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The Single Girl's Guide To Surviving Wedding Season

The Single Girl’s Guide To Surviving Wedding Season

Feeling like the last single girl during wedding season (again!) is tough. Even if you are more than content with being single, attending back-to-back weddings can still feel like a slap in the face for all the single ladies. Weddings are all about a celebration of love, and when we are single, it can make us […]

how to deal with momzilla mother of the bride or groom

Momzilla? How to Deal with an Overbearing Mother of the Bride or Groom

We’re all familiar with the term “bridezilla”, but it’s probably not until you actually begin planning that you realise the scariest wedding monster of them all is the Momzilla. Whether Mother of the Bride or Groom, or (eek) both – many of you are going to need some help to deal with an overbearing mother […]

What You Need to Know if You Don't Have a Wedding Planner

What You Need to Know if You Don’t Have a Wedding Planner

Let’s set something straight right away. The vast, vast majority of couples are not using a wedding planner – in NZ or around the world, so if you’re planning your own wedding, you can rest assured you’re in good company. But I read that I need a wedding planner? When you see articles such as “Why […]

How to choose your Canterbury Wedding Venue - Christchurch, Akaroa, Kaikoura and Surrounds

How to choose your Canterbury Wedding Venue – Christchurch, Akaroa, Kaikoura and Surrounds

You’re engaged! Congratulations! If you’re looking for how to find a Canterbury wedding venue – Christchurch, Kaipoi, Akaroa, Kaikoura, Ashburton, Timaru and surrounds – then you’re in the right place! (If you’re looking for a wedding venue outside Cantebury, see the wedding venue guide.) How to choose your Canterbury Wedding Venue Once you’ve established a budget […]

How to Choose Between Wedding Catering Food Options

How to Choose Between Wedding Catering Food Options

Wedding Catering is important & can be a big-ticket budget item… How do you choose? Ask any wedding guest what makes a good wedding, and their mind soon turns to catering – it’s the food that they’re really looking forward to! Whether it’s a formal sit-down dinner, a cost-effective canape service or just celebratory Champagne […]

Balancing Motherhood and a Small Business

Over the past 7 years of running a small business, I’ve had my fair share of challenges. My website crashed with 1200 people on it one night (nobody could purchase anything); a large order of the ‘little white book’ once arrived looking slightly yellowed, I’ve wasted countless hours on marketing strategies that haven’t worked, and […]

What should your Bridesmaids Pay For

What Should your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Pay For? Wedding Party Expenses

Being able to ask your closest friends and even family to be your bridesmaids and groomsmen for your big day is so exciting, and such an honour for them. They will be so flattered and excited to be included for a celebration that is so important to you both, and you will forever look back […]


DIY or BUY. Six simple sea shell projects for your wedding day.

There are many sea shell projects out there that require insane amounts of fancy pants shells (and talent). Not today – but of course we’ve also included links to buy. If you can get your hands on some oyster shells they do look fab (especially for project 1.) but all of todays DIYs can be made with […]

How to Start Wedding Planning Your First Steps Checklist

How to Start Wedding Planning: Your First Steps Checklist

You’ve just got engaged and can’t wait to start planning your wedding, the most wonderful and exciting journey! It can feel pretty overwhelming to begin with, so I hope I can help you through the entire planning process, from your first wedding planning checklists to how to budget for your wedding and everything in between. I hope […]

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