A Guide to Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

As wedding traditions and celebrations have evolved over time and throughout cultures, one of the most beautiful trends has become writing your own vows. Original, personalized wedding vows are a special way to tell your partner how much they mean to you and dedicate yourself to a life with them in front of your loved… Read more »

Tracing Back Popular American Wedding Traditions

The engagement ring, walking the bride down the aisle, the exchanging of vows, the shoving of cake in your partner’s face—your wedding day will be filled with the fun traditions and meaningful rituals of your culture and heritage! Planning a wedding is essentially the process of choosing which of these traditions you’d like to include,… Read more »

12 Questions Your Wedding Officiant is Going to Ask You

Wedding planning can be a whirlwind. From venues and cake to flowers and save the dates, you have a lot on your plate. But you must remember that one of the most important elements of your wedding is the ceremony itself. You are marrying your partner—arguably the person you love the most—and you get to… Read more »

What to Expect When Meeting with Your Wedding Officiant

You’re up to your ears in wedding planning and can’t seem to find a moment to rest, let alone take a breath that isn’t followed by more wedding planning. We’re here to help, supplying you with everything you need to know about meeting with your wedding officiant so you can check that research off your… Read more »

21 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Officiant

Finding a wedding officiant in Las Vegas, the wedding capital of the world, is easy. Finding the right wedding officiant is where it can get tricky. You’re not only looking for a good fit, you’re looking for competence, a sense of comfort, and quality. That’s why we have come up with a list of questions… Read more »

Keeping Count

Istanbul, Turkey, is the worldwide wedding capitol. Las Vegas is the U.S. city with the most weddings (along with Los Angeles/Orange counties CA, followed at great distance by Cook-County/Chicago IL, San Diego county CA, Miami/Dade FL, King-County/Seattle WA, and the Main Island of Hawaii, including Honolulu). Every year 2.3 million couples marry in the U.S…. Read more »

Words Matter

Have you been to a wedding ceremony lately? It’s not just the famous words (“I do”) that matter. One couple heard a minister say “Dearly beloved” and cringed. These two words reminded them of a funeral. Describing wedding rings as a “symbol” cheapens them in the eyes of some people. A young couple married in… Read more »

Life Is Not a Stage

We’re amazed at stories we hear of officiants treating weddings as their own personal stage, as though your wedding is their opportunity to polish their self-image or stuff their wallet. We’ve also been contacted way too many times by panic-stricken brides whose officiants cancelled within weeks of their wedding. These “Reverends” are so self-important that… Read more »

Let’s Get Married: 12/13/14

Do you want to marry on 12/13/14? This Saturday date is filling up fast. Consider: Las Vegas issued 4,333 marriage licenses intended for 7-7-7, another 3,090 for 10-10-10 and 3,024 for 11-11-11 (sorry, they haven’t updated us for 12-12-12 or last year’s sequentially cool 11-12-13). 20,000 couples nationwide already plan to marry on 12-13-14 according… Read more »

Wedding Hashtags

A new survey by Mashable, partnered with The Knot, reports that 55 percent of couples used a wedding hashtag, plus another 5 percent wish they had. Over two-thirds of women began Pinning to their wedding board before they were engaged. There’s more, including a full infographic, revealing the latest digital and social habits of new… Read more »