Wedding Planning Chapter 19 – 四点金

At the 提亲 session where both Sunshine’s father and aunts met my parents and my grandmother, my mother had requested for si dian jin 四点金 to be given instead of dragon-phoenix bangles 龙凤镯 (Hokkien’s tradition). This was because I saw myself having higher chances of wearing the former than the latter after my wedding. Sunshine’s …

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Wedding Planning Chapter 18 – Preparing for Guo Da Li (Guys’ version)

While I sourced for my guo da li (GDL) stuffs from a few places (instead of buying a bridal package from wedding shops) because of the cheaper price, Sunshine wanted convenience. Hence, he asked his aunt who recommended The Chinese Wedding Shop (TCWS). My cousin also recommended this shop for his wedding a few months earlier and …

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Wedding Planning Chapter 17 – Preparing for Guo Da Li (Ladies’ version)

I started surfing the web to read about and source for bridal stuffs for my 过大利 guo da li or betrothal ceremony long long time ago before the actual ceremony. After researching online and asking around, here is the list of items I got: 回礼 Returning of Gifts Tea set (free from WhiteLink when I …

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Wedding Planning Chapter 2 – Choosing Our Wedding Date Part 2

On 25/9/16, Sunshine and I went to a fengshui master, Master Long, to help us choose an auspicious date for our wedding. Both my parents accompanied us to Master Long’s house, a landed property, in Woodlands. We went to the wrong address initially but soon found it in the next row of houses. Like many others …

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Wedding Planning Chapter 2 – Choosing Our Wedding Date Part 1

After setting aside a basic budget, we proceeded to the next important step in planning of our wedding: choosing an auspicious wedding date! Sunshine and his father did not believe in this but both my parents and myself wanted and hence, Sunshine had no choice but to give in to us. Haha. We engaged a …

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