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247 DAYS AGO | 9.20.2023

How Filmmaker Nico Raineau Fell in Love with Writing Wedding Ceremonies

Award-winning filmmaker and one-of-a-kind wedding officiant Nico Raineau is in the business of telling love stories. His officiant business RomCom Weddings t...

249 DAYS AGO | 9.18.2023

We can’t stop thinking about this marriage advice from 1880

This marriage advice from 1880 offers an interesting glimpse into the past! The wedding reading, titled 'How to Perpetuate the Honeymoon,' has been reprinted...

252 DAYS AGO | 9.15.2023

Ex-clerk Kim Davis ordered to pay $100,000 to same-sex couple for violating t...

Good news! Ex-county clerk Kim Davis has been ordered to pay $100,000 in damages for refusing to issue a marriage license to same-sex partners David Ermold a...

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Ceremony Planning Articles

172 DAYS AGO | 12.4.2023

5 Reasons to Have Your Wedding at a Funeral Home

Want to get married at a funeral home? 5 great reasons to have your wedding at a funeral home, mortuary, or cemetery, and why more couples are choosing this ...

176 DAYS AGO | 11.30.2023

Advice for Newly-Sober Wedding Guests and Officiants

Newly sober and going to a wedding? Here are 7 tips to help you have a wonderful time (and stay sane and safe), whether you're a sober wedding guest, wedding...

177 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2023

Countdown to Epic '123123' Wedding Date: Numerologist Rebecca Scolnick Shares...

Prepare for an unforgettable ‘123123’ New Year’s Eve wedding or elopement with advice from expert numerologist Rebecca Scolnick, author of The Witch's Book ...

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Religion and Rituals Articles

932 DAYS AGO | 11.4.2021

Signing the Ketubah - All About the Jewish Wedding Contract

Learn about the ketubah signing ceremony, traditional and modern Jewish wedding contracts, how ketubah reading takes the place of wedding vows, options for m...

946 DAYS AGO | 10.21.2021

Red Wedding Dresses: Symbolism and Modern Meanings

Considering a red wedding dress? Learn the meaning behind this bold, exciting, fashionable ceremony statement, with modern inspiration from ancient myths and...

954 DAYS AGO | 10.13.2021

Wiccaning Ceremony - A Guide to Welcoming a New Witch

A ‘wiccaning’ is the deeply joyful ritual celebration of welcoming a new Pagan into a spiritual community, with a promise and blessing to protect them agains...

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Community Articles

322 DAYS AGO | 7.7.2023

The Anonymous Officiant: Parents NOT Behaving Badly

The Anonymous Officiant #9: This wedding officiant was ready for maximum drama at a big blended family wedding, but the day brought a different kind of surpr...

329 DAYS AGO | 6.30.2023

The 3 Most Popular Unity Ceremonies in 2023, According to New AMM Survey!

AMM's Spring survey reveals this year's three most popular unity ceremony ideas! Wedding officiants, take note: These unity rituals will be performed at a ma...

332 DAYS AGO | 6.27.2023

Most Weddings Include a ‘Moment of Silence’ or Memorial Table for Deceased Lo...

New AMM Survey shows that the majority of wedding ceremonies will include a 'moment of silence,' 'moment of remembrance,' or memorial table with photos to ho...

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