This is my dog Murphy. As you can see, he’s a cute little guy. His name makes me think of Murphy’s Law, the well-known axiom that says: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” This saying reflects the fairly common human experience that when there’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment and everything has to go just … Continue reading
Do you have your marriage license? No legal marriage is complete without it. In order for your marriage to be legally recognized you need to purchase a marriage license in the state where the ceremony will take place. Every state’s requirements vary so be sure that you consult the official Florida Marriage Guide for current, accurate information … Continue reading
Check our our five star reviews at WeddingWire and TheKnot. “It was an absolute pleasure to work with Michael. I would recommend him to my best girlfriends, sister, or anyone else I loved and cared about!” – Jessica There’s nothing more precious to a bride than joy she feels on her wedding day. That feeling comes from … Continue reading
DeArrudaWeddings is proud to announce receiving two of the most prestigious awards for vendor excellence. In the wedding officiant category we have received the Knot’s 2018 Best of Weddings award, and WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice award. These designations are given to the highest-rated wedding professionals based on reviews given by couples we have served. You can read their … Continue reading
You want to be married in Florida, the salt sea breeze dancing around you. Your family and friends gathered to bless you. You and your beloved, standing together, hand in hand in the shade of the palms. You don’t have to imagine it any more. See what a DeArruda Weddings ceremony looks like.
No man who proposes marriage, and no woman who accepts the proposal really knows what will come after “for better or for worse.” They just know they love each other. But what is the difference between the love that sees all the promise of “better” and the love that accepts, and even embraces, the “worse?” Check … Continue reading
I always count it a privilege to be invited to be part of one of the most special moments in a couple’s life when I am asked to create and conduct their wedding ceremony — but this one has become special in an entirely new way: Sonika and Greg’s Siesta Key wedding under a huge arbor of … Continue reading