A Bargain Minister’s Blog

Dr. Gary Michael

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What to consider when choosing your flower girl

One of the cutest moments of a wedding service is the flower girl and ring bearer walking down the aisle. Some brides have a single flower girl or multiple. If you are planning on having a flower girl or girls, here are a few things you should keep in mind when making your choice. Age…
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Indoor vs. outdoor wedding: which one is right for you?

Having your wedding indoors or outdoors is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make when planning your dream wedding. However, both weddings have their pros and cons, and you’ll have to select one that best suits your needs. For example, outdoor weddings are a great way to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery. Besides, the…
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How to move forward with your wedding during a natural disaster

When a natural disaster strikes, it might feel like someone pulled the rug out from under you. At any moment, your wedding plans might have to change drastically: – Check with your wedding officiant regularly as events unfold. An experienced officiant can provide you with guidance on how best to proceed when circumstances are beyond…
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Having a female best man

Traditionally, ladies make up the bridal party and gents form the groom’s party. However, plenty of males grow up with a female best friend, which makes it confusing when it comes around to tying the knot. Do you select her as your best man? Does the title change? What will she wear? Luckily, we live…
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How to save money on a wedding cake?

4 reasons you should do a first look on your wedding day

A first look allows couples to share a special moment before the wedding, unlike in traditional weddings where the couples only see each other during the ceremony. Here are four reasons why you should consider a first look on your wedding day. It calms your nerves It’s the only time during your wedding where you’ll…
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Planning a wedding in Denver

How long should your wedding ceremony be?

The most important part of your wedding day is your ceremony because you get to marry your spouse officially. However, some couples tend to prolong their wedding ceremony since it’s a special time for them. Unfortunately, this not only cuts into your reception but can make your guests restless. Therefore, your wedding ceremony should be…
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Who should walk you down the aisle?

You may have an estranged relationship with your dad, or he passed away recently, forcing you to find other people to walk you down the aisle. Luckily, there are plenty of suitable options for this important position on your big day. For example, if you’re close with your mom, you can ask her to escort…
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Keeping you wedding simple

Should you write your own wedding vows?

More and more couples are opting to write personalized wedding vows that embody their true love for each other. However, the pressure to write the perfect vows can leave you stressed and worried before your wedding day. Therefore, it’s essential to focus on writing what you feel instead of what your audience will find perfect.…
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Planning a wedding in Denver

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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What to do if it looks like rain on your wedding day

Of course, you will likely be planning your wedding months ahead, so unless you live somewhere that rain is frequent, then you have no way to know if it will be raining on your wedding day until closer to the date itself. However, it’s always best to be prepared, and there are some ways you…
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How to select the perfect wedding venue

While most of the traditional wedding practices are optional nowadays, having a venue is a must. It is essential to choose a great location where you, your partner and perhaps a few loved ones can enjoy your special day. Before you do so, ensure that you have proper knowledge of your guest list. Please select…
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Ask potential wedding photographers how long they intend to take

Through so many experiences, I reckon this is a question that is so rarely asked by couple as they go through a process of selecting their wedding photographer. Yet, I think it’s quite important. I’ve seen many weddings where a photographer basically tries to take over the show. Determined to prove their worth, they can…
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