Everything You Need to Consider When Planning a Wedding

•Collaborative Contributed Post•   Planning a wedding is a notoriously difficult task. But if you’re planning on having a wedding and want to make a big deal of the event, it’s something you’re going to have to face up to at some point or another. Now, there are big things and little things that you’ll have to plan. This can span from major necessities like a venue to tiny details...

Things Not to Say to a Second Time Bride

When I got married to Ed two years ago, it wasn’t my first marriage, and there were plenty of comments I heard since announcing our engagement, which did slightly taint my happiness and excitement for our wedding. It can be hard to know what to say to somebody who has been through a divorce, when they are about to be a bride for a second time, but if you aren’t...

The Hidden Costs of a Destination Wedding

When Ed and I got married in Santorini two years ago, there was no denying it wasn’t an incredible experience and one I wouldn’t change for the world, but something we hadn’t anticipated was how expensive getting married abroad would be. As the cost of weddings in the UK rises higher and higher every year, it is easy to believe when people say that a destination wedding is a more...

Couples Who Chill Together Stay Together

•Features gifted items• Earlier this week Ed and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. The traditional gift for this anniversary is cotton, and I’ll admit, we were both a little stumped on what we could get for each other that fitted with this. Luckily boohooMan have got you covered with their new range of coordinated tracksuits for couples. Perhaps not the most obvious of gifts, these tracksuits not only fit...

Styling a Jumpsuit for a Summer Wedding

•Features gifted clothing• With the recent heatwave, deciding what to wear as a wedding guest can be challenging. Knowing what to wear that will be appropriate but also keep you cool can be difficult. I was recently introduced to ANGELEYE clothing, which has a whole range of wedding guest outfits including midi and maxi dresses and a selection of jumpsuits. A jumpsuit is the perfect outfit choice for a summer...

The Benefits of Using a Wedding Venue Search Website

•Sponsored Post• Although I am no longer an events coordinator, I still love everything about planning weddings and look back fondly on my time working with engaged couples whilst they planned their nuptials. One of the biggest challenges that couples face when they start wedding planning is finding a venue. It can be hugely overwhelming to whittle down a list of local venues to find the right one for you...

4 Big Mistakes To Watch Out For When Planning A Wedding

•Contributed Collaborative Post• Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life, second only to the birth of your children. But the months leading up to the wedding are going to be one of the most stressful. There are so many details to sort out and you’re constantly going to be worrying about whether everything will go to plan or not. For the most part, you...

How To Make Your Wedding Day Perfect

•Contributed Collaborative Post• The question has been popped, and the answer was yes. You are getting married. Your life will never be the same, and for the months in the run-up to your marriage ceremony, it will be chaos.  You’ll want to start thinking about wedding planning and ideas straight away. There is no time like the present when it comes to getting a head start on preparing for your...

Getting The Proposal Right

•This is a collaborative contributed post•   A wedding proposal is a moment that should be cherished for the rest of your life. If your man is attentive, he will get every detail of the proposal right for you. He will be thoughtful and considerate, and everything will have been thoroughly planned and executed in a way that shows how he will be throughout the rest of your lives together....

My Favourite Bournemouth Wedding Venues

Having lived in the Bournemouth area over twenty years, and worked in the local wedding industry, I have come to know quite a few of the local wedding venues. There are some beautiful places to get married and celebrate your wedding in and around Bournemouth, and these are some of my favourite venues. The Greenhouse Hotel This hotel is gorgeous both outside and in. The Greenhouse is a luxury boutique...