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Wedding Wednesday: photography

The wedding photography may end up being one of the most expensive items to pay for in relation to your wedding. I fully admit that I was a bit shocked when I found out that many photographers charge double or triple what I originally expected. But on reflection, I realised that we need to pay […]

Goodbye summer and thanks for the memories!

Well, September is here, the kids start back at school so summer must be officially over. And what a summer it was! THINGS WE DID I am now a wife, woohoo! Grew new teeth (well, the kids did but still none lost!) Got a new phone and a plan with data Fed the dinosaur addiction […]

Wedding Wednesday: make-up and skin care

Brides always look radiant but I have noticed a trend towards the ‘Instaface’ involving contouring, highlighting and, without being mean, looking not much like yourself. I was determined to look like Laura. The person that Chris fell in love with and wakes up next to each day. Since getting back from holiday, I have been […]

Wedding Wednesday: the expectations versus reality

The big day has come and gone. So did it love up to our expectations…? There was a lot of hanging around in the morning. 12 noon was the earliest we could have the ceremony but the morning really dragged, especially as the kids woke me up at around 6am! I felt nervous rather than […]

Wedding Wednesday: the garter

You might have spotted that we got married at the weekend! I haven’t quite got my head around it yet so instead this post is about the tradition of the bride’s garter and a sneak peek of my own! The modern garter tradition actually coincides with that of the throwing of the bouquet but originally […]