3 things to consider before planning a hen party

There’s something about planning a wedding that gets the creative juices flowing. Decor, flowers, dresses, cakes, centerpieces – man, it’s so much fun! After you’ve done some research, you should have a vision for the big day and helping you make it come to life is the job of your bridal party (If you haven’t seen it yet, check out my previous post about tips to make the planning process easier).


It’s so important to have a good team who can help you realise your vision and while I’m sure there are a lot of bride-to-bes who would say the same – I have the greatest Maid of Honour (Zinz) and Bridesmaid (Cel) ever!

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Cel, me and Zinz – What you think we look like.

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Let the wedding planning begin!

No matter how easy people make it look, let me be the first to warn you that planning a wedding can be overwhelming. There’s just so much to think about – the engagement party, colour schemes, themes, entertainment, flower arrangements, the cake…the list goes on. Thankfully, when we started planning our special day, a few of our friends were well into planning theirs and were more than happy to offer us some guidance.

I still have much to learn but I’ve picked up on some nuggets that have helped me and wanted to share them with you.

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Giveaway: Have a Merry Berry holiday season

Hey Beauties

The holiday season is officially here (happy dance!) and I’m taking full advantage of the gorgeous sunny days that we’re enjoying in the Cape – I hope you’re doing the same 😉

This time of year I look forward to the collections that various brands release. If you follow me on Instagram and Snapchat (tam1tam1), you’ll know that I’ve given my nude lipsticks a rest and have opted for bolder shades which is why the Essence Cosmetics Merry Berry lipsticks have caught my attention. I’m just loving the dark berry, intensive berry pink and bright red colours!

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