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Wedding Advice – Planning an amazing Hens Party

A bit of a fun one today… the good ol’ hens party (or bachelorette if you’re more American)! Having had a hand in organising a couple of hens parties in my time, as well as being a bridesmaid myself, I have seen a bit of everything. From chilled weekends away to more wild nights out […]

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February 28, 2020

Wedding Advice – Should I follow wedding trends?

Today we a chatting about wedding trends. Should you follow them? Is it reeeally possible to have a timeless wedding, that doesn’t “date”? The modern day bride is bombarded with wedding content at every side, from magazines to wedding blogs, not to mention Pinterest. These are all great resources full of beautiful imagery, ideas, and […]

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February 20, 2020

Manukau Heads NZ Wedding Photographer

Manukau Heads Wedding Photographer- Neil + Lydia

It’s about time I shared another real wedding with you all! I’m excited to share Lydia and Neil’s day from my last NZ wedding season. A super sweet and relaxed couple, they kindly had friends offer their private property in Manukau Heads for them to wed. If you’re an Aucklander and you’ve never explored this […]

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February 13, 2020

Wedding Advice – How to plan your dream wedding on any budget

Is it possible to plan your dream wedding on a budget? Well, it can be. With some intentional planning and realistic thinking, you can make it happen. According to most articles and evidence I can find, the average New Zealand wedding costs around $35,000. I have seen many different weddings on all different parts of […]

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February 12, 2020

Wedding Advice – Planning a Sustainable Wedding

Looking after our planet is something more and more of us are becoming educated on and taking responsibility for. With the devastation happening all over the world, you can’t deny we need to be better. There are so many things we can do in our day-to-day lives even if they are just small changes. Remembering […]

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February 6, 2020

January 2020 – Monthly Favourites

In addition to my IGTVs I wanted to started this series about things I’ve been loving… whether that be reading, watching, listening to, wearing, eating… anything! Some favourites will be wedding related for all the brides and grooms to be, and some will just be random things I’m enjoying. I thought about doing this in […]

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February 5, 2020

Wedding Advice – Your Wedding Day Timeline

Think about the season.Right from the get-go, consider the time of year you are getting married, this will determine how much light you have to work with. Are you getting married before or after daylight savings? What time will the sun set on your wedding day? Figuring these things out will help give you a […]

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January 24, 2020

Wedding Advice – Tips for avoiding wedding planning overwhelm

One of my goals this year is to share a lot more helpful content and advice for engaged couples on the wedding-planning journey. To kick things off I have put together some tips for avoiding wedding planning overwhelm! It is such a real thing, and sometimes it feels like the minute you slide that engagement […]

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January 17, 2020

Lydia Rachel Life Update – November 2019

Hey team! Sliding back in here like the wannabe long-time-no-see blogger I am and I thought it was about time for another life update post, it’s been a while. If you hark back (who says hark anymore?) to my last one (here) you’ll remember I had just moved across the world to London-town. I know many of you will have kept up with me on Instagram (where I mainly hang out) but we’ll do a quick(ish) rundown for the blog now.

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November 29, 2019

Auckland Engagement Photographer

Auckland Engagement Photographer – Shan + Andrew

Sharing this lovely engagement shoot from last NZ Summer today, with Shan and Andrew. These two won my giveaway in collaboration with Auckland Weddings last year and it was so lovely to capture them at one of their favourite little coastal spots. I’m super excited to be returning to New Zealand for the 2020/21 wedding […]

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November 5, 2019

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