7 things to immediately do after your engagement

You’re engaged. Now what? 7 things to immediately do after your engagement

Getting engaged is more than just the proposal, the ring and the change of status from girlfriend/boyfriend to fiance/fiancee. It’s basically the time you have to actually plan your wedding! Regardless of how long you decide to remain engaged for, here are 7 very important things that you should immediately do after you get engaged.…

Healthy Wedding Banquet On the Menu

Healthy Wedding Banquet On the Menu?

One of the best food spread in a wedding banquet that I ever experienced was during that of my sister’s friend many years ago. The serving style was no different than in most weddings these days, in that it was a buffet spread. It has been more than a decade since I attended that wedding.…

Hadang Ideas - Obstacles That Can Be Fun

Hadang Ideas – Obstacles That Can Be Fun

In the past when arranged marriages were the norm, ‘gate crashing’ in a Chinese wedding was held to bridge communication between the couple’s relatives and friends. The ceremony comprises tasks set by the bride’s side which must be carried out by the groom and his best men before he is allowed to ‘fetch’ his bride.…

What to expect during the ROMM interview

Other than fearing that you might be tested on some verses from the Quran, you must be wondering – Why do we need to be interviewed, anyway? Firstly, the simplest reason is for documentation purposes. It’s for the Registry to prepare your marriage certificates. And as with all important documents, they have to be accurate.…

Wedding Cards – Not To Be Dis-Card-ed!

A wedding card is just a card, right? “Wrong”, insisted a friend vehemently. If eyes are the windows to your soul, then wedding cards are the tone setters to your wedding, she claimed. To others, spending exorbitantly on something that would likely be tossed into the trash as soon as the wedding is over is…

To bridesmaids or not?

Venue? Checked! Caterers? Checked! Makeup artist? Checked! All the important needs of the wedding have been met. It was a rollercoaster ride of emotions shortlisting all the vendors. The next few months was taxing emotionally and physically too and I needed a few pairs of extra hands to help in settling the logistics and to…