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...
2017 weddings by the numbers

2017 weddings by the numbers

In other posts I’ve written I’ve had a lot of fun with wedding predictions, just last week my 2017 wedding trends post went live on Yahoo7 Be, but this post is pure numbers. Numbers can mean everything/or nothing, so here’s my explanation of the...
Wedding mistakes you didn’t know existed

Wedding mistakes you didn’t know existed

Yahoo7 Be asked me to help their readers save their wedding by not making traditional mistakes, I list six things you can ditch, here’s one: Ditch the rehearsal: The wedding rehearsal exists either because we needed something to name the “before the...
Marriage Amnesty day 2016 in photos

Marriage Amnesty day 2016 in photos

September 24 2016 saw Newtown brewery, Young Henry’s, filled with couples being married. For the full explanation, visit the original blog post. I could prattle on about the day for ever, but the photos tell the story better. Morgan Roberts and Elle Dawson-Scott...
Casual at casuarina

Casual at casuarina

Kirsten and Scott are two of those disgusting high school sweethearts that just ooze love and affection. I’d love for you to meet them! So I sat down and asked them a bunch of questions about creating their wedding, the whys, the hows, the whats, and thought...
A riverside delight

A riverside delight

Simone stood on the banks of the Brisbane River outside of Northshore Harbour Cafe and made the commitment to “fill our home with good food, entertain you with endless impersonations, and to continue our adventures together” and to”be patient when...
Weddings: not as important as marriages

Weddings: not as important as marriages

If you spend a few moments in a  glossy wedding magazine, or reading some stupid article about weddings from the mainstream media within the first few moments you’re often provided the timely reminder that a wedding is either: the most important day of your...
Thinking about wedding creation differently

Thinking about wedding creation differently

Creating and running an event is a skill worthy of a university degree. Seriously, people go to university for four years to learn the skills that you’re trying to enact in creating your own wedding. So apart from really good advice along the lines of “hire a wedding planner for the love of God and your own sanity”, I thought I’d put some thoughts of my own into a blog post about how you could take your wedding planning in a personal and intimate direction.

What’s left over

What’s left over

After the big budget day, the stress and the drinks, all of the things that make up a wedding day, what have you got left over? That’s the thought in my mind as I’m planning most things, like blog posts, or workshops, or events or date nights. How will it...
Questions to ask yourself for your vows

Questions to ask yourself for your vows

Stuck writing vows? Instead of trying to construct sentences, print out this blog post and answer these questions. From the answers you’ll have, I think you’ll have a pretty good foundation for creating some vows. What are the purpose of YOUR wedding vows?...