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5 Tips to Make Your Marriage Last

It’s no secret. Marriage is hard work. It’s even more difficult today than it was a decade ago. I mean, just look at how divorce rates have skyrocketed! BUT, this is not to say that marriage is outdated. If it were, you wouldn’t be on this website reading this blog post looking for tips and tricks to plan the perfect wedding. I’m very lucky. My parents are the absolute definition of true love and making a marriage last. This October, [...]

November 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

To bill or not to bill? That is the question.

A huge expense when planning a wedding is the reception where you and your guests get together and share a great meal. This is why answering RSVPs is so important! But what happens when your guests RSVP to your wedding and DON’T show up? Well, a woman in Minnesota decided to do something about it. She decided to bill her guests for the missed meals. Jessica Baker received an invoice in the mail charging her $75.90 for being a no-show [...]

October 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Henna Night

You’ve all probably seen henna tattoos. It’s become very popular in the last couple of years as more and more celebrities are getting henna designs painted all over their bodies. Although this practice is moving into the mainstream, it is an ancient art that has been around for thousands and thousands of years. It is, in fact, a cultural tradition that spans many different countries and religions. The designs are beautiful and very trendy but also have deep symbolic meanings [...]

September 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Host an Audrey Hepburn Inspired Bridal Shower

  My best friend got married last week and it was full of culture and tradition. I even got to wear a beautiful salwar kameez! What is that you ask? Don't worry, there will be a blog post all about the traditional attire coming soon. My friend is from Afghanistan and she had a very traditional Afghani wedding that I'm very excited to write about in upcoming blogs! Getting back to the main theme of this post; the bridal shower! [...]

August 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Love Lasts…

Growing up in the 21st century it’s hard to be a romantic and believe that real love conquers all. Divorce rates are way up and every year more and more people are asking for them. My friends always wondered why I was such a huge advocate for love. They never understood why I would cringe at the mention of divorce and would laugh every time I talked about soul mates. After all, if everyone had a soul mate why are [...]

August 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why Your Wedding Ring Goes on Your Ring Finger

Your wedding ring is one of the most important pieces of jewellery you will ever wear. Your wedding band symbolizes so much! It represents a love that will last forever and the ultimate commitment to grow old with someone and walk through life’s journey together. We are all familiar with the popular theory of why you’re supposed to wear your wedding ring on the fourth finger of your left hand. It’s a belief that has been around for thousands of [...]

August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

My Best-friend is Getting Married… and Moving Away!

One month from now, something will drastically change in my life… My best friend’s wedding is just weeks away. I can’t even believe it. I remember first meeting her. We were in a split, grade 5 and 6 class and she was new to the school. Our desks were right next to each other. We were only 11 or 12 at the time but I knew from very early on that our friendship was going to last forever. Like lots [...]

July 28th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 3 Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Guest Fashion

I don’t know about you, but figuring out what is acceptable for wedding attire if you’re a guest is a doozy. Do you go all out? Do you keep it simple? What colour can your dress be? Can it be black, off-white or cream? We don’t have answers to every single one of your questions – we imagine you have many – but we do have some basic and universal rules that we feel will prepare you for any wedding [...]

July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Wedding Dress Checklist

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming and exhilarating at the same time… Choosing a dress could be most stressful of all. We’ve come up with a checklist to help you with the process from choosing your dress, to taking care of it during your wedding day, and tips on what to do with your gown after your big day is over! Before You Start Shopping for a Dress, Do your Research! First things first, you want to have a good [...]

July 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Renewing Your Vows? Consider These 4 Things!

Your 30th wedding anniversary is just around the corner and you and your hubby are planning to renew your vows. It’s a magical moment for both of you. You just don’t know where all the time has gone. It feels like it was just yesterday that you were putting on your wedding dress and veil, walked down the aisle, scared and excited to start your life as a married couple. Now, all of this time later, you are still as [...]

July 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|