A Groom's guide to a Wedding

50 things The Boy loved about our wedding

There's a tendency, when you get married and have a predisposition towards bridezillayness (yep, hi there!), to get sucked into the whole 'It's all about the bride' nonsense when it comes to weddings. I tried not to take advantage of this (except when I really, really wanted something) as I thought (and still think) it's… Continue reading 50 things The Boy loved about our wedding

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Meanwhile, The Boy did his own preparations…

I thought you guys deserved a bonus post this week! The Boy and I were chatting about my last post, and wanted to show what it's like for a groom in the lead up to a wedding. So, while I was pampering, preening and packing, here's what The Boy got up to in the few… Continue reading Meanwhile, The Boy did his own preparations…

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Sneak peek: Afternoon tea – 4 days to go

As a special treat, here's a guest post from The Boy, all about the crockery we've been buying for the wedding, and the fun weekend we've just had, making sure it's all clean and ready for Saturday. ****** So about four months ago Carrie-Ann suggested that we buy our own wedding crockery.   The idea… Continue reading Sneak peek: Afternoon tea – 4 days to go

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In conversation with The Boy – 5 weeks to go

Sometimes, planning a wedding can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many things you need to consider, family (and friend) politics, such as "Oh, you can't sit X next to Y. But then you can't sit X next to ABCDE or F either..." (which begs the question, why are you inviting X at all… Continue reading In conversation with The Boy – 5 weeks to go

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A Groom’s TV Guide – 16 weeks to go

Invitations, invitations everywhere! More to come on those in a few weeks, but while I frantically tie bits of string (or twine, if you prefer) around these little bundles of gorgeousness, The Boy has generously offered to take you through his "Top three" (I use the term loosely) of the many, many wedding shows I… Continue reading A Groom’s TV Guide – 16 weeks to go

A Groom's guide to a Wedding

When grooms go suit shopping – 20 weeks to go

"I'm going to need a SWAT team ready to mobilise, street maps covering all of Florida, a pot of coffee, 12 Jammie Dodgers and a fez." (Photo from bakingfortheoffice.com) Ah, Doctor Who - sometimes, it's like the writers can see into my very soul (points if you can tell me which episode this quote is… Continue reading When grooms go suit shopping – 20 weeks to go

A Groom's guide to a Wedding

A Groom’s Guide to a Wedding: part one – 46 weeks to go

So, after last week's really rather bridal post, I promised something quite different this week. Ladies and gentleman, meet The Boy (The Boy, meet the ladies and gentleman). He's the JD to my Elliot, the Castle to my Beckett, the Rory to my Amy. Or, more accurately, he's the Christopher to my Carrie-Ann (because those… Continue reading A Groom’s Guide to a Wedding: part one – 46 weeks to go