Buying and Signing Your Wedding License

Most couples preparing for marriage don’t know a lot about getting a marriage license. So here are a few words of advice. In California, the marriage license is issued by the County Clerk’s Office. You can buy your license in any county and use it in any other county. So if you are planning a… Continue Reading

Backyard Wedding

As a wedding officiant in Southern California, it’s so much fun when families take advantage of a beautiful back yard as their wedding venue. It is much calmer and a great setting for family members of all ages to enjoy the day. I walked into this family home about 30 minutes before the wedding. Kids… Continue Reading

Rockin’ Your Traditions

As a wedding officiant, I often hear engaged couples say that they had to add “something” to their wedding ceremony for the  “the grandmas or the aunties.” I understand the desire to have a unique, modern wedding and also keep the family happy knowing that their traditions are remembered and honored. Here is a bride… Continue Reading