Category: Wedding Tips & Advice

Including Stepparents in Your Wedding
28 Mar 2017

Including Stepparents in Your Wedding

Modern families are different to the previous generation. They are about stepparents, extended family members, adopted children, mixed relationships. But something that hasn’t changed is that families are special; the ...

Interfering Mom
24 Mar 2017

How to Handle an Interfering Mom

Let’s face it – you know your mother or future in law has the best intentions when it comes to making your wedding days extra special. But, it becomes very difficult when she’s a bit of a meddlesome mom. A bossy ...

Flower Fusion
21 Mar 2017

How To Recycle Wedding Items

Organising a wedding is no mean feat, and there is no getting around the fact that, after the champagne has been popped, the speeches applauded, and the dance floor given a run for its money, there is just a lot of ...

A Happy Marriage
8 Feb 2017

The Top 25 Tips to a Happy Marriage

Planning a successful wedding is no mean feat. It is an adventure with plenty of laughter, tears, angst, and tough choices. Still, there are few things more precious than what follows the perfect eyeliner, speeches, ...

Financial planning as Newlyweds
20 Jan 2017

Merging Finances As Newlyweds

You have just taken the most important step of your adult life. You have chosen the man or woman of your dreams, fallen in love and (probably after living together for a while), gotten married. Now comes the first major ...

Trends To Toss
20 Jan 2017

Trends To Toss

As with everything else, the wedding industry has fads and fashions. Some of these are fleeting (like internet-based quotes written on chalkboards), while others seem to last forever (who could tire of fairy ...

Getting Married in KwaZulu-Natal
15 Dec 2016

Getting Married in KwaZulu-Natal

Because of its gorgeous landscapes, well-equipped service providers, warm climate, and stunning honeymoon hotspots, getting married in KwaZulu-Natal is also a prime spot for your guests, who can turn your wedding into ...

Wedding Cake Alternatives
12 Dec 2016

12 Wedding Cake Alternatives – When Cutting The Cake Doesn’t Cut It

Today, weddings are less about tradition and more about the personal preferences of the couple. This is your day, it’s about your love, and you are sharing it with the people that are most special to you. So, it is ...

How to have the BEST Honeymoon Ever
28 Nov 2016

How to have the BEST Honeymoon

After all of the time and effort that goes into planning the perfect wedding day, your honeymoon is going to be a welcome break from quotes, deposits, RSVP’s, meetings, and endless conversations about all things ...

Beach Wedding in South Africa
9 Nov 2016

A Beach Wedding in South Africa

With about 2 500 kilometres of pristine coastline, South Africa is one of the hottest destinations for a beach wedding. Whether you are thinking of the trendy beaches of Cape Town, with the Twelve Apostles or Clifton ...

Decorated Table
7 Nov 2016

10 Wedding Planning mistakes to avoid

Few people get more than one chance to plan their wedding day, to ensure that it is everything that they need and want to honour their most important decision. So, we’ve put together 10 of the biggest (and most ...

Proteas in the Wedding Bouquet
17 Oct 2016

South African Themed Wedding Ideas

South Africa is, undoubtedly, one of the prime wedding destinations in the world. It has everything; from idyllic settings and gorgeous venues to top-class designers and talented photographers. And those who want to ...

sky-heart
29 Sep 2016

Tips & Etiquette for Second Weddings (or third or fourth)

It is common nowadays for brides and grooms to have walked down the aisle at least once before. Here are some nuggets of advice on how to handle everything (from announcing the engagement to choosing a honeymoon spot) ...

best-man
24 Sep 2016

Reminders for the Best Man

Being the best man is about more than organising the best boys’ nights and giving great speeches (although these are some welcomed perks to the job). In fact, this role is an important one with plenty of ...

Wedding Dresses
19 Sep 2016

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Dress for Your Unique Shape

Wedding days are magical; the days when dreams come true and you feel your most beautiful. There are as many unique wedding dresses as there are one-of-a-kind brides. You have your own shape, but also your own ...

Wedding Dress Trends
9 Sep 2016

Wedding Dress Trends for 2017

The runways are abuzz with the latest wedding dress trends for 2017, and we are excited to share some of the hottest, newest and chicest wedding fads with brides-to-be... Mod Bride There is an unmistakable ...

CHOOSING A PLUS-SIZED DRESS MADE EASY
2 Sep 2016

Choosing a Plus-Sized Wedding Dress made easier

The main job of the wedding dress is simply to make the bride feel and look gorgeous. Still, choosing a dress is tough, no matter the size, preferences or budget of the bride-to-be. So, when ladies that fall into the ...

Maid Of Honour
26 Aug 2016

Maid Of Honour Check List

Being the Maid of Honour (MOH) is a very special, very important duty. As MOH, you have a number of responsibilities, both before the big day and on it. Still, it is important not to get so overwhelmed by the job that ...

Tips for Honeymooning
30 May 2014

Tips for Honeymooning in Thailand

One of the most popular honeymoon destinations for South African couples at the moment is Thailand, and it’s not hard to see why. The truth is that when it comes to visiting Thailand, your plane tickets could easily ...

Love Quotes from Classic Literature
14 May 2014

3 Love Quotes from Classic Literature

There’s nothing like a good quote from some classic literature to add a little spice to a wedding speech. Why? Because wedding speeches are all about feelings, and when you are having a little trouble expressing those ...