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7 Things Not To Do If You Just Got Engaged.

Are you recently engaged? So he/she/they have popped the question and you are over the moon, all loved up and cannot wait to share the news that you are engaged with the world but before you do – have a look at our list of things you may want to consider NOT doing at the […]

How to be the perfect wedding guest.

Tips on how to be a great wedding guest. * DON’T BE A DICK TO THE VENUE or VENDORS. Now I know this one may sound obvious, but you’d be surprised at how many times I’ve seen guests being unnecessarily rude to staff. While of course all of the vendors are there being paid to […]

Abby & Nathan Wedding

It was so much fun to look after Abby & Nathan as their professional wedding MC at Ben Ean Winery, Hunter Valley. The venue was absolutely stunning and you can see how happy they both were. My role as a professional wedding MC is to make sure everything runs smoothly, on time, introducing key moments […]

Wrangle those rascals

This great article is written by Karen Louise from One Fab Day. Entertaining children at weddings is up there with one of our most asked about bridal dilemmas. Many couples planning weddings with little guests on the list panic that the kiddies will be bored silly, drive their parents insane, or worse, run riot. Not […]

The Wedding Dress Bustle Types You Need to Know

You’ve found your dream wedding dress (yay!). While the hardest part might be over, there are some additional details you now have to see to, such as alterations and fittings, finding the ideal veil, and figuring out the exact science that is bustling. What Is a Bustle?nA bustle refers to the process of transitioning a […]

Don’t Want a Maid of Honour? That’s Perfectly OkayYou might not want one, and that’s 100 percent ok.

We know it seems like every bride has a troop of bridesmaids lead by a maid of honor—but there’s no clause in some all-knowing wedding rule book stating you need a maid of honour. (Actually, you don’t even need bridesmaids if you don’t want them.) That said, brides don’t ask a relative or BFF to […]

Tips for first time Flower girls.

**Tips for First-Time Flower Girls** Cute as a button, but not without some dos and don’ts. Here’s the nitty gritty. *Flower Girl Duties in Detail What’s the flower girl’s primary role? To be darling, of course. But rosy cheeks and ribbons aside, her cruise down the aisle is no small feat. Having a flower girl […]

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Man Speech

Write and deliver an awesome best man speech with this foolproof advice. Congrats—you’re the best man! It’s a pretty good feeling when one of your friends or relatives asks you to be their right hand for the wedding. But lurking beyond all the fun harmless stuff—planning an epic bachelor party and crushing the dance floor, […]

Covid-19 Weddings Download

The link here will take you to a graphic showing proposed changes to weddings moving through the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. These restrictions may be tightened if new cases re emerge that require action by the authorities.

How much does a Marriage Celebrant Cost?n

When it comes to Marriage Celebrants (and weddings in general), the old adage ‘you get what you pay for’ more or less rings true. That said, it’s important for suppliers to be completely transparent about their pricing. As a newly engaged couple, there’s nothing worse than feeling like you’re being taken for a ride (been […]

Do You Have to Invite Toxic Family Members to Your Wedding?

Here’s what to do if you’re dealing with a problem relative you don’t want at your wedding. by Maggie Seaver Weddings have a funny way of bringing family drama to the surface (we promise, it’s not just you—it’s universal and pretty much inevitable). And while we’d usually insist relatives should get a wedding invite, there […]

How to Seat Your Guests at the Wedding Reception.

This great article by The Knot website has many time & worry saving tips. If you’re having 25 guests at a buffet, you may or may not want to give people specific seating places. But if you’re having 75 guests or more and serving a seated meal, you’ll want to make sure everyone’s got a specific place […]

Tips to hiring a professional wedding DJ.

Depending on the type of wedding you are having, a DJ can be a great option for your entertainment requirements. A DJ can provide a cost effective solution as opposed to live entertainment. Not only is hiring a DJ considerably cheaper, they can also cater to a wider variety of music styles, tastes and genres […]

Name Changing Advice for LGBTQ+ Couples

Whether you stick with your own last names, make them match or pick something entirely new, the choice is yours. One of the many great things about marriage today is there really are no established rules—selecting a surname is completely up to you. “The lack of precedence for LGBTQ+ marriages means there are no ‘tradition […]

Dying for cake? You just might…

Flowers looks wonderful on your wedding cake but did you know that many hold deadly sap and other liquids plus some are illegal to use. Its easy to think you just stick some blooms into the cake or even on it but the toxins can leach into the icing creating a poisonous mouthful. This is […]

Have an Eco Friendly Wedding

By Bec Wilson from Polka Dot Bride. What better time to celebrate the beautiful earth or make good on any of your eco related resolutions for the year than at your wedding. We have been inspired by the large number of companies taking a stance on environmental issues and embracing alternative products that do less […]

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