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MAKE YOUR WEDDING AFFORDABLE Lhia Ubaldo | June 6, 2020 Don’t worry, you can still have a beautiful but affordable wedding. Weddings in the Philippines can be pretty expensive. Currently, the average cost of a wedding is more or less at P300,000 and that’s still even considered a simple, intimate celebration of about 150 guests. The truth is, it’s hard to establish a fixed budget for your wedding because there can be a lot of unexpected things that can happen while planning for your big day. But if you know what you want (and what your fiancé wants), then you won’t easily get caught up with everybody’s (and we mean your family, friends and society) expectations; you can tie the knot without tying up your finances. We pretty much know what every couple is struggling right now with the current situation that the world is in. Economy is down and a lot of people are getting unemployed. Money IS really an issue right now and you as an individual must be wise on spending every centavo that you have. Here are some practical tips to plan a cost-effective celebration you’ll still love! HOW TO PLAN A BEAUTIFUL AFFORDABLE WEDDING 1.
PREVENT EAT-AND-RUN GUESTS Lhia Ubaldo | June 11, 2020 Dreading if your guests are going to leave early on your wedding reception? Here are some tips that will do the trick! Wedding events are all too familiar for some of us because we’ve attended at least more than a dozen of them. We probably even memorized the programs by heart. And sometimes, let’s be honest here, we’ve been an eat-and-run guest at least once or twice; we all know how that is. Some of the guests will just wait until the wedding reception’s dinner time program and leave once they’ve had their meal. It’s a dilemma most brides and grooms strive to beat. Naturally, wedding guests have their own reasons for leaving early. It is, however, only natural to want to avoid them walking out of the venue and missing out on the entire program you’ve prepared. After all, you’ve worked hard to pull off this wonderful occasion; you want your guests to see it in its entirety. Fortunately, here are ways to convince them to stay. START ON TIME Get a good and organized coordinator. We know that we start late in the Philippines, but with a good and
PLUS SIZE WEDDING DRESSES FOR THE SHORT & PRETTY BRIDE THAT YOU ARE Lhia Ubaldo | June 4, 2020 Your wedding dress should be as unique and special as your magical wedding day. Beautiful brides come in all shapes. Every woman’s dream is to look her best on her wedding day. Most women spend months looking for the perfect wedding gown. But what if you wear over the large size or is curvy and overweight? The task for finding the perfect dress may be a bit of a challenge. You look at wedding magazines and at bridal shops and you see these beautifully made wedding dresses clothed in slim mannequins or models. But what about some ‘real shape’ brides? But with all the hassle of buying a wedding gown, some brides forget that it’s best to choose a dress that flatters you, not the one you think is popular or the latest trend. We want to tell you today to look at yourself in front of a mirror at every angle; don’t pick a strapless gown made for a girl with zero body fat just because your favourite influencer is wearing it – you are amazing, just the
PUT A RING ON IT? NOT HURRYING IN YOUR 30’S IS THE NEW NORM Lhia Ubaldo | May 12, 2020 Times have changed. Waiting longer to get married has become