An Ordained Minister & Justice of the Peace. Skilled in production, performance, writing… and more!
Fifth and final wedding of the weekend! Let’s do this!
Ready for my 4:30 wedding 💒 🤵🏽♀️💍❤️
Kanisha and Nathan and their elegant wedding party were a riot. I ask lots of questions and occasionally the stories they want to tell are… “interesting.” In creating this bespoke service I believe I made tasteful attempt at telling this one… Their planner, Jordan was organized and efficient… along with the venue (Marisa, Gabe & Tim), they kept things moving beautifully- it was an amazing wedding. (Gabe those apps were delicious!) Go team! ❤️💒💍🤵🏽♀️
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Sitting at the vendor “bar” at after a very sweet wedding with the fabulous photographer Adam and the amazingly organized planner, Jordan .ri
They were so careful and caring with one another. Both so nervous… so sweet. He treated her like she was the finest porcelain doll and she looked at him with such joy and love, it made me want to cry. Their love and commitment to one another shone through everything. It’s ceremonies like this one that make my heart sing. 💒💍🤵🏽♀️
Sarah & Niko are such a laid back couple. Nothing rattled them… and their day was perfect. The Providence Public Library (est 1875) is a gorgeous, historically rich venue… their coordinators, trés excellent! Filmmaker extraordinaire: mr_wasal
Love-N-Promises on TikTok Sarah & Niko are such a laid back couple. Nothing rattled them… and their day was perfect. The Providence Public Library (est 1875) is a gorgeous, historically rich venue… their coordinators, trés excellent! Filmmaker extraordinaire: Mr Wasal. ...
Alexa and Scott were amazing… their wedding in the fall of 2021 was so beautiful and so personal.
It was a lovely June day, and Lisa & Alex were loads of fun. When you can laugh together, you can weather any thing... 🤵🏽♀️💒😊❤️
22-06-04, Lisa ❤️ Alex It was a lovely June day, and Lisa & Alex were loads of fun. When you can laugh together, you can weather any thing... 🤵🏽♀️💒😊❤️ ...
That was one badašš swan!
They did it! What a lovely elopement at Providence City Hall in the historic Alderman Chamber.
A lovely, lovely wedding with a Celtic handfasting and broom jumping.
It was a good day ❤️
My comfy workspace 😊❤️
1:25pm I got a call from Texas asking about my availability for that day. I said I’d love to help, but I’m in New England! Turns out she was calling for a friend in MA. They were on a group work zoom, and in a private chat the bride confided that their officiant in RI had cancelled last minute. They'd planned to drive to Providence, get their license and marry that evening. So her friend muted herself, googled… and found me.
2:15pm I spoke to the bride, they're ready to jump in the car but hubby-to-be couldn’t find his birth certificate! A RI requirement. They searched an hour through boxes (as yet unpacked in their new house) but no luck… She sounded so disappointed and resigned that this couldn’t happen on the day she wanted.
30 seconds after hanging up my brain says, wait, they live in MA! MA doesn’t require birth certificates. And I call her back. She asks about MA's 3 day waiting period. I said in bigger cities there’s a judge in city hall… they’ll waive that waiting period on request. No guarantees, but it’s worth a shot.
Mind you, it's now 3:10pm. City hall closes at 4:30pm.
Somewhere in all this, I’d emailed her both applications, RI and MA, so she had all the forms.
3:55pm she texted me that they were waiting for the judge. I had my fingers crossed, also waiting.
4:38pm, she texted me a picture of her license!!!! She got it done! At this point I was almost as invested in this happening as they were! I met them at a restaurant near me, we sat at a table, they held hands, and I married them. It was wonderful. The hostess took a picture for us.
Mind you, we never talked about money or fees. So as I was getting ready to leave them for their celebratory dinner, she asked what she owed me. I said whatever you think is appropriate works for me, this was fun. She ended up sending me a very generous fee… and buying me a dirty martini (which I drank at the bar while reading a book).
