Q&A: What Exactly Does A Wedding Stylist Do?

Q&A: What Exactly Does A Wedding Stylist Do?

I sat down with Hayley Harding of Hayley and Co. to discuss all things styling. Hayley and Co. offer bespoke styling and design for any occasion, everything from weddings to retail brand launches. After attending an incredible store opening Hayley styled, I knew we needed her help creating the vision for our wedding. Not only [...]

What I’ve learned in five years of blogging

What I’ve learned in five years of blogging

Hi friends, I haven't written a 'musings' post in quite some time. I'm trying to find my voice as a blogger and my place in this ever-evolving industry. That said, this is Prairie Girl Musings, after all, so reflections are expected from time to time. I wanted to share a few things I've learnt since starting Prairie [...]

What’s On In Waipara: The Food Farm

What’s On In Waipara: The Food Farm

Last weekend I met with Angela and Nick Clifford, who have been in the wine industry for twenty years. Since moving back to North Canterbury twelve years ago, they have unearthed the region's potential: Waipara is unique in that "it's perfectly positioned geographically and geologically to grow both food and wine." The Food Farm came to fruition when the pair [...]

MINI Adventures

MINI Adventures

Christchurch is a relatively compact and cycle-friendly city. Since I live and work in the CBD, it's rare that I drive at all during the week. That said, there's plenty to explore outside the central city and nothing beats a weekend excursion with good company. I'm an advocate for road trips and discovering new parts of [...]