Index: Wedding Planning Blog Content on She Said Yes – She Said Yes

Index: Wedding Planning Blog Content on She Said Yes

He finally asked, you said YES, and now all you can think of is wedding planning, you’re in exactly the right place.  To save you valuable wedding planning time, here’s an index of our the popular articles.

My proposal
How to announce your engagement

Wedding Organisation

The only wedding organiser and diary you need – little white book
Vendor checklists, excel spreadsheets, budget and guest list worksheets
Check out these wedding planning tools
How else to use Pinterest to help plan your wedding
How else do you use your wedding diary?

Getting started
How to find a wedding venue (that you can afford) 

First steps: an overview
12 month checklist
How to choose your wedding venue
7 mistakes brides make wedding dress shopping
Choosing a wedding venue in Auckland (and surrounds)
How to start your wedding guest list
How to start your wedding budget
How to plan a wedding that suits your personalities
How much my wedding cost
3-6 month checklist
One month final countdown checklist
How to plan a feminist wedding
Navigating wedding shows – read before you go!
Bad wedding advice – what NOT to follow
Staying mentally healthy while wedding planning
How to plan a green wedding (reuse, recycle, be eco-friendly!)

Style & Theme 

Consider a destination wedding
Why to plan your destination wedding in Rarotonga
Why have a winter wedding?
How to organise a marquee wedding


Plan your engagement party
(Engagement gifts)
Have an engagement photoshoot
Let your bridesmaids throw you a bridal shower
My bridal shower
My Las Vegas bachelorette party

Food, Drink and Cake

Consider wedding catering options
Look at delicious brunch weddings!
Cut the cost of your wedding cake
Can you make your own wedding cake?

Stationery, Photography & other Vendors

Send save the date cards
Write and send your thank you cards
Find your wedding photographer
Read a little wedding advice from the vendors
Organise your wedding flowers
Rosie’s wedding flower advice
Do you really need a make-up artist?
How to choose your wedding day music


Avoid these things guests hate at a wedding
Have these things guests like at a wedding
How to organise your seating plan

Bridal party

Choose your bridesmaids
How to ask your bridesmaids
Organise your bridal party
Have your friends and family do you a favour
My amazing bridesmaids – thank you


Choosing wedding presents
Can you ask for cash for a wedding present?
Do you ask for engagement presents?
Setting up a wedding registry
Consider a honeymoon registry
Don’t forget your Thank you cards

Dress Code

What to wear to an Engagement Party
Wedding Day Dress Code
Can you wear white to a wedding?
Nails that won’t overshadow your wedding dress
Will you wear a veil on your big day?
How to whiten your teeth for your wedding day
How to find the perfect wedding dress for your body type

Final Countdown

Personalise your wedding ceremony
One month countdown til your wedding day!

Legalities of marrying in New Zealand
How to organise your seating plan
Choose your wedding day jewellery
Should you have a first look on your wedding day?
Set up bathroom baskets for your guests
Will you change your name after marriage?
How to choose your wedding day fragrance

After the Wedding

Begin your wedding journal – I still do
Why it’s 10x better to be married than engaged!


Big Island Hawaii
Waikiki, Oahu
Why you need honeymoon/travel insurance


How to celebrate your first year anniversary
How to plan a romantic surprise for your partner
Romantic weekend in Rotorua
Weekend away at Treghan Lodge
Bay of Islands: Romance in Russell
Planning the perfect picnic date
How to celebrate your first wedding anniversary
Wedding anniversary gift guide
I still do – wedding anniversary diary and marriage workbook

Miscellaneous & Popular

My wedding photos
The Best and Worst things about being engaged
When will he ask you to marry him?
Evolution of Marriage
How do I become a blogger?
Healthy wedding day skin starts here
Wedding prep nutrition
Should you have botox before your wedding?
Can you find Mr Right by Swiping Right (tinder)
Wedding planning comparison
Flash v Revitalish Lash Serum
Planning a no-prep, no stress party
How to plan a feminist wedding
Is your wedding all about you?

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