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No Ordinary Ordained

Fredericksburg , VA

LOCATION

Fredericksburg, VA US 22405 (map)
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ABOUT US

Your ceremony, your day, your words, your way. From traditional and romantic to personal and humorous, have your wedding where you want with the words you want. It's your day, don't let... Read more
Your ceremony, your day, your words, your way. From traditional and romantic to personal and humorous, have your wedding where you want with the words you want. It's your day, don't let finding someone to preside over it dictate your dream ceremony coming true. The vows can be completely customized and/or written by you, totally traditional, or anywhere in between. I work with you and try to make it as easy and stress-free as possible.

Inter-faith ceremonies; vow renewals; wedding renewals; commitment ceremonies, LGBT ceremonies; goth and most other themes; actual holiday weddings; last-minute civil and quick "courthouse" ceremonies; I am up for most all of it. I've officiated weddings at private residences, museums, Bed & Breakfasts, cemeteries, parking lots, prisons, parks, wineries, historical venues, and just about everywhere else. Check out my website for more pictures and information.

I live in Fredericksburg, VA, but travel anywhere your wedding takes me. I am fully authorized to officiate ceremonies in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC (my main areas), but am also authorized in Pennsylvania, North & South Carolina, Florida, the Virgin Islands and most everywhere else too. Pre-marital counselling is not a requirement. E-mail, text, Skype and phone meetings are included with my services -- I do not place a limit on our communication as it is vital to get the vows and ceremony wording perfect for your day. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your wedding, please feel free to call, text, or email. Read less
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What officiant services do you provide?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious Ceremony, Single Religion Ceremony
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Christian (no denomination), Christian - Anglican, Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Mormon, Christian - Orthodox, Christian - Presbyterian, Christian - Quaker, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
Yes
Are you willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Absolutely! The majority of our ceremonies are not in churches.
What is your attire for the ceremony?
Depends on your theme and formality level. It is discussed with you prior to your ceremony.
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
Most definitely! We don't have one script that we read at every ceremony. That's our philosophy - we help YOU create the wording to your ceremony.
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Yes.
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
No. We do have plenty of samples for ideas though if desired.
How long are your ceremonies?
Depends on what you want. It can be as long or as short as you want.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
No.
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes, but there is an additional fee.
Do you supply a sound system?
No.

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Sharon
Wedding:
8/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara went above and beyond in helping us to customize a ceremony that was perfect for us. She was patient and really helped me to tweak and change things so that the ceremony was very personalized...our guests were all quite impressed. Hire them!!!
Tamara went above and beyond in helping us to customize a ceremony that was perfect for us. She was patient and really Read more...
Tamara went above and beyond in helping us to customize a ceremony that was perfect for us. She was patient and really helped me to tweak and change things so that the ceremony was very personalized...our guests were all quite impressed. Hire them!!! Read less
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Kayla
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I worked with Tamara for our wedding and the whole experience was PERFECT. We had to fire our previous officiant for unprofessionalism, but Tamara was so prompt and professional every time we needed to contact her. She had great suggestions for our ceremony but at the same time let us create what we wanted out of the wedding as well. She worked with me to custom create our ceremony and worked with us when we had to make some last minute changes. Everything was so perfect and everyone was so impressed with the ceremony.
My husband and I worked with Tamara for our wedding and the whole experience was PERFECT. We had to fire our previous Read more...
My husband and I worked with Tamara for our wedding and the whole experience was PERFECT. We had to fire our previous officiant for unprofessionalism, but Tamara was so prompt and professional every time we needed to contact her. She had great suggestions for our ceremony but at the same time let us create what we wanted out of the wedding as well. She worked with me to custom create our ceremony and worked with us when we had to make some last minute changes. Everything was so perfect and everyone was so impressed with the ceremony. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for those kind words Kayla! It was great working with you two as well. Best wishes, safe travels, fun journeys, and I hope the military plays nicely :)
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
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Tamara wrote a short sweet ceremony for us, was accomodating of the tight schedule. Exactly what we were looking for.
