Showing posts from July 1, 2018
What You Need to Know About Your DIY Wedding Ceremony by Mary Coburn. You might want to rethink your DIY Wedding Ceremony after reading this. A few years ago, the law in Connecticut changed regarding who is allowed to legally solemnize marriages. Now, anyone can go online, pay a fee, and get ordained. This means that your best friend or your uncle Charlie can legally marry you and your fiancé. What a great way to save money on your wedding, right? Well…Mary Coburn, Wedding Officiant & Celebrant explains why this may not be a good idea for you: Asking Your Friend First of all, asking your best friend or your uncle Charlie to officiate your DIY Wedding Ceremony is asking a lot from them. At first they are honored and delighted to be asked. Then, the reality sets in as well as the panic. So, knowing that you are in the throes of planning your wedding, they are not likely to share their anxieties so they suffer by themselves, or they reach out to people like me. What Do I Do?