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10 Tips on Choosing Your Bridesmaid Dresses

Choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses is one of the hardest wedding jobs. With your bridal party being different sizes, heights, personalities etc it can be tricky to get something that suits everyone so here are my 10 Top Tips you need when starting to search for your bridesmaid dresses. My Gorgeous Bridesmaids Begin the hunt for the perfect [...]

Wedding Tips For The Mother Of The Bride

Mum's are always there for us when we need them and this certainly isn't going to change when planning a wedding. In fact you will be calling on them more (literally calling them!!). Also, if you turn into a Bridezilla you'll want your mother to knock it out of you as you want to be as relax and calm as [...]

Are You A March Bride Planning Your Wedding?

Hello to you all, especially if you are a March bride! Is this your wedding month? This month is definitely the month for longer and brighter days with spring in sight! In this month's blog I am thrilled this month to be featuring two of our friends weddings! March Bride - The Gorgeous Cáit! Cáit and Rob got married in [...]

My Top 20 Essentials To Bring On Your Hen

My Top 20 Essentials To Bring On Your Hen I think it is fair to say that I am all about my lists and one list that is not in My Wedding Planner (yet!) is a checklist for the bride-to-be going on her hen! But now we have it! See below for My Top 20 Essentials to Bring on Your [...]

Wedding Tips From February Brides

Here’s to another wedding blog full of wedding tips! But before all that this is a special shoutout to all you flippin’ fantastic February brides … past, present and future …  Wedding Tips From The Beautiful Bride, Caoimhe  I am so thrilled to be featuring Caoimhe and Pim’s wedding! Caoimhe is the sister of a very good friend of mine [...]

Just Engaged?

Are you just engaged? Was it a Christmas proposal like myself?  Let me share a little bit about my wedding and give you insight into how My Wedding Planner came about.  There is no better way than to kick start a new year than with a wedding … and I should know that! We got engaged on Christmas Day and [...]

Wedding Tips for Christmas Weddings

Are You Planning A Christmas Wedding? I am so thrilled to say that I now have a complete list of 12 monthly wedding blogs – one for each month of the year jammed packed with lots of wedding tips, advice, inspiration and wedding photos from real brides! It has been such an honour featuring these weddings. This Christmas wedding blog [...]

A November Bride, A November Wedding

Welcome to the November Bride Blog In this month’s wedding blog I am featuring our friends, Joanne & Eric, wedding and their top wedding tips! Joanne is my only friend who is a November bride!! It appears that November is not one of the popular months to get married which I am surprised about.  I love this time of the [...]

10 Tips To Create Your Wedding Sweets Table

10 Top Tips To Create Your Wedding Sweets Table Creating a sweets table is one of the things I wished we had done for our wedding! ☹ So I may not have gotten the chance to do a sweets table for my wedding but I got the chance to do it recently (for you guys!).  When Party City gifted me [...]

Wedding Advice from October Brides

Wedding Advice for All Bride To Be's In this month’s wedding blog I have lots of wedding advice from real October brides! It is jammed packed with lots of wedding inspiration and wedding tips too! Real Wedding Inspiration It turns out that I haven’t been to any weddings in October! Must sort that out!!!! As a result, I asked my [...]

10 Top Tips on Organising the Best Hen Party Décor

Organising the hen party décor is one of the fun parts of planning a hen! And you can go as big with them as you like! Here are My Top 10 Tips on Organising the Best Hen Party Décor. 1. Location Where is the hen party taking place? Where is the venue? Have you rented somewhere or is it taking [...]

Wedding Tips from Real September Brides

Lots of Wedding Tips For All Brides Hello to all you September brides – past, present and future! And hello to the rest of you brides coming to have a read for lots of wedding tips and wedding inspiration! What I love about these monthly wedding blogs is having the opportunity to share real brides wedding photos, and stories and [...]

