I’ve been officiating weddings long enough to know the number one mistake couples make that makes their wedding stressful, upsetting, and not a lot of fun. You might think it has something to do with the budget or making sure there’s enough food, but from what I’ve seen it’s something less obvious and more insidious. Read on to find out the number one mistake couples make at their wedding.Read More
I’ve been officiating weddings since 2011, so I’ve seen a lot of wedding trends come and go. I’m not one of those people who hate trends. In fact, all I care about is that you’re incorporating things into your wedding or ceremony that feel like they reflect you as individuals and as a couple. If they happen to be trendy, great! If they’re totally non-traditional, great!Read More
By now you probably already know that as a professional officiant, I plan, organize and run your wedding rehearsal. I do this in order to create the space into which you and your beloved can sink to become totally present during your wedding ceremony. Your wedding ceremony is such a precious time and we want to make sure you’re in the moment throughout the whole thing.Read More
I have a whole page on my website with frequently asked questions, but I thought I’d share some of the most common questions I’m asked. Many of these questions come during the initial video chat consultation where couples and I meet each other and decide if we’re a good fit for their wedding ceremony.Read More
I'm writing this post to help you craft the kind of meaningful wedding ceremony that I create with my clients. Meaning comes not just from the words of the script, but from the tone that is set by your wedding officiant. It comes from small but powerful moments during the ceremony. It comes from being present and not rushing through this portion of your wedding day.Read More
There is a lot that goes into answering the question, “When should our wedding ceremony start?” For starters you should hire a wedding planner or wedding coordinator who will help you decide when your wedding day timeline. I’m going to recommend you start at 3:30 p.m., but read on to see all that goes into making the decision.Read More
Maine has such a special place in my heart. I grew up in Southern New Hampshire, but every summer my family camped on Mount Desert Island off the coast of Maine. My parents fell in love with the rugged coastline and vowed to one day retire to Maine.
Their dream came true in 2006! That year also happened to be the same summer that my husband and I got married in the backyard of their Maine home.Read More
One of the best ways to make your Maine wedding fabulous is to use lighting and decor! It’s simply the best and easiest way to add ambiance and atmosphere to your wedding. Glamorous draping, a sparkling chandelier, warm cafe lights or even marquee lighting can literally transform a space.Read More
Every so often I share with you a list of things I’m loving. I think it’s a fun way for you to get to know me better and see what my life is like.
I’m loving this super easy meal. If you want to impress your guests but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen, use this recipe. It’s a serious crowd pleaser!