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Your pre-wedding grooming guide: hair, skin, tan & nails beauty regimen

Your pre-wedding beauty regime starts here Hopefully you’ll also be reading the Ultimate guide to pre-wedding skincare, because there’s simply too much to squeeze in here on skincare, but at the very least, overhaul your skincare 3-4 months out and book yourself a professional facial 6-8 weeks out from your wedding. I swear by Dermalogica […]

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3 Reasons to Rock Flats on Your Wedding Day

As you may already know, I’ve just spent five (long) weeks in a cast, and now I’m stuck in flats, which got me thinking about the choice to wear flat shoes on your wedding day. I’m a little over 5 foot, my husband is 6″4, and I love wearing heels, but by the end of […]

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Silver Linings: How Covid-19 Could Save You from Wedding Planning Stress and Expense

Border-closures, lockdowns, event capacity restrictions and general limits on the freedoms we are so used to… Covid-19 has wreaked havoc worldwide, especially for those who’d planned weddings in 2020. As New Zealand returns to life post-lockdown for a second time (with event restrictions finally lifting), weddings have begun to resume across the country. Of course, […]

How to Prioritise Your Wedding and Plan your Wedding with Purpose

Through planning our own wedding and helping thousands of other brides with theirs since, I’ve worked out how best to plan your wedding with purpose, according only to what’s really important to you (and what fits within your wedding budget). Why do you need to Prioritise your Wedding? If you’ve just started wedding planning, it’s […]

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The Best Pregnancy/Maternity pants and Breastfeeding Clothes

I’m almost half way into my second pregnancy, and honestly, I’m spending at least 16 hours a day in maternity wear, so I may as well share my advice. I get asked about what I love and why I choose it often, so here are my thoughts on the best to buy while pregnant and also […]


A Waiorongomai Farm Heritage Wedding | Scottish & Welsh

Inspired by fur, feathers and forest, today’s magical wedding took place in a quaint church and 300 hectares of Wairarapa native bush (amazing!), with plenty of unique personal touches celebrating the couples Scottish and Welsh heritage. Captured beautifully by the always awesome David Le,  there is plenty of inspiration here for all brides to be, including […]


8 Alternative (& AWESOME!) Flavours For Your Wedding Cake

Since discovering we are growing a human baby I have developed a sweet tooth like I have never experienced before (seriously move over biarch because that chocolate brownie in the cafe cabinet is mine and I am ready to fight for it!). One thing I have been craving is sweet goodies with a bit of […]

How to Choose the Makeup Artist for your Wedding Day (and do you need one?)

You’ve already done a little research leading you to a make-up artist that seems to tick all the bridal boxes, but now you’re wondering what you should be asking them, and whether it’s worth the investment. I spoke to a couple of well-renowned make-up artists Larissa Carlson and Annalee Muggeridge/Kemsley to get their advice on […]

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The TOP 8 Islands in the South Pacific to Honeymoon (or even say “I do”!)

In my 30 years on this earth I am grateful to have frolicked on many beautiful beaches, but most of my favourite are still in our local Pacific! When it comes to your honeymoon you don’t have to spend days on long haul flights to find a perfect paradise! The Pacific Islands has everything you need […]

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