Weddings can be a stressful business, but one thing we all want when getting married is to make our wedding an event that says something special about us as a couple. A really lovely unique day needn’t cost lots of money, but it may take a little thought and time. Time that will be well repaid by having a truly original wedding that stands out in your guests’ memories. Jeni, wedding planner from Vanilla Rose Weddings, has kindly drawn up her top tips for creating a unique wedding – read on to find a bit of inspiration.
If you run any kind of business these days then you will undoubtedly have an online presence in the form of a blog or website. Many of us are guilty of spending a long time setting up a brilliant online home, then neglecting it – that can cause as many (digital) problems as it would if you failed to do some regular housekeeping in your bricks and mortar home. So read on for some tips from Catherine Carr of Indigo Bird Web Design on how to give your clean up your website and give it a quick once-over to make it all shiny for the summer.
Oh goodness, the one gift-giving occasion where you can’t just throw flowers at the problem and hope it goes away (well, not unless your father and husband/partner are very different from mine, anyway) – what to do? I’ve been caught in this quandary myself and, in the desperate hunt to find something unusual or unique to give my dad and the father of my child (as the child in question has no finances or shopping skills, being only two), have hunted out a few great local businesses selling fabulous products – or experiences – that should appeal to most men. So if you’re looking for the perfect present to give for father’s day, look no further, we have a few suggestions…
Jewellery – Saxons of Oxford
Welcome to our new feature: expert information from local businesses. We know a lot of families have to go through courts and legal processes at some point and with the new reforms now in effect we asked local solicitors and specialists in family law, KJ Smith, if they could provide us with a brief summary. If you need to speak to a lawyer personally then their contact details are at the bottom, or you can get in touch with one of the other local firms available. We hope this is useful to you – please post a question in the comments section if you want any clarification and we’ll pass it on.
We have some exciting news here at Live Oxfordshire. Far too often people assume that being a parent means all you’re interested in is, I don’t know, poo and potty training. Anyone who’s been there, done that knows different. Parents are people too, just as diverse as the rest of the population, all they truly have in common is the fact that they are wholly responsible for the lives of their offspring as well as their own.