Tamara wrote a short sweet ceremony for us, was accomodating of the tight schedule. Exactly what we were looking for.
Tamara wrote a short sweet ceremony for us, was accomodating of the tight schedule. Exactly what we were looking for. Read less
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Sharon
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara Riley made my husband and I feel like she had known us forever. She made the service feel very personal.
Tamara Riley made my husband and I feel like she had known us forever. She made the service feel very personal.
Tamara Riley made my husband and I feel like she had known us forever. She made the service feel very personal. Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Thank you Sam & Tamara for being there for us on our special day. It was lovely to have met you. <3
Thank you Sam & Tamara for being there for us on our special day. It was lovely to have met you. 3
Thank you Sam & Tamara for being there for us on our special day. It was lovely to have met you. <3 Read less
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Nathan
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
You couldn't ask for a kinder or more flexible person as your officiant. Very professional, very easy to communicate with, No Ordinary Ordained helped make my wedding perfect!
You couldn't ask for a kinder or more flexible person as your officiant. Very professional, very easy to communicate with, Read more...
You couldn't ask for a kinder or more flexible person as your officiant. Very professional, very easy to communicate with, No Ordinary Ordained helped make my wedding perfect! Read less
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AManda
Wedding:
6/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was so wonderful and laid back! Would definitely recommend her to anyone getting married! :]
Tamara was so wonderful and laid back! Would definitely recommend her to anyone getting married! :]
Tamara was so wonderful and laid back! Would definitely recommend her to anyone getting married! :] Read less
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Travis
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara exceeded our expectations in an officiant. She was always there when we had any question and always replied to us in an efficient manner. She also made our wedding day an absolute breeze. She was polite, calm, and heartfelt. We would/will recommend her to everyone we know as she is as good as it comes and could not be any more grateful for not only what she did on our wedding day, but the months leading up to it.
Tamara exceeded our expectations in an officiant. She was always there when we had any question and always replied to us Read more...
Tamara exceeded our expectations in an officiant. She was always there when we had any question and always replied to us in an efficient manner. She also made our wedding day an absolute breeze. She was polite, calm, and heartfelt. We would/will recommend her to everyone we know as she is as good as it comes and could not be any more grateful for not only what she did on our wedding day, but the months leading up to it. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Travis. I thoroughly enjoyed working with you both and had such a great time at your ceremony. Best wishes and many happy decades of happiness to you both.
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Shannon
Wedding:
5/30/2014
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough wonderful things about Tamara! Absolutely a pleasure to work with, so kind, so professional and I thought she did an absolutely wonderful job with our service and making us feel relaxed and comfortable. This really was the most important part of the day and I wouldn't recommend anyone else!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you Tamara!!!
I can't say enough wonderful things about Tamara! Absolutely a pleasure to work with, so kind, so professional and I Read more...
I can't say enough wonderful things about Tamara! Absolutely a pleasure to work with, so kind, so professional and I thought she did an absolutely wonderful job with our service and making us feel relaxed and comfortable. This really was the most important part of the day and I wouldn't recommend anyone else!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you Tamara!!! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Shannon! I thoroughly enjoyed working with you and had a great time at your wedding. Thank you for allowing me to play a small role in your special day. And yes, I still chuckle about C's father's 'speech' :) hahaha
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Lindsay
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
We found a business card for No Ordinary Ordained at Molon Lave Vineyard in Warrenton, we gave them a call the same day and began working with Tamara. We weren't able to meet with her in person since she is in Fredericksburg, but our first meeting was over Skype. She sent us over some options for wedding vows and made the entire process very simple for us.

The day of our wedding was the first day we met Tamara but she was a great officiant and made my husband and I both very comfortable during the ceremony. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family!
We found a business card for No Ordinary Ordained at Molon Lave Vineyard in Warrenton, we gave them a call the same day Read more...
