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This newlywed asked Miss Manners for wedding advice, and we respectfully disagree

Published: Saturday, Jan. 23rd, 2021

Recently, a newlywed wrote to Miss Manners asking if a mother-in-law’s behavior during t...

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Oklahoma revisits minister registration (and a look at all the states that require registration to perform marriage)

Published: Friday, Jan. 22nd, 2021

In some states, ministers are required to register with the local government before they are a...

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Can you apply for your marriage license online? It depends.

Published: Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2021

If you’re one of the many happy couples who got engaged during this unique holiday seaso...

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Sequel Weddings: What to Expect From a Couple’s Second Ceremony

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 2021

Sequel weddings are trending as we move into 2021! These ceremonies and celebrations happen

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Last Minute Wedding: Officiating a Ceremony on Short Notice, or Same Day!

Published: Monday, Jan. 18th, 2021

The phone rings and when you answer, the voice on the other end tells you they’re about ...

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Officiant Quick Tip: The Questionnaire -- What question surprises couples the most? with Officiant Amber Olsen

Published: Friday, Jan. 15th, 2021

We asked AMM Minister and professional wedding officiant extraordinaire, Officiant Amber Olsen...

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Q&A with AMM Minister Amber Olsen on her new book & giving couples an upper hand in ceremony planning

Published: Thursday, Jan. 14th, 2021

At the start of the new year, we announced an exciting collaboration with ordained AMM Ministe...

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Pope Francis changes rules for Catholics -- Still bans women from ordination

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 2021

Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church law to explicitly allow laywomen to act as readers an...

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