The Biggest Regrets Brides Have About Their Wedding Day

Every bride wants their special day to be perfect. Brace yourself. It may not be. It might not be anything crazy badly wrong, such as the groom suddenly discovering his potential fatal allergy to small pieces of coloured paper during the confetti throwing. No matter how hard you plan, you’ll probably have some little niggles […]

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding the perfect wedding venue is likely to be the most important decisions you make regarding your wedding day (with the choice of groom coming a close second, and wedding magician a distant third). It can be all too easy to get carried away with how a venue looks (even if this is your 8,000th […]

10 Event Planning Apps You Need for 2018

According to Forbes (the magazine, not Mr Forbes, my old PE teacher), being an event coordinator is one of the most stressful jobs of 2017 (if you don’t believe me, you can see the article here). Operating under challenging deadlines and being constantly under pressure to meet demanding clients needs in high stress situations is […]

11 ways to reduce stress and stay calm when planning an event, wedding or party

Yay! You’re getting married/planning a corporate event/having a birthday party (delete where applicable). That sounds like a fun idea. It does sound like a fun idea, doesn’t it? Parties are fun; planning them is not. Even the most simple of get together’s have been known to cause hair loss, weight gain and the rapid onset […]

6 Easy ways to save money on your wedding entertainment

As a wedding magician, it hurts me to say it, but everyone wants to save money on their wedding entertainment for their big day. It’s not so much that you actually WANT to scrimp and save, it’s just that wedding prices are on the up, and they were already quite expensive to begin with. According […]

Techniques for coping with ADHD

image source: Important note: I’ve never been diagnosed with ADHD, but am 99.99% sure that I have it (my wife is even more sure of it). I don’t suffer as much as other people, but it can be a pain at times…BUT: What you have to remember is that ADHD is also an awesome […]

How to MAKE Money by Planning Your Own Wedding

Yes, you read me right; MAKE money, not SAVE money. You can earn money by planning your own wedding. In fact, you could earn more than your wedding actually costs! How about that? You could technically have your dream wedding…for free! This sounds too good to be true, and, even though it’s not quite as […]

8 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Next Party or Event

It seems that everyone is on a budget these days, and, while the purse strings may be tightening, the expectation to deliver top notch events rarely does. So how can you save yourself some money, while still delivering an awesome event? Here’s a few ideas to get you started. 1. Plan ahead. If you want […]

4 of the Most Stressful Parts of Planning Your Wedding…and How to Survive Them!

We all know that planning a wedding can be one of the most stressful things you can do in life. Planning the most joyous day of your life can cause the magical appearance of as many grey hairs as having your teenage boy announce that he’s leaving education to tour the world with his punk […]

The Top 10 Wedding First Dance Songs in the UK (and Five Ways You Can Make Your First Dance Memorable, Creative and Unique)

A lot of couples worry about their choice of song for their first dance. It’s a pressure filled moment for so many reasons. Firstly, because, well…it’s your FIRST DANCE! You need to get it right, and it needs to be something you both decide on. Second, every guest at your wedding is going to be […]

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