Embracing Ceremony Blog

Just Engaged? What’s Next?!

First off, congratulations! You’re embarking on exciting times. As as wedding minister in Taos I have some insights to share with you. Take a deep breath. This is a big deal! Start with the biggest picture decisions and work towards the finer details. And try not to stress; make it fun. If you keep plugging away . . .

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Marriage Equality

It’s hard to believe that just a few short years ago LGBTQ weddings were the exception (legal in only a few states). Back when I was in college, fighting for gay rights, the question of same sex marriage was far off my radar. I couldn’t fathom I’d ever see it legalized. Nor could I imagine . . .

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How About an Unplugged Wedding Ceremony?

Increasing numbers of couples are opting to “unplug” their wedding which I think is a great idea. By an unplugged wedding ceremony I mean that you leave all the photography to the professional you’ve hired. Phones go back in pockets and purses, cameras are set under the chair. Your guests get to enjoy what is . . .

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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. Whether you’re eloping in Taos or planning a destination wedding here, I . . .

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