Wedding Rehearsal Tips

Wedding Rehearsal Tips

I always tell couples, the week before the ceremony you need to realize that all the planning is now ready to put into place.  The professionals now have a job to do.  Let them do it!  Here are five tips that can help keep your rehearsal; productive, stress-free, and...

Ask Chaplain Royal

A Question for Chaplain Royal… “What do we do if one of us wants to write our own vows and the other does not?” Your weddings vows are just that, YOUR vow, pledge, commitment to one-another.  As such, the words you share should be what resonates with you.  If one of...
Ask Chaplain Royal

Ask Chaplain Royal

A Question for Chaplain Royal… “Who should we invite to the rehearsal dinner?”  Those whom should be included on the guest list are: the bride and groom, all attendants (bridesmaids and groomsman) and their spouses or partners, the couple’s immediate families, and the...
Out of Town Guests

Out of Town Guests

Will you have out-of-town guests with you at your wedding ceremony?  Let’s talk about how you can help make it easy on those who are traveling long distances.  It is important to pay particular attention to your out-of-town guests. Traveling to you will cost the...
Take Your Time

Take Your Time

Hello all, Chaplain Royal here.  I just finished meeting a couple who is planning their wedding.  Each of them has been married previously, and they really approached their planning with eyes wide open and took a bit of a “been there-done that-want more than I...
One for the grooms…

One for the grooms…

When I meet with couples preparing for their wedding, one topic that often comes up that in the last 30-45 day stretch prior to the ceremony date things tend to be so tense, frustrating, and not always done with that sense of “happiness” that they normally feel with...
Best Men

Best Men

It’s nightmarish. Somewhere in the room a butter knife tink-tink-tinks against a sweaty water glass. The collective gaze of the room swivels and catches you in its headlights. You stand, shoot the sleeves of an unfamiliar suit, and, giving every indication that...
Wedding Story Board

Wedding Story Board

Using a wedding story board is a great way to help you plan your wedding, also known as wedding inspiration boards.   They are basically a collage of pictures that helps you pull together color schemes, decorating ideas and other wedding details. You can show your...