traditions

modern alternatives to wedding traditions

modern alternatives to wedding traditions

Take a break from tradition with this handy guide to modern alternatives to personalise your wedding. DRESS IN WHITE: Will your dress be white/ivory or will you break with tradition? MATCHING BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES: Will your bridesmaids have matching dresses or will you...

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Have your (wedding) cake and eat it!

Have your (wedding) cake and eat it!

A topic very close to my heart (and sweet tooth) is cake! When it comes to weddings, cakes are often the focal point of the wedding reception - proudly displayed, incorporating themes and colour schemes of the day, and featured in one of the main staged events of the...

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Wedding traditions: Language of flowers

Wedding traditions: Language of flowers

In Victorian times, it was popular for people to use hidden gestures to communicate their feelings and often they would covey these with flowers as they connected them each with it's own meaning. It was an elaborate code for lovers or suitors to send messages to each...

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Wedding traditions: What colour to marry in

Wedding traditions: What colour to marry in

There are many traditions, rituals and customs that people uphold and perform in connection with weddings. Some of these have now lost their relevance in modern society and sometimes we are not even sure why we undertake them. However we continue to perform them for...

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#UKWedLunch – Wednesday 12th April 2017 – wedding traditions quiz

1910s wedding versus 2010s wedding

Imagine planning your wedding without the internet, without your smart phone, or without Pinterest! Goodness, imagine if you didn’t even have a ball point pen to quickly jot down ideas in a notebook! Rewind a hundred years and you'd be planning a wedding without...

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Happy Wedding Anniversary!

Happy Wedding Anniversary!

The summer is a really special time of the year for me. Not only is it the height of the wedding season but it is also when I celebrate my own wedding anniversary with my lovely husband. We had such a beautiful wedding day spent with all...

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(Honey)mooning over the summer

(Honey)mooning over the summer

Friday 31st July, 2015 saw the rare occurrence of a blue moon. So named due to the frequency of the event rather than the colour of the moon. It happens every few years when there are two full moons in the same calendar month. The next one won't be until 2018, so it...

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