All posts by AnnaMarie Ronning

I am AnnaMarie a mom of 3, living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am outdoors loving outdoors and nature, by lakes, in the snow, near the campfire, being crafty and creating, baking gingerbread, navigating parenting with prayer and poetry, helping folks with weddings and celebrating love. You can click the button above to visit my website. If you’d like to get in touch, feel free to say hello through any of the social links below.

Ceremony Design

Before the wedding ceremony, your wedding officiant will have thought through every aspect of your ceremony from your point of view, your guest’s point of view as well as the point of view of your various vendors contributing to the total design of your ceremony.

It’s the little things. Small details. Big impressions.

Anthony + Deborah

Anthony + Deborah

Every minor detail will Read more…

Modern Elopement

The idea of “elopement” or what it means to “elope” has really changed over time. In the past, couples who made the choice to elope were doing something considered taboo or daring.

1. to run off secretly to be married, usually without the consent or knowledge of one’s parents.

2. to run away with a lover.

today, a modern elopement looks more like this:
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Perfect Wedding vs. Authentic Wedding

cropped-wedding-canoe.jpgAs a MN Wedding Officant I can look through a unique lens. I have a “closer than front row seat” at the most beautiful weddings in Minnesota. To me, perfect weddings are found in the “heart” of the wedding, the ceremony.

“I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed it’s beauty to them.” -Boris Pasternak, Writer

What if I could promise Read more…