Future grooms out there, I am well aware of the fact that most of the time, the spotlight falls on your bride-to-be when it comes to wedding preparation. However, as more and more of you are getting hands-on in the big-day-organising arena, I think it’s time that you get a little more attention and maybe … More Customised Suits – A Unique and Stylish Choice for Grooms
Step 1 – Come up with a budget! I know, I know. This is not a fun way to start off… BUT it is pretty important. Talk to your partner and your parents (if you’re lucky enough to have them helping out financially) and come up with a realistic budget that you can stick to. … More How To Begin Planning Your Wedding Day
On Sunday the 26th of February, I had a rare couple of hours sans-cheeky-toddler and decided the best use of my time would be to check out the Brisbane Vintage Bride Wedding Fair. If you’ve been following the blog, you’ll probably realise I love attending these events to keep a close eye on what’s on … More Six Head-Turning Ideas from the Vintage Bride Wedding Fair
Last week we were on holidays at the Sunshine Coast. Now, those of you who are parents probably know that “holiday” takes on a new meaning when you have a toddler to chase and tantrums to deal with. Nevertheless, we had a lovely time taking long walks, swimming and exploring the area together. On one … More Hidden Gem – The Ginger Factory
I can barely believe I just wrote the words “So long, 2016”. This year has felt like a blur with such a crazy whirl of activity in my household – stress, challenges, achievements and the pure joy/frustration of chasing a cheeky toddler around while he effortlessly devours (and spreads the crumbs of) 20 Jatz biscuits … More So Long, 2016!
Have you thought about getting married during the festive season? Christmas is in the air, people are starting to feel more relaxed and happy as the year winds down and everyone is in the mood to celebrate! Although December and January can be very busy, holding your wedding at this time means you can … More It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
On Sunday the 13th of November, I had the privilege of attending The Bride’s Market at Twilight in Brisbane. For my review of this fab event, click here. I wanted to share my top five favourite elements from this fun night – some on-trend tips, amazing vendors and ideas for your big day. 1. Your … More Trends and Tips from The Bride’s Market
This past Sunday evening, my lovely friend Teri and I braved the ridiculous humidity to attend The Bride’s Market at Twilight. Boy, it was worth it! This little treasure of an event is held in Milton (Brisbane, Australia) and showcases around 40-something talented local wedding vendors. As I am still ‘new’ (but old at the … More The Bride’s Market at Twilight
Our (first) wedding took place on June 24th 2012 under a leafy green tree in Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It was a sweltering hot and humid summer day, but I couldn’t have cared less – I was so excited and happy. Simon and I decided to hold our wedding … More Our New Orleans Wedding
Recently my larger-than-life 92 year old grandfather passed away. We were beyond lucky to have him in our lives for so long and I feel especially blessed that he could meet my little boy. Losing my last living grandparent has really made me reflect on the importance of family stories and honouring those special to … More Celebrating And Commemorating Loved Ones At Your Wedding