Archive: April 2013

Cute Wedding Shoes
30 Apr 2013

Assembling the Accessories

Even the most perfect bridal gown is not complete without accessories, so once your dress has been decided on there is still a little bit of work left to do before your perfect princess ensemble is complete. Here are ...

Wedding Myth
29 Apr 2013

Don’t Let Myths about Second Weddings Get you Down: Part 2 – Money and Wearing White

If you are currently planning your second wedding then it is possible that the question “Is it proper?” has reared its ugly head a couple of times already. Whether you heard it from a friend or colleague or even if ...

Married Couple
26 Apr 2013

4 Reasons Why Marriage Makes Life Better

Once you’ve said “yes” and allowed the man of your dreams to place a gorgeous ring on your finger, it’s easy to get caught up in wedding plans and a dizzying sequence of events (engagement parties, bridal ...

Brush your hair!
25 Apr 2013

How To Grow Your Hair Out

You're getting married, the date is set and, if you're lucky, you have just enough time to grow out your hair so that you can bag the style you've always wanted to wear, as you sweep up the aisle. But do you have the ...

Delightful Dress Shopping
24 Apr 2013

Delightful Dress Shopping

One of the most fun and exciting parts of the wedding planning process is choosing your dress. Your dress is without-a-doubt the most important part of your entire day and so special care needs to be taken when making ...

Happy Honeymoon
23 Apr 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Hello Honeymoon!

With 4 (eeek!) days to go until we get married, it’s very easy to get caught up in table settings, marriage certificates and photo shoot locations.  I have one more full day of work before the wedding, and find ...

Are you ready to get married?
22 Apr 2013

How to Know When You and Your Partner Are Ready to Get Married: The Personal Side

So you’re in a relationship with the partner of your dreams and you’re starting to feel like you might be ready for your relationship to move to the next level. While the idea of upgrading your relationship status ...

I Wrote a Letter
19 Apr 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: I wrote a letter …

During one of the evenings of our pre-marital-course, the presenters mentioned an interesting idea of writing a letter to your partner-to-be’s parent (s) before you get married. I thought it was a great idea at the ...

Bride and Bridesmaid
18 Apr 2013

The Wedding Photo Checklist: Part 5 – Fun with the bridal party

You’ve taken some formal family photographs and some formal photographs of the bridal party, but now it is time to have some fun. Most likely you and your bridal party will travel to a specific location (already ...

Boost your honeymoon mood
17 Apr 2013

Boost your Honeymoon Mood

Let me tell you a little secret about honeymoons: They come at exactly the right time! Now that might sound daft, but the truth of the matter is that after months of planning the perfect day, it is an absolute relief to ...

DIY Wedding Flowers
16 Apr 2013

DIY Corner: Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers

Why go to the trouble when your local flower stall will have all you need and more? I thought along these lines, until I mistakenly grew a bed of sunflowers. Amongst what we feed our chickens, I sprinkle the type of ...

15 Apr 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Superwoman

There comes a time when you realize you aren’t superwoman. That time has now arrived for me, two weeks before our wedding. At the start of the wedding planning process I battled to come to terms with the fact that I ...

Paper Flower Bouquet
12 Apr 2013

The Alternate Bouquet

If you’re feeling a little whimsical and would like to break a couple of typical wedding traditions, then why not consider ditching that hefty bunch of flowers for something a little more fun to walk down the aisle ...

Motozi Lodge
11 Apr 2013

Tie The Knot at Motozi Lodge in Hartbeespoort

Your wedding will be the most special day of your life, and every moment will feel even more romantic in this utterly unique wedding venue. The views from the deck are simply stunning and the food, facilities and ...

Second Wedding Myths
10 Apr 2013

Don’t Let Myths about Second Weddings Get you Down: Part 1 – The Wedding

I was at a bridal fair with a friend a couple of years ago and I remember over hearing one of the stall holders loudly exclaiming “Ag what nonsense man! I’m getting married for the second time this year and I’m ...

Marlinette Professional Make-Up and Hair
9 Apr 2013

Marlinette Professional Make-up and Hair For Your Wedding in Cape Town

Marlinette has always been a creative soul, and after discovering the hair and make-up industry it became her passion. Despite being driven and professional, she is friendly and down-to-earth. Her easy going manner ...

Rollercoaster of denial
8 Apr 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Denial

I’m getting married in 3 weeks. I’M getting married in 3 weeks. I thought perhaps seeing it in print would help me believe it, but it seems my brain is still firmly stuck in the “denial” phase of ...

5 Apr 2013

Why I’d use Yuppiechef as my wedding registry any day…

If you're even vaguely unstocked in the kitchen tools department when you marry, and even if you're not, the Yuppiechef online gift registry not only has gadgets and food accessories to make your drool, but their online ...

Bride with Gran
3 Apr 2013

The Wedding Photo Checklist: Part 4 – Family Portraits

Family shots are a little more formal than the fun romantic shots that are reserved for the bridal party. It is best to take them immediately after the ceremony and you will most probably do so at the church, or ...

When I First Got Engaged
2 Apr 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: When I First Got Engaged

When I first got engaged, losing weight before the wedding was (almost) my first priority. Having always been slightly overweight (depending on your view of overweight) I thought that getting married would be the ...

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