paired wedding rings making a love heart when put side by side

With this ring I thee wed

“With this ring I thee wed…..” a wedding ring is considered to be a circle with no end, a symbol of the wedding vows. Many a wedding is not complete without an exchange of wedding rings. “With this ring I thee wed.” Do we recall this phrase from old movies?  Many a wedding is not…

LGBTIQ marriage austrsalia votes yes

Rainbow happiness

Rainbow weddings Same sex marriages are here to stay in Australia. Rainbow happiness is everywhere. I feel frivolous and you can’t wipe the grin from my face. I am available for your wedding whoever you are, whatever kind of ceremony you want. In fact I was the first celebrant in Australia to officially conduct a legal same sex…

Retro wedding cars to love

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant Kari ~ Many a bride wishes to arrive at her wedding in a glamorous car.  However when I was a bride, I arrived with my husband-to-be in a retro wooden canoe …… but that’s another story. Cars have been the traditional wedding arrival vehicle for as long as the…

Valentine love

Valentine love Valentines Day makes us think about love; a valentine love.   Love poetry of Rumi And the poetry of Rumi is often about love, in the deepest sense.  Just like a wedding vow or marriage proposal.  His poetry is not a Hallmark giftcard message.  The love poetry of Rumi makes us pause and…

Wedding decorations, creative and cheap

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. Wedding decorations can be fun.  They can really make your reception reflect your style, AND invite your guests into a playful world for your wedding day.  Ideas for theming and decorating your wedding reception abound.  Possibly you want to design something unique and different, something to make…

Leap into marriage

~ with Sunshine Coast wedding celebrant – Kari. Wedding proposals….It’s the girl’s turn It’s a leap year.  And whilst you may consider yourself a modern woman, you may like to adopt a vintage marriage tradition this year. In a leap year, traditionally a woman may propose marriage to her man.  The leap year marriage tradition…