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This ONE thing is what led to my success as a celebrant

This ONE thing is what led to my success as a celebrant

I wish a video existed of Sally and Mike’s wedding ceremony that I led on August 11th, 2007. In fact, ...
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How confident are you as a Wedding Celebrant quiz?

How confident are you as a Wedding Celebrant quiz?

Being confident as a Wedding Celebrant isn't just about being confident in planning, creating and leading amazing wedding ceremonies, because ...
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Four tips to keep you sane on social media

Four tips to keep you sane on social media

You don’t have to follow me for long before you realise how much of a love-hate relationship with social media ...
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A wedding celebrant leading a wedding ceremony

Things I’ve learnt on my celebrant journey – part 2

Everything from a lack of confidence, epic fails, crappy days and crappy people As soon as I finished recording episode ...
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Six tips for dealing with FOMO and overwhelm as a Celebrant

Six tips for dealing with FOMO and overwhelm as a Celebrant

The internet has hands down revolutionised the way we learn, hasn't it? The ways with which we can instantly invest ...
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Things I’ve learnt in 12 years as a Celebrant

Things I’ve learnt in 12 years as a Celebrant

I’ve recently been reading Michelle Obama’s autobiography ‘Becoming,’ and it has left such an impact on me. Not just because ...
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Is the wedding industry finally understanding the importance of wedding celebrants and officiants?

Is the wedding industry finally understanding the importance of wedding celebrants and officiants?

Five years ago when I pressed publish on the very first blog post for my brand new Engaged and Ready ...
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Are celebrants putting too much emphasis on script-writing when creating ceremony?

Are celebrants putting too much emphasis on script-writing when creating ceremony?

I have wanted to discuss this topic for a long time but I've never been quite sure of how to ...
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Celebrants, let's talk about money

Celebrants, let’s talk about money

Do you know, in my first few years as a Celebrant I could not help but sell myself short. Literally ...
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The Celebrant Collective Celebrant Retreat -  Malaga, Spain, 2018

The Celebrant Collective Celebrant Retreat – Malaga, Spain, 2018

When I first started to put plans together for the Celebrants Collective in early February 2017, one of the things ...
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