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Marta and Stephen say I Do

I love Marta and Stephen. I met them at another dear couples wedding Leonie and Samir's at Bells last year and we hit it off.  Originally Marta and Stephen were planning to travel back to Stephen's homeland in England to marry, but it was all too bureaucratic to achieve and early [...]

By | 2015-07-16T14:13:55+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Relationships, Uncategorized, Weddings|Comments Off on Marta and Stephen say I Do

Wollombi Wedding

It's not every day this celebrant gets permission to wear her suede caramel crop boots for ceremony.  Misty and Ryan were married at a family members home on the amazing ridge of Wollombi Valley in the most OMG country fab wedding I have seen for a while. Misty and Ryan [...]

By | 2015-08-08T16:35:08+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wollombi Wedding

It’s ok, don’t panic, he’s just a teenager!

Kidz on the Coast article (May 2015) Nothing makes you feel old, instantly, than the stark distance between you and your teenager. My natural youthfulness and hipster ways fade immediately with a disgruntled grunt and eye-rolling snarl (or what’s otherwise known as communication efforts sometimes) from teenage son number one. [...]

By | 2015-06-05T15:50:27+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s ok, don’t panic, he’s just a teenager!

Congratulations Mr and Mrs Archer

Lauren and Chris Archer were married at Shelly Beach Golf Club in what was a miracle of a sunny sunny Saturday in April. Childhood sweethearts, wickedly funny and down to earth, this couple were so easy to work with, a delight! Their celebrations were complete with an  "all in"  family [...]

By | 2015-04-30T16:45:45+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations Mr and Mrs Archer

Enabling mistakes – a life & love lesson for an over achieving mum

My new high school teenager had his first big school project due this week.  The lead up involved many acts of nagging, reminding, threatening to get him started and still, it took till the last weekend to see a flurry of stress and activity arise from him. And even then, [...]

By | 2015-04-30T15:34:16+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Enabling mistakes – a life & love lesson for an over achieving mum