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Tackle Wedding Nerves: How To Ensure Good Night’s Sleep Before Your Big Day

Brides and grooms-to-be are being given advice on how to help tackle their wedding nerves and get a good night’s sleep before their big day. The experts at Online-Bedrooms have provided their tips to those who are likely to be overcome by nerves, affecting their sleep. Advice includes incorporating sleep inducing scents into your room,

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Wedding Photographer Shares His Top 10 Money-Saving Tips For 2024

The allure of extravagant wedding celebrations and opulent ceremonies often overshadows a less glamorous reality: the hefty price tag. As the average cost of weddings continues to climb, couples are increasingly feeling the financial strain of planning their dream day. So how can you create a gorgeous celebration without breaking the bank? Kris Labang, the

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Here Are The UK’s Most Popular Wedding Songs Of 2023, Is Your Favourite Song Among Them?

New research has shown the most popular wedding songs in the UK this year. The study, conducted by experts from wedding music booking platform, Encore Musicians analysed 2,300 song requests from newlyweds made on their platform to determine the most requested songs and artists for weddings in 2023. Topping the list as the most popularly requested song at

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13 Must-Know Wedding Hacks: The Ultimate Groom’s Survival Guide

In the whirlwind of wedding planning, grooms often find themselves grappling with questions they’re too bashful to ask.  From the intricacies of ceremony traditions to the nuances of personal speeches, these queries, while seemingly minor, can cause significant anxiety.  The landscape of weddings is continually evolving, blending timeless customs with contemporary trends.  It’s perfectly natural

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Unlock the Secrets to Your Fairytale Wedding: 11 Venue Hacks Every Couple Needs to Know!

Finding the right venue for your wedding is like discovering a hidden gem that perfectly encapsulates the love and joy of your relationship.  It’s a moment filled with euphoria and anticipation, marking a significant milestone in your wedding planning journey.  However, the thrill of selecting ‘The One’ is just the beginning. To transform your dream

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Data Shows Singles Are Turning To AI To Eliminate Loneliness

Social Discovery Group – the company behind over 40 online dating and social discovery sites and apps, with a focus on AI technologies – today reveals its report on how the loneliness epidemic is impacting the way singles are using dating apps. The study found that 67% of users turned to dating platforms and artificial

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The Newest All-In-One Venue For Your Big Day: The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat Opens Stylish Lakeside Wedding Ceremony Space The Boathouse

There’s no doubt about it – all-in-one venues are preferred by many of today’s wedding couples for one obvious reason: it makes everything much simpler and more relaxed. From saving your guests the hassle of driving from one place to another, to providing a dedicated space for the wedding party to leave their belongings for

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New Research Debunks That You Can’t Wear Black To A Wedding

A new study shows the most searched for wedding guest colours.   The study conducted by fabric experts Dalston Mill Fabrics analysed Google Trends data with over 8,995 search terms relating to different colours and styles of dresses to wear to a wedding to reveal the most popular colours for wedding guests this summer.   Black  The

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8 Top Tips For Finding The Perfect Figure-Flattering Wedding Dress

We all know that certain styles and cuts of clothing suit certain figures better than others, and this is especially true when it comes to wedding dresses. So, before you start hunting Pinterest and flicking through glossy magazines, make sure you don’t fall in love with the wrong style of dress for your body shape.

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5 Top Tips To Make Sure Your Proposal Remains A Surprise To Your Partner

Planning a proposal is both an exciting and difficult time. Not only will you feel anxious about the response when the moment arrives, but it’s also a challenge keeping it a secret – especially if your partner is observant. However, experts in customised jewellery at Glamira have offered five tips to ensure your proposal runs

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5 Top Tips For Catching Candid Photos On Your Wedding Day

Wedding photography has undergone an overhaul in the past decade. Gone are the requests for traditional and formal shots, instead modern couples want candid photo memories of their happy day.  While there will always be a place for a handful of images that depict the newly married couple, their bridal party, and close friends and

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VIBE By Jet2holidays Couples Up With Love Island Again

Brand remains loyal to Love Island for second year running and will use the brand partnership to target millennials and young adults Advertising campaign will support partnership, alongside host of activity including competitions giving away holidays and once-in-a-lifetime prize – tickets to the Love Island LIVE final The UK’s leading leisure airline, Jet2.com, will fly the Love Islanders home Following

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6 Types Of Flowers To Avoid On Your Wedding Day

For many Brides, flowers play an important role in setting the scene of their Big Day. From the bridal bouquet to the gents’ buttonholes, and from table centrepieces to venue decorations, lots of weddings incorporate floral arrangements as a key element of the décor.  With such an important role to play, you’ll want to ensure

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Embarrassed Talking About Sex? How To Feel More Confident Expressing Your Needs

Talking about sex is a natural, healthy thing to do, especially when it’s with your partner. That being said, a third of UK adults struggle to speak to the people they’re intimate with about sex, which is a frightening statistic.  Without being open and honest about what you want, like, and don’t like, you might

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Here Are The 5 Things Researchers Say Hinder Family Time, Do You Agree?

