Author Archives: smithtobe

About smithtobe

On 24th September my boyfriend Alex proposed to me. Now I'm a fiance and starting to plan a wedding.

Save the Date Cards

We collected the save the date cards this morning.  The printers we used were roughly 1/3 of the average quote.  The downside was that they were situated over the other side of the city! It was an early start,  7:45 … Continue reading

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Petticoats!

Yesterday I took delivery of my petticoat.  It’s probably the girliest thing I’ve ever / will ever purchase.  Right now it’s in a bin bag in the back of H2B’s car.  Not the most glamorous method of transporting it,  but … Continue reading

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A year today!!!!!

This time next year I’ll be getting ready to say “I do”.  I can’t wait, I really wish it were sooner. I should recap on the last month or so, I’ve neglected the blog somewhat.  We’ve booked Aceface DJ. After … Continue reading

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DJ & Dresses

We’ve arranged to meet up with a DJ on 23rd April.  He goes by the name of Ace Face and if he’s good we’ll book him to play the wedding.   Fingers are crossed as he seems to be one of … Continue reading

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Photographer booked!

Ooooppps!  I forgot to post that we’ve picked and booked our photographer.  We’ve gone for Paul Pope. His work is wonderful and exactly what we wanted.  He does the standard posed shots but the majority will be reportage style.  He … Continue reading

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Registrar Booked & Photographer Hunt

“The registrar can be booked up to a year in advance from the date of your wedding” This is the advice that every book, website and (most) wedding coordinators have given us. The wedding coordinator at the Abbey Hotel (second … Continue reading

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Brandon Hall Meeting

Today we went back to Brandon to meet Joy our wedding coordinator and to look at our room options.   I was nervous on the drive to Brandon. If we really didn’t like the smaller rooms, would we cancel and go … Continue reading

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