Advice and tips

4 Qualities Your Officiant Should Have

4 Qualities Your Officiant Should Have Figuring out who the heck to officiate your wedding is one tough job, especially if you haven’t been to many weddings before or have any idea how a ceremony is supposed to work.  Whether you’re asking your friend to officiate...

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Book Your Officiant Early

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book Your Officiant Early

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book Your Officiant EarlyHave you ever been to a ceremony where you either fell asleep during the ceremony, raised your eyebrow in confusion, or had your eyes open wiiiiide in shock because of something the officiant said? Because I HAVE. I...

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The Quick Guide to Creating a Unique Unity Ceremony

The Quick Guide to Creating a Unique Unity Ceremony

The Quick Guide to Creating a Unique Unity CeremonyI love unity pieces in wedding ceremonies. Symbolizing our lives is a great way to think about where we are now, where we will go in the future, and who we might become. Though, I don’t like unity pieces just for the...

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Elope

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Elope

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Elope As an officiant who also owns an elopement and small wedding planning company, it’s quite comical that I’m writing this. Or contradictory. However you want to view it.  I started my elopement planning business long before COVID - two...

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4 Ways to Make Your Small Wedding Less Awkward

4 Ways to Make Your Small Wedding Less Awkward

4 Ways to Make Your Small Wedding Less AwkwardI can’t lie - I love small weddings. I’ve always found them to be less awkward than a large wedding. What’s weirder than hundreds of people staring at you while you say your vows? I’m not sure, but I do know that a small...

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The Honest Way to Find a Really Cool Wedding Officiant

The Honest Way to Find a Really Cool Wedding Officiant

The Honest Way to Find a Really Cool Wedding OfficiantWhen I first googled around the internet before diving into officiating, I remember thinking, “Wow, officiants my age are basically nonexistent and the rest have websites from the 90s.” It’s been six years and...

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Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

4 Actually Useful Tips for Writing Yoru Own VowsWriting your own vows is an extremely intimidating process, even if you are a natural writer. It involves reflecting on all of the time you shared with someone and figuring out how to narrow every experience down into...

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Should You Get Married in Winter?

Should You Get Married in Winter?

Should You Get Married in Winter?I’m not going to lie -- I love winter weddings. I love all weddings, but especially winter weddings. There’s something so magical about having a wedding in the offseason. If you’re lucky enough to live in a colder region, snow falls...

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