"Marriage is not about the dress….it's about two people doing what works for them and them alone." -Kristy Cade
I just stumbled across Jessie and Daryl's amazing "unholy affair" wedding over on kvetch. Kudos to photographer Jessie Kriech for capturing it!
At a reading the other night, I was asked about people having animals in their wedding ceremonies. I answered that I'd heard of several ring-bearing dogs, including Staci Robinson's pooch, Leroy. Then my friend Michelle sent me this awesome photo of Cassy, her husband Chris, and their dog Aslan, who proudly helped with rings while…
To help me answer this question, I decided to pull on the expertise of two wedding officiants — my parents! They're both Internet-ordained ministers, and between the two of them they've married dozens of people, often helping couple craft their ceremonies from scratch. They have different styles of officiating, though, so may I present to you the first edition of DUELING OFFICIANTS!
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The Do It Yourself Weddings Guide
Seattle photographer Ben Haley (who's wedding story is told in the first chapter of the book) has followed me around to many of my offbeat readings here in town, documenting the whole strange process. I love the pictures he's snagged of tiara-ed and be-veiled listeners, merch displays, and of course the puppet. Check 'em all…
Centerpieces are tough. They can end up being a TON of work or more involved and expensive than you expected. That said, cute and funky ideas to adorn your table centers are a click away, if you've got the patience to do exhaustive internet searching. Fortunately, we have gathered some downright fab ideas for you, so rest those little phalanges and browse away!
The offbeat bride: Lisa Marie Grillos, Photographer (and Offbeat Bride lab rat!) My offbeat groom: Stephen Grillos, poker player Location & date of wedding: August 6, 2005; Ceremony: Pulgas Water Temple in Woodside, CA; Reception: My in-law's backyard in Atherton, CA What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding was a fun backyard bbq with all…
This is a very old post, back from Offbeat Bride's early days. But it still holds true!