7 Steps to a Ballet Inspired Wedding

Even at 39 weeks pregnant, I attended my weekly ballet class. You couldn't have stopped me. I've always loved dancing - the sense of freedom, the beauty, the spectacle (I suspect seeing my bump bounce around the space was far more spectacle than beautiful!) Pregnancy aside, dancing has been my passport to feeling elegant and graceful, an escape from my usual clumsy self. There was no way I wanted to feel clumsy on my wedding day. Looking back, I would have loved to have planned a ballet themed wedding like this...

How to Host an Oriental Themed Reception

Snapping a fortune cookie has always been my favourite part of a Chinese banquet. Health, wealth or happiness, I'd be thankful for any of those predictions to come true (preferably all three!) This weekend marks the start of another Chinese new year, so it got me thinking... Wouldn't a fortune cookie be the perfect wedding favour? Imagine how striking an oriental themed wedding reception could be...

5 Fitness Fads to Lose the Flab

On telling my husband that I had joined the 'Bounce Army', he politely informed me it was a fad, which is man-speak for not real exercise. He was wrong. I went, I bounced... and then I spent all day Thursday and part of Friday aching. Really, really aching. Whilst I ached (without a single moan, honestly), I started researching... Which exercise 'fads' would help a bride fit into her perfect dress without a so much as a pinch or a squeeze?