05-pink-purple-green-red-flowers-22501 Popular Ceremony Readings

Looking for a ceremony reading or blessing? Here are five of our favorites: To Love is Not to Possess by James Kavanaugh To love is not to possess, To own or imprison, Nor to lose one’s self in another. Love... Read More

orange-yellow-cream-wedding-color-board How to Choose Your Ceremony Readings

You know you want at least one reading at your wedding, but not sure what to pick? Here are a few tips: Pick something that is reflective of how you both feel about your wedding, relationship, or future.  The theme... Read More

close-up-bride-couple-embrace-22501 Popular Wedding Quotes

Popular quotes to use in wedding toasts: “There is nothing more admirable than two people who see eye-to-eye keeping house as man and wife, confounding their enemies, and delighting their friends.”—Homer, poet. “When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes... Read More

closeup-white-flowers-tan-dress-22501 Choosing Readers

Choosing someone to read something at your wedding should not be delegated to anyone who simply didn’t make the wedding party “cut.”  Make sure to choose someone is naturally extroverted, good in front of large groups of people, quickly adaptable,... Read More

We Do!

There are many personal life situations that traditional wedding planning etiquette does not address. One example of this is how to incorporate children from a previous relationship into the wedding ceremony. The bride, the groom or both may have children... 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

Guest Blogger: The Man Registry on Grooms Toasts

Photography by Anna Kuperberg – see more at www.kuperberg.com The Groom’s Toast: Secrets to Success Grooms are expected at some point to give a toast that focuses on their feelings about the bride and close up the event. As you... Read More