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More ideas…

As modern couples strive to make their weddings more personal, there are many ways, big and small, to express oneself. Continuing on last week’s theme, I have a few more suggestions. For your consideration …. The unique program booklet – make your wedding program reflect your style, with pictures, drawings and lots of information, rather […]

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GO LOCAL

Something a little different today. For followers of this blog, you know my expertise is in the area of ceremony. But I can’t help but reflect on all kinds of ideas for weddings. I love living in the Poconos and officiating here at all our great locations. It got me thinking about a great way […]

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Last Minute Weddings

From time to time I get calls from couples that want to get married quickly. There are countless reasons this happens. Calls come from couples who have been planning to marry for a long time but just haven’t been able to figure out when or how to do so. Sometimes the stress of planning a […]

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Music and Your Wedding Ceremony

A long one today, as I am in a somewhat unique position to address the topic of music in your wedding ceremony. Not only am I a Celebrant, which has given me the opportunity to experience a wide variety of choices of ceremony music, but I am a musician and composer (pen name: Lois Brownsey). […]

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Getting philosophical

Does pinning, tweeting, or updating our status make us feel more present in the world? Does it give us a sense of ourselves as the center of our own universe? I struggle with these on-line activities  which I do, admittedly, love and am slightly addicted to. And here I am, after all, writing my blog. When […]

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Go With the Flow

Sometimes things happen that we don’t expect, that’s a given. When it comes to a wedding – that can be tricky. I was working with a lovely couple who planned to be married this coming fall. Things changed. There was an illness in the family and they  felt compelled to get married sooner. And so […]

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Think Spring

On a beautiful day like today, my thoughts turn towards – what else? Weddings of course! Now that we’re half way through February you can just smell spring coming! Are you having a spring wedding? If so here are a few tips and suggestions for you! Spring weather is very variable – so be prepared […]

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Thoughts on choosing or creating the right wedding vows

Whatever the type of wedding ceremony, whether religious, a combination of religions, spiritual, secular or civil commitment – and whatever the style, place, or circumstance, the exchanging of vows is perhaps the most central, key element in a wedding ceremony. And what is a vow? A vow is an oath, a promise. And not just […]

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More on stress and weddings….

Continuing on the topic from my last blog… there are many stressful issues that come up when planning a wedding. Sometimes couples want a simple or small wedding, but get swept along in the swell of enthusiasm or the desires of their parents. It can start to feel out of control. If this is the […]

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Stress free wedding planning

This is the time of year that I begin hearing from a lot of newly engaged couples. Many indicate that the process seems daunting. Planning a wedding is one of the most emotional, and hence potentially stressful, events in life. The key to having a successful wedding is to be true to yourselves, and have […]

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