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To have and to hold… but maybe not quite yet?

You've been planning your wedding, looking forward to your special day for months, if not years. You have the venue, you have the dress, you've had your hair and make-up trial. You've chosen the food, the flowers, the cake. You've booked the photographer, the band, the disco. The wedding rings are burning a hole in your dressing table, your wedding transport is all polished and shiny - and your Mum even has a knock-'em-dead outfit to sashay down the aisle…
Julia Snow
March 20, 2020
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CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR WEDDING

CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR 2020 WEDDING As if the run-up to your wedding wasn't stressful enough, now you have Coronavirus  sticking its ugly, infectious head into the mix. It's worrying enough if you're getting married in the UK, but if you've planned a wedding abroad, your stress levels are probably off the scale. So what should you do – cancel, postpone or cross your fingers and hope for the best? The fact of the matter is that the number of cases…
Julia Snow
March 12, 2020
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UNIQUE HEN & STAG DO IDEAS

Call us old-fashioned (and not many people do), but we're delighted with the growing trend for hen and stag parties to stay closer to home, rather than flying off to foreign shores. There's less of that exhausting travelling and you're being conscious of your carbon footprint – not to mention getting more (excuse the expression) bang for your buck now the pound is plummeting against the euro. And staying at home – or nearby – doesn't mean being dull. If…
Julia Snow
August 8, 2019
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HAVE A GREAT HEN DO THAT DOESN’T COST THE EARTH!

 Of course every bride wants a wonderful hen do, but in the end it's the people who make the party, not the place you hold it. And that means you don't have to shell out a fortune travelling to exotic destinations for lavish long weeks or weekends. Whisper it quietly, but over-the-top hen parties are beginning to be regarded as not only embarrassingly ostentatious, but also extremely stressful to plan and deeply inconsiderate of those friends who are a bit…
Julia Snow
June 20, 2018
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SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT WEDDING DAY TAN

Streaky legs and stained hands are not a good wedding day look. So we're grateful to the hair & beauty experts at Hairtrade.com for this seven-step guide to fake tanning before your big day. From removing hair at least 24 hours before tanning to applying methodically, these tips will ensure you get that perfect, natural sun-kissed glow without risking the possibility of ending up Tango-ed. Joanne Dodds from www.Hairtrade.com said: 'We’ve all been there – we think we’ve followed the…
Julia Snow
April 19, 2018