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Feb 23
Challenges of Being a Celebrant… and How to Counteract these

If you’re thinking about being a Celebrant, and wondering what it’s really like, then this blog post is for you! I’ve been working as a Celebrant since 2011, and so I know there are a few challenges, but the benefits definitely outweigh these. However, it’s good to know what it’s really like out there in […]

Feb 07
HOW TO FIGHT THE WEDDING OVERWHELM (WHEN YOU ALREADY FEEL LIKE YOU’RE DROWNING)

Wedding season survival mode activated You don’t need to be doing five weddings a week to feel the extra pressure that wedding season can bring. With so many responsibilities and commitments in both personal and work lives, even just a couple of extra ceremonies in a month can be enough to throw your regularly scheduled […]

Jan 30
HOW TO WRITE LOVE STORIES LIKE A ROM-COM AUTHOR

Celebrants chat with Australian rom-com author & podcaster Karina May Karina May is an expert in love stories. As the author of Duck a l’Orange for Breakfast and Never Ever Forever and the co-host of That Rom Com Pod (along with fellow author Clare Fletcher), Karina eats, sleeps and breathes romance. While writing a novel […]

Jan 23
February Social Media Challenge

 We get it, the holidays have come to an end, the kids are back at school, weddings are happening and you promised yourself that THIS month you would post more to your Social Media! You sit down, phone in hand, or a scheduling app open, loads of fabulous photos to choose from and then…. nothing! […]

Jan 01
7 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR CELEBRANTS

#celebrantgoals Welcome to 2024! This is the day we traditionally shake off the haze of our Champagne-induced hangovers and promise ourselves that we’ll be better, healthier, smarter human beings… for about 2-6 weeks. But with the hecticness of 2022 well behind us, and the ‘figuring it all out again’ of 2023 done, 2024 is perfectly […]

Dec 27
MISTAKES I’VE MADE AT WEDDINGS

Embracing Imperfection on the “Perfect Day” During a recent TCS catch-up in Sydney, we were swapping anecdotes over pinot grigio when Mary Vevers asked the group an interesting question: what’s something that’s gone wrong at a wedding? One-by-one we revealed stories that we would perhaps prefer to purge from our memory banks. But in sharing […]

Dec 23
FESTIVE “CELEBRANTIONS” AT THE TCS SYDNEY CHRISTMAS PARTY 2023

’Tis the season for celebrant folly It’s not really Christmas until you’ve sent-off the busy year with some of your best work colleagues. With that in mind, NSW Local Leader Alison Pickel (with some help from party planner extraordinaire Stephen Tasselli – thanks Stephen!) organised her first official Celebrant Society event since taking over the […]

Dec 22
Fast Five With Our Fave Vendors

The fabulous Nikki McCrone at home in Melbourne   Nikki McCrone is a much-loved Melbourne based Wedding Photographer, known forgetting her couples to dance and relax, thanks to her portable speaker and excellenttaste in music.Nikki recently photographed our Melbourne TCS lunch and had our members,laughing, dancing and posing. The photos were spectacular! Hello Nikki McCrone […]

Dec 05
QUESTIONS TO ASK CELEBRANTS

You’re engaged! Whoop whoop! Did you know that the only vendor you absolutely need at your wedding is someone who is legally able to marry you? All the rest… well, they’re lovely to have, but really, when you think about it, your celebrant is kinda the most important part of the day, because without them, […]

Nov 13
ROXY AND DEE’S SOCIAL MEDIA SCAVENGER HUNT; SYDNEY

You may have heard that myself (Dee) and my fellow Local Leader, Roxy recently took to the skies and took Roxy’s excellent Social Media Workshop on a TCS Roadshow!  Our first stop, and our enthusiastic reunion, was Sydney.  I do love the unmistakable buzz that is in the air in Sydney! You feel as soon […]