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Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends

7 WEDDING TRENDS BORN OUT OF COVIDWith near elimination of weddings in 2020 and smaller, localised weddings in 2021, one has to wonder if some of the concessions made to ensure weddings went ahead over the last couple of years will carry over into weddings of the...

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Wedding songs

Wedding songs

TOP WEDDING SONGS: Part 1A Classical ProcessionFrom the walk down the aisle to the first dance the task of choosing the perfect song for your big day can be more daunting than figuring out which uncle to keep the furthest away from the bar. We’ve compiled a list of...

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Wedding Party Favours

Wedding Party Favours

DO ME A FAVOUR8 Wedding Favour IdeasWedding party favours have become such an established part of the occasion that they almost seem compulsory. The origin story is a little unclear. Some records have favours dating back to the 16th century in England where bridal...

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Top 10 Wedding Films

Top 10 Wedding Films

10 OF THE BEST WEDDING COMEDIES (To Help Relieve Wedding Stress)Written by Nate HamonMaybe you’re preparing for your own wedding and need some stress relief. Maybe you’re a qualified wedding celebrant looking for some inspiration (or you want to become a...

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How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Speak The Ways

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Speak The Ways

Music and poetry are the crushed nuts and cherry atop of the sundae that is a wedding ceremony. We’ve talked about finding the right music in previous blogs so it’s time to talk about its bedfellow.
Poetry can be found in many places from classic collections to romantic lines from literature to your favourite Rom-com.
You may be a certified and fully qualified marriage celebrant, a couple getting married, a planner or someone assigned to provide a poetic reading.
Here’s a list to help you to get started on your search for those perfect lines.

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Love, Zombies & Smartphones

Love, Zombies & Smartphones

LOVE, ZOMBIES & SMARTPHONES: How to Become a Romantic Lead in Your Own Life as Shown by the Unlikeliest of Romantic Leads. If you don’t remember the 2004 film Shaun of the Dead, it’s because you haven’t seen Shaun of the Dead and if you haven’t seen Shaun of...

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Colour your wedding

Colour your wedding

IT’S A NICE DAY FOR A COLOURFUL WEDDINGYou’re getting married soon, or you’ve been asked to help with wedding plans or maybe you’re a marriage celebrant who is often asked for advice because your “finger’s on the pulse”? Here’s something to consider, colour! Call...

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Zoolander

Zoolander

Advice for Couples from Derek ZoolanderIn the year of YTK panic and Destiny’s Child, actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor tied the knot (a year before they both starred in the hit comedy Zoolander). 17 years later, this Hollywood couple called it quits. “With...

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Games

Games

HOT GAMES FOR HOT COUPLESDo you enjoy games? Are they usually solo games on your phone or game console? One of the best ways to keep the fires of romance burning is to have fun with your partner. One of the best ways to have fun is to play games.So let’s get that...

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The First Romantic Movie

The First Romantic Movie

The First Romantic MoviesThe year was 1896. It was the year that the X-Ray was invented, the first modern Olympics was held in Athens, and the first “Romance” film was released. The Romance section at Blockbuster didn’t require much shelf-space I guess.Film was in...

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Stranger danger

Stranger danger

A FRIEND MAY BE WAITING BEHIND A STRANGER’S FACEBeing around strangers is stressful. Studies show that it causes our stress hormone, cortisol, to go up. But why? And how do we overcome it? There are a couple of reasons for this reaction.As humans we have lived for...