A Wedding Like No Other
Inspiration for Creating a Unique, Personal, and Unforgettable Celebration
Destination weddings planned in exotic locales, intimate weddings organized on a shoestring budget, full-scale galas with guests from all over the globe. . . . In A Wedding Like No Other, read the stories of some of the most incredible, romantic ceremonies and receptions collected by authors Peggy Post and Peter Post. As different as they all are, the stories featured here are examples of how a wedding can be heartwarming and unique—even if everything doesn't go exactly as planned. In each one, the bride and groom make a determined effort for their wedding day to be an expression of their tastes and personalities, often in the face of unexpected obstacles. And in every case, the end result is a wonderful and memorable experience for the couple and for everyone else involved.
Let these stories help inspire your own big day. The creative vows, cakes, toasts, and more described in these pages will spark your own ideas and help you personalize every detail of your wedding. Also, each story is followed by a short advice section, offering insights and general wisdom on a large variety of topics from picking the venue to selecting the menu.
Go beyond the standard and the expected, and make your big day a cherished, uplifting, unforgettable experience. You already have a love like no other, so celebrate it with a wedding like no other.
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About the Authors
Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen etiquette books. Peggy is co-author of the 18th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette. Her other books include the 16th and 17th editions of Emily Post’s Etiquette; Emily Post’s Wedding Planner; Emily’s Everyday Manners; and Emily Post's The Gift of Good Manners.
Since 1995, Peggy has written a popular monthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine. She also wrote a biweekly online column in The New York Times called “The Well-Mannered Wedding.” Additionally, Peggy conducts lectures and seminars for businesses, trade associations, and community organizations throughout the U.S.
Peggy Post’s media appearances include Oprah, Dr. Phil, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Good Morning America, Dateline, VH1, and CNN. Peggy has been interviewed by myriad media outlets including: NPR; USA Weekend; The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; The Washington Post; Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle; The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Baltimore Sun. She has conducted spokesperson campaigns for several businesses, including Master Card; Bed Bath & Beyond; SBC; Merci Chocolate; Yahoo; KFC; Vistaprint; and Florida Department of Citrus.
Peggy began her career as an international flight attendant for Pan American World Airways. She then taught seventh grade English and history in New York City before entering the business world, developing a 30-year career of management and consulting positions in the financial sector. Born in Washington, DC, she was raised in Maryland and New Orleans and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Louisiana State University. Peggy and her husband, Allen, live in southwest Florida, and she has two stepsons, Casey and Jeep, and a grandson Carter.
Peter Post is the managing director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books including the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, and Playing Through: A Guide to the Unwritten Rules of Golf. Since its release, Essential Manners for Men has been reprinted eight times and Peter has done more than 500 media interviews on the subject of men’s manners.
Most recently as coauthor of the third edition of The Etiquette Advantage in Business: Personal Skills for Professional Success, takes a comprehensive look at the world of business etiquette. As a business etiquette expert, Peter covers topics ranging from CEO ethics to dealing with coworkers with body odor; from dinner party etiquette to the top questions about email at work.
As the creator of Emily Post business etiquette seminars, Peter leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. In addition, Peter is the creator and co-presenter of the Emily Post Business Etiquette Train the Train Course, taught twice yearly in Burlington, Vermont, or globally by request. Peter also hosts The Emily Post Institute's E-Learning program. Each e-learning module features Peter as he guides viewers through major manners concepts illustrated with moving text and images that speak a language all their own.
Since 2004, Peter has authored The Boston Sunday Globe’s weekly question and answer business etiquette advice column, “Etiquette at Work.”
Peter is a popular source for media outlets including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Kiplinger, GQ, and The Wall Street Journal.
One of Emily Post’s four great-grandchildren, Peter previously owned a marketing and public relations agency. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, design, and education. Peter holds a master’s degree in fine art from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is married to Tricia, and together they have two daughters, Anna and Lizzie, who are both authors and spokespersons at The Emily Post Institute.