Real Weddings: Andrea and Aaron’s Medieval Picnic Wedding


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I’ve said this before, but the best part of being a wedding celebrant is being able to be such a vital part of a couple being able to come together and make their commitment to each other. And that awesomeness is magnified a hundredfold when you are able to marry close friends and family. Andrea […]




Attention Wedding Vendors: I’m speaking at the Wedding Business Evolution Summit

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Hi everyone! So, although most of you reading this blog are brides or grooms, there are a few of you other there running businesses whose products and services are aimed at the wedding market. Well, in my day job as a copywriter and professional blogger, I deal with a lot of wedding businesses, so I’ve […]




Lord of the Rings Wedding in NZ Women’s Weekly!


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On 11 November, I was blessed to officiate at a truly unique wedding ceremony. James and Jen Knoeson wanted to tie the knot like Arwen and Aragorn in true Lord of the Rings style. In the picturesque gardens of the Bridgewater Country Estate, the couple said their vows dressed in elven finery, and I performed […]




Real Weddings: Lee and Chrissy’s laid back Heavy Metal concert wedding


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Every wedding is special, but for the wedding celebrant, the first wedding they officiate definitely remains in their mind. And if their first wedding happens to be a heavy metal show for two close friendly and incredible awesome people, well … it’s definitely a occasion to remember for the rest of your life! Lee and […]




Steampunk Wedding Video on YouTube

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Remember the beautiful Steampunk Wedding Shoot we shot a few months ago? Well, my wonderful friend James Beck (wife of Jaimee of Cog and Compass fame) has just released our official steampunk wedding video – featuing all the details and behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot. This is a great way to see how a shoot […]




Steampunk Wedding Shoot: Heritage, Jess Manning Photography, Cog and Compass and more.

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I am a lucky girl to have such talented friends. When I sent a message out on Facebook asking my crew if anyone wanted to help me put together a steampunk-themed shoot, within a day I had a solid crew of designers, photographers, cupcake bakers, makeup artists and models ready at my beck and call. […]