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Add a science-y vibe to your ceremony with this mash-up reading

You'll be seeing a LEGO-themed wedding later in the week that will make any LEGO fan wet their pants with delight, but Jess and Mac also included some science into their ceremony instead of any religious readings that we couldn't resist previewing. This is a mash-up of different writings from the likes of Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Albert Einstein, and others. Put on your thinking caps and see if a reading like this is right for you!

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Why elopements are awesome, cheap, and seriously the coolest

When you don't belong to the "my wedding is a party" club, you might feel like you're missing out on some of the cool wedding stuff — centerpieces, decorations, venues, et cetera. In my experience, elopement weddings are at once amazing, full of awe and love, affordable, and totally relaxing yet incredibly thrilling all at once.

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So you need a program for your LGBT wedding: our funniest wedding program goes same-sex

Jayme and Sondra found inspiration in the "So you're going to sit through a wedding" program, but customized it to include some same sex wedding-related questions that were inevitably going to arise. They titled it, "So you're going to sit through your (first, probably) two-bride wedding." They addressed the ceremony legality, ceremony length, and of course, where are the rainbows?!

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I completely forgot my wedding vows at the altar, and it was perfect

Since my husband was nervous about having to write something eloquent, we agreed that in our ceremony instead of "vows" per se we would have a line that said, "[Name], if you have anything to say to [Name], you may say it now." I prepared and prepared. The problem was, when our officiant looked at me and asked if I had anything to say, I forgot the entire thing.

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Our short, agnostic, stars and moon wedding ceremony script

I wrote this ceremony script with the help of Offbeat Bride, and I am really happy with the results. My very non-religious, scientific-minded fiancé is very happy with it as well. My mom, who has always told me that we are made of star dust, is absolutely in love with the Carl Sagan reading we selected for her. I am really excited about the music sections, and to share my ceremony with you…

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Take this ring keep it to yourself: why we skipped the ring exchange

When we started thinking about writing our own ceremony, both my husband Clayton and I felt that there was something that wasn't really feeling right for us about putting a ring on each other's finger. It could be that we're punks, it could be that we're feminists, it could be for a bunch of different reasons. But even the idea of us saying "please take this ring" instead of "with this ring, I thee wed" or something like that, was just not feeling right for us. So I thought that instead of exchanging rings, we could just put the ring on ourselves.