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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 …

Marriage Vows You May Not Have Thought Of…..

Marriage Vows…….. What do you really want to say to your partner on the most important day in your relationship? Remember when people used to promise to love, honour and OBEY????? There are a lot of people out there who still choose to say these words because…. tradition!  But realistically, in your everyday married lives, …

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Council Permit ? Do You Need One For Your Wedding ?

If you’re thinking of having your beautiful wedding ceremony in a park or on the beach or in any type of public place, then some city councils require you to apply for a permit. Photo: shelleywiltonphotography.com Each council has its own set of rules and regulations and it’s best to look up the website or call …

Give Me The Stats – STAT!

Here are some interesting marriage statistics according to the Australian Bureau or Statistics (ABS) from 2013 – Publish in November 2014 (it takes a while to compile all that data) Did you know……… There were 118,963 marriages registered in Australia in 2013 72.5% of those marriages were are performed by a civil celebrant Photo: Don Benson …

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Blessingway Ceremony

What is a Blessingway Ceremony? I hear you all cry….. Photo: Christine Chrisman A blessingway or mother’s blessing* is a wonderful alternative to a traditional ‘baby shower’ that is held for a woman approaching birth.  A baby shower tends to focus on the baby – presents of the baby and games centred around the baby, whereas the …

Communication is the Key……. sorry, what? I wasn’t listening.

Communication Is The Key Be who you are You came to the relationship as whole people, with your own identities and a purpose in life. Share your happiness, look forward to everything you’ll do together, make choices and decisions together, feel better about everything when your partner walks in the room, and miss them when they’ve …