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Meet June's guest blogger, Donna from Lilac Rose Bridal Boutique

September 2013 - Posts

Lessons in love and marriage from those who know it!

Just over a year ago my best friend from university and his beautiful wife got married. Over a couple of glasses of wine, I asked whether they had any advice for Jim & I, since we’re the next in our group of friends to get married. And they did: - Write down your vows and keep them somewhere you'll regularly read them. - Don't try and split chores for the sake of equality, do the things your partner hates. - Laugh ‘til it hurts. - Agree where you are going to spend Christmas day in...
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 Amy discusses the idea of not having a wedding gift list...

Like many former students, I’ve tolerated non-sucking often-smoking vacuum cleaners, and had many dinners off cobbled together collections of mismatched crockery. This, combined with my (slightly weird) obsession with Dyson and Denby, meant the idea of a wedding list very much appealed to me when I was younger. However, Jim and I have been living together for almost 4 years now, and during this time we’ve gathered enough ‘stuff’ to live very comfortably. It may not be the...
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 Amy explains more about her non-traditional, traditional wedding...

My fiancé is an anarchist, so I never thought we’d get married since that usually involves one or two things he really doesn’t like (god, the state, mindless consumerism etc.). Initially I was slightly disappointed that I’d never get to plan our big day, but I love him very much and being with him was much more important. But! On 28th February 2012, he proposed, in Bradgate Park, with the most beautiful ring I’d ever seen. I knew that we’d be together with or...
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Are you a 'mason jar person'? Amy's first blog for hitched.ie explains more...

Hi, My name is Amy and I’m getting married next year. I’m excited to be sharing my thoughts with you on wedding planning. I hope you enjoy reading my posts. You can see more of my wedding planning journey on my blog - http://www.alwaysamyelizabeth.com Here's my first guest post for hitched.ie... It's very easy to get caught up in the Wedding 'Industry'! Like many of you, I have a Pinterest account, I've bought a whole host of wedding magazines, I browse wedding blogs, follow some fantastic...
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