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Crafting a wedding ceremony is a serious business. It has to reflect the personalities of the bridal couple, at the same time tell the guests something about the couple and their day. Shannon Fleming Civil Celebrant is careful to make each ceremony as individual as you are, never formulaic or mass produced. Of course there

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Image by Marcus Bell Studio Impressions via A Day In The Life Of … Part DeuxRecently, I sat on the other side of this wedding ‘fence’ and spent the day dress shopping with one of my closest girlfriends and brides to be. What I was taken aback with was the number of comments from the

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Image of Shannon Fleming Civil Celebrant by Christine LimI remember my first Wedding as a celebrant. I must have checked my little suitcase and paperwork a thousand times. This wasn’t just my first wedding; this was my Best Friend’s Wedding. I’d purposely waited so one of my longest and most special friends would be the

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Image via Shannon Fleming Civil CelebrantThis 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 2013 booking for 2015 wedding!) of notice, or too late and their date isn’t

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I’ve had quite a few couples lately who have lost a loved one and because for them they are still here in spirit, they have wanted to honour them at the Ceremony. Now as you know, it’s your day and should be done entirely your way – including doing whatever you want during your Ceremony.What

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Image by Jonathan Ong via Kirstyn and Adam’s Australian Carnival WeddingThis new mantra of mine (well ours, I’ll give him some credit too) is something I wanted to share after a recent conversation I had with someone. After a long, in-depth, lighthearted conversation a friend (who is also planning her wedding) had initiated about a

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Luis & RichardWhat I love most about Luis and Richard’s wedding is that they knew what they wanted. They cut out what wasn’t working for them in the traditional wedding sphere and did things their way. They got ready together, they ditched the flowers and wedding cake and they walked to their ceremony together.“Richard and

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Image via Shannon Fleming Civil CelebrantThis Wedding Planning business is hard.. colours, food, venues. The list goes on. For this reason, we’ve decided to put together a workshop. A crash course in wedding planning if you like!We’ve rounded up a diverse group of people who have come together to help you gain some skills in

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