‘’Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth. For the touch of a hand and for a talk beside the fire. It is the time for home’’ – Edith SitwellWinter is a magical time to get married and since it’s fast approaching I thought it would be a good time to talk winter weddings. In this blog, I will give you some of my top do’s and don’ts to make your winter wonderland themed wedding absolutely magical.Do… Think About Your VenueSelecting a wedding venue is one o...

I'm writing this months blog with a big cheesy grin on my face as I have just received a confirmation email advising that both the hotel and I have been nominated for the 2018 Weddings Online Awards in the Hotel venue of the year Leinster & Venue coordinator of the year categories. To be nominated is a great honour for us all here but we really need your votes now to get us to the next stage where we will be independently judged by industry experts, so if everyone reading this cou...

In almost 15 years plus as a wedding coordinator I have seen some beautiful cake creations and even though the majority of couples tend to still have a tier of the traditional fruit cake to keep the grannies happy.  However, it was the tradition to keep a tier of your wedding cake for the Christening of your first child, hence why the fruit cake was the preferred choice as it has a good shelf life.  Couples however have moved away from the traditional and moved with the times, latel...

We all know us Irish enjoy a good knees-up and one thing I have noticed is the increase in the After After party. Couples and their families are making it a 2 or 3-day event, especially when you have those favourite aunts and uncles and cousins making the long journey up or down the country, or that even more special relation that has travelled half way across the world to see his little niece or nephew finally tie the knot. Secretly I know the one big reason is that the couple just don’t wan...

The day has finally come and you were asked one the most important questions in your life. Now you’re engaged and have to plan the wedding. Choosing what type of ceremony is an entirely personal choice to be made by the couple & should reflect the personalities of both partners. In recent times, it seems that more & more couples are opting for a Civil Ceremony instead of a Church Weddings. From talking to couples, the key reasons I hear for choosing a Civil ceremony is the flexib...