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Three big tips for your outdoor wedding

Warm weather has finally arrived in the Poconos and we can’t help turning our thoughts to outdoor weddings!  There is a reason outdoor ceremonies and celebrations are so popular. It is romantic as well as meaningful. Standing under the blue sky, with nature all around, is a dream come true. Whether the setting is fields [...]

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More ways to mix things up!

Couples today are looking for unique ways to make their wedding celebration special and memorable. There are many ways to do that and I’ve certainly written about it often enough! In every single little aspect of your wedding you make decision after decision. And the quest for those ‘perfect’ ideas has created countless columns, blogs, [...]

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Weddings and Weather

This is something I’ve written and spoken about countless times – and for good reason. When planning and outdoor wedding you must be totally prepared. There is nothing like a beautiful outdoor setting for a wedding ceremony. Especially here in the Poconos! It is romantic and inspiring when nature surrounds us. Whether it is by [...]

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Tips for Outdoor Weddings

Outdoor wedding ceremonies are very popular, and for good reason. There is nothing more delightful than being in the beauty of nature to celebrate your marriage. However, weather issues are obviously of the upmost importance when planning your outdoor ceremony. If it’s raining then there is no question that the ceremony will move indoors, it’s [...]

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2011 Wedding Highlights

It’s difficult to choose, because I think all of the weddings I officiate are wonderful, but I’m going to attempt to highlight some of my most interesting and memorable ceremonies from 2011. Early in the year I officiated at two lovely historic locations a bit out of my normal area – the French Manor and [...]

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Weather… again!

I often write about having a good rain plan for outdoor weddings, but there are other weather conditions to consider. Could be I’m obsessed with weather, but obviously it is quite important for any outdoor event. During the recent heatwave, I had an outdoor wedding that was moved inside to an air-conditioned room. Good move! [...]

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It could have gone wrong but it went so right!

I can’t seem to get enough of this topic: rain and outdoor weddings. This Saturday I officiated for a fantastic couple at Mountain Springs Lake (one of the great secret treasures of the Poconos) and the weather was a bit drizzly. It wasn’t exactly raining, but then again, it wasn’t a sunny day. The ceremony [...]

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    Lois Heckman is a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant who officiates at weddings, funerals, and other ceremonies in the Poconos and beyond. She has performed hundreds of ceremonies and brings a wealth of knowledge to her work. Follow her on Pinterest, ... Read Full
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