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Father of the bride
by I Do! Magazine

As wedding preparations get under way, it is easy for everyone to overlook a very important member of the household. Here’s how to make sure your Dad feels included.The bride is busy picking the caterer, checking out bands with her fiancé, and going ... more »

Who does what?
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Soon after the engagement, your groom and you should learn what roles are involved in a wedding and who do you want to be what. Meet with your parents as a group if possible, and discuss their roles, wishes, actual size of the event and finances if t... more »

Wedding Countdown
J. Cassar

1 year before- Arrange meeting with priest, minister, registrar to discuss wedding plan and set the date. - Provisionally book the register or civil wedding venue.- Set a budget and decide who is doing what.- Bride needs to start thinking about the g... more »

Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom
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Weddings revolve around the bride and groom, but family members play a very important role. Traditionally, the mother of the bride and mother of the groom fulfil a number of duties in the planning and actual wedding event. Nowadays couples can choose... more »

Flower Girls
by I Do magazine

Sugar and spice and all things nice. The flower girl is a real scene-stealer at almost every wedding. However, since children are unpredictable, you should ensure that the child you choose can handle the excitement of a wedding. Here are some tips to... more »

In laws or out laws?
by Lisa Galea I Do! Magazine

Have you ever thought of the fine line between in-laws and out-laws? Well once you tie the knot you will really be able to tell the difference says Lisa GaleaThe Maltese are, by large, a very kind people. Once the couple settles down though, the expe... more »

Who Should Walk You Down the Aisle
I Do! Magazine

Although it's traditional for a bride's father to walk her down the aisle, that arrangement isn't ideal for everyone. Today's families can sometimes be complicated, and 21st-century brides may have mixed feelings about being "given away." Keep these ... more »

What does the groom and groom's family pay for?
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Question: I am planning my daughter's wedding and would like to know what I should make the grooms family pay for, as I am paying the wedding. As it was in the good old days?Answer: The groom and his family's traditional expenses are bit less of a bu... more »

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding
by Bride&Co

You can still have your dream wedding on a budget. There are many ways to make your wedding less stressful on your savings, so that you and your fiancé have more money to spend on things to start your lives together, such as home furnishings. Here ar... more »

The Wedding Colour Wheel
Original article by Bride&Co

The wedding colour scheme needs to be decided early on as this will dictate many aspects ranging from the choice of flowers in your bouquet to the ambient décor; from the colour of the bridesmaid dresses to that of your own gown - essentially the ent... more »

Emergency Kit for Your Wedding Day
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Since the strangest things always happen at the most inappropriate times, here’s a little help in diverting those crises and keeping the day running smoothly. It will take a couple of minutes or maybe an hour at the most to prepare, and you may never... more »

Putting the ‘aisle’ in ‘island’
by C. Doublesin at Hotel Phoenicia

It’s love at beautiful sites for Dublin couple Christina Mitchell and Mark Anderson as they celebrate their wedding in Malta.From the outside, and that’s where the singletons get their perspective from, love looks like a tight fix which allows for li... more »

Bestman - Role and Duties

As bestman, your traditional role would be that of marrying the bride should the groom, for some reason, does not make it. Kidding aside, here is a list of duties you may actually be asked to perform. It has been compiled to the best of our knowledge... more »

Top 10 Winter Tips
by Katie Jones

Winter weddings are always a gorgeous affair. Weddings in winter have a magical quality of their own. Mother Nature helps you achieve a romantic setting that most only dream of. You can have your wedding resemble a picture postcard – imagine a white ... more »

Planning a Gorgeous Wedding in Scottsdale, AZ
by Burt Macklin

Choosing the perfect wedding venue can be a challenge especially if you're a Maltese getting wed in the US. We recently received a request to research some information on this topic and made out a brief article about it, so here goes!Couples who want... more »

Wedding Trends that are going to be huge in 2019
edited by Sophia Russell

The trend report by industry expertsGetting married this year? Don’t worry, we have got you covered with all the latest! Here are the top wedding trends for 2019 according to leading celebrity wedding experts:Wedding StylingColin Cowie, the party and... more »