We found a business card for No Ordinary Ordained at Molon Lave Vineyard in Warrenton, we gave them a call the same day and began working with Tamara. We weren't able to meet with her in person since she is in Fredericksburg, but our first meeting was over Skype. She sent us over some options for wedding vows and made the entire process very simple for us.

The day of our wedding was the first day we met Tamara but she was a great officiant and made my husband and I both very comfortable during the ceremony. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you Lindsay! You and Tim are absolutely great together - so much fun! I had a great time working with you two and it was such an honor to be a small part of your wedding.
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Tammi
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
It was an absolute pleasure working with Tamara! She was so helpful with our vows, and we wanted to incorporate a hand fastening Which turned out beautiful! She was really helpful incorporating our parents in the ceremony as well. Such a wonderful and delightful person, our guests loved her. I would recommend her to any time!
It was an absolute pleasure working with Tamara! She was so helpful with our vows, and we wanted to incorporate a hand Read more...
It was an absolute pleasure working with Tamara! She was so helpful with our vows, and we wanted to incorporate a hand fastening Which turned out beautiful! She was really helpful incorporating our parents in the ceremony as well. Such a wonderful and delightful person, our guests loved her. I would recommend her to any time! Read less
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Nick
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
Very affordable super flexible and very professional. Helped clam my nerves when I was nervous waiting for my bride. I would recommend to anyone looking for a officiant.
Very affordable super flexible and very professional. Helped clam my nerves when I was nervous waiting for my bride. I Read more...
Very affordable super flexible and very professional. Helped clam my nerves when I was nervous waiting for my bride. I would recommend to anyone looking for a officiant. Read less
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maggie
Wedding:
5/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Sam from No Ordinary Ordained was our officiant and he did an excellent job! He did get stuck in traffic on the way to our event so he arrived later than planned. This caused a little bit of panic before the ceremony until I remembered we were at a private house and it was okay if we started a few mins late! We also worked with his partner, Tamara, who helped us craft the wording for our ceremony. Overall we are happy with the service they provided.
Sam from No Ordinary Ordained was our officiant and he did an excellent job! He did get stuck in traffic on the way to our Read more...
Sam from No Ordinary Ordained was our officiant and he did an excellent job! He did get stuck in traffic on the way to our event so he arrived later than planned. This caused a little bit of panic before the ceremony until I remembered we were at a private house and it was okay if we started a few mins late! We also worked with his partner, Tamara, who helped us craft the wording for our ceremony. Overall we are happy with the service they provided. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you Maggie. It was an honor to officiate your wedding.
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Amy
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was awesome. So grateful that I found her to officiate our wedding. She was SUPER easy to communicate with and seemed to understand exactly what it was that I was looking for in my ceremony. She made amazing suggestions, but never hesitated to cut things I didn't like. All in all, she was perfect.
Tamara was awesome. So grateful that I found her to officiate our wedding. She was SUPER easy to communicate with and Read more...
Tamara was awesome. So grateful that I found her to officiate our wedding. She was SUPER easy to communicate with and seemed to understand exactly what it was that I was looking for in my ceremony. She made amazing suggestions, but never hesitated to cut things I didn't like. All in all, she was perfect. Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was so accommodating to our wedding needs and was just wonderful! I had to hire her last minute as our plan was to have my aunt marry us. However, since she is a resident of New York, it was more challenging than I had thought to get her to marry us officially. That's when I found Tamara and she was very open to do whatever I wanted. She provided some material I could pull from for the ceremony, and kept in contact with me throughout the process. The day of the wedding, she simply showed up, officially "married" us while we were on the phone (I was on the way to the venue right before the wedding and my then fiancé was already at the venue) She had us both on the phone and asked us if we wanted us to get married to each other, we said yes, and then she sat in the back of the audience while my aunt did the ceremony for us. Tamara had a copy of the text in case something happened that my aunt couldn't complete it, she would have stepped up and been there to complete the speeches (of course nothing happened) and then after the ceremony she found me, gave me a hug and whisked away our marriage licenses to the court. That was all! She is literally willing to do whatever the bride and groom want! This is also the lady you wanna go to if you want to get married while skydiving etc. She's willing to do it all! Oh! and her price was super fair!
