Ep 8 Hard Cider with Daniela

30 May 2017

Daniela VillaRamos from Once Upon a Vow is a New York City based “wedding wordsmith” AKA wedding officiant. She specializes in custom and bilingual Spanish ceremonies.


This episode’s drinks:

Angry Orchard Hard Cider


Topics we covered:

  • How Daniela and I discovered each other
  • How Daniela got into officiating
  • How I got into officiating
  • Why Daniela prefers meeting in person before allowing a couple to book her services
  • Why I love that couples never even have to talk with me if they don’t want to
  • How serving religious couples brings up interesting concerns for non-religious officiants
  • We share our religious upbringing and how it has impacted our businesses
  • We respond to the “marriage is just a piece of paper” thing
  • What we think the wedding ceremony is all about
  • We discuss our 2017 goals
  • How she plans her time on wedding day as a New Yorker versus how I plan my time as Californian
  • How we handle marriage license filings


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