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Changing your name after Marriage.n

Some women (and men) choose to change their surname after they are married, and some don’t. Others choose to hyphenate both surnames or use their husband’s surname as their middle name, and some keep their maiden name except for official documents. Whatever your choice you need to think about it carefully and make a decision […]

Got a toaster already??

Don’t need a toaster? Got all the stuff you need for the house? Now your guests can give you the perfect gift by paying towards my Celebrant DJ and MC services. Easy, secure in person or securely over the phone credit / debit card payments can be accepted and credited to your account with a […]

14 Essential Style Tips for Grooms

Suits have come a long way from the traditional tails the majority of grooms opted for years ago – there’s lots of options now for stylish grooms looking to make their mark on the wedding day! But admittedly it’s not as easy as just grab a suit and go. There’s a few things you need […]


You’ve got the ring and the fiancè, now it’s time to celebrate! Planning an engagement party can be a daunting process. Start your wedding journey in the best way possible and ensure a smooth and successful night by taking these essential engagement party steps! STEP ONE… Before we get into themes, outfits and speeches, it […]

Out with the old..

Can let you in on a secret? (Okay, it’s not really a secret at all.) There’s no right way to get married! To help you carve your own path to “I do” I’ve rounded up all the tried-and-true wedding traditions you’re more than welcome to skip, replace or upgrade to a new, improved and personalized […]

Who pays for Bridesmaids dresses?

There’s no doubt about it, being a Bridemaid can be exciting – you get to stand beside your friend on her Big Day and practically participate in all the that come with a wedding as if it were your own. But, do you know what else it can be? Expensive. The dress, the shoes for […]

Ceremony styling heaven…

Ceremony styling can be traditional , whatever that is or really quite funky. As a Marriage Celebrant I see so many different styles of wedding ceremonies, all very different but all wonderful. Whatever suits your personality is your best choice. I love this tree upgrade that really POPS the solidness of the tree. Simple yet […]

Snooze you lose.

This has got to be one of the biggest hurdles I face as a Celebrant. Aside from the legal requirement and time frames there’s the availability issue. People tend to book with plenty and I mean plenty (think 2019 booking for 2021 wedding!) of notice, or too late and their date isn’t available. So when […]

A great MC is a must!

WHO SHOULD YOU GET TO MC YOUR WEDDING? Read on: A good Master of Ceremonies (MC) is a must for a successful wedding. The MC is more than just a funny guy with a mic. The MC should work with the wedding planners and coordinators as well as the venue, entertainment, photographers, videographers etc to […]

All Loved Up!

I had the pleasure of being Chloe & Matt Sigle’s Marriage Celebrant, DJ & MC. Their Wedding ceremony was at the beautiful Firescreek Winery, Holgate Central Coast. The weather was just perfect and both Chloe and Matt radiated happiness. The fun continued at Gracelands, Forresters Beach for their reception which had the best food I […]

Diamond aren’t the only sparkler.

If, like me, you think an engagement ring should be an expression of individuality, then you’ll likely opt for a handcrafted piece. It’s not always easy to know where to start, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite jewelers for you to peruse. For the record, going handmade isn’t necessarily a more expensive […]

Baby its cold outside…..

Winter weddings can be fantastic, no flies, heatwaves and sweat. Here are some tips to ask your venue about your Winter wedding. Naturally you want to make sure you capture some seriously gorgeous pictures on your special day. For some couples, this involves being outdoors regardless of what the temperature may be. Ask the venue […]

Don’t sell a Kidney.

SAVE MONEY Do-it-yourself… or get your family and friends to help? Consider making your own veil (headband + tulle), making the ring pillow, arranging the flowers (maybe for the table centre pieces if not your bouquet), baking the cake, writing out the invitations or design them yourself using the computer, or make your own bomboniere […]

Give Mum a few wedding jobs

There’s nothing better than having your parents around to lean on for their planning advice, emotional support and helping hands. While the “mother of bride” job title comes with a certain set of expected duties (which we’ve laid out for you below), your mom should be whatever source of help you need or that suits […]

Its more than pushing buttons.

Choosing the right wedding DJ can mean the difference between a insipid, wedding DJ’s middle of the road set that a handful of your guests bop along to, or a high energy flow of floor fillers that gets talked about for years afterwards. Start looking for wedding djs as far in advance as possible; the […]

The perfect day!

Loren and Brad’s wedding was such a warm and happy day with laughs and smiles everywhere. Their marriage was held at Lovedale Chapel, Lovedale NSW. I was so honoured to be their Marriage Celebrant, Wedding DJ & Wedding MC and it was a fabulous wedding. The food was delicious, Loren and Brad looked fantastic and […]

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