Tamara was so accommodating to our wedding needs and was just wonderful! I had to hire her last minute as our plan was to Read more...
Tamara was so accommodating to our wedding needs and was just wonderful! I had to hire her last minute as our plan was to have my aunt marry us. However, since she is a resident of New York, it was more challenging than I had thought to get her to marry us officially. That's when I found Tamara and she was very open to do whatever I wanted. She provided some material I could pull from for the ceremony, and kept in contact with me throughout the process. The day of the wedding, she simply showed up, officially "married" us while we were on the phone (I was on the way to the venue right before the wedding and my then fiancé was already at the venue) She had us both on the phone and asked us if we wanted us to get married to each other, we said yes, and then she sat in the back of the audience while my aunt did the ceremony for us. Tamara had a copy of the text in case something happened that my aunt couldn't complete it, she would have stepped up and been there to complete the speeches (of course nothing happened) and then after the ceremony she found me, gave me a hug and whisked away our marriage licenses to the court. That was all! She is literally willing to do whatever the bride and groom want! This is also the lady you wanna go to if you want to get married while skydiving etc. She's willing to do it all! Oh! and her price was super fair! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
It was beyond a pleasure doing business with No Ordinary Ordained, especially on such short unexpected notice. I was very impressed with how everything was handled, and it couldn't have been run any more smoothly -- truly money well worth spent here! If my wife and I were to have our wedding all over again, I wouldn't hesitate on calling upon their services.
It was beyond a pleasure doing business with No Ordinary Ordained, especially on such short unexpected notice. I was very Read more...
It was beyond a pleasure doing business with No Ordinary Ordained, especially on such short unexpected notice. I was very impressed with how everything was handled, and it couldn't have been run any more smoothly -- truly money well worth spent here! If my wife and I were to have our wedding all over again, I wouldn't hesitate on calling upon their services. Read less
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stacie
Wedding:
4/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Worry free vendor, isan't that really what all brides want :-) That I think was the biggest thing for myself and now husband. Tamara was amazing took care of everything, sent us samples and was very encouraging to make this our ceremony and she even interjected a little comedic relief where needed! Highly recommend!!!
Worry free vendor, isan't that really what all brides want :-) That I think was the biggest thing for myself and now Read more...
Worry free vendor, isan't that really what all brides want :-) That I think was the biggest thing for myself and now husband. Tamara was amazing took care of everything, sent us samples and was very encouraging to make this our ceremony and she even interjected a little comedic relief where needed! Highly recommend!!! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much! I had such a great time working with you two and am honored to have a played a part in your special day.
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Hannah
Wedding:
4/13/2014
5.0/5.0
I was introduced to TAMAR from NO ORDINARY ORDAINED by my wedding planner Jeri. I was so focused in planning my wedding that i completely forgot about the most important part of my wedding, which is officiating our marriage. We only met her about 2 weeks before our wedding. right after meeting with her, i knew she was the right fit for what we were looking for. She was such a great help throughout in helping us figured out what we wanted, since i was very nervous, and stressed out by the time we got in touch with her. She has a great personality and sincerity that just make you feel very calm even in the most stressful times. One thing i noticed about her is she makes it very personal, and genuinely care for all the couple she's worked with. Right after meeting her, you can tell she enjoy her job, and not doing it for the financial part of it, because she's very affordable. i will recommend her to anyone, and i know for sure i will use her again for a vow renewal in the future.
I was introduced to TAMAR from NO ORDINARY ORDAINED by my wedding planner Jeri. I was so focused in planning my wedding Read more...
