Tag: "planning your own wedding"

7 Sep 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: 3 Questions I Have On Wedding Planning

So you would imagine that a bridal blog would be filled with great advice, helpful tips and funny stories of couples trying to plan their pending matrimony and lives together.  Whilst I love to share some of the gems ...

6 Sep 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Wedding Favours Ideas

There are a few things that have been ‘decided’ about our wedding, without us trying terribly much – choosing the wedding favour for guests was one of them. We knew from the start that we would not be giving ...

31 Aug 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: More Than Just A Pretty Face?

With less than eight months to go until our wedding, we thankfully have most of the “big” arrangements made – venue, church and photographer. It’s a great relief and gives me more time to focus on the smaller ...

29 Aug 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: 4 Reasons Save-the-Dates Could Save You

All I can say is thank goodness for save-the-dates! Back in my parent’s day, no one would’ve known what these were and just sent out invites to all their guests. Now, I’m not entirely sure what we would have done ...

24 Aug 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Finding Yourself Among The Trends

The first few steps of the wedding planning process are overwhelming, to say the least. Looking at common inspiration sites or wedding websites can help narrow your options down, but this could also be at the risk of ...

23 Aug 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: Wedding Entertainment or Musical Extravaganza?

I am a fervent lover of performing arts, the stage and dancing.  I have danced my entire lifetime and love a bit of razzle, glitz and a spotlight.  Ballet still moves me deeply and dancing stirs something inside me ...

17 Aug 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: All About The Cake

Considering my hobbies, the food at our wedding is of particular importance to me. We knew lunch would never be chicken and two veg, so that was a fairly easy decision for us to make, and one we were able to make pretty ...

17 Aug 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: A Stalker Of Succulents

This is not the first time I found myself hunting down something wedding-related along the West Coast.  Months ago it was a wedding venue and this past weekend it was succulents.  Not just any succulent, a particular ...

10 Aug 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: A Few Things You May Forget Whilst Planning Your Wedding

As the wedding date draws ever nearer, we have found ourselves slacking in the preparation stakes somewhat. And that really is ok. Trying to prepare, plan and orchestrate consistently for six months may kill you.  So ...

7 Aug 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: Impossibly Intimate – The Challenges of a Small Wedding

Before the lovely man and I got engaged, we knew one thing for sure – we were going to have a small wedding. For me, small means 30 people – which is exactly how many we are having at our intimate lunch time ...

3 Aug 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: Why Planning a Honeymoon is Way More Fun Than Planning Your Wedding

Now some wedding guides will list who should pay for what, precisely what you should’ve planned each month before the wedding and whose responsibility it is to organise the honeymoon, rehearsal dinner and anything up ...

2 Aug 2012

Candice’s Bridal Diary: A Wedding or a Marriage?

Four weeks ago, I was freshly engaged and basking in the glow of my very sparkly ring and equally gorgeous fiance. We quickly set a date – 27 April 2013 – and I started scouting for a venue, church and ...

26 Jul 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: A Few Things Every Bride To Be Needs

My fiancé is very good at pointing out the difference between my wants and needs.  And as a bride to be I will admit that one may often need some clarification. Whilst no one truly needs a five tier cake, a ...

19 Jul 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: How to Survive Bridal Pressure

Your mom wants Uncle Basil to sing at the wedding, Aunty Dot wants her darling daughter to be a bridesmaid and your grandma insists that her favourite blooms will be perfect for your bouquet.  Whilst planning a ...

13 Jul 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: 3 Things You’ll Never Have Enough Of When Planning A Wedding

No matter how long your engagement, the location of your wedding or the number of guests, there are some things you’ll always yearn for more of. 1. Time If you’ve had a long engagement then you may procrastinate ...

5 Jul 2012

Lauren’s Bridal Diary: The Magical Wedding Dress Moment

There is something so magical about trying on a wedding dress for the first time.  I don’t recall ever dreaming about it as a little girl or awaiting a fairytale wedding.  But this was really a special first.  My ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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