It’s my great pleasure to announce that Inclusive Ceremonies has moved to the lush countryside of the Catskill Mountains. Why Sullivan County? For years, couples have asked me if I had a place where they could exchange their vows. While I love Jersey City, my former home and office didn’t allow me the space to […]
Celebrating 10 years of marriage with a vow renewal A vow renewal is part wedding, part family ceremony, and all love. It’s a unique opportunity to revisit parts of your wedding or create something entirely new. For some couples, a vow renewal is a chance to replenish or redefine commitment. For others, a vow renewal […]
How do you reference everything from Doctor Who to Game of Thrones and still have a ceremony that your not-so-geeky friends and family can relate to?
For Dawn and Chris, the answer was to weave in references to the things they loved in a subtle way that was meaningful to them without turning their ceremony into Comicon. After all, as Albus Dumbledore said, “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.”
Don’t let your wedding ceremony be an afterthought. Talk with a wedding officiant BEFORE choosing your venue to take advantage of their experience and expertise in making sure that the location you choose for your ceremony fits your ceremony plans.
More and more couples are realizing that wedding vows have a presence beyond the wedding ceremony. They are your plan for the future, a guide to how you want to live together, and a touchstone you can come back to if you ever get a little lost along the way.
It is my honor to announce that Inclusive Ceremonies has won the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award for 2016–our fourth year running. This award recognizes the top 5% of wedding professionals in the Wedding Wire Network and is based on client reviews. So thank you very much to all of you who took a moment […]
Congratulations! You’re engaged! Whether you asked or they asked or you two just mutually decided, something BIG has happened—life-changingly big! And now…you might be wondering what to do now that you’re engaged. 1. Savor the moment. This IS big! Take some time for the two of you to enjoy this new chapter in your life […]
I am absolutely thrilled to know that the lovely couples I have married in NJ over the last few years are now married throughout this great country. Love won today! If you were one of my civil union couples and want to have legal marriage ceremony in NJ please let me know. And if you’re […]
Marisa and Matt had two themes planned for their wedding. We spoke a lot about stones and what they mean to Marisa and Matt–how solid they are, a good foundation, and also how time can smooth away the rough edges. Oathing Stone Wedding Rituals Their ceremony included several rituals using stones. We began with Matt and Marisa […]
Welcome to the last post this series about wedding vows. If you need to catch up, we began with the basics of wedding vows and in part 2, we talked about different types of wedding vows. This week, we get writing. When should you be writing your wedding vows? Don’t leave writing your wedding vows to the […]