Wedding Traditions- Where Did They Come From?

Did you know that a popular wedding tradition is based off of... kidnapping? Weird, I know. There are so many traditions- The white dress, a wedding cake, the bouquet and garter toss... the list goes on and on. Have you ever wondered when or why these traditions began? I did some research and put together some interesting wedding facts that explain some of the most common wedding traditions and rituals. Why that finger for the engagement ring? The Ring Finger is the 4th finger on the left hand because people used to believe that that finger had a vein that led directly to the heart. White Dress Queen Victoria started the trend for white weddings when she commissioned a white lace gown for her wedding to Prince Albert in 1840. Before that, brides just wore their best dresses on [...]