Archive: June 2012

29 Jun 2012

The Wedding Toast – Who, What and When

Just what is the difference between the speech and the wedding toast? And who gives them? How many toasts should there be at a wedding? I've got to be honest and say that I left all of the 'pomp and ceremony' up to ...

28 Jun 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: Wedding Traditions Explained

If you’re anything like me, you won’t be that curious about why we do certain things at weddings.  Like hurtle a bunch of flowers at a giggling group of females, wear a piece of lace around one thigh or throw ...

27 Jun 2012

Want A Wedding Dress, Can’t Afford To Have It Designed – Where Do I Go?

The wedding industry, for that is what weddings have become – a booming business for those involved in helping the bride look a million dollars, providing venues, catering, music, back-up and management – is worth a ...

26 Jun 2012

Long Distance Relationships – can they lead to marriage?

Despite the claim that 99.5% of long distance relationships don't work (this statistic comes from a single guys' website where being single is rather a status symbol), some who meet and conduct relationships, despite ...

25 Jun 2012

The Naked Wedding Cake

Maybe it's a sign of the financial slump (or the second global financial crisis, as it's now being labelled) that accounts for the appearance of the bare wedding cake –  a cake without icing. It's being touted as ...

Gold Wedding Band
22 Jun 2012

The Gold Wedding Band – not so everlasting …

I didn't know this, but gold wedding bands – the circle of everlasting love – do not last quite as long we might think, according to a recent study. A chemist in Vienna (who obviously has a lot of time on his ...

21 Jun 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: A few truths about your mother and your wedding

This week Lauren shares some of her thoughts about mom's and your wedding. Perhaps some of your out there can relate to what she is telling us this week ... She is the one person more excited than you So whilst your ...

20 Jun 2012

Cream Cheese Professional Discos – Wedding DJ’s for your Gauteng Wedding

Cream Cheese Professional Discos have been the leading mobile disco suppliers in Gauteng and surrounding areas since 1971. We specialize in corporate events, weddings, birthday parties for all ages, or any events that ...

19 Jun 2012

Tie The Knot at Gondwana Game Reserve in Mossel Bay

Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, Gondwana Game Reserve offers an exclusive and spectacular natural setting for your most important day. It is the ultimate venue for the wedding of your dreams with luxury ...

18 Jun 2012

The Modern Marriage – For Better Or Worse – Are We Frightened Of A Little Discomfort?

A friend of mine made a really pertinent remark recently. She said that modern day society are frightened of a little discomfort. This was said in reference to our capacity to turn to pills the minute a slight headache ...

15 Jun 2012

Including Children in a Marriage Service

Including children in your wedding falls into two categories: involving your own children in a second marriage union, and involving other people's children in your wedding (using them as flower girls and pages ...

14 Jun 2012

The Upcycled Wedding Frock

For those green brides out there concerned with the carbon footprint of the average wedding dress, upcycling - or remaking cast-off items into something different and better - is the height of fashion chic. And with ...

12 Jun 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: The Stress of Finding the Perfect Venue – that fits your budget!

One of my Dad’s favourite lines is, “I’m not Rockefeller, I’m the other fella”. Cheesy as it is, I often find myself wanting to repeat this to wedding venue owners.  If your parents or future in-laws are ...

Top Wedding Gifts
11 Jun 2012

Unexpected, unusual gifts that aren’t on the wedding registry

Tired of giving your just-got-married friends dishes, pots and pans or towels for their weddings? With a little bit of thought and love, there are a number of other gifts you could give them that are either fun and will ...

8 Jun 2012

Five6seven8 Your Wedding Dance for your Gauteng Dance Lessons

As you start the final phases of the preparation of your wedding day, wedding dance lessons come to mind. At Five6seven8 our focus is Your Wedding Dance, from bridal party group lessons to private dance ...

8 Jun 2012

Should You Hire A Videographer For Your Wedding?

Most of us list a wedding photographer as one of the essentials of a wedding. Photographs will mark the hallways, desktops and dressing bureaus in your and your families' homes to come. It's a given that capturing the ...

7 Jun 2012

Tie The Knot at Camelotte in Brits

Have you dreamt of getting married in a castle, creating that extra special fairy-tale wedding you've always wanted? You'll find the venue that will make your dream wedding a reality situated just outside ...

6 Jun 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: When Engagement Europhia Turns To Wedding Planning Panic

When the hot guy you first kissed at 17; the one with the dark hair, delicious dimples who you’ve dreamt of having babies with, gets down on one knee and asks you to marry him, you best believe it’s going to be one ...

Anitsen and Willem
5 Jun 2012

Weddings By Marius Perfects Anitsen and Willem’s Celebration

Weddings By Marius created the perfection that was Anitsen and Willems wedding on 5 November 2011. The couple said their vows at the Montrose Castle followed closely by pre-drinks and a fantastic reception at the Pezula ...

5 Jun 2012

Meet Our Bride To Be – Lauren

We're really excited to introduce you to our Bride To Be - Lauren. Lauren and her fiancé, Vaughan, recently got engaged on the Noordhoek beach in Cape Town. Lauren is going to be sharing some of her thoughts, drama's, ...

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