Diary of a Bride – freebie for you

Yes it has been about 8 months since I last posted a ‘Diary of a Bride’.  There is so much for us to catch up on! It has been a busy 8 months…not only have we bought a house, Lee has changed jobs AND surprisingly we have nearly booked everything for our Wedding *grits teeth*….

Your Wedding on a Budget – The Dress

“A wedding doesn’t have to be expensive to be memorable” – Colin Cowie So, just like me, you are beginning to discover how expensive weddings really are.  Even with 14 years in the business I had no idea that the overall bill could rack up to such a high figure, and the average price of…

16.4.16 The Wedding of Mr & Mrs Shores

“No marriage is all sunshine but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together” Stephen & Emma booked me on 29th June 2015, 10 months before their big day at Beverley Minster…..BEVERLEY MINSTER!!! Oh my life, I was so excited.  This was my first wedding this year…I know, after 14 years of…

27 Wedding Suppliers You Need to Know About

I felt that this blog was essential, to hopefully reduce the amount of stress, bridezilla moments and to give you some amazing, different and memorable ideas for your big day. It’s not a top 27, it’s a list of great suppliers…there are so many more that I will be telling you about in the future.  It’s more of…

The Significance of No.27

Admittedly I am superstitious.  But not about your typical old wives tales superstitions, simply just about the No.27. Funnily when I thought about writing this blog, I googled ‘Superstitions’ and found a write up on Wedding superstitions which I didn’t even know existed.  I got completely drawn in when I read it haha. I believe that…

A real diary entry…behind the make-up…

When you lose a parent, you suddenly feel vulnerable, insecure, and exposed.  Nothing can close that gap in the safe circle of your family that was you, your mum and your dad. I lost my Mum on Monday 23rd February 2015.  Most would say, “That was the worst day of my life,” and it was.  But…

13.11.15 HTAFC Catwalk

“I found myself in Wonderland” (Alice in Wonderland) It was an early start.  My dad came with me as general roadie and sound engineer 😀 I could NOT have done it without him.  The event was the final Ladies Lunch Fashion Show for Huddersfield Town Foundation, and it was going to be incredible.  Mandy Taylor…

14.11.15 Mr & Mrs Greenwood marry at Langar Hall

“When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew” (William Shakespeare) It seemed that Friday the 13th’s bad luck had delayed itself especially for me.  I will admit that my life at times is a sequence of embarrassing moments and unfortunate mishaps, but today topped it all, and was NOT embarrassing.  It was…

Diary of a Bride…(week 3)

“A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.” (Andre Maurois) Wow, this week has been stressful.  I feel knackered now haha. In all honesty, this week I began to feel overwhelmed with the volume of things that are going on.  Im in the final year of my Business Management Degree, running…

Diary of a Bride…(Week 2)

“A successful Marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” (Mignon McLaughlin) The first week of being engaged was so action packed, I can’t believe how many things we planned for the wedding.  Week 2 was equally as action packed… WEEK 2 DAY 8 Sunday 18th October “I wanted to feel…

Diary of a Bride…(Week 1)

“Marriage must be a safe place for your hearts to walk around naked.” This is the beginning of my ‘Wedding Planning’ Diary.  Welcome to my journey…our journey, letting you in on the good, the bad and the ugly haha. DAY 1 Sunday 11th October Wow, what an exhausting day.  I had no idea that excitement could be…