ceremony

Be a Thoughtful Bride and Groom

Yes, it’s “your” day.  But do you want your guests’ memories of your day to be negative or positive?  Well positive of course! So impress your guests by being thoughtful of them and their time. Upon arrival many couples are providing drinks for guests before the ceremony.  In our area of Austin, Texas this is […]

Importance of a Professional DJ

If you are going to cut corners on your wedding don’t be chintzy with the DJ. You spent countless hours choosing the perfect dress, color scheme, and venue.  You tasted dozens of flavors of cakes and determined your favorite flowers.  Your wedding party is chosen and you found the perfect officiant to perform your ceremony. […]

Yes, Video Chatting Is Allowed During Your Ceremony

What? You think that’s rude? Why on earth would we say you can allow Video Chatting during your ceremony? Because at a recent wedding I performed there was very special out-of-state family who could not attend and video chatting was employed so they could feel like they were a part and the bride and groom […]

To Stand or Not to Stand, This is the Question

Many wedding traditions are no longer set in stone, allowing the bride and groom to create the wedding that represents them and is thoughtful of all of their guests.  The question of  if and when the guests stand for the bride during the ceremony is another tradition that can be modified. Traditionally when the bride and her […]

Do I Need a Rehearsal Since I Have a Wedding Planner

A frequent question I receive is, “Do we need you at our rehearsal? We have a wedding planner.” This question is not as simple to address as you would think.  Wedding planners have a lot on their plate the day of your wedding and do a fantastic job at seeing the big picture, but I […]

Don’t Imbibe Before the I Do!

Perhaps it’s due to all the media that portrays men as losing their independence once they say I do, but too many have bought into the lie that they need to be “fortified,” aka drunk, to be able to commit to the one they say they love. Flasks are now given as gifts to all […]

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