• Wedding Team,  Ideas

    What should the parents of the wedding couple wear?

    Collaboration with Villisilkki Picture: Vill Sander There's no strict etiquette for what the parents of the wedding couple should wear but it's most likely a big day for them as well and they also want to look their best. Each participant is expected to follow the dress code, which in most weddings is a suit for men and a nice dress for women. I think there are some classy exceptions that can be made within the dress code, women can also wear a pantsuit if it's dressy enough and men can...

  • Gifts

    Why You Should Make a Wedding Registry

    Originally published on Meidän Häät website. We made a wedding registry at Stockmann last spring, here's why. Even though most couples, like us, wish for donations to their honeymoon fund rather than presents, there are always a few people that would rather give an actual present. Today, people are more conscientious...

  • Interior design

    Our outdoors movie theater

    One thing I love about our condo is our huge balcony. Last spring Eerikki had a great idea, well he probably had several, but this one is relevant now :P, he suggested that in the fall we'd turn our balcony into an outdoors movie theater. So, we ordered a projector and a screen online. We already had an IR heater but...

  • Wedding pictures

    Weird wedding pictures

    Even with wedding pictures things don't always go as planned. When you have people taking pictures of you every moment, with every possible facial expression, you get a few very interesting ones.. So I figured I'd put those together for you to enjoy!...

  • Blog,  Other

    The future of the blog

    When we got engaged in the summer 2019 I started thinking how fun it would be to start writing a wedding blog. I had thought about writing a blog about renovating our condo but now I had an even better reason, it would be nice to have all my experiences from our wedding year saved in a blog where I could read about them years to come. I admit that for a moment I hesitated as I was worried it would take...

  • Relationship

    Happy birthday....

    In case you're wondering where I've been, I got a cold right after my birthday and so I've spent the last few days resting. So it was my birthday on Monday (the exact same day and year as our prime minister by the way :) ). I've never understood why people get anxious about getting older. To me there's two options, either you get older or you die. I really much prefer the former...

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