The typical family spends just six hours-a-week together as long working hours and digital devices keep them apart. A study of 2,000 mums and dads, with children at home, found their work shifts are the top cause of hindering family time (56 per cent), as well as homework (29 per cent) and social media use

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Are You Too Messy For Your Partner? Could You Be On The Way To A Break-Up?

Research of 2,000 adults in a relationship revealed 47 per cent argue on a weekly basis about clutter in their home, with 30 per cent claiming the amount of clutter their other half builds up gives them the ‘ick’. And 23 per cent have admitted their partner’s approach to tidiness has put a strain on

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Five Tips To Ensure Your Proposal Remains A Surprise To Your Partner

Planning a proposal is both an exciting and difficult time. Not only will you feel anxious about the response when the moment arrives, but it’s also a challenge keeping it a secret – especially if your partner is observant. However, experts in customised jewellery at Glamira have offered five tips to ensure your proposal runs

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Charity Brings Free Atrial Fibrillation Checks To Victoria Square This Valentine’s Day

February is Heart Month and local health charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS) is using the month to take to the road and bring their Heart Month tour to a number of locations throughout Northern Ireland. As part of the tour, the NICHS team will be at Victoria Square on Valentine’s Day offering

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Top 10 Romantic Movies To Watch For Free This Valentine’s Day

Make a date at home with GREAT! romance this Valentine’s Day. Partners are planning their special nights in – and most are opting to save money and stay at home as the films on GREAT! romance are free. So, here’s to a delicious homemade dinner and getting cozy on the sofa to watch a heart-warming movie with

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9 Things You Should Think About Before Booking Your Wedding Venue

The excitement and butterflies that hit when you first see your venue and decide it is ‘The One’ is a moment you’ll never forget in your wedding journey. Then, comes the business, money and organisation – being prepared and knowing what to ask both yourself and the venue can make a huge difference in the

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News In Brief: Key To Making Online Dating Profile Stand Out Revealed

“LOVE” and “FUN” are the key words most likely to get you a date online. They are in the profiles that get the most views, a survey of daters found. Six words – friends, laugh, happy, kind, music and honest – were key triggers to both sexes. But “family” and “caring” were likelier to hook

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Meet The Artist: Lauren McGee

Lauren McGee is a 31 year old photographer from Portrush. Lauren bought her first DSLR 4 years ago when she was suffering from Postnatal Depression. Lauren has always loved taking photos and she put all of her energy into getting out and taking photographs of her kids and local landscapes. Lauren honed her craft before

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‘Digital Daters’ Can Tell If They Have A Connection With Someone After Just 30 SECONDS Of A Video Call

‘Digital daters’ can tell if they have a connection with someone after just 30 SECONDS of a video call. Virtual dates soared by 36 per cent during lockdown – with six in 10 singletons admitting they enjoy the ‘new dating normal’. One in four will continue to keep up virtual dating even after lockdown fully

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Sex In Public? Don’t Look Up At The Hotel Windows In Belfast

Randy people in Belfast are showing off their sexual prowess with couples enjoying themselves in hotel rooms right by the window, according to a survey. And, it seems that across the UK, there are thousands who get turned on by having sex in public, and with fantasies of doing the dirty in public. In the

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10 Date-Worthy Places For Teens In Northern Ireland

Your heart’s beating fast, butterflies swarm and bash inside your stomach and you can’t help but shake like an Autumn’s leaf. Just a few metres away from you at the other side of the room is the love of your life, a beaming smile on their face and the scent of familiarity surrounding them from

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Local Dating Expert Says: “Online Dating Apps Finally Meeting Their Match(maker)”

Tinder, Bumble and Plenty of Fish. Online dating apps have been popular for a number of years as people take their search for love into cyberspace, where a nice picture and a mere swipe to the right are enough to capture someone’s attention. However, while that used to be enough, in the world of dating apps it’s easy to

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10 Tips To Make This Valentine’s Day Your Last As A Singleton

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us with hearts and flowers in every shop window, and social media dripping with wonderful offers for happy couples everywhere to spend the most romantic day of the year together. Isn’t it all just lovely? Well if you’re loved up, yes, but if you’re not and want to be, then

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“My Pirate Ghost Husband Stole My Energy & Left Me Sick” Reveals Irish Author Amanda Large

BELFAST woman, Amanda Large, has ended her marriage to a dead pirate…and she reckons she’ll need an exorcism to rid herself of the troublesome ghost husband. Amanda – formerly Amanda Sparrow Large Teague – married the spirit of Jack Robert Teague, who had the nickname, according to the 46-year-old, Captain Jack Sparrow. But a year

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10 Top Tips For People Who Are Tired Of Being Single

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many singletons are preparing themselves for the onslaught of awkward “so why are you still single?” questions from friends and family. If you are the friend or family member who asks these questions, it’s worth remembering that Valentine’s isn’t all love hearts and teddy bears for everyone. While some people celebrate

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5 Ways To Support Your Bridezilla Friend Without Falling Out

How do sweet, loving friends turn into bridezillas from hell? Despite being such a joyous occasion, weddings are up there as one of the most stressful experiences of life. It is no wonder that stressed, overwhelmed and tired soon-to-be-brides seem to transform into ‘Bridezilla’ overnight. Here are some top tips for handling your Bridezilla: 1.

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