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Wedding budget 101

Establishing Your Budget Who’s Paying? Talk with your families about who will pay for what: Some brides’ families still pick up the entire tab, but more and more groom’s families are participating too. How do you bring up the conversation? For many couples, talking to each family separately is the best way to have truly…

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The Role of a Master of Ceremonies

Whether you hire in a professional, or ask a favour of a friend, having a Master of Ceremonies on duty at your wedding will ensure the smooth and timely running of the day. Today on the blog we have wedding speech guru, Carole Spiers with her expert knowledge of exactly what it means to be an…

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How much it costs to get married in South Africa

Stats SA data shows that there were close to 151,000 marriages in 2014 – serving a multi-billion rand industry in South Africa. And while the global wedding industry is estimated to be worth around $300 billion annually, in SA, recent figures point to a custom in decline. According to Stats SA, the number of weddings…

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Nataniël se raad oor trougaste

Hoe word ’n gastelys bepaal? Kyk na die begroting, besluit op die spyskaart, bereken die onkoste, bepaal die getal gaste (en hou daarby!) en maak ’n lys. Nooi eerstens die mense oor wie jy nie hoef te dink of te debatteer nie, dié wat jy liefhet, wat daadwerklik tot jou lewe bydra, dié wat gaan…

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