Many young couples nowadays find the financial pressures of getting married and setting up home quite overwhelming. Many marrying couples are now asking their guests for a contribution in the way of cash or vouchers towards the cost of a honeymoon or buying their first home together.
We often talk on this website about getting hitched, or getting married, one of the bigger events in ones life but not so much about the happy ever after. On April 9th Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh passed away at the age of 99 at Windsor Castle and we felt this was a good time to reflect and pay tribute to him and one of the most famous couples on the planet.
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Planning a wedding should be a rather straightforward affair. However, experience would tell us that such is anything but. The mental effort needed to organise every minutiae of that wedding can stress anybody out. From managing the budget to keeping track of a schedule, you will find that planning such an event can become frustratingly complicated if you are not careful.
2020 may have left a bad aftertaste for everybody but wedding-wise things are set to pick up again latter half of 2021 and 2022. Weddings were scarce during the lock-downs but more and more soon-to-be-wed couples are planning their big days this year and the next.
It’s difficult enough planning a wedding but throw in a budget and you might think that your dreams of a fairytale wedding are about to come crashing down before you. Yet many couples now face that prospect in the current economic climate.
Well it was only a matter of time before those stilted wedding photos of the bride’s family and the groom’s family were ditched in favour of a more alternative approach – and it couldn’t have come quickly enough!
Every woman who takes part of a wedding, bride or otherwise, knows that their gown will be their centerpiece for the big day. After all, they are going to wear it down the aisle and back and everybody will most certainly talk about what they will be wearing on the big day.
With the announcement 22nd February 2021 from Boris Johnson that the UK now had a lockdown roadmap. He said ‘We’re now travelling on a one-way road to freedom’ it seems this morning a weight has been lifted and we might now begin the see Summer weddings with wedding receptions after late June. The question then…
So you’ve gotten married, thrown a reception party. You want to thank everyone who was able to attend and make the day special. What do you do – send out a Thank you card, a phonecall after the event, sweets with your own personalised wedding label? Well, those are nice gestures but this charming young…