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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Taos Light

People come to Taos for many reasons. Couples come to Taos to get married for many reasons. Maybe the light isn’t your primary criteria in making your choice, but it surely can lend magic to your unique outdoor wedding location, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Backup Plan?

Do you have contingency plans for your wedding day? I hate bringing you down (but it is just for a moment) to the possibilities of an emergency situation on the day you’re planning with such care. What got me thinking … Continue reading

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Taos Wedding Expo

Thanks to my intrepid friend Deanna Nelson of Poetic Images who drove across town to give me a ride down my snow-clogged country lane last Saturday so I could join her in attending the Taos Wedding Expo 2015 – the … Continue reading

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Book Early!

Booking your marriage celebrant early assures you a good selection of professionals. There are many excellent wedding officiants serving Taos and northern New Mexico. Anyone “shopping” for a wedding celebrant knows their own criteria which vary greatly from couple to … Continue reading

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