January 2016 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

January 2016 archive

30 Days of Yoga Challenge at Studio Red

While at University in Christchurch a few years, often living in rather cold flats, I surprised even myself in becoming a fan of hot yoga.  In a Bikram studio in an unlikely position above Pomeroy’s pub, my muscles would quickly thaw in the room heated up to around 40 degrees Celcius.  Much more than just the warming benefit though, I soon loved the […] Read more…

Date Night at the Movies

Just because we’re engaged (very soon to be married) doesn’t make dating any less important – in fact, perhaps it’s even more important to set aside a night a week to leave the house (and the wedding planning) and have a one-on-one date night.  One of my all-time favourite date nights is the classic movie date […] Read more…

Another way to use Pinterest to plan your wedding

If you spend (un)healthy amounts of time planning your wedding on Pinterest pinning dream reception decor, gorgeous wedding gowns and cascading blooms of bouquets, yet still don’t feel like you have an organised sense of style, I hear you. Pinterest has changed the way we style our weddings – most certainly for the better.  Gone […] Read more…

Can you find Mr Right by Swiping Right?

This morning I read Wellington woman, Melissa Brenzinger’s story “30 Days of Tinder” where she shared dating exploits (and tips) such as: He offered to get me a hot beverage before I had even got there. 10 points to Gryffindor! Take note, Date #7. He invited me later to attend a work event with him later […] Read more…

Secret to a happy marriage (hint: it’s in the bedroom)

Without being too ‘New Year, New Me‘, If there’s one thing that could really use an improvement in my life, it’s my sleep, and never more so than in the month leading up to my wedding, when I’m a bit stressed, and trying to get my health back on track post-Christmas. I read recently that one […] Read more…