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Gay couples to register for marriage

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Same-sex couples in England and Wales who want to marry on the day gay unions become legal on 29 March can register to do so from Thursday.
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Weddings, Vow Renewals, Civil Partnerships, Handfastings and Baby-namings can all be enhanced with a celebrant's participation.
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Bono on the Clooney Wedding: 'Very Emotional and Lovely' - People Magazine

Bono on the Clooney Wedding: 'Very Emotional and Lovely' - People Magazine | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
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Bono on the Clooney Wedding: 'Very Emotional and Lovely'
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Leaving Venice on Monday morning, Bono, one of the celebrated guests at the weekend wedding of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, joked to PEOPLE: "Wedding?
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Sorry not to have  been invited to conduct this civil wedding - and astonished!!!

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Your guide to party etiquette | Moms - NRToday.com

Your guide to party etiquette | Moms - NRToday.com | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Your guide to party etiquette | Moms
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I caught myself doing this recently while talking freely about our vow renewal. We've decided not to have a full-blown ceremony, but an intimate dinner with friends and family.
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Although a general piece, the advice holds good for wedding invites too.

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7 things about DIY Weddings that no one will tell you - Every Last Detail

7 things about DIY Weddings that no one will tell you - Every Last Detail | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
DIY weddings are incredibly common for lots of reasons, including budget, style, preference, or just because you’re crafty and want to do everything yourself!
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Things to think about here.

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GOING OVERBOARD | Ring ends up in water during botched marriage proposal - Fox 59

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GOING OVERBOARD | Ring ends up in water during botched marriage proposal
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What was meant to be a heartfelt proposal turned into disaster after the engagement ring ended up in the water.
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The road to evil (or disaster) is paved with good intentions!

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ALARM BELLS RING OVER GAY WEDDING BELLS - QNews

ALARM BELLS RING OVER GAY WEDDING BELLS - QNews | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
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ALARM BELLS RING OVER GAY WEDDING BELLS
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A move to allow civil celebrants to choose not to marry same-sex couples has sounded alarm bells, rather than wedding bells, with marriage equality campaigners.
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This applies to Australia - but in the UK a civil celebrant has free choice whether or not to take on any work offered. (I've refused to lead a naturist wedding, because I didn't think I'd be able to relax enough, and do a top-rate job.)

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Funeral Celebrant

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A funeral celebrant can help everyone celebrate a life and say the words some find difficult. (We would love to hear from some celebrants.
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Useful - and clear - information.

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Bride saves groom from falling off cliff - MyFox Chicago

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Bride saves groom from falling off cliff
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A woman saved her husband's life after he lost his balance during their vow renewal ceremony.
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Not the ideal thing to happen at your ceremony!

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What to do when guests know best - Richmond Times-Dispatch

What to do when guests know best - Richmond Times-Dispatch | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
What to do when guests know best Richmond Times-Dispatch When it comes to saying no to guests who mess with your wedding plans, you should always be as polite and considerate as possible, said Peggy Post, author of “Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette,”...
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Very sage advice!

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A Message From a Man to Men About Wedding Planning - Huffington Post

A Message From a Man to Men About Wedding Planning - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
A Message From a Man to Men About Wedding Planning
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The other night I was out at the bar when a co-worker asked me how the planning was going for my upcoming wedding.
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Makes me feel quite guilty - I did do what I was asked, but it never even occurred to me that I might be able to contribute further!

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Rachel Morris, 26, is a bridesmaid at 3 weddings within 3 days - Daily Mail

Rachel Morris, 26, is a bridesmaid at 3 weddings within 3 days - Daily Mail | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
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Rachel Morris, 26, is a bridesmaid at 3 weddings within 3 days
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Rachael Morris has proven popular in the wedding department, acting as bridesmaid to her three friends in the space of just three days.
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Great - but I bet she'll need to go on a diet after all those receptions!

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Weirdly Fun Weddings

Weirdly Fun Weddings | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Need we say more…. weird (and fun) pretty much sums up this group of wedding shots. (We love this fun group of superhero bridesmaids and the bride!
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Quite fun ...

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19 Solid Pieces Of Marriage Advice From Wedding Bloggers - Huffington Post

19 Solid Pieces Of Marriage Advice From Wedding Bloggers - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
19 Solid Pieces Of Marriage Advice From Wedding Bloggers
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We reached out to our wedding blogger pals to get their best tips for a happy marriage. Read on for what they had to say. "Choose joy!
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Blogs worth their weight in gold

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9 Oblivious Humans Who Have No Regard For Weddings

9 Oblivious Humans Who Have No Regard For Weddings | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
You know the expression, "It's so bad it's actually good"?

