Insider Tips from a Master Wedding Planner

Insider Tips from a Master Wedding Planner

By Lynda Barness You are now engaged! NOW WHAT? Here are five things to consider before jumping in, from a Master Wedding Planner: 1. Breathe. I’m not kidding! Take some time to enjoy your engagement—and each other. And your families. And your friends. 2. Get to work. When you are ready to start working (and yes, […]

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Finding Co-Officiants: A Multi-Step Process

Our first hurdle in planning an interfaith wedding (other than the insanity of touring and booking a venue) was finding an officiant and creating a ceremony that reflected both of us

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Top 3 Wedding Planning Tips from a Beginner

Top 3 Wedding Planning Tips from a Beginner

I have planned exactly one party in my lifetime. It was a surprise sweet sixteen birthday party for my best friend during our sophomore year of high school. The party was held in my parents’ basement decorated with balloons and streamers. Party guests successfully pulled off the surprise and spent the rest of the evening […]

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Finding a Ceremony Location that Fits

Where do you get married when you don’t officially “belong” anywhere? This question, which seems rather dramatic, was the first hurdle of wedding planning. Here are some places that we quickly checked off the list: – A rotating wedding with stops at each temple or church where a friend of ours works as a rabbi […]

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Symbols and Rituals and Traditions. Oh my.

These last few months have been busy with dress fittings, selecting the menu, arranging the seating chart, creating the invitations, ordering the suits, and other wedding plans. Sam and I continually remind ourselves that the wedding is only one day and we should focus on preparing for a marriage. This lifelong commitment to each other begins […]

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Under God, In a Chapel, With a Rabbi

Welcome back. If you remember from our introduction, our wedding date is November 8th of this year! It is 205 days away, but then again, who’s counting? 😉 If you know anything about a wedding, you know it takes careful time and preparation. That is not unique to an inter-faith wedding, but some of the […]

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Video 2: We chose a date and a venue

In this video, Yolanda and Arel reveal their wedding date which is coming up right around the corner. They also talk about their venue and why they chose it. Enjoy:)

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