Tag: "wedding advice"

Look Your Best on Your Wedding Day
10 Mar 2014

How to Look Your Best on Your Wedding Day

Perhaps you already have your beauty regime narrowed down to a fine combination of science and art, but it’s more likely that somewhere between your life and your career are a bunch of mismatched beauty details that ...

Bible Verses Suited to a Wedding
31 Jan 2014

3 Bible Verses Suited to a Wedding Ceremony

A traditional Christian wedding ceremony kind of demands that a few scriptures be thrown into the mix of vows and preaching, which means that you are, once again, faced with a couple of choices. Now, I know what ...

Antenuptial Contract
30 Jan 2014

Speak to Your Attorney About an Antenuptial Contract

We’ve all seen a movie or a TV show where a happily-about-to-be-married couple is feeling crazy in love and on top of the world, and then someone mentions the word “pre-nup” and the height of drama ensues. ...

Staying Healthy Over the Festive Season
19 Dec 2013

Tips on Staying Healthy Over the Festive Season

Sigh. That seems to be something that is happening everywhere you listen this time of year. General exhaustion reigns supreme, as the busiest time of the year begins. With end of year functions, weddings, parties and ...

How to Ruin Your Wedding
11 Dec 2013

How to Ruin Your Wedding

How to ruin your wedding and the how to guide on making sure this doesn't happen. When it comes to your wedding there is no doubt that you want your day to be remembered as a special one. You want to be seen as the ...

Mistakes Couples Make Before Getting Married
4 Oct 2013

Big Mistakes Couples Make Before Getting Married

Planning a wedding is awesome. It is a magical time for many couples and you should indulge in every moment of it. But let’s get serious for a second, because beyond all the butterflies and the bridal gown and the ...

Keep Calm and Marry On
20 Sep 2013

Keep Calm and Marry On

Keep calm and marry on -  Planning a wedding can be stressful. There’s just no getting around that particular fact, especially if you are fussy about every little detail. Just about everything has the potential to go ...

A Shotgun Wedding?
29 Aug 2013

A Shotgun Wedding: Should I, Shouldn’t I?

Despite the fact that we are living in the 21st century and that many of us like to think that tolerance abounds in all corners of the universe - when the bride is pregnant, people talk. Now for some this might be a ...

Gift of Books
7 Aug 2013

4 Themed Gift Ideas for a Kitchen Tea

Typically the modern day bride comes with an established household, which makes gift shopping for a kitchen tea a little bit complicated. As the bridesmaid, it is part of your job to help guests decide what to buy that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wedding Guests
1 Apr 2013

4 Common Complaints of Wedding Guests

It pays to know what other weddings guests have complained about. It gives you the upper hand when it comes to avoiding certain issues, and the knowledge of how best to get your guests to enjoy themselves. Yes, you ...

Wedding Dress
15 Mar 2013

The Virgin Bride

While American television continues to teach us about The Third Date Rule (apparently the unwritten rule is that a couple should have sex on their third date – whoever came up with that idea should possibly be shot!) ...

Wedding Rings
18 Feb 2013

Older women, younger men

It will take you a couple of seconds to name at least two celebrity women who have married younger men... Demi Moore, who married Ashton Kutcher (her third marriage, he was 15 years her junior), and Madonna, who ...

14 Dec 2012

How Soon Is Too Soon To Have A Baby After Getting Married?

Friends of mine, who recently got married, were pregnant within six months of their wedding date. Whilst some might raise their eyebrow and wonder at the lack of together time, there was a reason. She was already 40 and ...

Cellphone at wedding
3 Dec 2012

Why You Should Insist Your Wedding Is Unplugged

In fairness, some of us like to feel as if we're stepping on to the red carpet at Cannes faced with the paparazzi on our wedding day. A sea of cellphones, tablets, SLRs and smartphones snapping away at us as we head ...

20 Nov 2012

The Importance Of Greeting Your Guests

My maiden aunt (a wonderfully outdated term, but I think it's apt when it comes to describing her – she's 75 and takes life in her very firm stride) recently attended a relative's wedding. I met up with her a little ...

16 Nov 2012

Do Feminists Marry?

I regard myself as something of a feminist. I don't bandstand. But I quietly refuse inequality and any assumption on the part of a man that my role is to 'support' or in any way 'less' than his. I'm all for changing ...

1 Nov 2012

To DIY Your Wedding Or Not

Start looking at doing your wedding yourself and there are tutorials, blogs and whole websites devoted to anything from how to make a 5 layer cake to tips on making your own orchid centrepieces and cupcake ...

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