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Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 2018

Writing Tips: It’s Personal… Putting the “You” into a Wedding Ceremony

The best way to make your wedding ceremony personalized is to ask the couple the right questions about their relationship, and to avoid making it feel like a "toast" or a "roast."
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Monday, Dec. 10th, 2018

5 Tips for Including Pets in Your Wedding Ceremony

Including pets in your wedding ceremony is fun and makes for great pictures and memories, but it's important to be prepared for unexpected developments!
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Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2018

Wedding Ceremony Tips: How to Compromise with Religious Relatives, for Non-Religious Couples

Some couples want no religion, no matter what the expectation of their families, and that’s fine since the ceremony should represent the couple. However, there is some middle ground here, if you feel that such a compromise is necessary. If the couple wants or needs to meet at least of some of the...
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Friday, Dec. 7th, 2018

Why You Need to Choose Your Wedding Officiant Early

Most couples start looking for a wedding officiant too late in the process to give them time to create the perfect ceremony. Don't make that mistake.
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Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 2018

A Wedding Ceremony Celebrates Recovery from Opioid Addiction, Love, and Growth

When AMM Minister Christopher Dexheimer was asked to officiate his brother’s wedding, it was a joyous conclusion to a story with a dark beginning. That story began when the bride and groom both – unbeknownst to each other -- checked into Sierra Tucson, a psychiatric hospital and treatment center ...
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Friday, Nov. 30th, 2018

Thinking of Walking Down the Aisle Alone? We Asked Former Brides how they did it…

Walking down the aisle alone can be a powerful statement during your wedding ceremony. We talked to brides who walked down the aisle for more insight.
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Thursday, Nov. 29th, 2018

Blindfolded Guests Experience Wedding Ceremony from Bride’s Perspective

A couple in Australia had their guests wear blindfolds during the wedding ceremony to help them understand what this meant to them, and how the blind bride experiences the world.
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Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 2018

Get the (Wedding) Party Started Right With a Great Ceremony!

Setting the right tone during your wedding ceremony will get the rest of the celebrations started off on the right foot.
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