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The traveling little white book

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Valentine’s day brought many a man to one knee presenting lucky women with an equally gorgeous ring on their finger. This year a phenomenal trend emerged too, where couples showed their love for each other by having others around the world take photos with personalized notes, i.e. “my love for you is so big it […] Read more…

Beautiful Bridalwear that won’t Break the Bank

Weddings are EXPENSIVE. Just utter the words ‘Wedding Dress’ and your bank account shudders! Whatever your style, don’t be afraid to skip the bridal salon to save money! I’ve trawled the high street and found the best (and most affordable) wedding dresses for your big day. Asos has some of the most incredible (and bargain) wedding […] Read more…

7 Mistakes Brides Make Wedding Dress Shopping

Mistakes Brides Make When Wedding Dress Shopping

It’s one of the most exciting aspects of wedding planning, and an experience most brides-to-be are looking forward to… Yes it’s time to go wedding dress shopping! Wait a sec though, there’s a whole lot of hope riding on this one outfit (or two should you choose to have an outfit change!), and you might be […] Read more…

How to Organise your Seating Plan

Via Etsy If you’re struggling to work out how to organise your seating plan, you are not alone. The seating plan is an important (and very political) part of wedding planning, to ensure your guests enjoy themselves – and avoid any possible family feuds. When do you Organise your Seating Arrangements? One of the tricky […] Read more…

How to Plan a Feminist Wedding

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Planning a wedding, you soon realise that wedding planning itself, (like, perhaps the institution of marriage) has clearly defined gender roles which possibly don’t conform to your feminist ideals – and quite rightfully so. So can you plan a “feminist wedding”, or rather, how can you plan a wedding that doesn’t contradict the very idea of […] Read more…

How to Start Your Wedding Guest List

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Starting your wedding guest list may not sound too difficult. You choose the people you want to spend your special day with, include the requisite family members, and hope at least 90% of the guests accept your invitations and show up at the wedding. However, unless you have an unlimited wedding budget (and sometimes even when you do), your guest list can’t […] Read more…

One Month til Your Wedding – the Final Countdown

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If you haven’t got a little white book (perhaps you’ve just discovered it, but there’s only one month til your wedding and you don’t think it’s worth having for just 30 days), then you won’t have a diary with all of these important checklists and notes marked in it. We can’t have that! If you want […] Read more…

Starting a Wedding Budget

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You’re engaged – now what? You need to work through the Initial Checklist and start the all important wedding budget! The wedding industry is a multi-billion dollar one: around £10 Billion annually in the UK, US$51 Billion in the States, and who knows how much in New Zealand… but the “average” wedding budget in NZ is $35,000 – it’s […] Read more…

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