Tag: "planning your own wedding"

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

supewoman
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Walking Down the Isle
22 Mar 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Walking Down The Aisle

Although the idea of “walking down the aisle” has all sorts of deep and meaningful connotations – getting married, pledging your commitment and starting a life together – I mean it in the most practical way ...

Buying the Bouquet
15 Mar 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Buying The Bouquet

With 6 weeks to go until we get married, one could say I have forgotten about my bouquet somewhat. Well, one could say I have forgotten about my bouquet completely – and you would still be right. I have given more ...

Decorated Table
8 Mar 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Wedding Manager

With our wedding officially next month (yay!), I’ve started thinking about some of the practicalities of the day. I’m making and baking all the after-ceremony treats myself, and plan to do all the flowers (except my ...

Colleagues Kitchen Tea
27 Feb 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: The Colleague Conundrum

I was in two minds about inviting my colleagues to our wedding, but when I returned to work this year after the December holidays, the countdown to my wedding was mentioned on my first day back : it was ...

wedding-mojo
22 Feb 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Getting Your Wedding Mojo

Last week I wrote about my bout of wedding apathy : of losing interest slightly in the wedding planning process, and being more excited about being married than about the ceremony. This week I hope to share a few ...

Candice
14 Feb 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: A Case Of Wedding Apathy

For the past two weeks or so, I haven’t been able to bring myself to do anything vaguely wedding related.  Invitations need to be designed and sent out, dress fitting appointments need to be made…but to be honest, ...

A Wedding In Two Parts
7 Feb 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: A Wedding In Two Parts

My fiancé and I are doing a marriage preparation course for 8 weeks, and part of this entails meeting wih an older married couple for dinner, a chat and whatever advice we may need. Our first dinner with them was ...

Getting Pretty
24 Jan 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Getting Pretty!

With officially less than 100 days to go, I’ve started paying a little more attention to my beauty, skincare and overall health habits. While I’ve always taken reasonably good care of my outsides, every bride-to-be ...

Flowers
17 Jan 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Flowers!

Flowers are admittedly an area of the wedding I haven’t given terribly much thought to you.  I have an image of them in my mind, but have not even begun to translate them into reality yet – where to get the ...

Candice and Luke - Save Our Date
10 Jan 2013

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Managing Your Great Expectations

Welcome to 2013! Even typing that makes my heart flutter a little-  as it’s now the year we get married – it’s no longer “next year” and that makes it feel ridiculously close and real. With just over 3 months ...

marriage-preparation
7 Dec 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Marriage Preparation

Next month my fiancé and I are going to be starting a marriage preparation course (or premarital counseling as some call it) – and I wanted to tell you a little about it, and why we’ll be doing it. Although most ...

Save the date
3 Dec 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Save The Date

With just under 5 months to go until our wedding, we’re starting to think of ‘save the dates’ or STDs as I’ve discovered they’re unflatteringly abbreviated to. According to “the suggested wedding ...

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