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May 2016


Category: Guests, Sticky Situations

Perfect responses to every person who expects to be invited to your wedding... but isn't

I get a lot of questions about guest list politics and etiquette. Couples always find it hard to tell friends, family or people they run into at the supermarket that they’re not going to be invited. Avoiding the question is the worst thing you can do. Speaking to couples I get a feel for whatRead More

April 2016


Category: Destination Guides

A quick guide to to best places in venice

  Whether you’re headed there on a break, for a wedding, honeymoon or just keeping your eyes open for places that you can bookmark and file away under the ‘payday’ folder, Venice is perfect for all of those things. Here’s the rub – I used to live there – so it’s a place my heartRead More

April 2016


Category: Weddings 101

The 3 obvious reasons you find it hard to talk to children at weddings

Do these kids ever stop? It’s the question that crosses everyone’s minds when a gravy train of 5 year olds barrels past your heels and completes its third lap around the cake table, to the horror of the bride’s mother (and the amusement of the groomsmen). If you’ve decided (whether by choice, indifference or whenRead More

March 2016


Category: Life, Weddings 101

Why is planning your wedding like bidding on eBay?

We all know the feeling, watching the clock tick down from 59 seconds, your heartbeat unable to find any kind of calm rhythm, beads of sweat creeping their way down your forehead as your index finger hovers over that big red button that could either save the world… or destroy it. To bid? Or notRead More

February 2016


Category: Pinch Punch First of the Month

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Pinch, Punch, First of the Month! Here’s my list of things that have caught my eye in life, weddings and the internet, to help you firmly swipe this months demanding list of ‘things to do’ into the trash. Can we talk about the fact that there’s only one day in every FOUR YEARS when it’sRead More

February 2016


Category: Weddings 101

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Let me ask you a question. Have you ever been hangry? You know when you’re supposed to be responding to a full inbox before your meeting at 11am and all you can think about is “I totally shouldn’t have skipped breakfast this morning”, because your stomach has decided that today of all days is theRead More

February 2016


Category: Budget, Priorities

Please don't show anybody your wedding budget

You know those moments when you sit down to look at your wedding budget and you start to feel sort of… out of your depth? When you’re trying to balance each expense against the other (plate spinning style) to come up with something resembling a realistic total but are actually just shuffling numbers around onRead More

January 2016


Category: Pinch Punch First of the Month

The first of the month brings three realisations: You’re now one month closer to your wedding and still have a huge list of things to do. Everyone pretends to ‘turn over a new leaf’ at the start of the month. Why is this even a thing? They spent the entirety of last month putting thingsRead More

January 2016


Category: Sticky Situations

Sticking with your wedding venue even when you're having second thoughts

47 The number of hours you’ve spent finding the perfect wedding venue. 12 The number of venues you shortlisted. 4 The number of venues you’ve visited. 1 The modern venue you set your heart on and booked. Spending all that time and emotional energy finding the place that, in one year’s time you’re going comeRead More