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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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Trending topic: #vows

Every once in while, we notice a particular topic that has a crazy spike — it's the phrase that most brides are searching for. Or it's the topic that's suddenly pinned everywhere. It's the topic that basically dominates are most-read posts for the month. This month? That trending topic is VOWS.

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30 geek movie love quotes

Slogging through traditional love quotes can be taxing, especially when you just want something that tingles that geek-loving robot heart of yours. We root for the geeky underdog to get the girl and hope the battle over evil ends in a big snog. And we need something relatable for our ceremony readings, invitation wording, and pop culture-filled vows, right? You demand nerdy romance, funny vow ideas, and swashbuckling toast fodder from movies, TV, and a few books? As you wish…

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How to write heartfelt, sniffle-worthy wedding vows

There is so much information about writing your own vows for your wedding that it can be a little daunting. You can read about it online, in books, people will offer you advice and give you tons of rules, outlines, and other information about putting your vows together. But here's a secret: you can do whatever you want. Here are my top five hints and tricks for writing your own vows.

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Wedding vows that include ice cream, sweet promises and… beating people up

Amanda recently shared with us her husband's incredible vows. They each wrote their own vows, and kept them secret from each other until they read them aloud at the ceremony. Pete had started writing his a couple of weeks before the wedding, but, according to Amanda, "he scrapped his first attempts and wrote something from scratch the day before the wedding. What he said ended up being so perfect and beautiful that I have to share it." And share it we shall!