• Taos Wedding 2018

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A Wedding Checklist

Throughout the wedding planning process, you will discuss and ultimately decide on many details with your partner, vendors, friends and family members.

Wedding Wishes & Dishes

Even with the popularity and ease of online shopping, local wedding registries are as convenient and more important to the area's economy.

Somewhere old, somewhere new, somewhere with a fabulous view

Taos has no shortage of natural beauty, historic churches and unique venues in which to exchange vows and celebrate with family and friends.

A Humanist Approach To Weddings

A humanist wedding is a joining ceremony to legally bind two individuals in marriage without any religious or spiritual constraints, but has all the spiritual, emotional and legal weight of a more traditionally religious wedding.

New Mexico Nuptials

Couples willing to say “I do” need not look any further — from secluded inns to high altitude havens, Northern New Mexico offers them a variety of venues to tie the knot and enjoy their marital bliss in idyllic settings.

The icing on the cake

The wedding cake — the often tiered bakery marvel lavished with frosting and sugary details that look more like art than food. The wedding cake is a staple of any ceremony, and its cutting is often a highlight moment.

Wedded Bliss

You're best friends. You're in love. Now you're making the commitment to be there for each other for the rest of your lives.

Wow Vows

The wedding vow vernacular — those ancient scripts or original words of promise — vary with religion and culture.

A License To Wed

When planning a wedding, it's important not to let things slip your mind — particularly the legal aspects of a union. Thankfully, getting a marriage license is simple in New Mexico.

Lovers loving Taos

Taos is one of the most beautiful and spiritual places on Earth, and is also one of the most romantic. Local writer Virginia Clark once penned: "It is here that the elements of earth, fire, water …

Staying organized, staying sane

Throughout the wedding planning process, you will discuss and ultimately decide on many details with your partner, vendors, friends and family members. Keep track of the information in a notebook or …

Dotting i's and crossing t's

When planning a wedding, it's important not to let things slip your mind — particularly the legal aspects of a union. Thankfully, getting a marriage license is simple in New Mexico. It's also …

The other 'I do's' (or maybe 'I don'ts')

Host a hometown party If Taos is your destination wedding, think about hosting a reception in your hometown for family and friends who cannot travel. It’s a considerate way to include as many …

Having your cake and eating it, too

Ah, the wedding cake — the often tiered bakery marvel lavished with frosting and sugary details that look more like art than food. The wedding cake is a staple of any ceremony and its cutting is …

Flower speak

The colors, shapes and scents of flowers are added impact to any wedding. Flowers are a staple decoration and accessory. They are the first impression people have when they walk into the room. …

Dance to the music

Music and love are what make the world and your reception go 'round. Below is a partial listing of some local entertainers. There are many emerging DJs and musicians in the Taos area. DJs DJ …

Wedding spice

To understand the traditional Hispano way of bringing about a fun, culture-driven and time-honored wedding, you have to start at the beginning — the courtship.As told to me many moons ago by …

Capturing the moments

2 Birds Studio Robin Parrott (505) 429-9100 robinparrott.com Megan Bowers Avina (575) 770-2122 facebook.com/taosweddings Brendan Curran Photography (575) …

Destination Taos

Taos has no shortage of natural beauty, historic churches and unique venues in which to exchange vows and celebrate with family and friends. The hardest part may not be the planning of your ceremony, …

Falling in love — with your caterer

Hiring a caterer can be one of the most challenging missions when planning a wedding. After all, as the seasons come and go, it may slip guests' minds that the DJ played "Celebration" by Kool & the …

A Taos Wedding

Taos is one of the most beautiful and spiritual places on Earth, and is also one of the most romantic.