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448 DAYS AGO | 4.27.2023

Palm Reading: Unique & Mystical Unity Ritual for Your Wedding Ceremony or Cel...

Add a unique and unexpected unity ceremony to your wedding ceremony, reception, or afterparty, with palm reading! Palm reading can be combined with tradition...

449 DAYS AGO | 4.26.2023

Rhode Island lawmakers consider new marriage license return period, easier pr...

Learn about legislative efforts in Rhode Island that would change the state's marriage license return period, and make it easier for a marriage officiant to ...

451 DAYS AGO | 4.24.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: Use Your Gifts

The Anonymous Officiant #5 : Sage advice for newlyweds from an experienced wedding officiant! This minister reminds couples to use their wedding gifts after ...

454 DAYS AGO | 4.21.2023

Vermont bans the marriage of minors, effective July 1, 2023

Beginning July 1, 2023, individuals must be at least 18 years old to marry in Vermont, with no exceptions. Gov. Phil Scott signed the 'Act to Ban Child Marri...

454 DAYS AGO | 4.21.2023

Minnesota might add ‘notary public’ to list of qualified marriage officiants

Will Minnesota lawmakers vote to allow notary publics to officiate weddings in the state? Learn about current legislation to add notaries and certain elected...

455 DAYS AGO | 4.20.2023

What to Say & Do During a Hands Blessing Wedding Ceremony

A simple, nonreligious hand blessing ceremony script. This blessing is easy to combine with another unity ritual, such as a handfasting or palm reading, to c...

456 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2023

10 Wedding Reminders For Real Couples From an Officiant’s Perspective

REAL wedding advice for couples from professional wedding officiant Jody Serey! This candid advice is for anyone planning a wedding, to keep your marriage ce...

457 DAYS AGO | 4.18.2023

You Don’t Have to Choose Between Planning a Wedding & Buying a House

This advice will help you get married for less money and without going into debt! You don't have to plan an expensive wedding ceremony or reception to have a...

461 DAYS AGO | 4.14.2023

Would You Officiate a Wedding in a Wiener? (An Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, To B...

Oscar Mayer is bringing fun wiener-themed elopement ceremonies to Las Vegas this weekend! Lucky couples will marry with the help of Hotdogger wedding officia...

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Un novio y una novia se alejan de la cámara, uno al lado del otro, abrazados en una habitación colorida, con amigos y familiares de pie a cada lado.

461 DAYS AGO | 4.14.2023

¿Qué Edad hay que tener para Oficiar una Boda?

¿Qué edad hay que tener para oficiar una ceremonia matrimonial para amigos y familiares, o para trabajar profesionalmente como oficiante matrimonial? Conozca...

Collage made using a Wikicommons image of Salma Hayek and Francios-Henri at the Golden Globes, with a side banner that includes an icon of 2 wedding rings interlinking with a heart, and the words 'wedding ceremony inspo, celebrities who married later in life'

462 DAYS AGO | 4.13.2023

Wedding Ceremony Ideas From Celebrities Who Got Married Later in Life

Sweet wedding ideas from 5 celebrity couples who married later in life: Ask a friend to officiate, celebrate with a backyard elopement, plan an adults-only v...

A groomsman drops the wedding cake in a dramatic way, the cake flies off as he trips. The bridesmaids, groomsmen, bride, and groom all watch in shock and dismay

463 DAYS AGO | 4.12.2023

Avoid These 5 Common Wedding Ceremony Regrets (Advice For Couples & Officiants)

Plan the perfect wedding ceremony by avoiding these 5 common wedding regrets, with advice for couples & wedding officiants on what to ask your officiant, the...

464 DAYS AGO | 4.11.2023

Montana lawmakers might abolish common law marriage in 2023

Learn about Senate Bill 488, which would end recognition of common law marriage in Montana if signed into law. The measure was passed by the state Senate in ...

465 DAYS AGO | 4.10.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: “In Sickness… And In Health”

The Anonymous Officiant #4 : This couple put their vows to love each other 'in sickness and in health' to the test before the wedding ceremony was even over!...

Un hombre oficia una ceremonia de boda en un tren de Amtrak mientras los invitados miran.

467 DAYS AGO | 4.8.2023

10 Lugares Únicos e Inusuales para Casarse en EE.UU.

¿Está buscando un lugar único para celebrar su boda? Déjese inspirar por esta lista de 10 lugares inusuales y únicos para casarse, que incluye bodas en un ce...

468 DAYS AGO | 4.7.2023

Can a Wedding Officiant Also be a Witness on a Marriage License?

Do you need a witness to get married and what happens if you forget to bring one? Can a wedding officiant sign the marriage license as a witness? We answer t...

469 DAYS AGO | 4.6.2023

West Virginia Updates Age Requirements to Marry, Bans Marriage for Children U...

Learn about the recent changes to West Virginia's minimum age requirements for marriage, effective June 2023. Children under the age of 16 years old are no l...

469 DAYS AGO | 4.6.2023

SC Lawmaker introduces bill that ‘ignores’ same-sex marriage, adds gendered l...

Learn about legislation introduced in South Carolina that would add the gendered terms 'bride' and 'groom' to the state's 'license and certificate of marriag...

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