Hi there! It's Friday and that means that it's time for (drumroll...) #FridayIntroductions
I'm Demi! Wedding Officiant. Marriage Coach. Minister. I met my husband 21 years ago and he's managed to still be my favorite person after 18 years of marriage.😍😜🥰
Despite struggling with years of infertility, we were blessed with 4 children -- our oldest is a college sophomore and our youngest is the coolest first-grader ever!😎
In a former life, I was an elementary and high school Home EC teacher and certified etiquette instructor. I now serve as a graduate student mentor at one of the best online universities in the nation. To date, I've helped 200+ teachers (mostly women) earn their graduate degrees while balancing work, family, and life.😆🤩
For the past 10 years, my husband and I have served as church planters and most recently as campus pastors. We've helped to launch two satellite church locations that serve communities in GA + FL. I'm a licensed, ordained nondenominational minister with a niche for marriage and women’s ministry.🙏🏽☺️
I'm also currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Psychology with research interests in contributing factors to relationship satisfaction; intimacy and communication in relationships; and self-expansion in marriage.😍😘
As a way to collectively include all that I am and have to offer to others...and out of my love for cooking, baking, shopping, and traveling with my family, I launched @ladyofthehouse.co.💃🏽💄💋(stay tuned)
I absolutely LOVE entertaining family and friends and can often be found knee-deep in the planning phase of any reason to celebrate.🥳🙌🏽
I am a romantic at heart and can confidently say that I'm called to help couples prepare for, celebrate, and cultivate the marriage they most desire. Grace + friendship is a HUGE part of who I am. Inspiring couples to make love last is what I do!👌🏽🥰
I’d love to know more about you. So, let's get this #FridayIntroductions party started! 🎉 Comment below! 💬
📷 @feliciavphoto 💄@kimmy1908 Jumpsuit @boohoo
Ein Spalier für das Brautpaar ist ja immer eine schöne Idee und tolle Erinnerung👌🏻
👉🏻Ich selbst habe bisher Rosen erlebt
👉🏻Schwimmnudeln durch #Triathleten
👉🏻& nun auch einen #Spalier durch Spieler des EC Wallernhausen #🏒 #Eishockey#ecwallernhausen#ecpirates •
Einfach „coole“ ❄️ Jungs!
Die auf meine Bitte hin auch spontan nach vorne zum #Trautisch kamen, um dass Brautpaar während dem #Trauritual und dem anschließenden #Eheversprechen durch Ihr Beisein zu unterstützen.
Eine #Überraschung für das #Brautpaar , bei dem der #Bräutigam sogar etwas feuchte Augen bekam❤️👌🏻
Das Traurital bestand übrigens bei Ihnen aus #Eis ❄️ , Löffel 🥄, Hammer 🔨 & den Cocktailzutaten Ihrer Wahl.
Häääääää? 😅 Naja, der Alkohol befand sich im Eisblock, welchen Sie zunächst mittels Löffel & anschließend durch einen Hammer frei schlagen mussten.
Ganz schön viel Arbeit?
Aber für eine intakten #Ehe muss man auch arbeiten. Sich gelegentlich durchkämpfen, mal mehr mal weniger💪🏻
Die Symbolik in diesem Trauritual war realistisch und so ehrlich❤️
Das Brautpaar, die Trauzeugen und die Brautjungfern packten alle mit an & verteilten unter den #Weddingguests einen #diy gemixten Cocktail 🍹, um gemeinsam auf das Brautpaar, Ihre Zukunft und das endlose #Glück anzustoßen.... #Cheers !
Das ich dies durch #IceIceBaby 🎶 musikalisch untermalen ließ, rundete diesen wertvollen feierlichen Moment ab.
Die Gäste tanzten und jubelten!
Genau SO sollte eine Hochzeit stattfinden👌🏻 #noreligion#nochurch
Celebrating wedding nails! Only a little detail in the grand scheme of things perhaps, but it wasn't until I searched for the hashtag #weddingnails that I realised there are so many options!
