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Wedding flowers by season in South Africa

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Choose the perfect wedding flowers for your wedding day

The flowers you choose for your wedding day can enhance your wedding immensely. There are so many uses for flowers at a wedding. A few popular uses include: bouquets, boutonnieres, flower girl petals, petals for throwing over the newly weds after the ceremony, ceremony and reception decor, table centerpieces and more…

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Tips for a perfectly imperfect engagement photoshoot

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Make sure your engagement photoshoot is amazing

There’s no better feeling than the one you get when you say I do! Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the excitement you feel knowing that you’re going to marry the love of your life soon. What better way to showcase your excitement than to have an amazing engagement photo session.

Seeing as though you’re only going to do this once – hopefully – you need to make sure you don’t end up with dead average photos. Here’re a few tips to help you make the most of your engagement photoshoot:

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5 Local honeymoon destinations for South Africans

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Plan a perfect, romantic getaway for you and your life partner.

South Africans are usually quick to board a plane to go to an overseas location; however, we rarely take the time to explore our beautiful country. Our country is home to some of the most outstanding destinations, many of which are ideal for honeymoons.

Regardless of your budget, you can plan the perfect local honeymoon. Here are 5 wonderful places to go on honeymoon in South Africa:

Warmbaths in Limpopo

If you’d like a gorgeous honeymoon in the South African bushveld, Warmbaths is a lovely local destination. You can enjoy the lovely pools as well as spend some time at the Mabula Game Lodge just 34 km from Bela-Bela – you may even spot the Big Five there!

Warmbaths, A Forever Resort offers a unique holiday experience. Choose from Luxury Hotel Rooms, Caribbean Style Log Cabins and Self-Catering Chalets for your romantic getaway. The resort is not too far from Johannesburg on the N1 so, if you arrive at the Johannesburg airport, you can drive there easily.

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Engagement rings – Does size matter to her?

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Engagement Rings in South Africa

In the 1930s, the world’s leading diamond company, De Beers, suggested that a man should spend a single month’s salary on his future wife’s engagement ring. This campaign was set up to draw buyers during the Great Depression. They used the famous slogan “A Diamond Is Forever” to portray buying diamonds as a timeless, priceless tradition.

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8 Wedding venue tips from a past bride

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Searching for the perfect wedding venue for your special day is not the easiest task to check off your to-do list – trust me. But your search doesn’t need to be painful. Coming from a bride who planned her wedding in less than a month, you will find your perfect wedding venue, and you will have a successful, unforgettable wedding! That being said, don’t take your venue search too lightly. Wedding venues get booked up long in advance and can have a huge influence on your other wedding elements, such as the number of guests, budget, photos and catering.

Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect place:

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