I was introduced to TAMAR from NO ORDINARY ORDAINED by my wedding planner Jeri. I was so focused in planning my wedding that i completely forgot about the most important part of my wedding, which is officiating our marriage. We only met her about 2 weeks before our wedding. right after meeting with her, i knew she was the right fit for what we were looking for. She was such a great help throughout in helping us figured out what we wanted, since i was very nervous, and stressed out by the time we got in touch with her. She has a great personality and sincerity that just make you feel very calm even in the most stressful times. One thing i noticed about her is she makes it very personal, and genuinely care for all the couple she's worked with. Right after meeting her, you can tell she enjoy her job, and not doing it for the financial part of it, because she's very affordable. i will recommend her to anyone, and i know for sure i will use her again for a vow renewal in the future. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Hannah! It was an absolute pleasure and complete honor working with you two as well.
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Dominique
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was great! She helped us with everything that we needed to do to make sure that our ceremony went just as we planned. She has a great ability to add humor into the ceremony, and I am still getting compliments about her. I would recommend her to anyone who asked!
Tamara was great! She helped us with everything that we needed to do to make sure that our ceremony went just as we Read more...
Tamara was great! She helped us with everything that we needed to do to make sure that our ceremony went just as we planned. She has a great ability to add humor into the ceremony, and I am still getting compliments about her. I would recommend her to anyone who asked! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much! I had a great time working with y'all and at your wedding!
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Krystal
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara officiated our wedding this past Saturday in Fredericksburg, VA. She sent us samples of vows that we used to piece together our own for our special day. We received a lot of compliments on our ceremony from friends and family. We wanted it short, sweet, and to the point, and she definitely made us happy! Her services were also very affordable. We highly recommend using Tamara with No Ordinary Ordained for your wedding.
Tamara officiated our wedding this past Saturday in Fredericksburg, VA. She sent us samples of vows that we used to piece Read more...
Tamara officiated our wedding this past Saturday in Fredericksburg, VA. She sent us samples of vows that we used to piece together our own for our special day. We received a lot of compliments on our ceremony from friends and family. We wanted it short, sweet, and to the point, and she definitely made us happy! Her services were also very affordable. We highly recommend using Tamara with No Ordinary Ordained for your wedding. Read less
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James & Elizabeth
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Ryan and I would like to thank Sam and his wife Tamara for everything they did for us on our special day. Very professional and I couldn't of ask for a better ceremony performance.
Ryan and I would like to thank Sam and his wife Tamara for everything they did for us on our special day. Very Read more...
Ryan and I would like to thank Sam and his wife Tamara for everything they did for us on our special day. Very professional and I couldn't of ask for a better ceremony performance. Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We were very pleased with the officiant services provided by Tamara, she was responsive to our emails and worked with us well ahead of our scheduled date. She doesn't push any agenda and gave us the ceremony we personally chose. Best part, she was on time! Weddings have a tendency to start late for a number of reasons but we didn't have to worry about that because she was there when we asked her to be. Would highly recommend to others.
We were very pleased with the officiant services provided by Tamara, she was responsive to our emails and worked with us Read more...
We were very pleased with the officiant services provided by Tamara, she was responsive to our emails and worked with us well ahead of our scheduled date. She doesn't push any agenda and gave us the ceremony we personally chose. Best part, she was on time! Weddings have a tendency to start late for a number of reasons but we didn't have to worry about that because she was there when we asked her to be. Would highly recommend to others. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara is very professional and fun to work with she made us feel at ease on our big day!
Tamara is very professional and fun to work with she made us feel at ease on our big day!
Tamara is very professional and fun to work with she made us feel at ease on our big day! Read less
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Carol
Wedding:
2/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was wonderful. She provided a service that we will cherish forever. Her suggestions for our ceremony allowed for a unique experience that was both a surprise and absolutely delightful. Her thoughtfulness and kindness made for an extraordinary event for us and our guests.
Tamara was wonderful. She provided a service that we will cherish forever. Her suggestions for our ceremony allowed for a Read more...
