Other Celebrations




  On Getting Married:

  • After Every Wedding Comes A Marriage by Florence and Fred Littauer
  • The Couple's Wedding Survival Manual: How To Tie The Knot Without Coming Unraveled by Michael R. Perry
  • So You're Getting Married by H. Norman Wright
  • Creative Romance by Doug Fields

  On Planning:

  • 10001 Ways To Save Money. . .And Still Have A Dazzling Wedding by Sharon Naylor
  • 201 Unique Ways To Make Your Wedding Special by Don Altman
  • Beautiful Wedding Decorations & Gifts on a Small Budget by Diane Warner
  • The Best of Martha Stewart Living: Weddings by Martha Stewart
  • The Bride's Guide to Wedding Music by Hal Leonard  
  • Bride's Journal: A Personal Diary of Plans, Hopes, and Dreams by Jane Human
  • Budget Wedding Sourcebook by Madeline Barillo 
  • By Recommendation Only: Party and Wedding Resource Guide for the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, including Monterey Bay
  • The Complete Book of Wedding Flowers: Stunning Flower Arranging Inspiration for Everyone and Every Location by Shirley Monckton 
  • Here Comes the Guide, Northern California: Locations and Services for Weddings and Special Events by Lynn Broadwell, Jan Brenner
  • The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner: Worksheets, Checklists, Etiquette, Calendars, & Answers to Frequently Asked Questions by Carley Roney 
  • The Perfect Wedding Reception: Stylish Ideas for Every Season by Maria McBride-Mellinger, Siobhan McGowan
  • Weddings For Dummies by Marcy Blum
  • Wedding Kit for Dummies by Marcy Blum
  • The Working Woman's Wedding Planner by Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy 

  On Traditions, Vows, and Readings:

  • A Bride's Book of Wedding Traditions by Arlene Hamilton Stewart
  • Best Wedding Meditations: An Anthology 
  • Complete Book Of Wedding Vows by Diane Warner
  • The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, Speeches, and Toasts by Carley Roney
  • Into the Garden : A Wedding Anthology by Robert Hass and Stephen Mitchell
  • Sacred Threshold by Gertrud Mueller Nelson and Christopher Witt
  • Weddings by Colin Cowie
  • Wedding Etiquette: Cherished Traditions and Contemporary Ideas for a Joyous Celebration by Peggy Post 
  • Wedding Readings: Centuries of Writing and Rituals on Love and Marriage by Eleanor C. Munro
  • Weddings: The Magic of Creating Your Own Ceremony by Henry S. Basayne and Linda R. Janowitz

  Especially for Men:

  • The Best Man's Handbook: A Guy's Guide to the Big Event by James H. Grace
  • Esquire's Things a Man Should Know About Marriage: A Groom's Guide to the Wedding and Beyond by Scott Omelianuk, Ted Allen
  • Nick Corvair's Guy's Pocket Guide to Marriage by Ben Scarbourough
  • The RoMANtic's Guide: Hundreds of Creative Tips for a Lifetime of Love by Michael Webb



Here Comes the Guide 

The Knot

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Wedding Wire


Social Security Name Change


  • It Had To Be You - A Jazz Wedding Album, Dorsey, et al.
  • Bride's Guide to Wedding Music, Jeremiah Clarke, et al. 
  • Amazing Grace / Jessye Norman, John Newton, et al.

  • Songs For Your Wedding: A New Millennium, Various Artists 

  • Wedding Album: Music for Lovers, Various Artists

  • Great Wedding Songs, Various Artists

  • The Vow: An Irish Wedding Celebration, Druidstone, Aine Minogue

  • Wedding: When I Fall In Love, Galway/Stoltzman/Romero/Laine

  • Your Perfect Wedding,Knight & Pips, Armstrong, Valli

  • Thracian Rhapsody: The New Wedding Music, Various Artists

  • Romanza, Andrea Bocelli

  • The Memory Of Trees, Enya

Do you have favorite wedding sites, books, or music you'd like to recommend?
Contact me and I'll add them to the lists.

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