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Maisie and Rich Marry at the Bel Air Bay Club in Malibu

Rich reached out to me a little over a month before his wedding to Maisie. They had set the date at an extraordinary venue, secured an amazing photographer, but still didn’t have anyone to actually marry them yet! Rich said he dug my vibe – I’m pretty sure that’s a direct quote, which made me laugh because I thought I was the only one who still says that – and really wanted me to chat with him and his fiancée to see if we were a good fit. Spoiler alert: We were!

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Minister Marie officiates a wedding in Laguna Beach

John and Tiffany Elope in Laguna Beach

Tiffany and John met at a rock n’ roll concert, so it was no surprise when they expressed to me they wanted a fun California beach wedding with all the fun and none of the stuffiness. Me and my blue hair were so down for that!

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Bride and groom getting married at Kellogg House in Pomona

Andrea & Jimmy – Kellogg House, Pomona

I was so excited when Andrea and Jimmy chose me to officiate their wedding. I was even more excited when they told me it was at their old stomping grounds – Cal Poly Pomona, where they met. The campus is the home of the famous Kellogg House (of Kellogg cereal fame), a beautiful historical mansion that overlooks the campus yet still feels tucked away. All the gorgeous historical details lent to an intimate, simple yet old-world atmosphere to their practical wedding that suited them brilliantly.

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Get married at Wedgewood Glen Ivy in Corona

I Was Featured on Wedgewood’s Blog

As a minister for three of their locations – Wedgewood Indian Hills, Wedgewood at the Retreat, and Wedgewood at Glen Ivy – I know the high quality, streamlined planning experience couples enjoy when they book with a Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center location. So you can imagine my giddiness to be asked to do a quick interview with Wedgewood’s marketing manager, Elizabeth Brook. We talked about what couples like you should look for in a officiant and even my favorite part of the ceremony.

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Bride and groom with Minister Marie at Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont Used with permission by Enchanted Portraiture

Esmeralda and Agustin Marry at Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont

Esmeralda was very smart while she and Agustin were planning their Valentine’s Day wedding at Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont, CA. Why was she smart? Because she knew that trying to get married on Valentine’s Day is hard because wedding officiants book up fast for big days like that. So she asked me to be their wedding minister a full eight months prior to their wedding. Now that’s planning!

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Crystal and Tyler

Crystal and Tyler

Congrats to Crystal and Tyler! They are a super hippy-dippy couple (their words) who opted for heartfelt and fun ceremony with humor and Buddhist touches. I wish you all the love this world has to offer as you navigate your experience together!

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