December 2015 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

December 2015 archive

Cutting the Cost of Wedding Cake

When we talk about saving for our wedding, it sounds like we’re putting a little money aside each week.  I only wish it were that easy – that we’d plan a wedding 12 months in advance and then rock up in February and pay it all off with a holdall full of cash! In reality, […] Read more…

Date Night at SkyCity – Andy’s Burgers’ Opening

Blair’s pretty much moved to North America for the next month (well at least it feels that way he’s there so often) so to save him getting homesick, while he had a few days reprieve in Auckland, I took him to the launch of SkyCity’s newest restaurant, Andy’s Burgers & Bar. If you’re an Auckland Casino-goer, convenience is everything […] Read more…

Personalising Your Ceremony

The ceremony is a crucial part of the Wedding Day, so its style and content deserves careful consideration and is worth personalising your ceremony to suit yourselves and your wedding. Melanie Stuart, an Independent Marriage Celebrant in Auckland, creates bespoke ceremonies for her clients, reflecting their love story and personalities. Here she shares her knowledge: […] Read more…

How to please men (Christmas gifts, of course!)

Skincare No matter how hard you think your man is to buy for, he still needs to wash his face, look after his skin and smell good – these four products from Clinique Men and Lab Series are the four easiest gifts to give that will definitely get used and loved.  Clinique for Men Face […] Read more…

Wedding Dress Code: What to Wear

There’s little more exciting than receiving an invitation for something truly fabulous (and what’s more fabulous than a wedding?) that I can’t wait to attend, and little more nerve-wracking than feeling stuck as to what to wear. From the moment the intricate, embossed and fragrant, glittered or twine-tied invitation arrives, I’m all about the countdown (either painstakingly slow or earth-shatteringly fast […] Read more…

Wearing White to a Wedding (and breaking other Rules)

Is it ever okay to wear White to a Wedding?? I’m attending a good friend’s wedding this Friday, and know the Bride isn’t wearing white, which got me thinking… if she isn’t wearing white to her wedding, can I? We all know the rule about weddings “You can’t wear White to a Wedding!” but I’m not […] Read more…