Archive: May 2013

Ready to get married? Financial Side?
31 May 2013

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

As romantic a notion as it might be to completely separate love and finance, one can unfortunately not deny the fact that finances play a big role in all of our lives. Taking a closer look at your financial state can ...

Tossing the bouquet
30 May 2013

Choosing the Next Bride

We all know the drill. Sometime during the night the DJ is going to stop the music and make all the single ladies stand in an awkward bundle in the middle of the dance floor while the bride shows off her backwards ...

Candice Food Tips
29 May 2013

Food, Glorious Food

Candice, one of our Bride to Be's shares some of her budget saving tips to help you plan your wedding. In the first of my budget-saving-tips, I started with the most likely biggest expense of your wedding – guests and ...

Timbavati Safari Lodge
28 May 2013

Tie The Knot at Timbavati Safari Lodge in Klaserie

Nestled amongst exquisite mature trees forming natural walk ways, birds chirping and antelope roaming freely, creates the perfect setting for the perfect wedding. Whether you are looking for a small intimate ceremony or ...

Bachelorette Party
27 May 2013

Alternative Bachelorette Party Ideas

Maybe I’m just getting on in years but the idea of a drunken night of humiliating debauchery followed by a two-day hangover holds very little appeal to me. To be completely honest with you, when I was planning my ...

Lingerie Shopping
24 May 2013

How to Shop for Bridal Lingerie

While no one but your significant other (and possibly your bridal party or whoever helps you get dressed) will see your underwear on your wedding day, your bridal lingerie is still an important part of your wedding ...

Practical Marriage
23 May 2013

Practical Marriage

The subject of marriage is a particularly hot topic at the moment. As South Africans we are lucky enough to live in a country where marriage equality exists, but in the United States thousands of couples still fight ...

Frosted Fancies
22 May 2013

Frosted Fancies for your Wedding Cake in Gauteng

Looking for a wedding cake for your Gauteng wedding? Then look no further because Karin from Frosted Fancies loves baking cake! And she creates beautifully stylish cakes that taste as good as they look. Wedding cakes ...

Couple in love
21 May 2013

Finding love – 8 ways you can create love in your life

We place a staggering amount of importance on finding the 'love' of our lives. This person must fulfill just about every need we have. Often these expectations are not only unrealistic, but the consistent support we ...

Advice from a newly wed
20 May 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Advice from a Newly-Wed

As a very newly-wed, I’m excited to share some of my wedding tips and planning experiences with you.  One of the first “hurdles” I encountered as a very newly engaged person was the devastation at how ...

Wedding Readings
17 May 2013

3 Wedding Readings from Children’s Literature

Love is at its core such a childlike quality that it often inspires a visit from our own inner children. Love, like Joy and Excitement, can bring out Playfulness and Wonder in even the most jaded of adults. If you feel ...

The Marriage Meander
16 May 2013

The Marriage Meander

Nici Bailes, owner of The Marriage Meander Company with fifteen years of experience in the wedding industry, offers wedding planning advice through consultation with the brides, namely Wedding Planning Therapy. These ...

Father and Bride
15 May 2013

From Weird to Wonderful: 3 Wedding Trends with Shady Origins

Ah weddings! A gorgeous bride wearing white is being lead down the aisle by her doting father. In the front of the church stands a nervous groom, flanked by his best men while the bridesmaids stand adorned and beautiful ...

Candice and Luke
14 May 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: After All That Planning …

After months of planning, waiting and organizing, I can happily (and finally) greet you as Mrs Bresler! We are back from honeymoon and happily settling into our new reality – and reality is wonderful. After spending ...

Melissa Melilli for M.Co
13 May 2013

Melissa Melilli for M.Co for your Wedding Make Up in Gauteng

Melissa has over 10 years’ experience as a makeup artist while working in both Melbourne and London, for private clients and large retailers. She was also a artist’s skills trainer for Australia's leading makeup ...

What is love
10 May 2013

What is love?

Aside from being the title to songs by various artists, and the reason so many novels are written, love (we all agree) is why we marry. But what is it? It depends on whom you ask. Ask a scientist and they will ...

Simple Wedding
9 May 2013

My Great Big Wedding (not)

Be glad that you're getting married here at home on the sunny shores of South Africa. For whilst most of us unwittingly aspire to all things American - glamour, glitz and branding being the principle tools of ...

Bride and Groom under veil
8 May 2013

The Wedding Photo Checklist: Part 6 – Blissfully Romantic

The photographs that are usually taken between the ceremony and the reception are the most fun for the bride and groom and possibly the most fun for the photographer as well. This is where everyone gets to be a little ...

Kolping Guest House
7 May 2013

Tie The Knot at Kolping Guest House in Durbanville

Looking for a wedding venue in Cape Town that has a chapel on site? Well then look no further as the Kolping wedding chapel is located on the guest house premises in Biccard Street, Durbanville. This beautifully ...

Fun Bridesmaid
6 May 2013

How to be a Good Bridesmaid

Being asked to be a bridesmaid is certainly a flattering occurrence, but it entails a little bit more than being seen in a pretty dress as the bride’s “bestie” on the wedding day. Traditionally the list of the ...

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