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Feeling Lost, and regaining Direction & the Art of Being Me

Over the last  few months I have been feeling a bit lost, and without direction. Call it tiredness, call it being much too busy, call it having no time for myself, call it poor health. Added all together it made me question myself and be a little discontent.     Life is a series of swings and roundabouts and we have to take the bad with the good. I have spoken before about What I am and What I am not, and those words have resonated a lot recently. But two seperate things have snapped me back to focus from the overwhelming mist that had descended.   Three or four...

Wedding Timelines – A Brief run through of a Wedding Day

Today I would love to share some advice on Wedding Timelines , with a brief run through of a Wedding Day. This is by no means set in stone, each wedding is individual but it gives points to consider.     It’s not often that a Wedding runs completely to time. Even with meticulous planning we sometimes can’t forsee outside elements that can send timing a bit off kilter. However if there is a base structure of how the day should roughly happen then we can do our very best to ensure that the run of the day is smooth.   It’s important that you give a copy of your timings...

Top Tips on being prepared for Wedding Dress Shopping

Today I would like to share some Top Tips of how to be prepared for doing your Wedding Dress Shopping.     Top Tips for a great Wedding Dress shopping experience…   • Go armed with an open mind. You may well have a type of dress in mind, and whilst sometimes instincts are spot on, sometimes when you try on what you think will be your dream dress, it turns out to be your dress nightmare! Keep your mind open to trying new things – you might just find something you love that wasn’t at all what you thought you would like. • Make an appointment. If you’re going...

What Christmas really means

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of the Festive Season we sometimes forget the reason there is Christmas in the first place. With all the present buying and nights out and preparation for visits from family and friends the true meaning of Christmas gets a little forgotten.     I heard this story told to the children in Church one Sunday and it warmed my heart. Its amazing how something as simple as a Candy Cane can have such a lovely story behind it. There are many other stories regarding the Candy Canes history but this has the most meaning to me.   “Many years ago a Candymaker in Indiana wanted to make...

Putting together the Wedding Guest List

Writing a Wedding Guest List surely has to be one of the biggest Wedding headaches there is besides the Seating plan, and is probably one of the most prominent causes of couple and family stress.     To try to avoid difficult situations [though usually not everyone will be 100% happy] here are some tips:   *When deciding who you want at one of the most important days of your life, its important to start with making a list. Write an initial list of those you would like to invite to the day, and then sort out in importance the must be there’s, from the would like’s. Both Bride and Groom should write...