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The Key to a Wedding that reflects you

Welcome to your wedding ! Your ceremony is the heart of this occasion and your marriage celebrant is the key to creating a lifelong memory that reflects you, your style, your values and also ensures you relax and enjoy the moment. What is the essence of a beautiful ceremony ? What are the qualities

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9 Ways to Include Family in Your Ceremony

       Your wedding is a time to celebrate your love together with those who are special to you. But how do you include family and friends in the ceremony?   You might be seeking a way to honour your heritage and family traditions, to acknowledge specific loved ones, or merge the new family

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The Day the Groom arrived with Blood on his Fingers

They came with many bandaids on their fingers….. At a recent wedding the happy couple and their support team arrived at their ceremony with bandaids on many fingers. When I asked what happened?’, the response was: ‘ We couldn’t work out how to pin the corsages ‘.   With one swift movement, I placed

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Will your Wedding Bring Two Cultures together ?

Is your wedding multicultural – bringing two rich cultures together in a union of celebration? Would you appreciate including some rituals or cultural stories in your ceremony , but not sure how ? Acknowledging traditions at a ceremony, such as a wedding, is a continuation of a story for the couple, family and guests.

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The Nobel Prize for a Happy Marriage

The Nobel prize for a happy marriage……?   Recently I was together with a group of marriage celebrants sharing ideas on the key ingredients for a long term happy , healthy relationship. Of course, if we knew that, we would win the Nobel prize for happy marriage!   Here are 4 ideas for you

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How much does a marriage celebrant cost ?

How much does a wedding celebrant cost ? Do you wonder how much a celebrant costs ? Do all celebrants charge the same ? You have likely found a range of pricing and inclusions when searching for any service for your wedding day – be it your venue, musicians or florist. Pricing often reflects

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9 Ways to Include Family in your Wedding Ceremony

Your wedding ceremony is a time to celebrate your love and blend your families and loved ones together. Many couples grapple with ways to include family and friends in the ceremony. You might be seeking a way to honour your heritage and family traditions. Perhaps to acknowledge specific loved ones, or merge the new

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How do you Choose the ‘One’ of your Wedding Day?

‘Love is what makes you smile when you are tired’. A simple statement from a 4 year old. Yet it apples to people of all ages. It easily fits as a feeling for ‘The One’. The choice of a lifelong partner, the one you will share your wedding ceremony, can be difficult to ‘

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Top 5 Tips for Wedding Wellness

Weddings are renowned for being stressful. But there are simple steps you can take to minimise wedding stress and have fun on your wedding day. One couple married last weekend decided to take their honeymoon before their wedding so that they could be relaxed and enjoy their wedding day. If this doesn’t work for

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Same sex Marriage is now enshrined in the law

After the drama and excitement of the same-sex marriage bill passing the House of Representatives chamber , the Governor-General signed off on marriage equality, 8 December 2017. How does this change the way marriage is celebrated and performed? When can the first same sex marriage happen ? As all couples must give their celebrant a month’s

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