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Well, I just spent the day with my friend who is going to be doing my flowers for me. hgh oral spray It was so exciting although the rest of the family got a bit bored by us poring over various websites to get ideas. The plan so far is to use flowers that various [...]

Mr. H and I haven’t discussed anything again with my parents yet since our previous meeting, but I’m, once more, relieved that we have reached to another new progress in deciding a few things. Wedding outfits—let’s fight again Apparently Mr. H, as I do, doesn’t really agree with most of my stepmom’s ‘conventional’ ideas in [...]

I left the National Wedding Show last week – at which I tried but failed to talk convincingly on flower colour schemes and how to hold your bouquet – with mixed feelings. On the one hand, it was encouraging to see a growing number of green-minded exhibitors, from tree wedding favours to charity gift lists, [...]

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending one of the most unintentionally (as far as I know) green weddings I’ve seen – and I did it dressed as Bjork! Let me explain… The couple in question are very laid back, no fuss kind of people. So for a start there were no fancy invites; [...]

Enough time has passed that I can now talk about wedding venues without that dull, throbbing ache appearing somewhere around my temples. Having only recently moved back to the UK after an 8 year hiatus in Australia, and living many miles from my family home, there was no beautiful building I was just dying to [...]

Until now I haven’t shown my dad anything (articles, news, etc.) in regards to ethical weddings, though already planned that. Well, I do have two articles from the internet, both in Indonesian (as my dad doesn’t speak English)—it’s so hard to get writing on earth-friendly weddings in my very own language. The problem now: the [...]

One of the common complaints about weddings is the amount of waste they can generate – and one of the elements that comes in for the most flak is the all-important wedding dress. So if you’re at the start of your wedding planning, why not take the long-term view and pick out a dress you [...]

We are delighted to announce that the winners of our Sally Steele Weddings’ DIY wedding planning DVD competition from our March Ethical Weddings newsletter are Ruthe & Jonathan who are getting married in Galway, Ireland next May 2009. As they’ll be wedding planning from a distance (living in England but marrying in Ireland), the DVD should come [...]

I can honestly say that our relationship can be split into two parts: the blissful two years up to the proposal… and the hectic 3.5 months since! If I could have chosen one place in the world to fall in love, it would have been Woodford Folk Festival. Living in Brisbane, Australia, since 2000 (and [...]