Wedding Wednesday – Our Autumnal UK Wedding Blessing & Reception

You’ll know by now, because I haven’t stopped banging on about it, that Ed and I got married at the beginning of September in Santorini but we had always planned on having a reception back home as well as we weren’t able to invite many of our friends and family to the wedding itself. I am so glad we had a blessing in our local church as well as the...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Lyndsey 

This week’s Behind the Bride is Lyndsey from Me, Him, the dog and a Baby.  Hi Lyndsey, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? John and I have been married now for nearly 4 years and we got married on 30th September 2013. Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? I started off as a book...

Wedding Wednesday – Planning a Wedding Abroad? Learn from My Mistakes! 

I’ve made no secret of the fact that Ed and I had numerous issues with our wedding planner in Greece, and the travel company who were dealing with our wedding & travel booking here in the UK.  Together, they had me in tears, and we came close to cancelling the wedding a couple of times. Therefore I think it’s safe to say, if we could go back in time the...

Wedding Wednesday – Our Santorini Wedding

Last weekend marked a whole five weeks since our wedding day. The past month has gone by in a blur of school runs and birthday celebrations and Santorini feels like a lifetime ago.  I realised I never did write a proper post about the wedding, instead mentioning it in passing over several posts. I wanted to go into a bit more detail as I know I was fairly negative prior...

Wedding Wednesday – The Perfect Gift with Personalised Gifts Shop

I can’t believe how long ago our wedding seems already! Although it’s sad that it’s all over, I’m enjoying relaxing a little now we are married. The lead up to our big day was fairly stressful – a combination of issues with our wedding planning company and getting married in a country I’d never been to meant that I was constantly worried what could go wrong or that I might...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Vicki  

This week I have been chatting to Vicki from Tippytupps about her winter wedding. Hi Vicki, can you tell me a little about yourself? Hi! Tippytupps is a parenting and lifestyle blog following me, my amazing daughter, gorgeous son, put upon husband and crazy cat. It follows our lives as we try and juggle everything that makes up the world of us! Emma has very kindly let me take over...

Wedding Wednesday – Hello From Mrs Longden 

Last Saturday, on the beautiful Greek island of Santorini, Ed and I said ‘I do’ in front of our closest friends and family. The day was absolutely incredible. The views were spectacular and it was simply amazing to share such a beautiful experience with those we love.  The holiday itself was so lovely too, and I’m sure I’ll be posting more about it in the comings days and weeks. If...

Mummy Mondays – Preparing for Children at Your Wedding Abroad 

I love weddings. They are romantic, provide two of my favourite things – alcohol and food, and they often culminate in one hell of a party. For children, however, they often involve an incredibly long day of being asked to sit still and be quiet, which is hard when all they want to do is run around and explore a new place.  I know some people prefer to keep weddings...

Wedding Wednesday – Our Santorini Wedding – One Week to Go!

I want to be more positive in this update, I really do, and I will be mostly but yet again we’ve had issues and stress from our wedding planners.  The latest saga was to do with an additional piece of legal paperwork we were told we would need, which would have caused huge issues and additional costs to have obtained in time to fly out. I spoke to solicitors and...

Wedding Wednesday – Our Santorini Wedding – 3 Weeks to Go

How is it only just over three weeks until our wedding day? I know it’s a cliche but time has been absolutely zooming on by of late. I think the summer holidays being just before we fly out to Santorini has made the last couple of months go by in a whirlwind as I’ve been travelling up and down the UK with the children fitting in trips to see family...