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...

Where to Shop for Wedding Gifts

•Features gifted items• Wedding season is upon us, and if you are heading to a wedding as a guest this summer, you may be wondering what to get the couple if they haven’t provided a specific gift list. I have done the leg work, and have put together some brilliant online shops with an array of gift ideas to suit all budgets, and tastes. 1102 Candles If you are searching...

An Open Letter to The Bride Planning her Wedding

Back when I was planning my wedding three years ago, I felt like everything was getting on top of me a little. Although I had experience as a wedding coordinator in the UK, I didn’t know much about getting married abroad, and our wedding planners both in England and Greece seemed to be intent on making things more stressful, rather than less. I would have loved to have spoken to...