September 2016 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

September 2016 archive

O for (Awesome) October – 31 reasons for 31 awesome days!

If you’kor not a Kiwi (or if you’re a Kiwi who’s not familiar with David Tua’s incredible wheel of fortune gaffe) you probably have no idea why O stands for an Awesome October.  If you’re not yet convinced, let me count the ways this October is totally “O for Awesome” and why, even if the weather hasn’t quite […] Read more…

Top 5 Wedding Planning Tools (That Aren’t Pinterest!)

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I loved planning my wedding, but even more than that, I love helping other people to plan their weddings.  I started by writing blog posts, then I created a free e-book, and then I literally “wrote the book” to help people plan their weddings.  In case you thought I was done… I then collaborated with another […] Read more…

She Said Yes… We Said Vegas! From SIN-CITY to SKYCITY

Whether you’re Bridesmaids biggest fan (and who isn’t?) or inspired by the antics of The Hangover – the allure of a Las Vegas Bachelorette Party cannot be denied. For an outrageous final night’s girls’ trip and raucous “what happens in Vegas” fun, Sin City is the obvious choice.  For most, though, a weekend away to Nevada is just a […] Read more…

How much does a wedding cost?

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Q. How much does a wedding cost? A. Lots. B. More than you think. C. Whatever you damn well want it to cost! It’s a question asked by hundreds of thousands around the world* perhaps, but not always, in hushed tones and plotting whatever kind of “I lost my wallet” excuses necessary. *(or 420,000 times per […] Read more…

Film Review: Bridget Jones’s Baby

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Bridget Jones’s Baby is officially released on 22 September, but Mr Darcy turned my Birthday/Honeymoon week into a trifecta of awesome with an invitation to the premiere. This week is the Mr Right I have been waiting my whole life to meet… It’s a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts going okay, another falls […] Read more…

Make no mistake – Beautiful Wedding Inspiration and Beautiful Wedding Advice

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This stunning Taylor’s Mistake shoot is the result of a collaboration between a group of South Island creatives sure to inspire, but rather than just share their creative genius, I asked them for pearls of wedding planning wisdom too. With collective decades in the in wedding industry collectively, their wedding advice is as beautiful as their wedding inspiration. […] Read more…

Spring into Spring after a cold, dry winter

I have a sun-filled honeymoon to look forward to really, really soon, but in the meantime my skin has weathered New Zealand’s worst this winter: chapped lips in Christchurch, dry skin from airconditioning, wind-burn from the slopes, and being pelted with hail in Auckland… let’s not stven mention the bad hair days. In preparation for my honeymoon, […] Read more…