Real Bride Diaries: Michelle and Paul tie the knot

Michelle walked down the aisle with her best friends, had her bridesmaid and two bridesmen by her side, and decided on a stag ‘do with her LADS mates as well as a hen do. I don’t think you need me to explain why these lovebirds are a stellar source of down-to-earth bride inspiration….

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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 […]

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Camping + weddings = ?

Maths is not my strong point, but my instinctive reaction to the above equation is = NOPE. I’ve really tried with camping over the years, but it’s normally just not my bag. That’s until this weekend… when I tried glamping. Turns out glamping in Wales is be MEGA romantic and uber fun. Who knew?? So Mr DTE […]

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Planning the sh!t out of my wedding, courtesy of Mother Pukka

Do the brides in those wedding magazines actually exist? Probably just as much as those mothers in the ideal life magazines exist? As brides-to-be, most of us are bumbling our way through this wedding malarkey, trying to glide along like swans but in reality probably rocking it like a duck. Just as we celebrate this and all […]

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Alternative wedding songs: wouldn’t it be funny if…?

Before we even knew where or when we were getting married, we spent hours talking about what our first dance would be. You can see we were born for this wedding-planning malarkey; logical planning is our forte.  I would rather have a totally inappropriate first dance song than have ALL OF YOU by John Legend, along with […]

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