A year ago today, we said I do.

So much has changed in a year, yet our core has stayed the same. I'm learning that external factors are always going to come at us and rock our boat, some like unexpected ripples and some like loud tidal waves, but nothing will ever come close to breaking the fact that Tim is my constant, my rock, my best friend. It doesn't matter what positive or negative factors are circulating outside of our little bubble, he will always be my person.

I like to think we compliment each other in all the best ways - I am the hurricane, the dreamer - and he is the calm, the thinker.

Today, we're celebrating our first year of marriage in beautiful Queenstown, amongst the mountains and beside the lake. It's quite a different scene from our view on this day last year, but every bit just as beautiful. We've been reflecting on our wedding day over the last week and what it meant for us then and what it means for us now. On the 4th of March, 2016, after half a decade of boyfriend and girlfriend-ing, we finally got to become one in front of God, our family and our friends (and as an added bonus, I got the honour of taking on the coolest last name ever as my own!).

I don't really understand why people say "the first year of marriage is so hard", because it really hasn't been that way for us. Sure, we've had our moments and we've learnt A LOT about each other, but we feel so blessed that that statement doesn't feel like it manifested for us. Marrying Tim was, and is, the best decision I've ever made.

We've never actually posted an extended blog post with photos from our wedding, and a lot of you have asked over the last twelve months! Today's your lucky day ;) All photos were taken by our incredibly talented friend, Sam (Samantha Heather Photography) and if you're looking for a wedding photographer, we can not recommend her enough. She captured our day perfectly and I'd fly her over from Australia again in a heartbeat if we were getting married again!


  1. Wow! You look gorgeous in these pictures. Congratulations on your anniversary. My wedding is also around the corner and I am glad I came across this post. There are so many good ideas that I can get from this post. I have also finalized one of the outdoor NYC wedding venues for the day.

  2. Nice photography. thanks for sharing.
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