Hidden costs of Getting Married

You’re engaged – yay and congratulations! ♥  You know the first thing you need to do is think about budget – venue, food and drink, dress, transport… you’ve got it covered.  Or have you?  There are plenty of hidden costs to getting married that soon add up and can give you budget nightmares. Here’s a few…

Have your ceremony on the beach. In the UK!

I recently went to an event showcasing north east venues and discovered that you can have your ceremony on the award winning beach outside of the Roker Hotel in Sunderland (incidentally also the home of Poetic License Gin but that’s another story!) with a celebrant conducting the ceremony.  Then I came across a blog about…

Music to get married by 🎵

Everyone knows you need a first dance song and most couples already know what they want – ‘their’ song.  But did you realise there are around seven other opportunities to put your musical stamp on your wedding and personalise it with some memorable and fun tunes? Whether you choose a live singer, put it all…

8 Free Ways to use Video in your Wedding

Trust us, there are some things you’ll want to capture on video rather than relying on just photos.  You might not want a full on videography service, so we’ve checked out a few ways to do it yourself for free. My bridesmaids did the most amazing speech and whilst I have the speech itself it’s…

Snow problem!

Chances are, if you’ve booked your wedding during the winter months you’re probably anticipating a bit of snow.  And you’ve already thought about things like using local suppliers, clothing alternatives and warm drinks. No? With the weather this week set to dump a whole load of the white stuff over the UK, we explore what…