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As wedding officiants sometimes we are asked to make an announcement before the ceremony begins about it being an unplugged ceremony.  Here is the wording I use with very positive results: “Before we begin today’s ceremony, ___ and ___ invite you to be truly present at this time during the ceremony. Please turn off your cell […]

Should You Have an Unplugged Wedding

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  Here is a nice article on Zola.com about writing your own vows:  Writing your own wedding vows is one of the most personal ways to add a romantic and intimate touch to your wedding day. While traditional wedding vows have stood the test of time and represent the beliefs and sentiments of different religions and cultures, […]

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Here is an excellent article on whether you should hire a professional wedding officiant versus asking a friend or relative to perform the ceremony. Read the full article here by Pepper Sprout Barn. Wedding officiants | Professional vs. Family Your wedding officiant can have a major impact on your day. The vows, rings and pronouncement of […]

Wedding Officiant | Professional vs. Family

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  Working in the wedding business we know how much effort it takes to plan a wedding while keeping your relationship healthy.  Our goal is not only to help you plan your wedding, but to honor your commitment to each other.  To help couples strengthen their union, we will be offering a relationship building course […]

Pre-Marital and Marital Workshop February 17, 2019

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One of the most important components of a successful relationship is the quality of friendship between partners. And that requires knowing your partner’s likes, dislikes, needs, desires, beliefs, fears, and life dreams. So, how well do you really know your partner? Take the quiz to find out Related blog posts F is for Friendship 5 Simple […]

How well do you know your partner?

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  Having recently been to Denmark in June, I’m all about Hygge!! I feel that Koru Ceremony’s values mirrors much of the same values as hygge. Here is how The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living defines hygge:  “Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. Why […]

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In the film “Sleepless in Seattle,” Tom Hanks plays a widowed man (Sam Baldwin) whose son calls a radio talk show (Dr. Marcia Fieldstone) in an attempt to find his dad a new wife. Dr. Marcia Fieldstone: Tell me what was so special about your wife? Sam Baldwin: It was a million tiny little things that, when […]

Sleepless in Seattle

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  I agree. If you adopt these relationship 9 qualities you and your partner will more likely live happily ever after. Experts Say Adopting These 9 Relationship Qualities Can Make Your Marriage More Successful   By Jenn Sinrich Everyone who says “I do” hopes that those two words sustain a lifetime. But, as any relationship expert or person who’s […]

How to Live “Happily Ever After”

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What does Koru mean?

KORU (kor-roo) is the Maori word for “loop.” For the indigenous people of New Zealand, the koru spiral represents a fern frond beginning to unfurl. The koru symbol embodies new beginnings, a new phase of life, renewal, hope for the future, positive change, personal growth, working in harmony, bringing people together, and being mindful of the good things in life.

At Koru Ceremony, we strive to personify these ideals and celebrate a new beginning through ceremony and ritual.

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