Fri, Mar 6 2015 09:14 | civil wedding ceremony Vancouver, creative Vancouver wedding, forest wedding, marriage commissioner, marriage licence, marriage Vancouver
Wed, Mar 4 2015 08:47 | custom wedding ceremonies, forest wedding, Marriage Commissioners, Vancouver Island marriage commissioner, wedding commissioner, Wedding Vows, young hip and married
Our Vancouver Island officiant, Mike, had an amazing opportunity to marry Kiyomi and Tim on September 6th, 2014. It was a truly beautiful setting for an absolutely amazing couple, who are now both from New Zealand. Kiyomi grew up in Canada, spending the summers at the Alders, where they celebrated their amazing day.
This wedding was so beautiful in the details, that weddingbells.ca featured it. You can click here to see more amazing pictures and details about this fabulous couple.
Julia, from Ameris photography out did herself in capturing the wonder and beauty of the day. Seeing the smallest details and capturing them. She shared her experience, you can read that here.
Thank you Kiyomi and Tim for including Young Hip and Married in your amazing day!
Thu, Feb 12 2015 07:23 | justice of the peace, langley, Marriage Commissioners, Vancouver marriage commissioner, Vancouver officiant, Wedding Vows
Tue, Dec 16 2014 09:15 | civil wedding ceremony Vancouver, commissioner, creative wedding, marriage, marriage commissioner, marriage licence, marriage Vancouver, officiant
Thu, Nov 6 2014 09:52 | civil wedding ceremony Vancouver, marriage commissioner, marriage in Vancouver, marriage licence, marriage Vancouver, Vancouver wedding officiant Bobbi Salkeld, wedding commissioner, young hip and married
Fri, Sep 19 2014 10:47 | celebrant, civil wedding ceremony Vancouver, commissioner, creative Vancouver wedding, forest wedding, marriage, marriage commissioner, marriage licence
Sat, Aug 23 2014 06:24 | Bobbi Salkeld, vancouver marriage, Vancouver officiant, Vancouver wedding, wedding officiant
August has been aLOVEmazing.
I've married best-friends, quick-connections, slow-builds, big-dreamers, and faithful-partners. These couples are as wonderfully different from one another as my dresses are the same.
I think all I want to say with this post is thank you, to these young hip lovers, now married and so hopeful.
Every time I stand up there with you, in front of your most beloved guests, I am renewed in love. This means more to me than you'll ever know.
Thank you for welcoming me into your story and into your ceremony space.
Tue, Aug 19 2014 08:53 | civil wedding ceremony Vancouver, marriage commissioner, Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island marriage commissioner
Thu, Aug 14 2014 09:03 | commissioner, creative wedding, custom wedding ceremonies, Marriage Help, wedding commissioner, wedding officiant, Whistler Justice of the Peace
I've seen a post floating around the internet about a First Fight box. The idea is that at your wedding ceremony you put a love letter to each other and a bottle of wine in a box and nail it shut to be opened when you have first fight. The opening and reading of the letters are to be a reminder of your love for each other. And also creating a nice moment in your wedding ceremony.
When I first read the article I thought it was a really sweet idea. But once I thought about it, I realized if I had a first fight box at my wedding, we would have cracked that sucker open 3 days after our wedding!
You see we married 6 days before Christmas and put off our Seattle honeymoon until the new year. But we stayed at a bed and breakfast to at least have a bit of something special after the wedding. I made sure to book a romantic place with a hot tub. However, my amazing husband did not pay attention to the owner when he explained how to work the hot tub lid. And after being at the B&B for a few hours, we were finished using the hot tub and my husband went to replace the lid, breaking a one of kind art sculpture in the process. I was angry and mortified. I hid in the closet and let him deal with the owners calling off the balcony to see if everything was alright. I was fuming, how could he have done that! Now we had to pay for this art piece with money we didn't have! Enter our first fight. However, one piece of advice we were given and without realizing it we put it into practice, was to fight naked. So the the fight didn't last long to say the least. Now we can laugh about it, but wow was I mad at the time.
So as I was thinking about this first fight box I thought it should be revamped. Rather do an anniversary box. Write a love letter to each other leading up to your wedding then with a bottle of wine, nail the box closed. Then on your first anniversary you open the box, read the letters while enjoying your wine. It's like a built in little date. But don't let it end there, each year add a new letter to the box with the others and a new bottle of wine. I would have loved to have 10 love letters chronicling our love last December on my 10th anniversary.
Rather then focus on something that is negative, like a fight, which is bound to happen when two people are doing life together as a team. Put the focus on the positive your yearly anniversary.
Sat, Aug 9 2014 07:10 | creative Vancouver wedding, justice of the peace, marriage, marriage commissioner, marriage licence, marriage Vancouver, Whistler Wedding Officiant, young hip and married
We love weddings and we LOVE our officiants!
Any chance to brag about them, we will take it!
If you have had the chance to meet our Lani, you know she has an amazing zest for life and she has worked with many of our couples to make their wedding days amazing and one of a kind.
Today is her day!
She's counted down, arranged her officiant, bought the dress, picked her flowers and lost plenty of sleep over the excitement of it all.
Today we are so thrilled to be able to wish our very own Lani a HUGE Congrats on her wedding!
Lani we love you and so happy for you!
I can't wait to be able to post YOUR wedding pictures!