As part of All Saints Church’s 800th anniversary year in Paston it is holding a weekend celebrating the first time many people go to church – their christening (baptism) service. On September 15 and 16, christening gowns and memorabilia associated with having a child christened will be on display along the lines of the wedding … “Christening event is part of church’s 800th anniversary celebration”

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You’ll fall in love with these double-barrelled baby names

DECIDING on a baby name is a massive task for any parent to be, whether you’re expecting a boy or a girl. And like fashion, beauty and even places, baby names also have their own trends, which change over time. Recently, research found a list of very unusual names set to be massive in 2017, … “You’ll fall in love with these double-barrelled baby names”

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Making a splash: Methodist minister baptises 16-month-old toddler in the sea 

A Methodist minister surprised holidaymakers this week when she baptised a toddler in the sea at Weymouth beach. Stephanie Jenner of the United Church Dorchester, dipped 16-month-old baby Lola Green into the ocean on Monday, with proud mother Hanna Young and Lola’s godparents looking on. Around 30 people were present for the unconventional baptism on … “Making a splash: Methodist minister baptises 16-month-old toddler in the sea “

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For richer, for poorer … a tenth of all wedding food is thrown away | Environment | The Guardian

A tenth of all wedding food – equivalent to a food waste bill of almost £500 for an average celebration – is thrown in the bin, according to latest research. Uneaten wedding cake and edible favours for guests, such as personalised chocolates and sweets, were the biggest contributors to Britain’s food waste mountain, with a … “For richer, for poorer … a tenth of all wedding food is thrown away | Environment | The Guardian”

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Most Popular Day To Be Born? ……. 26th September

A peak in births in late September show that more babies are conceived in the weeks leading up to and days after Christmas than at any other time of the year. Birth data for England and Wales has been used to look at trends in the most and least popular birth dates over the past … “Most Popular Day To Be Born? ……. 26th September”

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None Religious Naming Ceremonies On The Rise

Naming ceremonies are relatively new and increasingly popular. They are organised by the many parents who know that they want to mark their child’s arrival but who want to do so in a way that isn’t religious. “We know we want to do something to celebrate our baby’s arrival, but we’re not religious so a … “None Religious Naming Ceremonies On The Rise”

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Top 10 facts about Church of England Christenings

The Church of England carries out more than 10,000 christenings per month each year for babies and infants. This figure is made up of approximately 7,000 christenings per month for babies under one year old, and 3000 christenings per month for children aged 1 – 12 years. Everyone is welcome to have a christening in … “Top 10 facts about Church of England Christenings”

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