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It’s important to continue learning about your partner

Our lives are constantly changing and evolving. This is inevitable. So why do we think that once we get married – that’s it, we don’t have to try to keep connecting with our partner?  A marriage is a union of two separate people who will face personal challenges that may differ from their partners, so …

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Coronavirus and your wedding

Wow! It seems that almost overnight we find ourselves in a world that we don’t recognise. Events being cancelled, venues closing their doors indefinitely and bans and limits on gatherings…. all of these things could affect your wedding.

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Love wins

Marriage Equality! On the 7th of December 2017 the Australian Government finally passed a law that allowed same sex couples to marry, giving all couples the same rights when it comes to immediate recognition of their relationship, overseas marriage, family, spousal maintenance, divorce, next of kin and property settlement. This has been a long and …

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Wedding Day Coordinator

Have you thought about appointing a “Wedding Day Co-ordinator”? Think about your day….. You’re getting ready. Your best pals are helping you fasten your buttonhole or position your headpiece. Neither of you have got time to be worrying about whether: The harp player hasn’t turned up If the hire chairs are clean Aunty Margie can’t …

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Do We Need a Wedding Rehearsal?

Do we really need a Wedding Rehearsal? This is a question that is asked by nearly every couple. The answer is pretty easy…… you don’t NEED a wedding rehearsal, but here are few reasons you might WANT a wedding rehearsal. Having a run through at the location of your ceremony eases the nerves. If you …

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Destination Wedding

Destination Weddings They are all the rage at the moment – and why not? Fiji  |   Phuket  |  Maldives  |  Bali You may fancy a neutral location for your destination wedding that is equal distance for all your guests? A beautiful, tropical beach location – a place that could double as your honeymoon, surrounded …

Harmony Day – Celebrating Cultural Diversity

This week, in each state of Australia, we are celebrating Cultural Diversity with Harmony Day on the 21st March  Harmony Week brings people together from all walks of life to promote community harmony and to celebrate the many cultures that make our country so vibrant.  There are some fascinating statistics about Australia’s diversity.  Did you know: *around 45 per cent of …

Wedding Anniversary Symbols

I belong to a fabulous celebrant association called: Civil Celebrants Network CCN and recently I wrote a blog post for our association blog all about where wedding anniversary symbols originated.  I found it so interesting that I wanted to share it here with you as well. Enjoy……… Have you ever wondered about what wedding anniversary symbols …

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The Power of Celebration

This post “What is the Power of Celebration?” written by Certified Career and Life Coach, Michael Feeley was found in The Huffington Post and was read by yours truly after a meeting of celebrant colleagues had discussed how fabulous it was and how it embodied the true meaning of celebration. I wanted to share it here with …

A Beautiful Vintage Inspired Wedding

When my friends, Tanya and Nick got married at their vintage inspired wedding, everything was so gloriously beautiful that an article was written on the Love My Dress blog entitled: PEACOCKS AND BUTTERFLIES – AN ELEGANT 1920S GATSBY AND 1930S DECO ELEGANCE INSPIRED WEDDING By Annabel at www.lovemydress.net Please enjoy……. A Beautiful, Vintage Inspired Wedding Not …