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  1. Dads & Daughters: Wedding Etiquette

    Dads & Daughters: Wedding Etiquette

    When dad finds out that his daughter is getting hitched, it’s a range of emotions. Think Steve Martin in ‘Father of the Bride’. Whether it was a surprise engagement, or a long time coming, it’s an exciting time for everyone.

    From a big traditional event to a small beachside ceremony, a wedding is an important rite of passage for the bride, groom and both their families. One special relationship that takes a giant step into the next chapter is the father and daughter relationship – daddy’s little girl is getting married.

    With all that goes on when planning a wedding, there are some traditions that are close to the heart. We’ve put together a list of dads and daughters wedding etiquette, so this special bond can still be cherished from this day forward.

    Pre wedding planning

    Whether dad taps the credit ca

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  2. Saying ‘I do’ on your birthday: will it be twice the fun, or double the trouble?

    Saying ‘I do’ on your birthday: will it be twice the fun, or double the trouble?

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    Whether it’s a summertime wedding in a boathouse by the bay, or a chilly mid-June celebration on a sprawling estate, for some of us, our major wedding plans were locked in before we even knew who our fiancé would be.

    But imagine this scenario: the venue of your dreams only has one date available in your preferred month, and by coincidence, it happens to be on your birthday. Would you choose to lock it in, or try your luck elsewhere?

    Depending on your perspective, getting married on your birthday could be a party that’s twice as nice, or end up causing you double the headache – here are the pros and cons of a hybrid celebration.  

    CON: Your gifts might end up MIA 

    Our birthdays assure us the chance to be a shining star for a day, and to be showered with love (and fabu

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  3. Making your Wedding Last Longer

    Making your Wedding Last Longer

    Making your wedding days last longer - Seemingly impossible perhaps?

    It seems almost unfair when you spend countless months planning every detail and investing so much time, energy and money into 1 day that seems to be over in the blink of an eye. Only photos and film show a small part of the day but never the less they are precious keepsakes to remind you of how wonderful your day was and how much your guests enjoyed their time celebrating with you. After the Hens and bucks celebrations are over then are heading for the finish line. It almost seems unreal.

    Often friends and family of the bride and groom who have travelled from integrate or overseas tend to join your celebration or pre-celebrations earlier than the rest of your guests. They may be of assistance to help prepare last minute items and often gathering are had as everyone catches up before the big day.

    If you want to sway from tradition, have a quiet dinner with your fiancé and your bridal party the

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