Intimate Aqua, Coral & Gold Wedding

Shawn and Marilyn’s colorful wedding was truly refreshing!  The couple tried to personalize details of their big event to make it intimate and personal.  Set in Katathani Phuket Beach Resort and surrounded by friends and family, it was indeed a December to remember!

An Itimate Aqua, Coral & Gold Wedding


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How to Get Married in NZ

If you are googling for “things to do in New Zealand”;

I’ll be biased and say, “Get married!”

–Oh well, that’s just me anyway!-


There are two ways to get married in New Zealand:
a. by a registered marriage celebrant
b. in a registry office

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How to Lose Weight Before the Big Day

There is no rule saying you have to go on a wedding diet. But for some people, shedding a few pounds makes them feel their best in their dress or suit. Unfortunately, that goal might get pushed to the back burner between planning the day and attending a number of appointments. Suddenly, you find yourself a month away from your wedding and the number on the scale is the same.


Crash diets such as juice fasts or cleanses can be tempting “quick fixes” but they won’t help you reach your goal safely. They are going to rob you of the calories and energy that you need to feel good and function properly.

Restrictive diets can also take a toll on your hair, skin, and nails.

You want to go into it feeling your absolute best,

your absolute most confident, energized self.

The best way to do that is to really make sure you focus on

what you’re adding to your diet and not what you’re eliminating.

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Involve Your Groom in Wedding Planning


To succeed as a married couple, it is essential to develop good communication, teamwork, patience, and trust. All these characteristics are formed from the time you start dating, but all of the things you’ve learned will be tested once you are engaged and planning the wedding.

Planning a wedding is an enormous task that involves a lot of decision making. By working as a couple, you can avoid putting the burden on just the bride and learn how to compromise with each other. If you want your groom to become more involved, here are a few tips on how to get him to be more enthusiastic about preparing for your big day. Continue reading “Involve Your Groom in Wedding Planning”


Style Your Wedding

Cohesion is key.

Before you start trying on dresses, printing your stationery or sampling your cake – look at the big picture.

What vibe do you want to set on your wedding?   Create an overarching concept and stick to it!

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“I said YES” – now what?

I bet you still have that smiling face after getting officially engaged!

The flutter beating of your heart, that rapid breathing… that’s excitement right?

Uh… no, no!

Don’t listen to that anxious voice slowly creeping in your brain and overwhelming you with worry.

Don’t overthink, feel. 

I got your back remember?

Here’s some basic things to consider after you said ‘Yes’. Continue reading ““I said YES” – now what?”

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