Wedding Planning Chapter 20 – Our Wedding Cakes (for GDL)

According to tradition, the groom-to-be is supposed to present wedding cakes to the bride-to-be’s family for them to give out the cakes together with the wedding invite. I was looking for the traditional 8/9/10 slices of cakes in a box and I wanted something tasty yet not too expensive. The following are some of the …

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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 4 – “Meet-the-Parents’ Session”

This is a messy post. I just typed whatever thoughts which come to my mind and hence… please pardon me. Sunshine arranged a meeting between his family and my family. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss more about our wedding next year. In olden days, this would be done by a matchmaker and …

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