Planning to Get Married? Read the Four Types of Weddings to Get Started

With the average wedding in the United States costing around ~$34,000 in 2019 (The Knot), couples should be informed of all wedding types before spending any money!  There are 4 basic types of wedding:  civil, elopement, micro-wedding, traditional wedding. Below is a brief explanation of each… Civil: You, Fiancé, Legal Official (Judge), Witness* and aContinue reading “Planning to Get Married? Read the Four Types of Weddings to Get Started”

For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Edition

While researching what to write for my next blog post, I’ve seen a recurring theme in the Washington Post, New York Post and many wedding industry-related blogs writing about the same topic – COVID-19 and relationships!  I thought to myself, “This is a real issue!” From each article or blog I read, there are fourContinue reading “For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Edition”

The Year 2020: Virtual Weddings

As we’ve recently endured (and are still witnessing) the events of 2020, that will undoubtedly go down in history, where does that leave wedding ceremonies?  We have all heard the phrase “BLANK is canceled” and to some, that may have meant the wedding of their dreams.  Some couples had to cancel and some rescheduled forContinue reading “The Year 2020: Virtual Weddings”

Happy Loving Day!

Today, June 12, is known as “Loving Day”!  What does that mean? Meet Mildred and Richard Loving: From Wikipedia: Loving Day is an annual celebration held on June 12, the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states.  The remaining sixteen states were predominately in the south and when theContinue reading “Happy Loving Day!”

Engineer Turned Marriage Officiant – How It All Started!

Graduating only one semester apart with a Mechanical Engineering degree and while interning together at International Game Technology (IGT), my friend Farhad and I became close over the years.  We sat two cubicles down from each other and shared laughs over the projects we worked on, the people we have dated, and our love forContinue reading “Engineer Turned Marriage Officiant – How It All Started!”