Totally splurge on these things at your wedding

Totally splurge on these things at your wedding

There’s a thousand articles spread across this fine establishment we are lucky enough to publish on called the Internet that list in great number all the things you can save money on at your wedding. I’m going to try and turn the tide a little and encourage you to empty your wallet on a few select products or services if only because a wedding is a luxury.

Keeping that guest list low

Weddings are getting smaller and smaller, and it’s actually quite nice. I was interviewed for Mozo’s blog recently: “I attribute this to the cost of catering and wait staff ever increasing, the growing value of intimate marriage celebrations over “keeping...
The big guide on getting married overseas

The big guide on getting married overseas

Anyone tuned into my socials would see that Britt and I spend one to three months a year in countries without a Waltzing Matilda or a koala in sight, for weddings and elopements. Whether it’s a Bali wedding, a New Zealand elopement, or a Canadian marriage ceremony, we’ve got you covered.

In this article just wanted to lay out really simply how the legal side of getting married overseas works when I’m your marriage celebrant.

Missing Dave

Missing Dave

My favourite thing about weddings is that they’re a rare sanctioned time for all of us to be real with each other. We say things we don’t normally say and talk about things we don’t normally talk about. We’re encouraging, honest, and again,...
A Duchess’s Dillemma: the aisle

A Duchess’s Dillemma: the aisle

Over my long career creating wedding ceremonies there have been numerous occasions where a parent, or parents couldn’t attend their child’s wedding. At our own wedding it was because some weren’t invited, at others their parents could not be present on the day because...
Is social media destroying weddings?

Is social media destroying weddings?

Instant apologies for the clickbait headline, but lets be honest, if I’d used my original headline “The internet isn’t having your wedding, only you are” there was a 50% less of a chance of you getting this far into the piece. And luckily for...
Disgustingly awesome wedding vows

Disgustingly awesome wedding vows

If you’re wondering what awesome and personal wedding vows look like then you need to put the rest of the world on hold for four minutes, click play, and get disgusted by Josh and Emma’s marriage ceremony at White Chapel Kalbar. The other photos in this...
A checklist for your pre-wedding checklist

A checklist for your pre-wedding checklist

WeddingWire have given me an idea to write about something that is right down my alley, and something I wish I could talk to everyone about: the pre-pre-wedding checklist. Having a wedding checklist like this one from my friends at WeddingWire is key to staying on...
How much does an Australian wedding cost?

How much does an Australian wedding cost?

Here’s a simple truth: an Australian wedding costs what an Australian wedding costs. Your budget is going to be unique to you, and ours was unique to us, but let me lay down what I think some averages are. If you’re an industry rep, email me if you think...