Wedding

MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Blogiversary!

First things first - yes, apparently 'Blogiversary' (blog anniversary) is a word. Second, and more importantly, I just passed my first one! I didn't even realize until it dawned on me that last March I was in Lahore for the whole month, and I began this blog right before I left for that wedding shopping… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Blogiversary!

Christian Louboutin, Louboutin, Pakistan, Pakistani, Video, Wedding

Video! Mehndi & Shaadi Next Day Edit by JF² {Films}

Hey Guys! If you read my last post, you would have seen the awesome work of the talented Joseph Fernando of JF² {Films}. Well, he did it again with his next day edit coverage of my mehndi and shaadi (wedding).  That's correct, it's called a "next day edit" because Joseph filtered through hours and hours of… Continue reading Video! Mehndi & Shaadi Next Day Edit by JF² {Films}

South Asian, Video, Wedding

Portrait (Engagement) Video by JF² {Films}

Hello, hello! I'm so, so, excited to be sharing with you the work of a very talented young artist: Joseph Fernando. I blogged about my weekend portrait film shoot with Joseph last summer, when he followed SM and me (wearing my perfect bridal shower dress from Cabaret Vintage) around our favourite spots in Toronto to create his signature… Continue reading Portrait (Engagement) Video by JF² {Films}

Decor, Wedding

MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Money Saving Tip: Centrepieces!

Hey Guys! I thought those who are planning their wedding will appreciate this little tip, because who doesn't like saving money?! First things first, know that centrepieces, especially if they are fresh flowers, are typically quite expensive.  That said,  it's your wedding day and fresh flowers go so far in creating that beautiful ambience!  A… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Money Saving Tip: Centrepieces!

Wedding

Wedding Entrance Songs

Hi Guys! I've been wanting to blog about this for a while: wedding songs! As many of you know, a Pakistani wedding is a production. And no production is complete without music! Choosing entrance songs for my BFPW was such a mission...when I imagined being able to walk into it, it had to feel just… Continue reading Wedding Entrance Songs

Dance, Mehndi, Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian, Tradition, Video, Wedding

Video! My Purple Boys’ Mehndi Dance!

Hi Friends! I'm back - and now I have video :D! SO happy to share this with you guys - when all my white boys (and brother) surprised me at my mehndi by doing this: The lead, my dear friend Patrick Faller, practiced those perfect moves in Prince Edward Island, pulled our two other friends… Continue reading Video! My Purple Boys’ Mehndi Dance!

Eating, WeightLoss

MyBigFatPakistaniWeddingWeightLossChallenge Update!

Hi ladies! (I'm assuming it's mostly ladies reading this!?) How goes your wedding/post wedding/just-need-to-get-in-shape fitness routines?! I'm in week 3 of my renewed fitness motivation, after I found out I gained 10lbs and 2 inches everywhere since the honeymoon (you can read more on that here! ) and I'm happy to say I think I've… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWeddingWeightLossChallenge Update!

Bridal, Wedding

What Desi Brides Don’t Talk About: Wedding Lingerie

Yes, I'm going there (your welcome,  lol). But seriously, I was so confused about this before my wedding: what the hell are you supposed to wear underneath your shaadi jora?! (Wedding dress). Trust me it's not like I didn't google it, I did! What I was confused about was whether you were supposed to wear… Continue reading What Desi Brides Don’t Talk About: Wedding Lingerie

Pakistani, South Asian, Tradition, Wedding

Gifting Traditions in Desi Wedding Culture

Hi Everyone! In my opinion, there is nothing like an inquisitive outside point of view to make you think about the things that you have grown up to understand as traditions. Throughout my wedding planning, that's what I had in my boss, who was eagerly curious about each and every piece of my BFPW.  And… Continue reading Gifting Traditions in Desi Wedding Culture