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We’re Engaged! Now What??

We’re Engaged! Now What??

Now we're engaged, crikey! We need a celebrant! Madly search Google, find me, think to yourself – Mmmm, she looks alright (137 five-star reviews don’t lie LOL), and then do the following: Step 1: Call or email me for a quick chat about your wedding and to check my...

Nailing Your Vows

Nailing Your Vows

So, you've decided to write your own wedding vows! Make it easy on yourself and read my awesome tips before you begin! The secrets to nailing your vows! Before the wedding day...   Shift your mindset. Don’t get caught up on the word “vow” as that word itself...

INDUSTRY SHOUT-OUT!! WEDDINGS OF DISTINCTION

INDUSTRY SHOUT-OUT!! WEDDINGS OF DISTINCTION

  With ever more DIY weddings on the go, where else would you look for expert guidance and advice - as well as an enormous range of products - than here!! These guys have been in the business for over 20 years and are the original (and the best!) garden wedding...

Bringing The Giving Away of the Bride into the 21st Century!

Bringing The Giving Away of the Bride into the 21st Century!

This video is designed to demystify and modernise an age old custom used in many wedding ceremonies, known as The giving away of the Bride. Hi there and Welcome! Today I’m going to talk to you about the giving away of the bride.This ritual has a long history.In Roman...

How to Have an ISO Wedding Legally!!

How to Have an ISO Wedding Legally!!

  These are STR-A-A-A-A-NGE times indeed! But if you are still wanting/needing to marry, and are happy to abide by the 5-person ruling as outlined below, please read on .. The 5-person rule (as of 25/03/2020) Victorian celebrants have been advised of the...

Five Cultural Backgrounds – One Couple!!!!

Five Cultural Backgrounds – One Couple!!!!

Late last year I was honoured to be the one to get these two hitched after a romance than spanned, not only the years, but also the continents. Shihai was born in China and then lived in Japan. Steph was born in Australia, to parents of Austrian and Dutch backgrounds...

Top Tips for a Kick-A Wedding

Top Tips for a Kick-A Wedding

Someone asked me the other day, for my advice about having a really fabulous wedding.

I thought for a bit, and realised it’s not easy to put into just a few words, but here goes!

Just Married? What’s in a Name?

Just Married? What’s in a Name?

The great thing about being married legally in Australia is that you only change your name by usage and not by law.

There is no actual registration of your married name, you just start using it.

THREE Weddings and a Funeral!!

THREE Weddings and a Funeral!!

I’m not going to make a habit of this, I promise! But last week I did some amazing ceremonies – let me tell you about them! The first one was at Jell’s Park in Wheeler’s Hill. Mostly known for sporting activities (well, in MY household it is), the setting for Bree and...

Who Doesn’t Love a Gatsby Wedding??

Who Doesn’t Love a Gatsby Wedding??

Ros and Rob were truly fated to meet one another – thanks to eHarmony!! Rob was about to give up the whole process – he was SO OVER the whole internet dating scene. Ros, on the other hand, had only just started, and even though she quickly realised what hard work it...

A Wintry Wedding Tale !

A Wintry Wedding Tale !

Even a cold, grey afternoon with a dull sky, and intermittent showers, couldn’t dull the smiles of this absolutely delightful bride and her utterly adorable groom. Sarah and Daniel chose a venue that is arguably one of the best kept secrets in the eastern suburbs of...

The Future of .. Wedding Memories

The Future of .. Wedding Memories

Think you know where the future of keeping your memories of your wedding day alive is going? Think you know where the future of keeping your memories of your wedding day alive is going? Check out these ideas!! LIVE VIDEO STREAMING I’ve already done a few wedding...

10 Top Tips for SURPRISE WEDDINGS!! All You Need To Know :)

10 Top Tips for SURPRISE WEDDINGS!! All You Need To Know 🙂

Surprise Weddings are absolutely awesome fun. The planning can be a little bit stressful – “keeping mum” is the hardest part - that, and not making a slip-up!! However, over the years I’ve picked up a few very handy hints that might help you make YOURS the complete...

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