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A Latin American fiesta wedding with tap dancing, cacti, tequila carts, and opera singing

Just going to lay all this out there: authentic Mexican fare, a mother/daughter tap dance, El Salvadoran wedding traditions, a live jazz band, opera singing by a bridesmaid, poetry, homemade cacti can centerpieces, a tequila cart making rounds around the dance floor, and the groom even drew portraits of their cat which were featured on the wedding invitations. YAS.

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Our super sweet and silly gender-neutral atheistic Pagan ceremony script

With a bit of help from the internet (Offbeat Bride especially!), a few books, and my personal experience writing atheistic pagan sabbat rituals, we wrote our ceremony script ourselves. It was an undertaking, but ultimately we came up with something that we absolutely loved. Since we got so much help online, we thought it would be great to share it with everyone! Following is our complete script…

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Why I don't like the word "vows" in the context of weddings

I don't like the word "vows" in the context of weddings. A vow is like a promise and, whether we like it or not, promises are easy to break. I prefer the word "intentions." What I intend to do is what is important, how I intend to treat you — right now and for the rest of my life. Here is what I wrote as my "wedding intentions"…

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Hilarious, tear-jerking, and realistic wedding vow ideas from readers

We've shared lots of advice for writing vows, but our last huge roundup of vow examples was a long time ago… so we worked with readers to gather our favorite wedding vow scripts and examples from their weddings this summer.

We pulled out some of our favorite funny, sweet, sniffle-inducing (I'm not crying, it's just been raining on my face!), and realistic vows from the pile from which you can be inspired. Tissues are a must when we get to talking about wedding vow ideas, so get 'em ready!