One of the reasons we both love France so much and decided to get wed there is the food and drink. Even after work on a Tuesday evening we can't help but spool out some chicken liver paté and cornichons from Donnybrook Fair with a glass of Bordeaux...so the gastronomic considerations we made were significant. … Continue reading Guide to getting married in France: Food and Drink
Rain. That's the biggest weather concern an Irish bride usually has ahead of her wedding day, but with getting married in France in July - that went out the window. With average temperatures of 27C in Charente in July, and highs of 35C not unheard of, dressing for the hot weather was a major consideration … Continue reading Guide to Getting Married in France: Clothes, Hair and Make Up
Early pregnancy is a very exciting time as we find out that it all works, and there is indeed a new little member of the family on the way. However the symptoms can be really tough to manage. Where I avoided the worst types of morning sickness, for several months I really struggled to sleep. … Continue reading The best pregnancy sleep aids
Just a fortnight ago, we welcomed 140 ladies and gents to A Stylish Afternoon Tea in the Newgrange Hotel, Navan, Co Meath. We were delighted to welcome ladies from Dublin, Navan, Ardee, Galway and even Cork and Killarney, as well as our special guests Meath Rose Treasa Sheridan and MC Cathy O'Connor. Here are some … Continue reading And that’s a wrap – A Stylish Afternoon Tea
I'm writing a series on all of the elements of the wedding, from decor, to food and drink, clothing etc, but this is post will have all the basics of what you need to know.
As we were travelling from Ireland to France just a few days before the wedding, we were slightly limited by our décor options, so I had to fly with the décor or get it in rural France. Luckily some guests drove and got the ferry and could bring a small number of items for us! Our … Continue reading Getting married in France: Décor and stationery
Eep, I can't believe it's just one week until A Stylish Afternoon takes place! When I first started planning the event in February it seemed so far into the distant future. I'm delighted that it is shaping up to be a great day, and today we're announcing the details of our shopping village and the … Continue reading A Stylish Afternoon Tea Update: Shopping Village and Prizes announced
Two weeks and counting until A Stylish Afternoon tea in the Newgrange Hotel on May 14th! Let's take a look at another of our fabulous boutiques, Hummingbird Boutique on Trimgate Street in Navan. Hummingbird was set up in 2012 by Annemarie Greene , with a love for fashion and an opportunity she couldn't refuse! The … Continue reading A Stylish Afternoon Tea: Hummingbird Boutique