Real Bride Diaries: Lucy and Rory say ‘I do’

I’m going to 100% honest and say that I really, really didn’t enjoy organising the wedding on the whole. I think that, because I never saw myself getting married, I didn’t have a clue how I wanted my wedding to be and I just felt really overwhelmed. I knew from the start that I didn’t want to wear a white dress, that I didn’t want my Dad to ‘give me away’, that I was definitely going to make a speech, that I wasn’t going to change my name, even that I didn’t want to spend loads of money on a wedding cake!

Read More

Honeymoons: why bother?

The only thing that matched the amazing feeling I felt at our wedding was our honeymoon. We got to Heathrow early, had a breakfast of champions and a large glass of Prosecco. We felt free. We felt giggly. We felt RELIEF. We felt goooood. We also felt very little leg room. FYI: Honeymoon upgrade requests did NOT result in luxury business class.

Read More

So…I got married!

Bridelings, it actually happened. After over a year of planning, we are now Mr and Mrs DTE. We are married. We took those vows and now will (hopefully) live happily ever after. Yay us. Just because I’ve been banging on about it for months, I thought it’d be rude not to share our wedding day with […]

Read More

The Top 10 reasons why my hen do was wonderbar

So, after years of going to friends’ hen do’s, I finally went to my own. And I’m still in shock…and rather hungover. Nothing gives you clarity on what you want for your own hen do like going to a zillion others. So what is the natural thing to do…? Why it’s obvious: book your own hen do and ensure […]

Read More

The stag ‘do: LADS LADS LADS LADS

I think there must be a STAG BIBLE somewhere, which all men are privy to, probably written by the LAD Bible people, listing the TOP 10 THINGS YOU MUST DO TO A STAG. Activities must include all-day drinking, perhaps some paint-balling, clay-pigeon shooting or other testosterone-filled activities, and most certainly dirty pints. I’m not going to lie, I’m […]

Read More