How to find the perfect accessories for your bridal look

Anything from flowers to seating arrangements could go wrong on your wedding day. However, there is one thing that should look perfect and gorgeous – you. Besides the dress that fits you, you will need the little things that will make it pop. Just be careful and choose your accessories wisely and this will be one beautiful memory. Dress First Before falling in love with a tiara or any other accessories, you have to find the dress you desire. If you buy the accessories first and the dress later, you may encounter some moments of mismatch. To avoid any unnecessary frustration, find the dress first. According to the dress’s color and design you will know what to do next. If … Continue reading →

Details to keep in mind if you want a truly unforgettable wedding

Most brides-to-be dream of their perfect wedding day, but due to too much stress over organization or the need to rush things, some details often stay overlooked or are left for the last minute. No matter how happy you are for getting engaged, set the date for your wedding day carefully, so that you can have all the time you need to gradually tend to every possible task and make your wedding day truly unforgettable. Bridesmaids dresses Completing the whole wedding theme or colour scheme by carefully choosing the perfect bridesmaids dresses for your closest friends will make a significant difference in the whole wedding organization and achieve a sense of unity. Bridesmaids are an important part of wedding day … Continue reading →

Great Ideas for Places to get married by a Civil Celebrant in Cairns

Cairns is rich in natural wonders, and is ideal for that dreamy, tropical outdoor wedding. Azure skies and turquoise waters have made it the most popular option for a beach wedding. It is also, however, an exciting place to visit for a unique rainforest wedding. Here are some great places for a civil ceremony in Cairns. Beaches Palm Grove, Trinity Beach and Kewara Beach are just some of the gorgeous, white-sanded beaches for the perfect outdoor wedding-by-the-sea. All located just north of Cairns, these beaches boast overhanging palm trees and gentle breezes synonymous with the ideal tropical experience. These are romantic spots, and are perfect for couples looking for smaller, relaxed and more intimate ceremonies. Mossman Gorge If you want … Continue reading →

Your legal marriage requirements

According to the Marriage Act of 1961, all couples need to meet a required number of obligations. This should happen before the ceremony becomes formalized. These formalities begin with the submission of a Notice of Intended Marriage (NIM). This should be done through your celebrant, and should take place no more than a year and a half before the wedding ceremony. It should, however, be lodged no later than one month before the proceedings. It does not have to be registered with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. It is possible to marry outside of the Registry, put make sure you decide this before submitting your NIM or you will lose money in processing fees. Usually, the NIM is … Continue reading →

Great Ideas to get married by a Civil Celebrant in Brisbane

Brisbane is an exciting city to get married in. Stunning natural and urban landscapes cater for every taste and budget. It is a particularly beautiful place for an outdoor wedding, with arresting beachscapes and forests. Here are some of the most unique wedding venue options for Brisbane. Walkabout Creek This tranquil forest locale is a popular option for people who want a magical nature wedding, without having to stray too far from the city. It’s reasonably priced and has all the facilities you need for an elegant wedding experience. Hillstone, St. Lucia This is a sophisticated venue for people who love a bar with a view. Overlooking the rolling hills of an exclusive golf course, this elegant spot boasts an … Continue reading →

Great Ideas for Places to Get Married by a Civil Celebrant in Melbourne

Melbourne is an exquisite place to get married, and is suited to a wide range of tastes and budgets. There is plenty to choose from, including extravagant hotel affairs, whimsical vineyard events and even weddings on the sea. Here are some of the best places for a civil wedding ceremony in Melbourne. Mornington Peninsula If you fancy something unique for your wedding ceremony – and if you are an avid lover of the outdoors – look to Mornington Peninsula. Grand ocean views, bays and beaches make for the perfect seaside wedding. Rocky cliffs and dramatic, roaring seascapes provide the backdrop for your ceremony that will be conducted in one of the most wildly beautiful places in the country. The peninsula … Continue reading →

Great Ideas to Places to Get Married by a Civil Celebrant in Sydney

Looking to get hitched in Sydney? There’s plenty to choose from, whether you’re planning on an adventurous outdoor ceremony with exquisite seaside vistas, or a luxurious event in the heart of downtown. Here are some of the best spots for a civil ceremony in Sydney, from the city to the harbour side. The Beach If you want the sunny grandeur of a wedding on a magical strip of sand, consider a Sydney beach wedding. There is something for everybody on these beaches, whether you’re looking for an intimate cove-type experience or an expansive, grander event. The weather is consistently sunny in the summer months. Sydney Harbour Fancy glittering buildings and the Harbour Bridge as the backdrop to your wedding? Look … Continue reading →

Great Ideas for Places to get married by a Civil Celebrant in Perth

Perth is a romantic city for those who want to get married outdoors. Parks and reserved abound, making it one of the best places for a lush garden wedding under canopies of leaves. Here are some of the best venues for civil weddings in Perth. Heathcote Reserve, Applecross This exquisite site is located right next to the Swan River. It’s perfect for those who want a nature wedding within easy reach of the city. Indeed, the view of the Perth skyline from the forests is particularly arresting. A wedding ceremony on the river banks is a popular option. Wanneroo Botanical Gardens This luscious, green garden venue is perfect for a relaxed, casual and magical day. The on-site café provides a … Continue reading →

IS HOMESCHOOLING RIGHT FOR YOUR KIDS?

Wikipedia states that Home education, also called homeschooling or home school, is an educational alternative in which children are educated at home by their parents, in contrast to the compulsory attendance which takes place in an institution with a campus such as a public school or private school.î Around the world Homeschooling has been increasing quite substantially over the last 4 years. In 2003, in the United States, approximately 1.1 million children were Home Schooled, up 29% from 850,000 in 1999.  Recent figures show that Homeschooling in other Western Countries are also continuing to grow. For example, an estimated 50,000 children are considered “home-educated” in the United Kingdom; Australia – 26,500; and in Canada (as at 2001) it was estimated … Continue reading →

Take more photos of your kids!

There are plenty of reasons why you should take lots of photos of your kids at any time of year, but during the summer months, there are even more reasons why you should get that camera (or camera phone!) out and start snapping! Clearer photos. Believe it or not, you’re actually far less likely to end up with blurry photos during the summer. One of the most important factors to consider when capturing beautifully clear photos is the amount light of you have to work with. The brighter the light, the better your shutter will be able to stop the motion. We all know that kids are a bundle of energy, which often prevents them from holding still for your … Continue reading →