The journey to becoming Mrs Williams

Recent Posts

The Engaged Life – 6 months on…

The Engaged Life – 6 months on…

I apologise in advance for a soppy post, but if a girl can’t be soppy when she’s engaged, when can she?! This time 6 months ago I’d lost the capacity to speak, or move, as I saw Ryan down on one knee and heard him […]

2016, you’ve been good to me but I can’t wait for 2017!

2016, you’ve been good to me but I can’t wait for 2017!

This year I’ve had my last Birthday and last Christmas as a Goddard. There has been so much flying around that 2016 has been a horrendous year, but for me it’s been pretty special and full of wonderful memories; Seeing in 2016 in Times Square in […]

Don’t panic … Organise!

Don’t panic … Organise!

As we go into 2017, with 222 days until THE DAY, I feel particularly unorganised. I’m still spending most of my time looking at, thinking about and talking about any and everything wedding related – sorry to those getting fed up of me – but, […]

Beautiful Bridesmaids in Beautiful Dresses

Beautiful Bridesmaids in Beautiful Dresses

In 1989 with a 4 month old baby my Mum started making her very own dream Wedding Dress. It’s difficult to see in this picture but it was such an intricate and delicate design. She still has it now – I really should get some […]

Honeymoon Adventures

Honeymoon Adventures

Honeymoon flights booked … eeeeeek! We’re splitting our honeymoon between Santorini, Greece and Sorrento, Italy for 21 days of glorious sunshine and spectacular views ♥   I always presumed we’d Honeymoon in the Maldives in an over-water bungalow but: We wanted to go on Honeymoon […]

Daddy Daughter Dance Dilemmas!

Daddy Daughter Dance Dilemmas!

There’s one thing that keeps coming in to my mind … I need opinions and help! I’m a massive Daddy’s girl. I always thought I’d have a Father & Daughter dance at my wedding but, talking about this with Ryan, I realised I’ve only ever seen […]

The Dress

The Dress

Finally. I have THE dress. The decision has been made and the deposit paid, there’s no going back. Thankfully, I don’t feel like I want to. Dress shopping has been a pretty long process. I’ve tried on over 100 dress and been to 10 boutiques; […]

Lights, Camera, Action – Videographer Booked!

Lights, Camera, Action – Videographer Booked!

Having a videographer is one of the things I have been most excited about and most insistent upon – we finally booked ours a couple of weeks ago and I am SO excited. Quite a few people have told me that deciding to book a […]

Save The Date … Please ♥

Save The Date … Please ♥

We posted our save the dates earlier in the week – I was so excited I made Ryan record 3 Boomerang videos to capture the moment of popping them in the postbox, as you will have seen if you follow me on Instagram. We ordered […]

I Like Your Last Name … Can I Have It?

I Like Your Last Name … Can I Have It?

Yesterday was my last birthday as a Miss, my last birthday as Hayley Goddard. This time next year I will be coming down from the highs of my first birthday as Mrs Hayley Williams aka Mrs Willow, Little Willow.    After 28 years of being […]