Keeping promises

Keeping promises

I made a small promise in my last post that’d I’d share a budget template. But let’s be honest, budgets aren’t the funnest thing around, so this has taken a bit of self-encouragement (and a respectable dose of Pinot Gris). Budgets are in themselves a promise – to yourself, your partner and your bank account. … Continue reading

Where do I start?

Where do I start?

Ever feel so busy and fragmented that you don’t even know where to start? My current bewilderment is thanks to things other than weddings, but I am sympathetic. This is generally the starting point for even the most confident bride-to-be (quickly followed by about 100 more questions, but still, this is usually in the top … Continue reading

Over the threshold

Over the threshold

Apologies to my few followers who couldn’t be blamed for wondering if my blog was going to be short-lived. Hubby and I are on the brink of becoming homeowners and, it’s sort of taken over our life. So my guilt-stricken search for a blog topic got me thinking – wedding planning and house hunting actually … Continue reading

Love, love, love

Love, love, love

As there’s less than two hours officially left in the day, I need to be quick with this Valentine’s Day-inspired post! Less words, more photos! So, in a true celebration of love – on a day we’re often preoccupied with roses and chocolates, I’d like to share a snapshot (or ten) from a beautiful wedding … Continue reading

Many hands make light work

Many hands make light work

In search of inspiration for my third official post I ran across sage advice from a very popular blog: A Practical Wedding. We hear a lot about DIY weddings these days – a way to put your own stamp on the day, a way to save money. But what about DIT? Weddings are ultimately events … Continue reading

BYO Anniversary traditions

BYO Anniversary traditions

A whole year. At first glance it might seem like it has rocketed by, but when you think back over everything you’ve experienced and achieved in the last 12 months it begins to take on the¬†grandeur¬†fitting of an Anniversary. It’s been a big one for us, so to mark our first year of marriage this … Continue reading

Inspiration

Inspiration

Inspiration is often fleeting, but I’ve held on to this little wriggler long enough to start a blog. A blog! Exciting. Daunting. Little bit geeky? My inspiration is something that gets women all over the world to the core – weddings. That’s right – white dresses, vows, flowers, place settings, the lot. Original huh… And … Continue reading