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  1. Spring Nuptial Celebrations: Weddings, Engagements and Hens Parties Galore

    Spring Nuptial Celebrations: Weddings, Engagements and Hens Parties Galore

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    Celebrate good times! Spring has finally sprung, and with it comes the most popular wedding season of them all. From the popping of the question, to the ‘last night’ celebrations and the big white wedding, the Spring season brings with it a whole host of reasons to get your party on. But if you’ve got a few friends getting married at this time of year – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – you might find yourself getting a little stuck for inventive gifts for multiple celebrations. Never fear: the ultimate Spring nuptial gift guide is here.

    1. The perfect proposal pressie

    Hooray – they’re getting hitched! Once the question has been popped, the celebrations begin, and that includes the all-important engagement party.

    It’s the first time you get the chance to celebrate the happy couple, so y

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  2. You're Engaged. Now What?

    You're Engaged. Now What?

    So, the love of your life has bent down on one knee and you've got the new bling on your hot little hand, but what happens next?

    While a lot of saving, plotting and planning goes into the perfect proposal, not many of us give much thought to the steps that come afterwards. In fact, most people just fly by the seat of their (tuxedo) pants , which can cause unnecessary stress for everyone. Before you start blowing up balloons for the engagement party, we've put together a step-by-step list of pre-wedding protocols to help guide you through this busy time.

    1. Family comes first

    It's vital that the first people who find out about your impending nuptials are those nearest and dearest to you. Usually, this is

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  3. Hip, hip, hooray: you're getting married on your birthday! Do two celebrations mean double the fun?

    Hip, hip, hooray: you're getting married on your birthday!  Do two celebrations mean double the fun?

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    It's a given that the team at PF loves a big, bold party, so we're obviously on board with a new trend in weddings: brides-to-be are opting to double-up on their celebrations by getting hitched on their birthday. If this is an option you're considering, here we look at the pros and cons of the affectionately-titled Birthding or Wedday.

    CON: You'll only get one gift  

    Some people think a good birthday hinges on a great gift - and hey, we certainly agree! But while people will probably go out of their way to give you separate birthday-and-anniversary gifts for the first couple of years, this will probably peter out as the decades pass by - yes, this includes the hubby, too. If you're the type of person who loves

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  4. Social Media Wedding Etiquette: Essential Bride and Groom Guide

    Social Media Wedding Etiquette: Essential Bride and Groom Guide

    From the second that ring is slipped onto your finger, you're faced with the daunting task of sharing your nuptial news with your family and friends, as well as your wider social networks. And news travels fast in this hyper-connected world of ours, so it's easy to understand how your journey to the altar can be tracked, tagged and tweeted via social media every step of the way. To make sure you do it with dignity, we share with you the secrets of this modern-day minefield and help you successfully navigate social media wedding etiquette.

    Engagement Announcements:

    • Tell your immediate family first.
      While it's tempting to immediately shout your engagement news to the world via your socials, a phone call
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