Something Borrowed: Superstition meets Tradition

Contrary to what some believe, not all superstitions have malicious origins. The old Victorian poem describing a recipe for wedded bliss has some rather sweet and sentimental symbolism. For those unfamiliar with this poem, it goes, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” The Old and The New Adding something old is meant to symbolize both tradition and heritage. It’s about carrying your past into your future. You aren’t coming from nothing or cutting ties with your roots. Since the “old” item is frequently a family heirloom, it can also serve as a good indication that your union has the support of your family. Conversely, something new symbolizes new beginnings. A new chapter in your life is starting, and you are fully embracing it and your commitment to the family you and your partner are building together. The Borrowed and Blue Something borrowed is my personal favorite. It symbolizes shared knowledge. The idea [...]

Making the Most of Your Coverage: Understanding What Wedding Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Wedding insurance is an essential part of your wedding planning process. It provides peace of mind and financial protection in case of unforeseen circumstances affecting your big day. However, it’s essential to understand what wedding insurance does and does not cover. In this blog, we will discuss what wedding insurance doesn’t cover, so you can make an informed decision when purchasing your policy. Cold Feet Wedding insurance does not cover cold feet or a change of heart. If you or your partner decides to cancel the wedding, the insurance policy will not provide coverage. You will be responsible for any deposits or payments made to vendors. Weather Conditions Wedding insurance may not cover weather conditions that are deemed to be foreseeable. For example, if you plan an outdoor wedding during hurricane season, and a hurricane disrupts your wedding plans, the policy may not provide coverage. It’s essential to read the policy carefully and [...]

Calling Off Your Wedding: Everything You Need To Know

Research shows that there are over 115,000 weddings per day worldwide. The average engagement is 12-18 months long and about 20% of all weddings are called off after engagements. There could be several reasons for calling off your wedding such as: Uncertainty about a relationshipPressured to get marriedUnresolved issuesA cheating partnerDecision made in a rushDifference in opinions on important issuesYou don’t know your partner as much as you thought A couple meet, date, introduce each other to their family and friends, get engaged, plan the wedding and walk down the aisle. All these steps seem easy, but they require your time, energy, commitment, and dedication because it is often challenging to turn back when you get further into the process. Calling off your wedding is a big decision, meaning you need careful planning and preparation. Here are a few tips for doing it the right way. Read on! Talk to Your Fiancé [...]

A Couple Whose Wedding Budget Doubled Due To Multiple Disasters

A Couple Whose Wedding Budget Doubled Due To Multiple Disasters

Usually brides, think about the worst case scenario on their big day. Whether the caterer doesn’t deliver as expected or the DJ plays the worst selection of music. But Stephanie Lowther from the UK has experienced some disastrous scenarios even before she walks down the aisle. It’s gotten so bad that the bride wants to cancel her big day altogether. Stephanie recently spoke with Teesside Live and confessed, “It’s been so distressing. I’m thinking ‘what’s the point? Is this a sign?’ I’ve got no interest anymore.” The string of disasters has sent her and her soon-to-be husband, Lewis Barker-Platt, way over budget and leaving her feeling like her wedding is spiraling out of control. We have highlighted all of the events that lead Stephanie up to the point of canceling her wedding below. Do you think you will have the ability to tolerate all of these roadblocks? Problem #1: The [...]