Real Wedding Advice from April Brides

Are you looking real wedding advice? I have some amazing wedding tips from two stunning brides who both got married in the month of April!! Una and Eoin married on Saturday 9th April 2022. They had a church ceremony in Ardclough, Co. Kildare followed by a reception in Castle Durrow, Co. Laois. You guys are so lucky as Una shares [...]

10 Cool Ideas For a Heatwave Wedding

Am I really writing about a heatwave wedding in Ireland? Normally bride and grooms are looking for tips on managing a wedding in the rain but now they are looking for ways to keep them and their guests cool during the ceremony and the reception! And so I have pulled together my Top 10 Cool Ideas for a Heatwave Wedding: [...]

Are You Getting Married in August?

Are you getting married in August? Here’s to all you absolutely ace August brides! In this month’s wedding blog there is lots of wedding inspiration from August brides! Read on to see their beautiful wedding photos and hear all their wedding tips! If you are getting married this month you are in good company because according to, August is [...]

Are You A July Bride? Are You Getting Married in July?

And so we are onto a new month! Welcome to each and every July bride (or any bride as this blog is full of wedding tips)! And you'll be delighted to know that this month’s blog is no different as it features real brides who got married this month! As well as these brides allowing me to share their beautiful [...]

Mini-Moon Ireland Ideas: Finnlough Hideaway

Finnlough is an ideal spot for a mini-moon in Ireland. You need to put on your bucket list! It is definitely one of those places that when you go to it you know you are ticking a box off! Niall treated me to two nights there for my 40th birthday. I had come across it initially on Instagram and fell [...]

Are You A June Bride?

Are you a June bride? Have you come across of my monthly wedding blogs? As with each new month, comes a new monthly wedding blog to my website. These monthly blogs feature real brides who got married in the month in question to give you brides lots of wedding inspiration. Real June Bride Inspiration My Mum and Dad's Wedding First [...]

Jo Malone – Scented Wedding Experience

The Jo Malone Scented Wedding Experience I could start and finish this blog in one sentence and say – “This is a definitive must do” I was super excited to be invited by Jo Malone to try their fabulous Scented Wedding Experience in Brown Thomas.  I met with Sarah of Jo Malone, who was just brilliant! So knowledgeable about everything [...]

Are You A May Bride?

Are you a May Bride? Are you getting married in May? Are you planning a wedding in May? And an extra special month and it is my birthday month! I’m on the countdown to the 24th! Luckily I was born in May as my Mum’s mother was May and my Mum always said if she had a girl she would [...]

Planning A Small Wedding?

Planning A Small Wedding? Are you now planning a small wedding due to Covid19? Are you thinking of having an intimate wedding now and a big party to celebrate at a later stage when it is safe to do so? Well, you aren’t alone.  So many couples who were planning their wedding day have been affected in this pandemic and [...]

Covid19 Bride To Be’s Wedding Postponement Tips

Covid19 Brides Talk About  Postponing Their Weddings Over the last couple of weeks I have received so many messages from bride to be’s who are now being given the title of "Covid19 Brides". We have never seen so much uncertainty in all our personal lives and the impact it is having on a global level. Planning a wedding can be [...]

How To Make An Engagement Card Keepsake Book

How To Make An Engagement Card Keepsake Book Isn’t it so lovely when you get engaged and people congratulate with well wishes? But what are you going to do with your engagement cards? I have been wanting to do something with mine for an age as they are just in a box under our bed! As you probably know I love all [...]

Top Tips in Searching for a Private Wedding Venue

Wedding Venue at Firmount House I finally got down to meet the lovely Eilin in the gem of a wedding venue that is Firmount House in Clane, Co. Kildare. This is a project of love for her and her husband, David, as over the last few years they have been renovating Firmount House.  As female entrepreneurs go she exceeds it [...]

Connecting with Wedding Suppliers

What stage are you at in planning your wedding? You may be at the start of the process of contacting wedding suppliers to book them for your big day? As well as contacting them you need to be CONNECTING with them! “Connecting” is the key word here! And I don’t mean following their Facebook or Instagram account! In connecting with [...]