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Vikki's Wedding Planning Stories

Vikki Richman - Your Friendly Wedding PlannerEach wedding day arrives full of its own stories - some good, some less so. I hope my blog's hints, tips, reflections and wedding planning ideas will help you to ensure that you fill your own wedding day with memories that will last a lifetime for all the right reasons.

To diet or not to diet for your wedding?

There's a perception that a lady must lose weight in the lead up to her wedding in order to 'look her best'. It's something that has bugged me for a while so with this blog I will look at the reasons and options involved in wedding related weight-loss. …

Vikki Richman - 5th December 2018

How much should I pay for a wedding cake?

Honestly, I hear this question a lot and the real answer is how much are you prepared to pay for your wedding cake? The price of wedding cakes varies so much depending on so many elements, so I'm going to tackle some of them here.…

Vikki Richman - 11th November 2018

Tips for planning an alcohol-free wedding

Whether you want to Go Sober for October, or are planning a teetotal/Dry January wedding, or if you'd just like to avoid any drunkenness but still want to have a great wedding day, this blog is for you. I'll look at ways to replace the usual alcoholic drink parts of most weddings along with tips on how to approach it with your guests. …

Vikki Richman - 26th October 2018

How to avoid those common newly-wed couple squabbles

There are at least five big discussions every couple should have before their wedding day. Having these discussions now will help you to determine if you are truly on the same page or if you need to have a longer talk. The idea here is to have those conversations before too much time has passed. There's no point in avoiding them and having them now just might save your marriage further down the line. …

Vikki Richman - 21st October 2018

Planning the perfect Autumn themed wedding

There's something romantic, I think, about an Autumn themed wedding. The leaves on the trees are changing colour, the nights are getting longer, days slightly colder but not quite cold enough to warrant getting out the BIG coat. There's also something about the light at this time of year that seems a little more romantic than the full bloom of summer. …

Vikki Richman - 13th October 2018