Square, oval, pointed or rounded?
Natural, french polish, colours, blended, multi coloured or nail art? And that's just for starters!
What's your preference for wedding nails? Subtle manicure or statement accessory?
From ancient times, a circle was always the symbol of eternity–a sign that life, happiness, and love have no beginning and no end. A wedding ring, or circle, was placed on the third finger of the left hand, the ring finger, because it was traditionally believed that this finger was a direct connection to the heart — the perfect spot to place a symbol, representing eternal love and commitment. The vena amoris, that is, the vein of love, runs directly from the “ring finger” to the heart.
I write and perform custom wedding ceremonies, elopement’s & vow renewals.
Julie and Jack got married in the private gardens on the 3rd floor of their condo building... I wish i could have photographed their dog wearing a tutu! They will be repeating the ceremony in Vietnam next month! Happy to be part of it through @younghipandmarried . Be sure to check out Jack’s restaurant, Bao Guette Bistro!
From Love is a Joy - Kenneth Phifer
Love is a joy
making your eyes light up
and sometimes fill up;
giving you laughter to uplift your souls; bringing you intense pleasure
at the sound of your beloved’s voice at the very touch of a hand
or lips sweetly embracing;
lifting you from despair and loneliness
to companionship and meaningfulness;
Love is a joy, the richest blessing you can know... Congratulations again, Mr. and Mrs. Funchess!
Wow we felt so incredibly fortunate to have Yogamani officiate our wedding ceremony and guide us through the process of creating a bespoke ceremony that was right for us. From our very first meeting we felt the sense of authenticity and connection that was so important to us. We were then so impressed with her impeccable professionalism, the sense of calm that she resonates and her open mindedness. Yogamani's expertise and thoughtfulness during our rehearsal was invaluable - she is truly great at what she does and had so much great advice and guidance to give us to ensure the ceremony ran smoothly. On the day Yogamani was simply divine and we couldn't have asked for a better ceremony - it's still our favourite part of the day! So many of our guests commented on how amazing Yogamani was, and we certainly agree with them! We simply can't imagine having had anyone else officiate our ceremony! Thank you so much!🖤
✨D & F ✨
Capture by the amazing @nisharavjijournal @nisharavji #handw #aucklandmarriagecelebrant .co.nz #weddingofficiant #celebrant#weddingcelebrant #celebrantnz #nzcelebrant #wedding #swamiyogamani #swami_yogamani
Congratulations Olivia and Jenni! Both from #ohio , these ladies met randomly at a concert in #newjersey . It was love at first sight. So wonderful to meet your soul mate by chance. So honored to be able to help them make their dream into a reality.
☎️ Стъпка 1 📞
* ПЪРВИ РАЗГОВОР *
- Здравейте! - Вие се занимавате с изнесени церемонии, нали така?
Почти винаги, голямото предизвикателство започва по описания начин 😉
Първият разговор по телефона е такъв, който може да продължи няколко минути, може дори половин час... И основното, за което става дума е датата и моята възможност. И ако двете неща се покриват, започва да става интересно...😌
В този разговор, не провеждам консултация по телефона, но с охота и радост съм готова да сътруднича и да отговоря на въпросите, около организацията на церемонията.
💭 Повече от всичко това, се случва на среща, на която обсъждаме обстойно нещата.
Recently set the date but have no clue where to begin? With out initial consultation, we start with the basics: what do we picture as the perfect wedding? Then, we start making decisions: this cake, this dress, this venue. Down to the very last minute, we will have everything planned and cued. We love what we do and seeing the married couples happy and thriving! Call or email us to get started!
"... May the wind blow true, and the sea stay fair. And may your sails stretch, but never tear." - Nautical Wedding Blessing
(Not particularly relevant to this epic mountain wedding, but one of my favorites nonetheless😊)
Photography by @walnutstreetphotography
Coordinated by @simplyeloped
Officiated by me😁