Tag Archives: tradition

Female Proposals on a Leap Year

Ladies, if your man is yet to propose, why not take the reins and pop the question? After all, it is leap year - the one time when tradition dictates that women can propose. According to Irish folklore, St Brigid struck a deal with St Patrick that allowed for a role reversal of proposals on Leap Day - February 29th. While today, many women opt to propose throughout the year, this hasn’t always been the case. In times gone by, when society was stricter about gender norms, a woman asserting herself Read More ...

Wedding Traditions

Wedding planning is a fun time for many happy couples. There are so many quaint and wonderful wedding traditions that incorporating them into your big day can be a lot of fun. Of course, some people are not comfortable with all of the traditions. As such, they cherry pick the ones that suit their lifestyle and the theme of their big day. So, what are the most common traditions for weddings in the UK? Which ones will you incorporate into your impending nuptials? Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Traditionally speaking, these are the four most powerful symbols of a wedding day. What’s Read More ...