ETHICAL JEWELLERY AND WEDDING PLANNING BLOG

In Defence of Halloween

In Defence of Halloween

This is going to come as a HUGE SHOCK to our American friends out there, but there is a strong and vocal anti-Halloween contingent in New Zealand....
Hey!  We Got Married!! Two years ago.

Hey! We Got Married!! Two years ago.

Do you wanna know about our wedding?  Do you love super photo-heavy blog posts? Do you have a super-high tolerance for narcissism and giggly, sappy...
A Sweet Night

A Sweet Night

So, most parents have a sense of bedtime urgency that kicks in about halfway through dinner when the conversation has dissolved into shouting about...
Winter Wedding Rings

Winter Wedding Rings

A little round up of my favourite winter wedding rings.  Such a fun time to get married!  Snowy, cuddly fires, men in suits, hot toddy's, all so de...
Our Epic Journey Finale:  Hawaii

Our Epic Journey Finale: Hawaii

I don't know if you know this about me (Laurel), but I've got some incredible friends.  The kind of friends that you can be a total ass around and ...
Eco Friendly Wedding Decorations

Eco Friendly Wedding Decorations

Tips!  I love tips.  Everyone loves tips.  That's why Pinterest is so popular.  I spend a lot of time hanging out in the world of internet weddings...
Holiday Ordering Information

Holiday Ordering Information

  It's that time of year again! Merry Merry!  So that we can enjoy the (far too short) New Zealand Summer, we dedicate this time every year to ...
Our Epic Journey Part 3 - Texas!

Our Epic Journey Part 3 - Texas!

So, I've been trying for weeks to write this post, but it's hard ya'll, so I think we might just have to settle for a photo essay.  Texas is big an...
Our Epic Journey Part Two!

Our Epic Journey Part Two!

After selling our souls to Disney (or rather paying large sums of money to surrender them), we said our goodbyes to the best hosts ever and set off...
Our Epic Journey, Part 1

Our Epic Journey, Part 1

Well, we're home.  This past June, we headed off on a 2 month overseas adventure thanks to the kind understanding of all of our lovely customers, t...
We're going on a field trip!

We're going on a field trip!

We're heading to Texas so the boys can experience the "other half" of their roots whilst avoiding rattlesnakes and eating lots of BBQ.  Pip will ...
A Big Day!

A Big Day!

Earlier this month, our oldest boy, Henry, started school.  Here in New Zealand, kids usually start on their 5th birthdays, but none of us were qui...