Feb 15, 2012

All Lit Up


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Today we thought we'd talk about lights. Specifically the South Asian tradition of stringing lights all over the house during wedding festivities. There's something so sweet about the idea of family and community coming together and basically telling the whole world that yes, there is a wedding happening! It really gets the celebration started - with the whole block buzzing with excitement leading up to the big events.

But do you think you would follow this tradition out here? Or do you think you lose a bit of the magic without the whole neighborhood participating in the festive mood? What do you think about just putting up a few strings of lights, in a nod to the tradition? We'd love to hear your thoughts!

7 comments:

  1. When my cousin got married my uncle put up a string of lights on the porch. It was cute!

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  2. We covered the whole house in white christmas lights for my sister's wedding. A lot of our neighbors sent curious glances. However, it really set the mood for all of our five wedding festivities. Yes. we have five different parties.

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  3. That's awesome! At least the neighbors had some festive lights to look at....

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