The magic of outdoor wedding ceremonies

Having lived in Spain for the last eleven years, I kind of take a lot of things for granted, such as the joy of living in a hot country and getting to enjoy the most of outdoor life, almost every day. And because I have only and always been a wedding celebrant in Spain, I guess […] Read more…

Turning grief into good

You really can never fully appreciate how powerful it is to get married and have those people who love you more than anything in the world, and whom you love the same, right there beside you, around you, surrounding you with their love. Sometimes the power of those emotions are so palpable that some swear […] Read more…

VOW BOOT CAMP CHALLENGE DAY #3

How is it Friday already? Where did this week go!? So not only have you got the weekend to look forward to but also the third and final day of the boot camp challenge. If you’ve not read day one and day two of the challenge, then make sure that you catch up with them […] Read more…

VOW BOOT CAMP CHALLENGE DAY #2

Okay, so how are we all feeling after day one’s vow boot camp challenge? Are your plans for your vows starting to become a bit clearer and starting to take shape? I hope so. If you missed day one, make sure to recap on that session first and then come back here when you’re done. […] Read more…

Vow Boot Camp Challenge Day #1

Getting your wedding vows wedding-ready with minimal fuss So who’s up for the vow boot camp challenge? I sure hope you are! This week I am dedicating, not one but three posts to helping you get your vows ship shape. Maybe the weight of writing your own vows is too much? Maybe you’re already warmed up […] Read more…

This awesome couple wrote their own awesome ceremony and you’ve got to check it out

It’s stories like this, that make me bloody love the internet. Stories like that of Stacey and Robby, a loved-up pair of self-confessed nerds (they’ve even got their own awesome nerdy blog), who when deciding that they wanted to write their own wedding ceremony, they came across Engaged and Ready and used it to help […] Read more…

It’s (almost) Valentine’s Day, so what?

Okay, so although technically Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, I thought I’d share my thoughts on it today in line with my normal Monday post schedule and also because tomorrow I plan on avoiding all mention of Valentine’s Day altogether (even though the advertisers have been going on about since about the end of January!). You […] Read more…

Laura and Andy - Game of Thrones Inspired wedding

Love is… by Adrian Henri

There are no rules about having readings during your wedding ceremony. You either have them or you don’t. It’s that simple. For the have-ers out there, if you’ve chosen to have a reading or two during your ceremony and you haven’t found the right one yet, then maybe this might be the reading for you. […] Read more…

Mantra # 1: Remember the real reason for getting married

A little while back I wrote a post called ‘Twenty zen-like tips for getting married and planning your wedding‘, where I outlined some kick-ass wedding mantras to keep brides and grooms-to-be in check with reality, with the aim of keeping their mind, soul and spirit intact during their wedding planning process. Without mincing my words, […] Read more…

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