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Karl & Jamie - A Coastal Wedding

25.3.19  POST CATEGORY  :  Together | Wedding | Family | Celebration

There are a few things that Jamie really hates... brussel sprouts, snakes and a petrifying fear of heights. Meeting 'Mr Awesome' was going to be very difficult considering the country she was sure would definitely house someone of such a reputation, was New Zealand. This would mean flying and well, that meant soaring to great heights!!

Jamie faced her fear with great intrepidation, along with the odd sick bag or two and duely flew out to NZ from Canada. The first thing she did when she landed in Auckland was to find a phone book to look up all the people who's last name was 'Awesome'. Imagine her disappointment when it turned out after years of anticipation, there was not one person with the surname 'Awesome'. Despite that initial letdown, she met some people she liked at the hostel she was staying at and then she left Auckland for Rotorua. One day her Mum called, but she had to cut the call short, because she had a date with a guy who she quite liked, although it was probably a mistake, because she missed her family and home, and she would be coming back to Canada within the year. And then she left New Zealand, following this guy to Port Hedland. Probably a mistake because she missed her family and she fully intended to come home. Besides that, the obvious reason for picking New Zealand over Australia in the first place was probably not to find 'Mr Awesome' really, it was that there were no snakes.

It turns out that snakes, spiders, heat, flying, being forced to go on gondolas with the family, and freezing cold Canadaian winters could not seperate these two. Karl really is Mr Awesome, and well now that makes you Jamie, Mrs Awesome.

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Mel & Phil

28.11.18  POST CATEGORY  :  Together | Wedding | Celebration

Online dating... we've probably all got a friend who's dipped their toes into this online world and meet some potential serial killers, but Phil is definitely not one of them. He's a genuine, bubbly, loveable guy who's whole face lights up when he smiles. After much long distance driving to get to know Mel, the rather smitten Phil had trully fallen for miss Melanie and it wasn't going to be long before he popped the question...

Fast foward to a stunning day in pretty Akaroa, a day calm and warm and plonked between endless amounts of rain, it couldn't have been nicer. I was doing a little internal dance exclaiming to myself over and over "the light, the light, it's so lovely!!" Mel you looked beautiful and Phil you were suitably dapper and finished off with your Grandmothers hat, made just for the occasion. How proud she would have been to see you wearing it on your wedding day, 'at long last' I can imagine her saying.

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All the best guys for a fabulous fun filled life of adventure spent together.

Venue : Mt Vernon Lodge

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Blair & Amber

20.11.18  POST CATEGORY  :  Together | Wedding | Celebration

I think it's unlikely that many girls would imagine they are going to meet the man of their dreams at the supermarket, but this is exactly what happened to Amber. She meet Blair in the deli section amongst the cold meats... it may have taken a while for Blair to melt her heart and make it his, but I can assure you their hearts belong to each other now, for definite, absolutely.

Stonebridge in Geraldine was the setting for the days events... a warm, slightly windy summery day...

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All the best guys for an amazing life together as a family!!
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Dee & Simon's Country Wedding

27.2.18  POST CATEGORY  :  Together | Wedding | Celebration
It's not every girl who would patiently wait for thirty years for the man she loves to finally put a ring on her finger, but then Dee is no ordinary girl. She's so lovely, kind and considerate and well... she'd have to be to wait that long, aye Simon ;-) 

A warm summer's day brought about the wedding of Dee's dreams, after all she's had a long time to envision how this would all play out. "Are the petals out?" she asked, "The globes above the main table?"... this was going to be beautiful!! Simon just went along with it for Dee I suspect. He's the practical, no fuss farmer type who didn't see why the ceremony should be any longer than ten minutes; I mean how many things are there that one actually has to do, in order to be legally married?  Click to view full blog post
The marquee on the side lawn of the old family homestead was ready...
The marquee on the side lawn of the old family homestead was ready...
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Jesse & Rebekah

26.2.18  POST CATEGORY  :  Wedding | Celebration | Together
This is part one, the beforehand, of a stunning summery day for Jesse and Rebekah. A day that started with hair, makeup, nail polish and flowers... and the reading of the book Slinky Malinki... didn't see that coming did you ;-) Click to view full blog post
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