How to Handle Wedding Bloopers

Over the years, I’ve seen many wedding bloopers and mishaps. Some have been little disasters, some amusing additions that become fond memories. In my experience the most common bloopers are due to the inclusion of young children in the wedding... Read More

11-ruffle-dress-shoes-bried-groom-107415 Want to Get Married Outdoors? No Sweat!

  There are lots of reasons to be married outdoors, and you don’t have to be limited to the hot summer months! With contingency plans, you can tie the knot in the great outdoors during any time of year (yes,... Read More

The Promise of Love

Long−term committed relationships are as common for gay and lesbian couples as they are for heterosexual couples. Over the years, I’ve performed a number of commitment ceremonies for same−sex couples. With the legalization of same−sex marriages in California, this is... Read More

Wedding Customs From Around The World

Photography by Cameron Ingalls – see more at www.cameroningalls.com Whether you’re just curious how other couples celebrate their wedding day around the world or want to add a little international pizzazz to your wedding-below you’ll find a collection of global... Read More

Double Happiness!

When Caroline called her best friend, Denise to invite her to be maid of honor at her wedding, she had no idea Denise would have a request of her own. Her boyfriend had just “popped the question” that day and... Read More

The Secret Sauce of Great Wedding Photos

Photography by Parris Whittingham – see more at www.pswhittingham.com So good you can taste em’ Brides and grooms often ask me, “How can you ensure my wedding photographs will be as good as the photos on your site?” The simple... Read More

Keeping Your Outdoor Fall or Winter Wedding Hot!

Photography by Jeff Newsom – see more at www.jeffnewsom.com We all love those cool, crisp, clear, starry autumn and winter nights! But we should never consider subjecting our guests to the chilly air by holding our fall or winter wedding... Read More

Home is Where The Heart Is

Photography by Anna Kuperberg – see more at www.kuperberg.com Each wedding venue presents its own unique and non-unique styles, advantages and disadvantages. Home weddings are different. Home weddings not only allow for the complete customization of the ceremony and /or... Read More

Welcome, Bienvenido, Villkommen, Mile Widziany

Photography by Milton Gil Photographers – see more at www.miltongil.com As I pointed out previously, a wedding is a ‘rite of passage.’ Your ceremony and celebration make a statement to your community of friends and family that you now have... Read More

Wedding Planner Expert with What to Wear to a Wedding

Question: Can you please categorize the different attire formalities and what each one of those mean for guests? Wedding Planner Expert, Jessica Adler of JA Special Events and Weddings answers this: Knowing what to wear to a wedding or special... Read More

I (Still) Do!

Photography by Anna Kuperberg – see more at www.annakuperberg.com Beautiful flowers, elegant music, heartfelt vows, the gathering of friends and family to witness the joining of two people. Are you thinking of a wedding? Although it does describe the elements... Read More

Reasons to Have a Wedding Planner

Photography by J May Photography In my last blog post, I spoke about the importance of the “day of” coordinator to your wedding planning team. Now, I want to talk about the benefits of hiring a planner – not necessarily... Read More