Many of you are recently engaged after the holiday season, or “engagement season” as it is referred to in the wedding industry, and diving into wedding plans headfirst. Though some may brush off the vows as unimportant compared to the venue or flowers, it’s important to take this component of your wedding seriously. Marriage vows bind the two of you together as one. If you choose the traditional route, repeating those words confirms your love for one another, your commitment to a lifelong marriage, and your dedication to the importance of the occasion. Writing your own vows offers all this too, but it also gives you an opportunity to share stories, express your creativity, and craft something truly personal and unique for your spouse-to-be.
Josh and I chose to write our own vows. Well, actually, it was more like I chose to and Josh went along with it because he didn’t have an opinion either way. Though I don’t like being up in front of people, and certainly not speaking in front of people, I knew the I would be able to block out our guests for a few moments and really speak to Josh personally...Read More