Adora Tan-Richer, Author at SingaporeBrides

The Wedding Playlist

There was a time when Europe’s The Final Countdown was played at every single wedding dinner. I cringed each time I heard it and could never understand why that song…

What Women Really Feel On The Way To The Altar

Ever notice how songs and movies depict how happy women seem when they are planning for a wedding? That’s the imagery we’ve had since we were little girls. Guy flashes…

Newlywed Finances

Ah money. “A necessary evil”, because “it makes the world go round”. Something that “can’t buy you happiness, but can buy the things that would make you happy”. Whatever it…

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

Here’s a statistic: 52 per cent of newlywed couples don’t have sex on their wedding night. Blame it on wedding day stress or well-meaning friends who forced alcohol down your…

How To Look Good For Your Pre Wedding Photoshoot

Have a beauty or make-up concern that you are afraid will rear its ugly head right before your pre-wedding photoshoot? Read these tips and tricks for a quick fix! The…

Will You… Be My Bridesmaid?

We have heard of bridesmaid horror stories (Have you watched “Bridesmaids”? Shivers) and we don’t want you to go through the same thing. We’ve identified six types of bridesmaids so…

Confessions of a Modern Wife

As you’re preparing for your wedding, there must be one thought at the back of your mind that you’re afraid to address: Will your role as a wife be any…

Saying I Do to the Perfect Location Part II

Sometimes a place just calls out to you. Sometimes it’s a venue that holds a special meaning. Sometimes you attend another function and can envision your own special day there….

Is Life After Marriage Like a Bangkok T-shirt – “Same Same But Different”?

Boy meets girl, boy and girl date, boy proposes (or says “Want to apply for flat?”), boy and girl get married. Now what? Does life go on as it did…

How Not To Pose For Wedding Photos

Pre-wedding photography. You either love it, or hate it. This is the one day where couples try to outwit, outlast and outdo each other in terms of venue creativity. But…

Saying I Do To The Perfect Location

The choice of the wedding venue is arguably one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make, whether it is the materialization of the bride’s dream, or a place that…

The Right Month To Get Married!

There are 12 months in a year to choose from for your special day, each with its benefits and challenges. How do you choose and what should you consider? SingaporeBrides speaks…

Wedding F&B: It’s Not Just About Tucking In and Drinking Up

A good F&B spread can be a great source of wedding conversation while news of a bad menu can spread like wildfire after the wedding, for all the wrong reasons….

Dealing With Wedding Budget Woes

Congratulations! He’s popped the happy question and you’ve given the happy answer, and now you’re on your way to planning your happy occasion. Only you’ve discovered the only one not…

Spectacularly Uncommon Honeymoon Destinations

Most couples spend all their efforts and energy into ensuring that the perfect wedding goes without a hitch. But by the time it comes to choosing the perfect honeymoon destinations,…

Shake Off Those Wedding Jitters!

Wedding jitters, cold feet, “the nerves”. Whatever you want to call it, “it” does occur in most wedding couples. Even in those who have dated for a long time, and…

Home Sweet Home Pt IV – Wow With Your Walls

Is staring at your blank wall literally driving you up the wall? Are you yearning to make your wall a masterpiece but don’t really know how to? A blank one…

Keeping The Flame Alive – Pt II

After the “honeymoon period” is over, couples may start to find themselves irked by each other’s faults and habits. We speak to four married couples who have been married for…

Keeping The Flame Alive – Pt I

After the “honeymoon period” is over, couples may start to find themselves irked by each other’s faults and habits. We speak to four married couples who have been married for…

A Tale of Ten Princesses

With the recent Royal Wedding uniting Prince William and Miss Middleton (and her drool-worthy gown!), the Wedding of the Year has swung the spotlight on royalty. We take a look…

I Do… Have a Few Questions for You, Darling

Boy meets girl, they fall in love, date, get married, have kids and live happily ever after. Is Life ever that simple? Unfortunately, in real life, keeping a marriage strong…

Home Sweet Home Series – Pt III

In Part III of our Home Sweet Home series, we take a look at the kitchen. The kitchen is where meals are lovingly prepared, where the family bumps into each…

No Kidding!

In January, we published an article about how to politely tell your invited guests that their children are not invited to your wedding. But what if you do want children…

Home Sweet Home Series – Pt II

Part two of our Home Sweet Home series is about a very private part of the home. Your bedroom is your sanctuary. The place you can feel most at ease,…

Home Sweet Home Series – Pt I

After the wedding, the next big event for a couple is their new home. Some couples may decide to consult with an interior designer, while others who are more creative…

Sizzle in Red at Your Wedding

If you love the colour red and what it represents yet have your reservations about a red gown, worry not. From deep crimson to pretty rosebud, here are six ways…