Julie Graf
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“The ritual is simple but powerful. We place the wedding bands in a lovely box or decorative pouch to be handed from guest to guest before the ring ceremony begins or during a period of music and reflection,” said Ritchie. “Each guest holds the rings and silently offers a prayer or wish for the couple. In essence, the rings are warmed by the hands and hearts of the guests.”

Hearted Ring Box: Perfect for weddings, tuck your rings inside this keepsake ceramic box fitted with a tiny key for before, during or after the ceremony.

Filling the Rose Ceremony Vase. . .but how to decide who to give roses to and, by doing so, who to omit! Accck!

Lois Heckman, Life-Cycle Celebrant Filling the Rose Ceremony Vase.but how to decide who to give roses to and, by doing so, who to omit!

I scoured the interwebs to find pieces to make up our personalized wedding ceremony that was non-traditional, non-religious, and non-boring. Here's what we wrote...

Photo by Keith Lee - At Offbeat Bride, we LOVE sharing wedding ceremony scripts for our readers to steal. Here's a great non-traditional, non-boring one that even has alcohol involved…

Zucchini Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies - these are the best use for that summer zucchini! SO good!!

Zucchini Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies - these are the best use for that summer zucchini!- update- I made them and they taste like Zucchini Bread cookies only better because there's chocolate in them and they're more (not a lot) crunchy! YUM-O!

My attempt at a waterfall braid. Front looked fantastic!

My attempt at a waterfall braid. Front looked fantastic!

My attempt at a waterfall braid. Front looked fantastic!

My attempt at a waterfall braid. Front looked fantastic!

I may want the front similar to this but imagine a little bit of curl hanging down on the bangs side with a waterfall braid

As a hairstylist, I've done a lot of wedding hair. The most frequently requested style, and also the most universally flattering, is the low side updo. And the messier the better. I am not a fan of.