Wedding One-UpManship

OR HOW TO PLAN YOUR WEDDING WHEN THE LAST ONE YOU WENT TO WAS A ROYAL AFFAIR. Weddings are big business but quite often we come across the same stuff – candy carts, caricaturists, magicians, singing ‘fake’ waiters.  Brides are always on a quest to go one better than the last wedding they went to…

How the Royal Wedding is changing things

In the aftermath of the Royal Wedding, where we saw pageboys holding the veil train, an animated American preacher giving a sermon inside a British church, no ‘grown up’ attendants and a bride on her way to her Prince stand alone at the doors to the church, we at Wedmother Towers are now talking about…

Is Bowl Food a good idea?

Fairy Wedmother has done a few weddings where bowl food was the delectation of choice but for the evening reception rather than the main wedding breakfast, and while it went down well it did take a while to get out.  Longer than queuing for a buffet? Unsure! In light of the news that Prince Harry…

Why we do certain things at weddings

You’ve been to loads of weddings, right?  Chances are you got a wedding favour? And you – you’re planning your awesome wedding right now, aren’t you?!  And you’ll carry a bouquet as you walk down the aisle followed by (or following, your preference) your bridesmaids, right? These wedding traditions occur at pretty much every wedding. …