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How to beat wedding planning stress

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Sitting up until the small hours working on the table plan, sticking 200 little pink bows to your order of service on a Sunday afternoon and wrangling with caterers before you’ve even made it into the office. Feeling stressed yet? The fact is that even wonderful and positive life events like getting married can cause stress. But stress doesn’t have to be bad. It’s our body’s natural way of readying us for the challenge ahead (that’s planning a wedding by the way not marriage!). If you let stress slide too far it can become chronic. Here are some ideas for beating wedding stress.

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Marrying amongst the stars made possible as Space & Rock launches

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Marrying amongst the stars made possible as Space & Rock launches to connect truly unique spaces with couples seeking something out of the blue.

Hailed as the ‘Airbnb of the wedding world,’ a new online platform has launched with a mission to connect home, business and land owners with couples seeking a totally unique space for their wedding celebration. Following a successful campaign on the community funding platform Crowdfunder, Space & Rock is set to become the online destination for anyone looking to tie the knot somewhere out of the ordinary, be it an effortlessly cool vintage cinema, high up in a tree top escape or even at a secret lake!

What To Expect From A Muslim Wedding As A Non-Muslim

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The United Kingdom is a melting pot where it is highly likely to have friends, family members and colleagues that come from different backgrounds to ourselves. Although it is still a predominantly Christian country (49% of people belong to this religion, according to a 2011 census) 0.5% also identifies themselves as Jewish, 1% as Hindu and a considerable 5% as Muslim.

Techie Weddings and the Future…

Jayne Mountford

Remember when having a dedicated website was the height of wedding sophistication? The idea of having your own space on the web was considered a real luxury. Those days are long gone and the surge in tech friendly ceremonies and receptions has reached an all-time high.

More and more couples are opting for some digital element in their big day. They key is to ensure any tech is adding something to the wedding and is helping people come together in real life, after all you don’t want your tech to be so immersive that people are distracted from the main event!

Whether you’re a bona fide tech-whizz or a complete technophobe looking to try something new, here are a few techie trends to consider adding to your big day.

Aspire Clinic Launches Bespoke Bridal Package

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Aspire, one of Berkshire’s leading aesthetics clinics, has launched a brand new bespoke bridal package aimed at brides-to-be and their bridal parties. The tailor-made package offers brides the full range of non-surgical treatments from skin rejuvenation to permanent fat-reduction in the run-up to their weddings.

 

The bridal offering comes at a time when, according to research by The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the popularity of cosmetic surgery is on the decrease, whilst demand for non-surgical aesthetic treatments continues to rise steadily. 

 

Aspire’s Clinic Director, Jenny O’Neill said: 

 

Long-haul honeymoon health tips

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With the Caribbean islands, Miami and South Africa being some of the most popular winter honeymoon destinations, the likelihood is that you will be in it for the long-haul as the average minimum flight time to warmer winter climes stands at about four hours thirty minutes at the very least.  

 

For those with poor circulation, being seated for a long time on flights longer than four hours can not only increase the risk of developing blood clots and Deep Vein Thrombosis, it can also prevent efficient circulation of oxygenated blood around the body causing aching and swollen ‘heavy’ legs.  

 

Brits tie the knot on wedding costs with dress first to be cut

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·         Couples forced to cut wedding spend as average cost increases to £8,000

·         Wedding dress first to be cut when trying to save money, followed by guest list

·         Canapés, favours and cars most likely to be ditched completely to reduce bill

·         Couples raid current accounts to pay for wedding, as parents no longer cover the cost

·         For tips to save money on wedding costs, visit www.nationwide.co.uk/wedding-costs

New research reveals couples are being forced to scale back their wedding plans as the average cost of getting married reaches £8,000.

 

Perfect Jewellery for the groom or groomsmen on that special day!

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Abi Insoll Fine Jewellery today launches its vibrant and magical Vintage Button Cufflink collection, which sees buttons of glass and metal - originating from as far back as the Edwardian era - mounted on silver or gold for the perfect wrist adornment. Designed and made by hand in Abi’s workshop on Eel Pie Island, each unique set of cufflinks has been lovingly crafted with comfort, style and ease of wear in mind; perfect for the groom or groomsmen on that special day!

 

The World’s Most Gay-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations In Fitness and in Health

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With increasing measures in support of gay rights and anti-discrimination worldwide, there has never been a better time for members of the LGBT community to travel. Indeed, same-sex marriage is now legal in 24 countries, with more to follow, meaning that gay couples everywhere are tying the knot. With more weddings, come more honeymoons, and newly-weds of all orientations and denominations are opting for wellness honeymoons, where they can improve their well-being on holiday. Begin the rest of your lives in fitness and in health as Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, highlight the top gay-friendly honeymoon destinations.

Natural History Museum offers refurbished Hintze Hall as wedding space

Hintze Hall

The newly reopened Hintze Hall is the perfect venue for couples to host their wedding reception with the Museum’s latest breathtaking addition, Hope the Whale, providing a stunning ‘wow factor’ as an unforgettable event backdrop.

The Natural History Museum, an iconic Grade I listed building, offers couples the chance to share their special day with friends and family in one of the most spectacular spaces in London.