Tag Archives: ceremony

Is your bridal party too large?

Some brides dream of a huge wedding party.  But before you ask everyone in your address book to be a part of the ceremony, think about the ramifications.  It will cost you more money to have more bridesmaids and groomsmen as everyone will need a bouquet or boutonniere, attendant gift, and to be included in…
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LOVE WINS!!!

Finally after many, many years, the United States Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriages nationwide. And today, the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Courts office issued the first marriage license of it’s kind in Acadiana. Today, we are moving even further down the road of marriages being based on love and have expanded our packages to…
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Writing Your Own Vows

As a Wedding Minister I notice there is so much information about writing your own vows for your ceremony and that can be very overwhelming.  But here's a secret: Write whatever you want!!!  It is after all YOUR wedding.  Write 2 or 3 sentences about something you love about your partner.  Next include some promises,…
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Grand Technology

The Yamaha E3 Disklavier is a piano that will blow your mind!!! Who says you need to learn to play, my piano plays for ME!! Yes, you heard me right. The latest and greatest of "player piano" technology. This is a true acoustic piano with digital age capabilities that offer ease of enjoyment with it's…
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After retiring…

JaniesJems So as most of you know, I have retired this year from wedding planning but am still officiating weddings. I love the wedding industry and want to stay connected. I will continue to blog about wedding ideas, venues, events, décor, music and all those things that I love. Each week I will feature a…
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