That's the case for the 9 wedding photos below, which were "ruined" by some very clueless passersby. We're not sure any of these will make it into the wedding album, bu...
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These may raise a smile or two.

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Awful '50s Marriage Advice Shows What Our Mothers And Grandmothers Were ... - Huffington Post

Awful '50s Marriage Advice Shows What Our Mothers And Grandmothers Were ... - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Awful '50s Marriage Advice Shows What Our Mothers And Grandmothers Were ...
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A long-running Ladies' Home Journal column that started in 1953, called "Can This Marriage Be Saved?
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Times change ...

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Cute Emergency sur Twitter : "ducky marriage http://t.co/JHVucRGlPl"

Cute Emergency sur Twitter : "ducky marriage http://t.co/JHVucRGlPl" | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
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I'm not quite sure I know what to say ...!!!

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Same-sex marriage law exploited by immigrants wanting sham weddings

Same-sex marriage law exploited by immigrants wanting sham weddings | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
A BBC investigation found one gang offering to organise a gay wedding, with women from Eastern Europe prepared to pose as lesbians to help 'brides' get British citizenship.

Via @NewDayStarts
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Rather depressing reading.

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I do, I do … but unfortunately some marriage celebrants don't

I do, I do … but unfortunately some marriage celebrants don't | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
MARRIAGE, that staple institution that generates joy and lament in almost equal sums, is not safe even from those charged with extolling and facilitating it. (RT @kchitwood: Not a utopia 'Down Under' w/ civil celebrants in #Australia #NewZealand.
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Not a problem in the UK (as civil celebrants cannot legally marry people), although professionalism is always an issue.

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Golden Words By A Wise Man 1. "If you... - Aderoju Freeman Adelere | Facebook

Golden Words By A Wise Man

1. "If you want to change the world, do it when you are a bachelor. After marriage, you can't even change a TV channel"

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I'm not saying I subscribe to the sentiment here (anyway, my wife won't let me!) ...

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Yes, I'll Marry You! 5 Questions to Answer Next - PQ Monthly

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Yes, I'll Marry You! 5 Questions to Answer Next
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As a Life-Cycle Celebrant, I create and officiate unique, personalized ceremonies honoring births, deaths, and everything in between.
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Food for thought...

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Now for a New Undertaking... Welcome to the Ideal Death Show - Newsweek

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And strength in numbers goes to the multitude of facilitators, celebrants and counsellors here, several from the OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation.
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A fascinating piece.

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Vow Renewals – Everything You Need to Know

Vow Renewals – Everything You Need to Know | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
What, Why, Where, When, Who, How.  Rules?  Just a Couple Please!
A vow renewal is your opportunity ...
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A lovely ceremony - I just renewed a 25-year-old marriage at a canal centre, and it was beautiful!

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Stonehenge at Dawn, Inside the Circle - New York Times

Stonehenge at Dawn, Inside the Circle - New York Times | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
New York Times Stonehenge at Dawn, Inside the Circle New York Times And why should this site now lure as many as 18,000 celebrants to a summer solstice festival on the day the sun rises through a gap between its central stones, bisecting the...
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I'd love to celebrate a handfasting with you in the inner circle!

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It's That Time Of Year! 10 Of Our Favorite Fall Wedding Ideas

It's That Time Of Year! 10 Of Our Favorite Fall Wedding Ideas | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I can never seem to get enough of the foliage or the flavors, and when it comes to a wedding, there are infinite possibilities to incorporate the season into your celebration....
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The 5 Kinds of Poems You Hear at Weddings - New York Magazine

The 5 Kinds of Poems You Hear at Weddings - New York Magazine | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it
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The 5 Kinds of Poems You Hear at Weddings
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My childhood friend Kathryn is marrying, and she asked me to read a poem at her wedding.
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As a celebrant, I have to suggest poems and readings a lot. It's certainly not that easy, as this article suggests.

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The Other Marriage Discrimination - Huffington Post

The Other Marriage Discrimination - Huffington Post | Wedding ceremonies | Scoop.it

This is thought-provokingThe Other Marriage Discrimination
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Same-sex couples who wish to marry are on a winning streak in the courts, and public polling reveals that marriage equality enjoys a higher level of support than at any time in the past.

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This is thought-provoking.

 

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