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Vows among the bow-wows!!!

There’s a new puppy in my life. Louie is 12 weeks old now and a ton of fun, joy, and work. There’s no doubt about it, I’m a dog person. Louie brings our total to three fantastic English Springer Spaniels. So I figured this was a good time to talk about dogs in weddings. I [...]

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Those cute kids walking down the aisle

It can be absolutely adorable to include children in your processional, just know what you’re getting into beforehand, and embrace it in any way that works for you.

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Finding your favorite wedding things

A while ago I wrote about wedding traditions I can do without. That was as close to controversial as this column gets. Some people really appreciated my point of view, but a few others did not. Today’s column is about my very favorite wedding things. That should make everyone happy! So here they are: I [...]

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Thinking about having your dog in your wedding??

It’s really all about getting the dog down the aisle, one way of the other, isn’t it? Many a bride wants her dog to walk down with her! But whether with a bride or groom, a flower girl, best person, or just about anyone, as long as it’s someone your dog knows and is comfortable with, you can get your doggie down that aisle.

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Wedding are going to the dogs!

We have a celebrity dog in the Poconos so it seemed like a good time to talk about dogs in weddings. Animal Planet is featuring Leo, Susie Forrester’s food stealing dog on a segment. Susie is a wonderful photographer and wonderful person, and like many of us, considers her dog to be a part of [...]

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Mutual Admiration Society

I was planning on posting about a cool blog I just discovered when low-and-behold they blogged about me! But let’s be clear: today’s blog is not an obligatory reciprocal act, but something I really want to share. I’ve written a bit about it before, but now I’ve discovered is an entire site dedicated to having [...]

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Unique ideas…

While waiting for wedding season to really kick in, I have time to think about some of the cool things I’ve seen and done in the weddings I’ve officiated. Perhaps one of these ideas will inspire you. It’s always those little details that make the difference. Whether it is a unique reading in your ceremony [...]

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