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List of Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Your wedding day is such an incredibly important occasion  – the celebration of your love and the beginning of your marriage in the presence of family and friends. Following this significant occasion, anniversary celebrations each year commemorate the continuation of each person’s love for the other. The tradition of giving a specific gift on a specific wedding anniversary […] Read more…

The History of Wedding Anniversary Gifts

If you’re approaching a wedding anniversary, knowing an anniversary gift is expected, you may be wondering exactly why it is we buy wedding anniversary gifts, and the history of the tradition. Wherever you’re at in your marriage, consider I still do, an anniversary diary, marriage workbook and keepsake. The origin of celebrating wedding anniversaries harks back to the […] 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 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…

I HEART HAWAII!! Our Oahu Honeymoon Heaven

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I can’t believe I’m writing my final Hawaii honeymoon blog, it’s starting to feel real that the holiday’s over, and I’ve already got my heart set on our next vacay. I’ve written at length about Maui, Kauai and Big Island already, but it was this post I struggled to start for some reason. Perhaps because […] Read more…

The one thing you MUST do Immediately after saying Yes!

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You said yes, took an adorable selfie and announced your upcoming nuptials to the world, but there’s one more thing you MUST do immediately, and that’s insure your engagement ring. When things go awry, mostly they’re fixable.  Whether it’s a wedding dress that’s too small (yes, me) wedding cake smashed en route to venue (also me) […] Read more…

Trisha & Sean’s beautiful Maui Engagement Shoot

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Trisha, your engagement shoot is so beautiful, I was just in Maui myself, do you live there? I used to live on Oahu for a couple years and absolutely love Hawaii. My fiance does a pro windsurfing circuit and comes out to Maui every year for a couple weeks to train and compete (and I […] Read more…

Here Today, Gone to MAUI!

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Between 400 resorts and a few million annual visitors, Maui isn’t exactly an original honeymoon destination, but it doesn’t take long to discover why it’s long been newlyweds’ paradise. Picturesque shores, palm-fringed golf courses, lush valleys and hiking trails, and the largest (inactive) volcano in the world, it’s a tropical retreat, but there’s also enough restaurants, nightlife […] Read more…

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