Entries by Margie McCumstie

Short Speeches, Big Impact

On this episode of The Wedding Wombat, we chat with Eddie Rice about his newly released book “Short Speeches, Big Impact” and get the best tips and tricks to help parents, bridal parties and couples navigate the reception speeches with ease! Grab your pen and paper because this episode is practical and supportive or better […]

Geeky & Gorgeous!

In this episode of The Wedding Wombat, we explore options for unique weddings with a geeky bent! Yes, that’s right if you love Star Wars, Dr Who or a Trekkie, this is the episode for you! Or maybe you love your Joss Whedon or are a fantasy fiend- there is something for every geek in […]

The Relationship Circle

This special Valentine’s episode of the Wedding Wombat is all about relationships. All relationships have times when they are HOT and times when they are NOT… so in this episode, we talk about how to have healthy relationships- even during the wedding planning process and how to make sure your marriage is happy and loving. […]

Shedding for the Wedding?

To shed before you wed…. or not? This month we discuss the pressure to lose weight to fit a dress on the day and our podcast guest is the fabulous Stel Coombe-Heath from Wholesome Lifestyle Project. Stel is a binge eating and emotional eating recovery specialist and  the #1 authority in helping busy women stop […]

Top Five of 2020 and 2021

Hello my friends and welcome to another episode of The Wedding Wombat and the last one for the year 2021! It has been another tough year for everyone planning their weddings and equally for all of us working in the wedding industry! In this episode, we are looking back at the last two years and […]

Married. Now what? The Nuts and Bolts of Name Change and Insurance.

Welcome back after lockdown and restrictions! Weddings are back and so are we! This is a bumper episode with not one, but two great guests! This episode we speak to the charismatic Wayne Lennan. Wayne is a specialist in advising, creating and servicing Risk Insurance Programmes (Life Insurance, Income Protection, Keyman Insurance, Partnership Protection) for […]

Wine pairs nicely with good friends

In this episode, we chat with Julie Newman from award winning business Hunter Valley Tours, who run affordable and accessible tours in the Hunter Valley… and so much more! We had a few audio technical issues with this episode but persevere- especially if you are planning a pre-wedding event in the Hunter Valley or need […]

Top 10 Ceremony Exit Songs

In 2020, one of the most popular and listened to episodes was my 25 entry songs worth considering. So many of you loved the collection of entry songs and reached out wanting a follow up episode of exit songs… so here it is! Here’s the link to my playlist with all 25 songs- https://open.spotify.com/playlist/73yoQixTUgiBNRmYVsvQ3L?si=38oaTuLkRMWLG7Xh7zbExQ Contact […]

Top Five Budget Friendly Wedding Favours (Under $2)

  In this short but sweet episode of the Wedding Wombat, we are exploring options for bonbonierre or wedding favours for the budget conscious bride. Is it possible to have a special little gift for your guests without breaking the budget? My answer is yes! And each of the Top 5 come in UNDER $2! […]

A Hidden Gem- Micro Weddings at North Arm Cove

Hello and welcome to the first episode back in 2021 after a well earned break! So much has happened since we last chatted and we will get into that in today’s show. Plus, we talk with 3 wedding vendors who have joined with me to create something rather special- today’s episode has some big ideas […]