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 16 – Food Tasting at Novotel

In Aug 2017, Sunshine and myself, together with our families, went to Dragon Phoenix Restaurant, located in Novotel Clarke Quay for our food tasting. We had earlier informed our banquet coordinator about our choice of dishes for our banquet and this had been communicated to the restaurant. Banquet food served would be prepared by the …

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Wedding Planning Chapter 14 – Selection of Wedding Photos

About three weeks after our wedding photoshoot, we were informed that our photos were ready for selection! We promptly made an appointment and visited WhiteLink in June, about four months before our wedding. When we reached, we were expecting our new assigned coordinator, D, to be the one attending to us. (Sadly, our previous coordinator, …

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