Preparing for D-Day
by I DO! Magazine

Simon Caruana with a man’s eye view about putting a wedding together.My wedding is a few months away now. If there’s one thing I can truly say, is that the months leading-up to what I’ve come to call D-Day are not the easiest of times for a couple. I... more »

It-Tieg Malti ta' l-Imghoddi
Tania Vassallo

L-uzanzi Maltin ivarjaw minn dawk ta llum l-aktar fit-thejjijiet ghat-tieg sa minn namur. Ghalkemm it-tfajla kienet meqjusa bhala l-isbah holqien u l-aktar li r-ragel ried jipprotegi, fl-gherusija la t-tfajla u anqas il-guvni ma kienu jaraw lil xulxi... more »

How to Use
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This is a short video with music that will show you how to use It is our first video-tutorial so we hope you like it and find it useful! Feel free to contact us and send your comments and let us know if you would like to see other tut... more »

Before You Plan Your Wedding
copyright Rachel Sanfordlyn Shreckengast of

A lot of focus is given to planning a wedding. After all, planning a wedding is a monumental task. You have lots of details to consider and even more decisions to make. There are issues such as colors, decorating, choosing attendants and picking out ... more »

Wedding Day Rain
Adapted from EzineArticles

There is an old saying that rain on your wedding day is a lucky omen. The Italians even have a saying for it, "Sposa bagnata, sposa fortunata", which means that a wet bride is a lucky bride. In the U.S., it is commonly repeated that rain is lucky, al... more »

How to write the Best Man's Speech
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It is the best man’s job to introduce all speakers at a wedding, usually in this order:- Father of the Bride- Groom- Best manOthers such as the mother of the bride may wish to speak too. Traditionally, the best man is the one who speaks last, hopeful... more »

The Adventurous Wedding Trends of 2013
Guest Post by Elizabeth - Personalised Pressies

Current wedding trends for summer 2013 are creating a hushed, and excited buzz as people busily plan for their special day, with an aim to create an event unlike any other. Big ideas for weddings this year include themes and personalised wedding gift... more »

7 reasons to Love Rain on your Wedding Day
by (adapted from the Brides site)

Tents, umbrellas and many fingers crossed, hoping for good weather on the big day. But is it all really doom and gloom? Here are 7 positive aspects to having rain on your wedding day, and we really think you'll see the silver lining as you think abou... more »

10 Tips to Beat the heat in a Summer Wedding
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Summer weddings are fun, but they can also be incredibly hot. We wear lovely suits and dresses that seem to generate heat. And if guests feel it, the wedding couple and their entourage feel it even more through multiple layers of clothing. Here are s... more »

Wedding Etiquette
by Ramona Portelli -

Though all over the world there are different families, different cultures and different traditions all these must be brought together in harmony for a marriage to thrive. It is best to approach these challenges right at the start in a well thought o... more »

Who Pays For What?
copyright Rachel Sanfordlyn Shreckengast of

Every couple who gets married has to deal with the question of who pays for what. There was a time when there were clearly defined answers to the question. The bride's parents financed certain things, the groom's parent's would finance certain things... more »

Love and marriage
by Ross Elledge, courtesy I DO! Magazine

It’s official. I am getting older. People around me are getting married and some of them are having children. And not necessarily in that order but then again this is the 21st century. Old mates who seemingly only yesterday regarded marriage to be as... more »

Wedding on St. Valentine's Day
by Chrystelle Doublesin at Hotel Phoenicia

Hearts, roses, chocolates, champagne, teddy bears and hugs n kisses...Let us all celebrate a day named to honour Saint Valentine who according to romantic legend was a kind-hearted Roman priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor ... more »

Choosing a Wedding Date
by Blake Kritberg, editor FavorIdeas

He (or she!) asked the question you probably longed for, and fortunately for everyone, you answered 'yes'! Now's the time to bask in the romance, and enjoy the first phase of your new life together. But soon, you'll need a response for that timeless ... more »

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