Author: Lisa

How To Have An Alternative Wedding

In the past, weddings weren’t such a big deal. Oftentimes, they’d be a small affair held at the local church, with a gathering of friends and family afterward. Go back even further to where what we commonly think of as a wedding originated, and you find pagan handfasting’s, which were ceremonies held with a small gathering of family and friends, often in nature, where the ‘bride’ and ‘groom’ would make very simple vows and have their hands tied together to symbolize unity.

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Nowadays, weddings are a big thing, there’s a whole industry built up around them and there’s no shame in going all-out when it comes to your big day. However, this has brought with it somewhat of a samey-samey feeling, in which it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd and find your unique experience. This brings many to feel like they want a …

4 Survival Tips for a Summer Wedding Held Outdoors

If you are in the process of planning a summer wedding, then there are many benefits to holding your ceremony outdoors. Firstly, an outdoor wedding can be a far cheaper option than budgeting for an expensive venue, and there are several different options to choose from – a beach, field, park, or even your own back garden! Outdoor weddings in the summer time will also mean a stunning backdrop for all your wedding photographs from walking down the aisle to the celebrations as the day draws to a close. But, your outdoor wedding will only run smoothly if you take the necessary steps to ensure it’s a wonderful day for everybody. Read on for our top survival tips if you plan to get married outdoors!

Tip #1. Cater for the Essentials:

It’s important to remember that getting married outdoors is often a lot more basic than tying the knot in …