Monthly Archives: April 2012
The things you learn on Facebook. A few weeks ago, I posted a story about wedding officiants in Milwaukee and interviewed Judge Derek Mosley. He was already a Facebook friend of mine and I have often enjoyed his posts. Today’s post, however, was my all-time favorite. Mosely, who is Chief Judge of the Municipal Court, […]
If you love what you’re wearing at your wedding, you’re sure to have more fun—and it’ll be evident throughout the day, in person and in your photos. It should be no surprise that Southeastern Wisconsin boasts a wide variety of attire options for brides, grooms and all the other VIPs. No matter which type of […]
The sweet spot at nearly every wedding, the cake has to taste as good as it looks. First, all eyes (and many cameras) are on the bride and groom as they cut that first slice, and later, everybody digs into the much-anticipated dessert. What’s more, tradition dictates that newlyweds celebrate their anniversary by tasting the […]
Couples who prefer a non-traditional officiant to assist in the tying of their knot don’t have to look very far to find one. In fact, anyone in their lives who is willing to assume the role can do so. Although many people get “certified” via the Internet, the law does not require it. Derek Mosley […]
Sure, Milwaukee is world-famous for its prowess in beer making, but our city is gaining notoriety for its cocktail scene, too. We don’t want to stop you from stocking your reception bar with Lakefront or Miller, but why not give props to our talented bartenders by featuring a local signature drink at your wedding (or […]
During their wedding ceremony, guests literally watched Alice and Jim tie the knot. The two took part in handfasting—an ancient Celtic wedding ritual where a bride’s and groom’s hands are bound—performed by a friend, who also happens to be a Scottish priest. “The ceremony was the perfect way to start our marriage,” says Alice.
Over the years, I’ve heard stories about friends who traveled to Hong Kong for business and came back with gorgeous custom-tailored shirts and suits for pennies on the dollar. I always vowed that if I ever found myself in the Far East, I, too, would avail myself of this service. In recent years, a number […]