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101 Things You Need to Know About Weddings

Hey! It’s Dean! I really appreciate you coming to my blog posts. I have had the pleasure of performing weddings since 1996. Over the years I have thoroughly enjoyed meeting and marrying couples from every walk of life. I have been present at simple weddings that cost...

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Should I Hire a Wedding Coordinator?

If you are planning a wedding at a venue that does not provide a wedding coordinator, one of the most important issues to consider (Besides hiring a professional wedding officiant) is whether you bring aboard a personable, experienced, organizationally sound,...

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Proven Principles That Make for An Incredible Wedding Ceremony!

You CAN Have an Incredible Wedding Ceremony! If a survey was taken asking the question, “What are the words that come to mind when you think of a wedding ceremony?” Chances are the responses would not be positive. A majority of couples these days have preconceived...

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About Dean

Dean Merrill brings 22 years of experience as a wedding officiant in Southern California. His creative and professional approach to performing weddings comes from a unique blending of talents he utilizes in every ceremony in which he officiates. He is currently the preferred wedding officiant for Southern California’s #1 rated wedding coordinator, Bella Vita Events.