It was a good day ♥
A beautiful winter wedding at Graduate Providence (the old Biltmore) Stunningly elegant ❤️🤵🏽♀️💒
(Full Review from the bride below ⬇️)
The Best Decision You'll Make
I don't know where to begin. My husband and I had a tough time finding an officiant that felt right for us. While romantic, we are pretty private people. We did not want a religious ceremony and were not one a lot of extra flair. We are also pretty progressive, so there were things about the ceremony that I personally wanted to avoid. The officiants that I came across felt cheesy and cookie-cutter to me. I wanted something different and I couldn't quite put it into words. THANK GOODNESS I found Pamela. Pamela took the time to really get to know me and my husband. It was really important to her that she understood and honored our wishes and vision for the venue. There were many times where my husband and I looked to her for guidance and she helped us to figure out what we want and personalize the process for us. One example was that I didn't like the language that my father would "give me away", however, I'm very close to my dad and I still wanted him to walk me down the aisle and to give my dad that moment. Pamela and I had multiple conversations and emails about the right way to word it so that it still felt special. Pamela came up with a beautiful speech referencing my fathers support from my first steps as a child to the steps we took down the aisle, and went on to ask if he supports me and my husband in our marriage. Needless to say my mom was in tears and my dad actually asked Pamela for her script so that he could keep it (which she gladly gave him). Pamela and her husband actually joined us for cocktail hour and then (as we had some no-shows) stayed for dinner and dancing. Side note - they can tear up the dance floor! We had guests approaching us all night, telling us how great they thought she was. It was such a special experience. I highly recommend hiring Pamela as your officiant. She'll make sure to make the experience unforgettable.
Six more weeks of winter!
I have vows that are personal and modern. I also offer “vow help” if you want to write your own. 𝑨𝒏𝒅 I write an amusing love story for you that guests always rave about!
“Findings reveal that guests pay most attention to the bride’s dress, food, open bar, the couple’s vows, and decor. What’s not on their minds? The length and language of the ceremony, programs, the garter toss, and toiletries in the bathroom.”
How to Plan a Wedding Your Guests Will Actually Enjoy And avoid obsessing over the things that you imagine they want.
𝐻𝑎𝑝𝑝𝑦 𝑇ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑠𝑔𝑖𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔! Be thankful for friends... family... your peace & quiet... whatever floats your boat - just enjoy your day ♥❤️🦃
It’s Santa time again. He’s starting to schedule Zoom visits 𝑎𝑛𝑑 personal appearances. He gets booked up really, 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑦 fast, so don’t delay!
And remember, be extra good, boys and girls. Santa’s watching 😉🎅🏻🎄
For rates and bookings, please contact: [email protected] (tell him Pamela sent you 😊)
In person appearances in Rhode Island and neighboring cities in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Travel rates may apply.
I’m ready for my Indian ceremony next weekend. It’s so interesting working with different cultures and traditions. Per the couple’s request, yellow robe and a colorful stole. Check! (I happened to have had both) Script written. Check! No kiss to seal the union (it’s considered immodest). But wanting the phones turned off and out of guests hands during the ceremony is universal! 🇮🇳❤️💒🤵🏽♀️
It was a beautiful day in Newport RI (albeit somewhat windy). Here is the kind of special, First Kiss photo that is possible when the officiant steps out of the way before they “pronounce” the couple. ❤️💋💒🤵🏽♀️
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As they read their vows to one another, I looked down and tried to be as unobtrusive as possible... did I mention that it was 90 degrees?!
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Couple looking for a "crooner" or "rat pack" style live band to play at their reception. They love the, “Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole” era of music.
• Erie, Pennsylvania
• September 10, 2022
• 3 to 4 hours
• Pay Negotiable
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This might keep the bride from throwing her bouquet! 😂
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They were such a nice and incredibly resilient couple… and family. It was a lovely elopement with a handfasting. The backyard was decorated beautifully at the groom’s grandmother’s house. Grandma had been so ill, she was just holding on for this. She passed shortly after signing the license as a witness. ❤️💔❤️🩹
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There is nothing that gives me as much joy as being a part of a couple’s love story and helping to make their dreams come true.
After a very wedding weekend, I spent the morning filing marriage licenses. I 𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒂𝒚𝒔 file them personally at each town/city hall. I love the USPS, but the idea that even 𝒐𝒏𝒆 could get lost…😱
I now pronounce you… ❤️💛💜💙💚🧡
It was a beautiful wedding at the historic Kay Chapel in Newport Rhode Island.
Ready for a wedding (with a candle lighting unity ceremony) at the historic Kay Chapel in Newport Rhode Island.
Such a sweet ceremony… “Wade in the Water” in Charlestown, Rhode Island
I love the design of my commemorative marriage certificate!
Sounds like they went to one of my moving, highly personalized ceremonies 😂🤣
KISS THE BRIDE AT SUNSET ❤️💞💕
A beautiful, perfectly timed ceremony at sunset on a VERY cold and windy, New England spring day. It was such a joyous celebration!
I am an Ordained Minister and a Justice of the Peace with over 30 years film and stage experience. Whether you are looking for an intimate ceremony or a wedding "extraordinaire;" I am happy to help make your dream ceremony a reality... with elegance, eloquence and a soupcon of panache!
Serving RI, MA & CT
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