Category Archives: Dating/Relationships

To Get Your Coupon Out on the First Date…Or Not?!

Written By: Joanna Jaoudie A few months ago, I headed to the great city of London for a birthday weekend with my boyfriend. Making the trip was a bit of a last minute decision – not exactly the wisest choice if you haven’t really thought about how much it’ll cost you.  Nevertheless, we let our friends in London know we were coming, packed a backpack, and booked the cheapest hostel deal we could find for 4 nights (averaging at £ 30 a night per head, with breakfast included) as well as our

How you should get ready for a first date!

While it’s tempting to believe that any woman will fall at the feet of a greasy, beer-bellied, belching guy with spaghetti Bolognese stains all over his t-shirt (he ate Bolognese three days ago), we all know that slobs rarely get the girl. Instead, it’s those well-groomed, Brad Pitt types that women swoon over. You know– guys with six packs that would make an advert for Diet Coke look tame and a jawline so sharp that it could chop down a great oak tree with its manliness. Yeah, you’re thinking,

5 Essential Accessories for the First Date!

The key to a killer first date is all about making a good first impression. Everything from your job title to your drink choice will be scrutinized, pulled apart and analyzed throughout the evening and in the days following. And while there are dozens of tips and tricks for playing up your confidence and eliciting a flirty, emotional response, the easiest way to keep her interested in you is to entice her with your physical appearance. The truth is that women care just as much about your appearance

How to get everyone involved in a small wedding

An intimate wedding is the ideal way to make sure all of your nearest and dearest feel as involved in your big day as you'd like them to be, and many couples are downsizing their plans for a wedding day that is personal and authentic rather than formal and showy. If you want to make sure your family feels as much a part of this special event as they are in your everyday life, take a look at the top tips below. Choose an intimate venue A small wedding celebration calls for an equally personal

Planning a romantic Valentine’s escape

Planning a romantic Valentine's escape is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day - after all, it gives you and your partner the chance to run off together and spend some time alone, without the distractions of work, family and other commitments. However, since Valentine's Day falls in chilly February, you might be wondering where you can go that won't break the bank or take too long to get to. If that's the case, you'll be pleased to hear there are some fantastic destinations just a few