November 2016 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

November 2016 archive

The new technology every millennial bride wants at her wedding!

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The Future is Here! Ensure there’s nothing missing from your wedding with this Kiwi technology breakthrough! Coming from the bride who banned cell-phones from her wedding, you know if I’m recommending technology at a wedding, you know it’s going to be good. The new technology offered by Auckland entrepreneurs is exactly what every millennial bride wants […] Read more…

How to pop the question this Christmas!

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Available on Etsy. I popped into The Diamond Shop this week, and discovered that more people get engaged at Christmas than Valentine’s Day! We’re all on holiday, whether at home or overseas, the bubbly is flowing and we’re all at our happiest, surrounded by friends and family – Oh, and we’re already buying presents… in […] Read more…

It’s time to play Mariah Carey… and play with MAC x Mariah!

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MARIAH CAREY’S MAC COLLECTION IS FINALLY HERE!! After last year’s All I Want lipstick – Mariah’s single champagne shimmer for M·A·C Cosmetics, this collection was much anticipated. What would the Queen of glitter come up with, for a full 23 piece collection with the cosmetics house…? Well, she dazzles with her pop-hits (and outfits), Miss Carey does no […] Read more…

Date night: One to watch

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Date night this week wasn’t quite the helicopter experience of last, but it was more than made up for by Brad Pitt in Allied (released tomorrow!). I almost can’t bear to tell you about it, for fear of spoiling it, but think Pearl Harbour meets Titanic and then meets Romeo and Juliet. It’s set in 1942 wartime, so there’s enough […] Read more…

Pre-Summer Tone up at TRUE Food and Yoga

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All images taken at TRUE Food and Yoga by Jeff Velasco; Clothing: Fit n It & Ipanema Girl, full details below. If you think your muscles could do with a little pre-summer tone up, believe me, you’ve got nothing on my dilapidated calf muscles post ankle surgery. I did my best to maintain muscle during the post-operative rehab, […] Read more…

John Zimmermann loves little white book

I’m not afraid of a bit of sparkle – as my wedding dress attests – so my love affair with John Zimmermann Couture should come as no surprise. After meeting him in May this year, I found that it’s not just the couture that shines, but the man himself. Well, I’m pleased to say I’m no longer just a fan […] Read more…

How to plan a romantic surprise for your partner!

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You know that feeling when you get home from seeing a movie that was just so good you can’t wait to tell everyone you know… That’s me right now. My feet had barely touched the ground (literally!) and already I was uploading photos to my laptop and talking non-stop to my flatmates and friends (and anyone else […] Read more…

How to get him to propose (without an ultimatum!)

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If you’re happily in a long-term-relationship (LTR), perhaps living together, maybe even pet (or child!) in tow, but he hasn’t proposed yet, you might be wondering why. At least, I was. It was ten years I’d known Blair before we were married me in February (guess he really wanted to be sure, right?). It’d only […] Read more…

The Sweetest Christmas Ever

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**Bookmark page, send to everyone who asks ‘What do you want for Christmas’** Move on over wedding planning, it’s time to start present planning! I’ve found the sweetest Christmas gifts for everyone in your life – presents so perfect, there’s no need to include a receipt… For the beauty junkie! Pink? Check Mac Cosmetics? Check Limited Edition? […] Read more…

Books worth Buying Friends & Family this Christmas!

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The Christmas holidays are when I get 90% of my year’s reading done, and I can’t wait! I love buying books for friends and family for Christmas, it’s a chance to be choose really thoughtful gifts which will be enjoyed for days (if not weeks) beyond their unwrapping. Icelanders have a beautiful tradition of giving books to […] Read more…

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