If you want to write your own wedding vows… …follow these five suggestions so neither you nor your guests will regret your decision to do so. Let's face it, when couples stand at their altar and fumble through this portion of a wedding ceremony everyone is uncomfortable, and a little bit of forethought goes a long way. Don’t worry about memorizing. Even if you are a world class orator, its doubtful your partner is. The last thing you want during the wedding is one of you morp
If you had a “destination” wedding fifty years ago something was wrong with you. Well, not actually “wrong,” but it was certainly thought, and probably whispered, “Howard and Madge aren’t getting married in church!” And the conclusion was drawn, either she was pregnant, or he was a crook, or the family was “not from around here,” or the church knew something she wished she didn’t. But today, at least as far as my South Carolina context will prove, “we’ve come a long way baby.
By the time they are pronounced wed, most couples standing at the altar don’t really feel the bliss they have come to expect from the crescendoed moment. Mostly, they feel tired. And their feet are screaming for a “time out” from the shoes that feel like they came over on the Mayflower. Lets be honest, most weddings these days are heavily planned and managed occasions. This I like. The proliferation of wedding professionals entering the market place means the ceremony has mo
As days go, a wedding is one of the most pre-planned events on anyone’s calendar. As well it should, a wedding day has hopes and dreams attached to it that motivate it’s architects to plan and prepare while often reaching for that unattainable goal, “perfection.” But nobody is perfect. And no wedding is either. My favorite wedding coordinators are the ones who multiply their client’s joy while planning a splendid day, breathtaking in its beauty and efficient in its production