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Dr. Gary Michael

Planning a classic wedding ceremony

Planning a wedding at your home

At A Bargain Minister in Denver, we know couples who have opted to go with something less massive than a hotel ballroom and endless guest list. If you decide to go with a more intimate setting, these ideas will help you get started with planning for your special day. A Place with Meaning Choosing to…
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Summer wedding service

Outdoor wedding planning

So, you’re looking for a memorable and special place to have your wedding service? If you’re a nature lover, you might be considering a wedding in the great outdoors. Here are some tips to ensure your outdoor wedding goes off without a hitch! Seasonable attire: Is the season you’re getting married in likely to be…
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Keeping you wedding simple

Budget weddings are a thing….

Here at A Bargain Minister in Denver, we field a lot of questions about how to plan a wedding on a budget. Everyone wants their wedding day to be special and memorable but that doesn’t mean the cost needs to be extravagant. Keep Your Guest List Short It sounds like fun to have a lot…
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Wedding officiant in Denver CO

Looking for the right wedding officiant

For many couples, finding an officiant often gets overlooked until the last minute. Ideally, you should find an officiant months before the wedding to ensure the planning goes as smoothly as possible. Deciding if it’s going to be a religious ceremony is a very important decision. This will make deciding on your location a little…
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What Is the Cost of a Wedding Officiant?

Benefits to having a smaller wedding

They are overall less stressful, more intimate, and they can save you a ton of money. Here are six practical things you can do with all the extra money you will save. 1) Spend more on your honeymoon or extend your current one. 2) Start or add to a savings account for a head start…
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Can I have my kids in my wedding

Children participating in your wedding

For many wedding celebrations, the bride and groom will have children whom they’d like to be a key part of the day. This might be together, or for youngsters who come from their separate past relationships. In the latter case, I feel it’s so important to emphasize the joy of two families being bound into…
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Keeping you wedding simple

Making your own wedding choices

If you are planning a holiday, you may well appreciate the chance to set your own itinerary. Shouldn’t the same freedom of choice be available when planning your wedding celebration? There are many possibilities to consider: you might start with the mood you wish to set for the day, from festively upbeat to contemplatively quiet.…
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How to save money on a wedding cake?

Things to consider when choosing a wedding venue

Deciding where to have your wedding service can be a challenging task. Whether you’re considering a nightclub, a rooftop, a stadium, or even a summer camp, here are several things to consider when choosing your wedding venue. Does the wedding venue fit within your planned budget? Is it easily accessible to all your guests? Is…
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weddings over the holidays

How to have the best possible wedding during the winter

If you are thinking about having a winter wedding, there are some important things that you’ll need to keep in mind. However, it can be just as memorable and well-attended as it would be if you waited until summer. Here are a few tips that can help you plan a great event during this season:…
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Summer wedding service

Types of wedding photography to know

A picture-perfect wedding should be memorialized in perfect pictures. That’s why picking the right wedding photographer can be as important as choosing a wedding officiant or wedding service. The first step for success is to know what style of photography is right for you. Consider what approach you and your partner prefer: traditional or contemporary?…
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What Is the Cost of a Wedding Officiant?

A Thanksgiving weekend wedding! Is it a great idea?

Generally, Thanksgiving weekend is a time of the year reserved for family traditions. However, some people plan their wedding for the weekend after Thanksgiving to take advantage of the Black Friday sales. If you’re thinking of doing the same, you need to assess the pros and cons to make an informed decision. For example, one…
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Honeymoon in Denver

Making your wedding disability-friendly

Weddings are a rare time to reunite with all your dear ones. So, it’s only right to make sure that each and every one of your guests feel safe and supported. Find out in advance if anyone on your guest list will need accommodations. This can include mobility equipment such as a wheel-chair or walker,…
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