Embracing Ceremony Blog

Summer Wedding Season

Traditional Weddings in Taos There’s nothing like a big, traditional wedding to get me in the swing of the summer wedding season. The pictures on this page are from a wedding that took place at the beloved El Monte Sagrado here in Taos. Officiating weddings at El Monte Sagrado is always a joy! The expert staff . . .

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Pondering the Processional

Are you wondering what the possibilities are for your processional? Do you want to be completely conventional or shake it up a bit? As a Taos wedding officiant I go through the possibilities with you and learn about what you want in your processional. I then script your processional as part of my writing your . . .

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“Eat Your Vegetables!”

“Eat Your Vegetables!” Right up front I’ll tell you this blog doesn’t have much to do with weddings, but it is such a beautiful, heart-warming story I’m compelled to tell it. So if you’re looking for a Taos wedding officiant, jump over to my home page and learn about the services I offer. I also . . .

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Taos Spring Wedding

‘Twas the day before Mother’s Day and spring was springing in Taos, New Mexico. It was a quintessential early May day in northern New Mexico with the lilacs in full bloom and the crabapples joining them to scent the air throughout town. A concert in Kit Carson Park wafted strains of music through the downtown . . .

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Facebook!

While it is true that I joined Facebook kicking and screaming, I now host a page for Embracing Ceremony. Visit us – and like! – the page here. It seemed the time had come to accept that Facebook would offer a good way to expose my services as a wedding minister in Taos to a . . .

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Eloping in Taos? We Have Taos Elopement Packages

So you’re thinking of eloping in Taos? It’s a great idea! I’ve enjoyed my role as a Taos wedding celebrant for many increasingly-popular elopements in the last few years. I understand that some couples would like the ease of one-stop shopping, particularly when they seek a simple elopement package. The fun is in choosing a . . .

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Celebrating 10 Years!

As I worked on new copy for the Embracing Ceremony website re-design, I realized that I’ve been a wedding officiant for 10 years! Since I’m in the business of celebrating and of recognizing milestones, I guess I should take note for the year. The biggest update to the new website, besides a new look, will . . .

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Eloping in Taos

Let me clarify, from the get-go, that I use the term elopement generically and not necessarily in the traditional sense where just the two of you run off secretly and possibly spontaneously. You can have a true elopement in Taos and there are infinite variations on the concept. In many cases it might be more . . .

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Time for Reflection

Recently I took a few days for reflection and relaxation – if you can call an ambitious backpack trip relaxing (I can). It offered an opportunity to leave the daily routines and connect with time in nature which is always nurturing and restorative. As a wedding officiant in northern New Mexico it is good to . . .

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Choosing a Wedding Officiant

I’m reworking a blog from five years ago. I hear so many variations on the theme of how couples go about selecting a wedding officiant – that I thought it was a timely topic worth updating. There are a lot of great officiants available and a lot of variables to consider. The bottom line is . . .

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In 2016 we'reCelebrating10 years of officiating weddings!

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