The Seashell Ceremony For Your Outer Banks Wedding

06 Jun
June 6, 2016

So you have decided to have your wedding on one of the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks, and you are looking for a unique way to make your wedding special. The seashell ceremony component is a great choice for couples who want an unforgettable wedding experience in a natural setting.

Adding the shell ceremony gives your cherished family and friends a way to participate in your union rather than just witnessing it. I like to describe it as the Outer Banks version of “throwing a penny in the wishing well” but the pennies are seashells and the wishing well is the great Atlantic Ocean. Read more →

Traci and Todd’s Outer Banks Wedding – Sand Ceremony

30 Mar
March 30, 2016

I would like to share with you a recent wedding I had the honor to officiate. Traci and Todd’s Outer Banks Wedding took place in beautiful Kitty Hawk and featured the Unity Sand Ceremony.

As you can see, the Sand Ceremony has Read more →

Last Minute To Dos Before The I Dos

29 Jan
January 29, 2016

After all the months of planning, it all comes down to one big day. Waking up on the morning of your wedding day and realizing you are about to marry the love of your life is precious, thrilling and a touch overwhelming. But, before you walk down the aisle, there are a few more things to tick off your list. To make the most of your wedding day, don’t forget to add these last minute items to your wedding day schedule. Read more →

Tips For Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

25 Jun
June 25, 2015

Writing one’s own wedding vows is becoming more popular every year. It may seem to be the easiest part of planning your special day, but can quickly become a cause for worry.
To make your vow creation easier and more pleasurable, take a look at these tips! Read more →

Three Things That Make A Great Outer Banks Wedding Keepsake

14 Apr
April 14, 2014

Everyone loves keepsakes and mementos from special trips or events. People will take home napkins, matchbooks, posters, anything with the name of the event and or even people from the event. The problem with most of these keepsakes is they lose their appeal not to long after and go to die in a dusty corner of the closet or out to the trash during the next cleaning phase. Read more →

How To Have A Lavish Outer Banks Wedding On A Budget

08 Sep
September 8, 2013

Many children dream of that day, far in the future, when they will walk down the aisle with that special someone. And approximately zero of these dreams involve sparsely populated rec rooms with a tiny MP3 player functioning as the DJ and a part-time bartender officiating. No, the wedding dreams of youth spare no expense. They are filled with bright colors, throngs of guests, lavish cakes and overall opulence. Unfortunately, dreams of a royal wedding don’t comport with reality for many of us average folks. Read more →

5 Alternative Ring Styles for Weddings and Engagements

04 May
May 4, 2013

Wedding bands deserve more options than the old-fashioned silver-and-gold, gem-set styles. Fortunately, artisans around the world have been creating exciting wedding band alternatives for both men and women, rings that have an extra dose of character and creativity for people who want their rings to be an expression as well as a marriage accessory. Read more →

Outer Banks Weddings Are Wheelchair Friendly

29 Mar
March 29, 2013

Have you dreamed about having your wedding on the beach but thought it couldn’t happen because you or someone you love and want to have at your wedding has a disability? Well your beach wedding dream can still come true! Read more →

A Guide to Choosing Wedding Bands Wisely

20 Feb
February 20, 2013

As you prepare to purchase your wedding band, there are a lot of questions that may come to mind. After all, you hope to be wearing this particular piece of jewelry longer than any other. How can you be confident you’ve chosen well? Here are a few things to consider as you look for that perfect ring. Read more →

Five Simple & Romantic Ways to Propose

31 Jan
January 31, 2013

Women are expected to dream of their wedding day, from the time they are little girls till the day they actually say ‘I do.’ However, when it comes to men, there’s no expectation for them to dream about a beautiful lady in a white dress walking down the aisle towards them or about the elegantly-decorated cake he’ll cut with his future-wife.

In fact, in Read more →

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