Category Archives for "Bridechilla Back Catalogue"

325- Rethinking Using Wedding Traditions

When it comes to wedding traditions, can you have your wedding cake and eat it too? Of course you can. Now grab your cake bib and let’s get eating. Just as it takes people to start traditions, it takes people to end them. You are those people. You are tradition trailblazers, pioneers of new, non-hokey […]

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324 – Bridechilla Q&A- Bridal Party Dramas

I am delighted to welcome a special co-host to join me to answer you Bridechilla wedding planning questions, Bridechilla Directory member, wedding planner and podcaster, Cindy Savage from, an Aisle Less Travelled. We talk the values of the metric system, sewing and of course answer your wedding planning questions which this episode are all based […]

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323- Bridechilla Invitation Etiquette with Tifany Wunschl

Etiquette is a tricky subject that in Bridechilla land is an evolving subject. On this episode of Bridechilla, I invite invitation designer Tifany Wunschl, the owner and lead designer of Gourmet Invitations to share her insights on all of the etiquette surrounding invitations and gifting, the ‘proper way’ to say things and avoid tricky situations, […]

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322- The F*ck it Bucket Part 2- Vendor Edition

The fuck it bucket is where you put all of the jobs and things and things to buy you thought you would get around to doing before your wedding but have run out of time or care. These items are tasks are things you thought would be important at the early stages of planning but […]

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321- Adulting With Money with Dan Hinz

Wedding planning and budgeting can sometimes highlight differences in the way we work with money and our expectations as an individual about how money is handled. A lot of couples admit that they have the same ‘money argument’ over and over again and this is understandable as we all have different money stories (the foundation […]

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Lessons from the Royal Wedding for Bridechillas

Lessons from the Royal Wedding for Bridechillas Meghan Ely, OFD Consulting Unless you’ve been living under a rock or trying the “unplugged” trend (more power to you), you’ll know that it’s finally Royal Wedding week! Prince Harry is about to marry his American sweetheart Meghan Markle. Some of us might’ve been counting down the days a little too […]

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319: Non-traditional Invitation Wording & Stationery Design

Designer Kasey Kyprianou from Revelry and Heart joins me on the Bridechilla Podcast to talk about invitation etiquette and the design process- how stationery can tell your guests so much about your wedding (even before text is added). Kasey shares her valuable insights into working with a designer vs DIY your stationery, her top invitation […]

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Aleisha and Rich’s Wedding

This post was originally featured in Cosmo Bride. I’ve updated the tense but otherwise it was how I wrote it 6 years ago. I’ve learned a lot since then but you can absolutely see the beginnings of Bridechilla in my words.   Engagement I met my Mr Right, the deliciously lovely Rich on facebook. No kidding. It’s […]

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318- A Short Engagement: Getting Hitched in a Hurry

Why are we always being told that it takes 12- 24 months to plan a wedding? What if you want to get hitched in the next 6 months? When Author Karley Kiker announced that after getting engaged in March and was to be married by July (four months later) she realised that there were precious […]

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317- Bridechilla Wedding Planning Q&A

It’s Bridechilla Q&A- a longer episode because there is just so damn much to cover. Some rather excellent voice messages from Bridechillas about body image and disability, Bridechilla Becky is after self-catering wedding advice (for 70 people) and Bridechilla Katie has just watched a documentary on Netflix ‘The True Cost’ that looks at manufacturing and […]

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