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New Year’s Eve…To Party or not To Party?

What are we doing for New Year’s Eve? It's November. Halloween is over, Christmas is descending upon us and with it, December 31st looms. Everyone awaits the dreaded anticipated annual question of ‘So...what are we doing for New Year's Eve?’ Image courtesy of pixabay.com Personally, I’ve never been a fan of New Year's [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Lifestyle, Seasonal|0 Comments

All I Want For Christmas is a Mud Kitchen

Christmas is approaching. I’m sorry – but it is. Everyone starts to go into panic mode as annoying radio hosts announce every sodding day how many ‘sleeps’ it is until Christmas Eve. Thoughts turn to the three p’s: preparation, parties and presents. Today’s blog will take care of at least one of those big p’s [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Baby and Child, Lifestyle|0 Comments

5 Steps to Hosting an Alternative Baby Shower

Oh no. Not another baby shower. When I first started Vintage Twee over 8 and half years ago, I was introduced to the concept of a baby shower. It was all about the storks, the pink and blue balloons and sickly sweet cupcakes. You were frowned upon if you didn’t stroke the mum to be’s [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Baby Showers and Christenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Navigating The Stormy Seas of Customer Service – a guide for small creative businesses

We are all human. I have been running Vintage Twee now for over 8 and half years. And like a lot of my creative colleagues, I do it pretty much single handedly. I think I manage quite well most of time. Of course we’re all prone to the occasional meltdown on a Monday morning – [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

10 Tips to Host A Tropical Themed Party!

Tropic like it's hot Throwing a tropical themed party is all the rage at the moment. You can't go into a shop without seeing a pineapple, palm tree or a flamingo. And quite frankly, I LOVE it. What's not to love?? Bright colours, holiday vibes and thoughts of paradise..I, for one, am completely obsessed. I [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Hen Parties, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Ten Ways To Avoid Being Ill Before Your Wedding

But you can't be ill before your wedding! Or any other major event come to think of it. You've been planning this day since the beginning of time. You cannot be ill before your wedding. Yet the stress of organising such an important day and, of course, the stress in general of every day life, [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

How To Organise Your Own Red Carpet Event

Hosting your own Red Carpet Event It turns out that you really don't need to be an A List celebrity to attend a red carpet event and feel like a VIP. In fact, all you actually need is a cracking venue, a fantastic support team and a guest list of your own Very Important People. [...]

By | July 3rd, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Charitable Wedding Donations – a thoughtful trend on the rise

Today's blog post is all about the hot topic of charitable wedding donations. I decided to write this piece in anticipation of the upcoming Royal Wedding. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided to ask for charitable wedding donations from guests, instead of gifts. My own recent involvement in fundraising for a children's charity also [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

#powerofthepounds: A fundraising mission for Ryan and Ronald McDonald House Charities

Today's blog post is a very special one. It is heart wrenching and incredibly unfair and is no doubt every parent's worst nightmare. At the same time, it also heart warming and inspirational. And most importantly, it is testament to the unconditional love shared between one family and the support they received from the amazing [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Losing weight for a wedding without losing your sanity

One of the topics that rules the wedding forums is that of losing weight for a wedding. It's one of the most talked about subjects. It's even more popular than mother-in-law moans and the inevitable guest list angst. We all want to look our best, especially for the biggest day of our lives. All eyes [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Boutique Weddings, Lifestyle|0 Comments