February 17, 2020
The Marrying Lady
Often, people assume that all an Officiant does is read a script and fills out the marriage licence, so they th...
September 18, 2019
I often get asked, how many witnesses do I need, what is their role, and what do they sign, so here it is!
September 11, 2019
Does your ceremony spark joy? The only real legal requirement during your wedding is that each of you agrees to...
September 4, 2019
More and more, couples are seeking ceremonies that are personalized and authentic. One couple I worked with wer...
August 28, 2019
One simple way of involving your guests is also one of the nicest. Towards the end of the ceremony, each guest...
August 21, 2019
A simple unity ceremony where the couple exchange roses. Other variations: the families exchange roses, the cou...
August 14, 2019
There are a variety of unity traditions that may be included in a ceremony. Some are old and some are recent, b...
August 7, 2019
Want to take your ring exchange past: "With this ring, I thee wed". There are two options, echo or repeating a...
July 31, 2019
Vows may run from traditional to customized. Below are examples of some common vows. Feel free to add your own...
July 24, 2019
In your ceremony, the Officiant can highlight the importance of love and marriage. Statements can include quot...
July 17, 2019
The opening is usually a greeting to guests, combined with some sentiment of the occasion - either generic or m...
July 10, 2019
Officiant Pricing – What to ask and how to determine what you need:
Should you get a bargain-bin Officiant? Mayb...
July 3, 2019
Quick tips on ceremony ideas that will best reflect the two of you!
June 26, 2019
1. Your comfort level – An experienced Officiant will be comfortable and at ease with the ceremony process and...
June 19, 2019
A short video with quick tips on what information to give to your wedding Officiant to share with your guests a...
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Disclaimer: The opinions posted are those of my own and not C.I.M.M.
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