Jackie Reinking New York Wedding Officiant

New York Online Wedding | A Guide to Video Ceremonies

The New York online wedding has made its big debut! I’m a big fan!! I had the privilege to officiate the New York online wedding of Martha and Luke on May 20, 2020. There are some truly magical things to be said about it this New York online wedding process. Martha and Luke didn’t want...

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Is a virtual wedding right for you?

Our fearless leader in New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo, recently signed an executive order giving couples permission to have a virtual wedding.  Tying the knot will now be doable over the computer. And while some of you might be asking yourselves why anyone would ever consider a virtual wedding, I’m so excited about this...

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Best Wedding Day Advice – Take in the Moments

It felt like a good day to offer my best wedding day advice to ‘Take in the Moments’ because today is the third wedding anniversary of my brother, Jamie and my now brother-in-law, Darren. During the actual wedding ceremony but before announcing them married, I remind all couples to take a moment and truly take...

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How to write your own vows

As a NYC officiant, I have seen all types of complicated advice on how to write your own vows but in my world, I want to help you make it fun and as easy as possible. Jackie, where do we start? Most couples feel too much pressure to make their vows perfect! You want the impact of...

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Should I Elope in New York?

Are you wondering if you should elope in New York or continuing planning your big wedding at home? So many of our couples come to us after struggling with the same question. Somewhere along the way couples realize they want the focus for their wedding day to be an intimate, special moment that’s just about...

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Ashley & Joshua’s Cop Cot Elopement in Central Park

Ashley & Joshua’s Cop Cot Elopement in Central Park. It was a chilly, gray and rainy morning on April 9, 2016 as I made my way up the hill to the Cop Cot to greet the groom Josh and the couple’s families. However, I knew the moment I was greeted by Josh’s smile this wedding...

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Rainy NYC Weddings are perfect!

Rainy NYC Weddings are perfect! What does a homeless man sleeping on a bench in Central Park, an NYPD police escort and rainy NYC weddings have in common? Oh, just setting the stage for Nicky and Craig’s Summer ceremony. The morning started slightly uncertain because the sideways rain kept forcing us to push the start...

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The Love Within the Details

Here’s the thing, most weddings are about the words and the tears but others are about the love within the details. When approaching the Cop Cot in Central Park for their ceremony, arm in arm with her Dad, Laura was one of my quiet brides but every inch of her shined with detail and thought for Robert....

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New York City Winter Wedding | Veronika & Stefan

A New York City Winter wedding has a special place in my heart. I remember it being cold, no F-R-E-E-Z-I-N-G, the morning of Thursday, February 26th as Sascha and I approached the High Line Park stairs at 23rd street. The sharp wind blew through my hat and scarf  as we searched for our newlyweds to...

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Anne & Grant’s New York City Elopement: Marie Antoinette Style

I met Marie Antoinette today. Actually I performed a New York City elopement between my own personal Marie Antoinette, as announced, and her professional motorcycle driver. I can’t make this story up. It was a cold day in NYC but this wedding was going to take place in the front room of a suite at...

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