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It’s Polka Dot Hot Spot Friday which means times to talk about those hush hush issues, the ones we talk about behind closed doors for fear of offending, or just foot in mouth disease. But no risk of offense here, just a good, honest discussion.So I’ve been talking to friends recently about Friday weddings. What

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Okay Dotties let’s talk guest lists.They’re controversial, they cause tears, they cause stress and they’re painful. Do you invite that aunt? Do you leave off the school friend? What about partners?My mother has a saying (you see, we talk about weddings quite a bit, being a wedding blogger and all) about inviting people who will

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Happy Polka Dot Hot Spot day! The place where we talk about the sometimes controversial, sometimes just a hard decision parts of weddings!Today’s hot spot isn’t a life or death situation, but it’s still a decision females make as they work out their wedding style and what look they want for their day. The veil

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It’s that time of the month when we suck it up for something real, something that makes us tick but we rarely speak about. Today I want to talk about media free weddings. How do you feel about your wedding photos being posted on Facebook as it happens? Are you asking guests to refrain from

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Steel capped boots on, Polka Dot Hot Spot at the ready!If there is one thing that polarises the wedding industry it seems to be the subject of photography. I seem to hear endless stories of couples being disappointed, of photographers feeling indignant at how little value is placed on their work. I’m a big lover

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It’s Polka Dot Hot Spot time, that time of the month where I pull on my steel boots and get into the thick of it with a topic that really? I’d be happy to brush under the carpet.Polka Dot Hot Spot only works if you dive into those treacherous waters with me and share our

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Who knew it’d come around so quickly? That’s right, the column I always hesitate to dip my toes into, the one where I’m a little shy (conflict adverse? who me?) It’s Polka Dot Hot Spot!This week I want to talk about an issue that kind of plagues the wedding industry, or the life of a

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Let’s get our hands dirty Dotties! It’s time for another Polka Dot Hot Spot (if you have a suggestion for Polka Dot Hot Spot just contact us!)It’s often said that weddings bring out the best and worst in people and nothing makes my stomach drop more than problems with bridesmaids. From that every first excited

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I can’t believe another month has passed and it’s time again for Polka Dot Hot Spot! Any nagging problems? things you want to get off of your chest? get an opinion on? Leave me a comment! Today’s hot spot is all about the groom. I’ve been reading a lot about grooms lately. From publications that

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It’s time for our second Polka Dot Hot Spot! Today, on this cold Friday, I thought I’d talk about family dynamics. Wedding are notorious for being hothouses of emotion and I think nowhere is this more evident that with families-. There’s the joining of two families, the financial pressures, the feelings that are so easy

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Polka Dot Hot Spot is a brand new Polka Dot Weddings feature. Polka Dot Weddings was created to be a safe space to talk, to write to explore the trials, the journeys, the joys of planning a wedding and what that means. From the ever exciting dress appointments, to the odd comments from family about

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