Emergency Wedding? Let me Help!

Sarah Ritchie featured post, NYC Insiders Tips, slider, Uncategorized

The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented public health and economic crisis in our beloved country. The wedding plans—large and small— of so, so many couples have been derailed. Folks are choosing different paths to address canceled weddings. In many cases, large weddings and elopements have been postponed to later in the year, when we all hope that travel and …

Dotting the i’s and Crossing the t’s

Sarah Ritchie Elopement, NYC Insiders Tips, Your Ceremony

New York City has become a popular “destination wedding spot” for couples from abroad.  Over the years, I have worked with brides and grooms from many countries including Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Mexico, and Brazil, among others.  I find that among these couples there is a good bit of confusion about the …

What’s in a Name?

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories, Uncategorized

Among students of the women’s suffrage movement, the name Lucy Stone is a familiar one. Born in 1818, she was the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree, graduating from Oberlin College in Ohio. Stone’s long list of accomplishments includes initiating the National Women’s Rights Convention and delivering the speech that led to Susan B. Anthony to enlist …