Category Archive

Ceremony Advice

We’ve got SO much wedding ceremony advice like how to write wedding vows, tons of vow examples, plus ceremony scripts! We’ve also got info about handfasting and other unity ceremonies. Oh and of course wedding readings! But maybe the most important post of all is Wedding Ceremony 101.

How to use your straight marriage certificate to make a point about gay marriage

We got our marriage license today! Very exciting, but I floated out of the Probate Court Office and realized that I wanted to let someone know my thoughts on Ohio’s ban of same sex marriage. So I’m planning on turning in this letter with my marriage certificate in the hopes that the powers that be see it and pass it on…

How to walk down the aisle when you’ve got two moms

I have lesbian parents and I was wondering how I ask one mother over the other to walk me down the aisle? I am planning on asking my ‘other’ mother, that is my non-birth mother, to honor the special relationship we have. But even the thought of it makes me feel like I am, 1) […]

How do you have a wedding ceremony without a Bible?

We’re ALL for Christian couples having religious ceremonies, but find it disrespectful for non-Christians to smile and nod through a religious service they don’t actually believe in. So, how do you craft a secular ceremony?

Ring-warming ceremony: a meaningful alternative to the unity candle

The concept is simple: near the beginning of your ceremony, have your officiant let your guests know that your rings will be making their way through the assembled guests, with an invitation for each guest to hold the ring, say a silent prayer/blessing for your marriage, and then pass it to the next guest.

Planning a sincere-but-theatrical wedding

Planning a sincere-but-theatrical wedding

If you or your beloved is a performer by trade, how much of the wedding is a “performance”?

How to tell dad that another man is walking you down the aisle

How to tell dad that another man is walking you down the aisle

“How do I tell my biological father that another man is going to walk me down the aisle?”