A Wedding Story in Flowers

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Today, I came home to a big box of books from Edward Hamilton Booksellers.  Among the finds was Harry & Meaghan: The Royal Wedding Album.  It was a fun stroll down memory lane of a Celebrant-worthy ceremony.  One of my favorite parts of the ceremony—the carefully selected flowers—reminded me that many people give short shrift to the flowers for the …

A Royal Wedding for Scotland

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All of us who love Scotland were thrilled to witness the marriage of tennis great Andy Murray and his long time love artist Kim Sears, today. This must have been the most widely reported Scottish wedding since Madonna tied the knot with Guy Ritchie at Skibo Castle back in 2000. I’ve waxed on and on about how much I love …

The Princess Bride

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With the royal wedding weeks behind us it seems superfluous to revisit the events of the day…..yet again. Or does it? After seeing this picture, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the celebration one more time.  I came across this photo and was dumb struck by the visual parallels between the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the …

The Princess in Us All

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories

After unparalleled fanfare, the much anticipated Royal Wedding has come and gone. As someone in the “wedding business,” I have been reflecting on what this celebration meant to the United Kingdom and what it says about weddings in American culture. Perhaps once this experience has marinated in my mind, I will have additional insights, but for now, here goes: This …