So you want to elope

So you want to elope

So you want to elope Elope is defined as “run away secretly in order to get married.” In years passed this had a bit of a negative connotation – the idea that star crossed lovers, who were forbidden from being married for reasons of religion, culture...
Do we have to get married under a roof?

Do we have to get married under a roof?

Do we have to get married under a roof? No.  Of course that’s not the full answer. There are some marriage officers who will not perform a wedding in the open, some will do a ceremony outside but insist the register be signed indoors. While most will perform...
Changing your surname when you get married

Changing your surname when you get married

Changing your surname when you get married It has been traditional for centuries for a woman to assume her husband’s name when they get married. A majority of woman still do this today but you may not be aware of what the options are. Even fewer are aware that...
The fastest way to get married in South Africa

The fastest way to get married in South Africa

The fastest way to get married in South Africa The quickest way to get married in South Africa is to find a Marriage Officer, make an appointment and let them take care of the rest. A Marriage Officer can come to your home or venue or you may go to the Marriage...
An all-inclusive small wedding package

An all-inclusive small wedding package

An all-inclusive small wedding package There is a great option for having a very small wedding that is still beautiful, personal and special. We have teamed up with a lovely small intimate wedding venue and an experienced planner of small weddings to create an all...
Small, Intimate Wedding Venue

Small, Intimate Wedding Venue

Small, Intimate Wedding Venue Sometimes the perfect place to be married is at a small, intimate wedding venue. We have found just the place!  We are often asked for a convenient venue that can cater for a wedding that can include 5-20 guests and host an intimate...