How To Avoid The Rent-A-Minister Woes – #OfficiantFail

We MAY NOT be the most expensive member of your wedding team — however we MAY BE the most costly! Have you ever sat through one of those painfully awkward or loooooooong ceremonies? I have! Traveling to my nephew’s destination...

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Good Planning Makes Good Weddings

I love it when a good plan comes together! I always share with couples when we have our initial planning meeting, “It’s your wedding not mine…and we can make your ceremony anything you envision.”  I consider myself SO fortunate to...

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Loving Celebrations Receives Distinction in the 11th Annual WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®

DALLAS, TEXAS — January 10, 2019 — It was announced today that Loving Celebrations and its founder Rev. Jim Mustain has received the esteemed 2019 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award as a wedding officiant and premarital counselor in the Dallas-Fort Worth...

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The Pre-Ceremony Announcement – Please Pocket Your Phone

Yes, you are paying thousands of dollars for your professional photographers and videographers to capture your special ceremony. So it’s ABSOLUTELY OK to ask your friends and family members to wait until the reception to indulge in their photo...

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Should We Have A Wedding Rehearsal? — Practice Makes Perfect!

So do we need to have a wedding rehearsal? I get that question often and the answer is yes, no, maybe! How’s that for hedging your bets! But that really is the answer, it just depends. Most weddings will...

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A Picture Paints A Thousand Words

Preparation, anticipation, wonder, beauty, laughter, tears, God moments, and pure joy — these  would be a few words that define a wedding day. Good photographers (and there are lots) capture these moments to provide a lifetime of memories. As a...

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“We Read Your Reviews” – Crossing 150 and Growing!

Who reads reviews? Apparently you do! Without fail almost every couple who contacts me regarding our wedding officiant and/or premarital counseling services, within the first 90 seconds of conversation says, “we read your reviews”! I love reviews! I love getting...

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I DO – Committing to Life’s Ups and Downs

Who knew? Such large meaning found in two small words. This bundling of three simple letters in the English alphabet, forms the most consequential of all of human commitments. “I DO” unleashes a lifetime of possibilities and potential! And it...

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Loving Celebrations Honored for Excellence in 10th Annual WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards

DALLAS, TEXAS — January 15, 2018 — Loving Celebrations today announced its recognition as a winner of the esteemed 2018 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for wedding officiant and premarital counseling services in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. WeddingWire Inc., the leading global...

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Customized, Themed and Fun Wedding Ceremonies – YES!

In initially meeting with couples to plan their wedding ceremony I will often say something like this. “It’s your wedding ceremony not mine, and I want it to feel and be exactly like you want it to be.” In other...

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