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5 surprising things you didn’t know Omega 3 could help with

5 surprising things you didn’t know Omega 3 could help with

With your wedding just round the corner what’s the best supplement you can take to help with a whole range of things. 

Your blood pressure’s normal, your joints are creak-free and the only mood swings you get take you from cheery to chipper. In short, you’re mentally and physically as strong as an ox. There’s no point in you taking Omega 3, right?

Wrong. While upping your intake of the essential fatty acid is a no-brainer when it comes to reducing your risk of high blood pressure, arthritis and depression, Omega 3 has more proven health benefits than you can shake a salmon fillet at.

How To Cope With Pre Wedding Nerves

Jane Barnfield Jukes
Planning a wedding can be a wonderful experience.  It’s an exciting time of your life. You are about to commit to spending the rest of your life with the person of your dreams. You have probably spent a great deal of time imagining the perfect wedding celebration.  You are bound to be excited, nervous and happy.  What you probably didn’t consider was how stressful the whole process could be and the effects that stress is having on you. The excitement and ceremony of the whole event builds a momentum of its own and that can distract us from the anxiety we can often feel around any big life change.   Luckily there are many things you can do to help pre wedding nerves.

White weddings are past their peak survey shows

Pink wedding dress

Survey shows white wedding dresses are on the way out but no peeking at the dress it is still a top tradition!

The tradition of the white wedding is at risk, a recent survey has revealed, with almost 40% of Brits agreeing that the bride wearing a white dress is the British wedding custom most under threat of disappearing.  

Despite the cultural heritage of the Royal wedding earlier this year, a whopping 83% of the British public feel that our wedding traditions are being challenged. 

Best proposal spots in the UK

Best proposal spots in the UK

Getting engaged isn’t a decision that should be made lightly and it requires a significant amount of planning, from finding the perfect ring to thinking about what to say and of course, finding the perfect location to propose.

Whether it’s an extravagant gesture or something simple and personal, a proposal is a memory that stays with couples forever.

UK holiday rental provider, Snaptrip, has put together its top picks for the most unique proposal spots in the UK, that are guaranteed to be remembered for a lifetime.

In a hot air balloon, East Sussex

Proposal spot

Altar-ing Our Traditions

Altar-ing Our Traditions - bride & groom

Brits no longer consider wedding traditions important to follow, new research has revealed.

While years ago it would be unimaginable not to ask the bride’s father for permission, research shows 58% of men no longer think they should do so.

The study, conducted by jewellery retailer F.Hinds, unveiled a ‘revamp’ of wedding traditions, with more and more people introducing their own.

It appears more and more brides are shunning the idea of not giving a speech at their wedding, with 15% of brides giving speeches and a further 10% of grooms choosing a ‘best woman’.

Discover Your Dream Wedding Venue at Bingham's Open Day

Discover Your Dream Wedding Venue at Bingham's Open Day

Experience the beauty of how your wedding day could look as The Bingham opens the doors to its glorious 18th century Georgian townhouse joined by their partnered suppliers.
London’s leading riverside wedding venue, the Bingham, is set to have an exclusive wedding preview. Taking place from 12pm-4pm on Sunday the 7th of October 2018, the event is an wonderful opportunity for couples to visit the venue,explore the hotel’s offering and gain inspiration for their upcoming nuptials. 

How to make a statement with your wedding shoes

statement wedding shoes

Modern weddings are much more flexible than they used to be, so there’s plenty of trends that won’t fall out of fashion any time soon. Statement shoes are one of the newest, but with so many ways to personalise your footwear ready for the big day, how exactly do you get started?

Statement shoes are a very personal idea, but in case you’re stuck, our friends at Donaghys have put together a quick guide to get the ball rolling:

Unbridled elegance for your mane event – stable advice for the perfect equestrian wedding

Unbridled elegance for your mane event – stable advice for the perfect equestrian wedding

A horse theme at a wedding can be the perfect way to add a touch of sophistication and personality to the big day. It’s extremely versatile – opt for a race-day dress code, bring a fairy tale to life, honour the tradition of the Baraat, or take your lead from the royal family with a horse drawn carriage! Horse venues, such as racecourses, ranches and barns, have far more personality than hotels and can often cater to larger wedding parties than standard venues. Planning an equestrian wedding might have its hurdles, but it’s a sure-fire way to make your wedding stand out. Here are the top tips from Newbury Racecourse to ensure a perfect horse-themed event! 

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh unveils winter wedding offer

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh unveils winter wedding offer

One of Edinburgh’s most tranquil wedding venues, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, has unveiled a special offer for couples dreaming of a white wedding. For a limited time only, the venue is offering its Winter Wedding Package for only £5995.

Available for couples seeking to tie the knot between November and February, the special offer is based on 60 day guests and 40 evening invitees and includes exclusive use of the idyllic Caledonian Hall and Pavilion for the wedding ceremony. Post reception canapés and sparkling wine, as well as a sumptuous three course wedding breakfast and seasonal flower centre pieces for each table, are also included.