From ancient drums to communicate over long distances, to the modern streaming of spotify, music is all around us and is an integral part of our everyday lives. You may not be a professional musician but many play an instrument or two and nearly all appreciate good music of one genre or another. When formal … Continue reading Music and Ceremony.
When you are interviewing your wedding day suppliers, especially your wedding celebrant, it is vital to ask “What are you likely to wear?” Lets face facts, males in this regard do have an advantage in that complimenting the colour palette of the bridal party is relatively easy for them. A dark or complimentary coloured pin-striped … Continue reading Compliment – Don’t Clash.
This post is about trying to make the whole process easier for the guys. And in doing so make it easier for all those involved in the planning of a wedding. Be it a same-sex ceremony or otherwise. So guys your job, now that you have popped the question, is to continue on the path … Continue reading Secret Men’s Business…
Over the past 80 years or so Australia has seem many people of different nationalities and cultures come to live in this great country. This had added immense diversity to many areas of Australian life. The Anglo/European influx of the 50’s and 60’s has slowly been expanded to include many Asian, Islander and sub-continent countries, … Continue reading Cultural Inclusions – Aussie Weddings
The importance of a having a “Plan B” cannot be over emphasised. Melbourne weather is notorious for it’s capriciousness. Admittedly certain months of the year are more readily predictable, which has two major consequences. Those months that offer more stable conditions are booked well ahead. Secondly if inclement weather does play havoc with your plans … Continue reading The Importance of “Plan B”
So you’ve booked your suppliers but down the track you are not sure your decision was the right one. What do you do now ? Well if the decision includes myself at Your Celebrant then a phone call to discuss any issues would be the starting point. If for whatever reason you have a change … Continue reading Changing Wedding Suppliers.
It’s totally up to you, however many brides today do get up and make a short speech at the reception. The best part about making a wedding speech as the bride is that the wedding guests always love to hear from the Bride and you therefore have a very receptive audience. If you think you … Continue reading Brides Speech – Yes or No ?
Well you’ve popped the question, you got a yes, or you wouldn’t be reading this. One of the main roles you will now play is that of a supportive fiancé. Having a firm and unflappable demeanour that your loved one can rely upon as a voice of reason when pressures rise, tempers fray and emotions … Continue reading Grooms Speech – Preparation is vital!
So at last! You’ve been asked to be a best man. About time too. Someone had finally seen fit to recognize your charismatic personality, organisational skills and the fact that you cut rather a dashing figure in a suit. If your initial reaction is to feel flattered, hold onto that feeling, because the two sentiments … Continue reading Best Man – Live up to the title.
I am going to primarily cover the current A.B.I.A. $85,000 competition, but will speak in general about wedding competitions, giveaways and how to increase your chances of winning a major or minor prize and possibly being offered a special deal either way. The A.B.I.A. competition requires the usual logging on and registering of your details … Continue reading How to Win wedding competitions.