6 Qualities to Identify in the Right (and Wrong) Wedding Vendors

Hiring your wedding vendors is one of the most stressful parts of wedding planning.  How do you know who’s right and, maybe more importantly, who’s wrong?  Read on and we’ll guide you through the qualifications that you need to evaluate.

Let’s Elope!

In North Carolina as soon as your wedding license is issued you can get officially married. You don’t have to wait a nanosecond to snag your officiant and say your vows.  So if you get the urge to legally merge as soon as the ink is dry, go for it and POOF you will be wed.  You’ve read about it in English class, although Romeo and Juliet didn’t live happily ever after, and you’ve seen it in the movies and on soap operas. Here’s what you might miss out on:

How You I Do

When your parents got married your mom was the wild one who had the word “obey” removed from her vows. Yes, traditionally the bride promised to “love, honor, and obey…” her husband. Some women are still okay with that and others may be crossing their fingers if they must intone those words. But you’re different and you and your beloved have decided that you want to write your own vows that will be sincere, meaningful, and unique. 

Getting Hitched on a Military Installation

So you’re in the military, toying with the notion of getting hitched on base, huh?  It’s not a bad idea especially if you enjoy being steeped in the rich traditions and customs that come along with a ceremony on base.  There are, however, several things to consider before you decide.  We’ve outlined some of the major challenges and advantages to getting married on a military base below.