Tamara was wonderful. She provided a service that we will cherish forever. Her suggestions for our ceremony allowed for a unique experience that was both a surprise and absolutely delightful. Her thoughtfulness and kindness made for an extraordinary event for us and our guests. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara Riley was contacted on very short notice. We had originally planned to get married in Alexandria, VA but only about a week before the wedding we decided to have the ceremony at the Belle Grove Plantation in King George, VA where we had booked the Madison Suite.
Tamara worked with us (via emails) to write the vows for a perfect reading and her delivery on our wedding day was beautiful.
She was very flexible, we asked to have the ceremony on the balcony of the Inn (with 35 degree temperature) and she did not object to it. She is a very caring individual.
We would not hesitate in recommending Tamara to anyone who is looking for a civil or religious ceremony and a wedding at the Belle Grove Plantation makes it even more special.
Tamara Riley was contacted on very short notice. We had originally planned to get married in Alexandria, VA but only about Read more...
Tamara Riley was contacted on very short notice. We had originally planned to get married in Alexandria, VA but only about a week before the wedding we decided to have the ceremony at the Belle Grove Plantation in King George, VA where we had booked the Madison Suite.
Tamara worked with us (via emails) to write the vows for a perfect reading and her delivery on our wedding day was beautiful.
She was very flexible, we asked to have the ceremony on the balcony of the Inn (with 35 degree temperature) and she did not object to it. She is a very caring individual.
We would not hesitate in recommending Tamara to anyone who is looking for a civil or religious ceremony and a wedding at the Belle Grove Plantation makes it even more special. Read less
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Lori
Wedding:
1/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Tamara was GREAT, she did an amazing job from beginning to end. Tamara helped us write our vowels, created a relaxed fun atmosphere for our wedding, we couldn't have asked for more. We would highly recommend her services to anybody wanting to make they day as special as possible. Thanks Tamara
Tamara was GREAT, she did an amazing job from beginning to end. Tamara helped us write our vowels, created a relaxed fun Read more...
Tamara was GREAT, she did an amazing job from beginning to end. Tamara helped us write our vowels, created a relaxed fun atmosphere for our wedding, we couldn't have asked for more. We would highly recommend her services to anybody wanting to make they day as special as possible. Thanks Tamara Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you SO much! I had a great time with y'all too.
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Michael
Wedding:
12/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was wonderful! She helped make our wedding as fun and enjoyable as we had hoped.
Tamara was wonderful! She helped make our wedding as fun and enjoyable as we had hoped.
Tamara was wonderful! She helped make our wedding as fun and enjoyable as we had hoped. Read less
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Victoria
Wedding:
11/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was amazing! She was everything my husband and I could have asked for. She was flexible with all of my concerns and ideas. The day of the wedding was extremely relaxed knowing she understood our relationship! Thank you so much Tamara!!!!!
Tamara was amazing! She was everything my husband and I could have asked for. She was flexible with all of my concerns and Read more...
Tamara was amazing! She was everything my husband and I could have asked for. She was flexible with all of my concerns and ideas. The day of the wedding was extremely relaxed knowing she understood our relationship! Thank you so much Tamara!!!!! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much V :) It was an honor working with you two and officiating your wedding. Your friends and family were a hoot!
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Alison
Wedding:
11/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was a joy to work with! Always provided us with a good laugh and great insight! I would recommend her to anyone that is in search of an officiant.
Tamara was a joy to work with! Always provided us with a good laugh and great insight! I would recommend her to anyone Read more...
Tamara was a joy to work with! Always provided us with a good laugh and great insight! I would recommend her to anyone that is in search of an officiant. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! You and your husband were a dream to work with, and your wedding will always be in my Top 10 for fun, laughter, and love :)
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Lynn
Wedding:
11/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was amazing!!! It was like we had known her for years. The ceremony was perfect, just the right amount of seriousness with a little fun mixed in (fun always comes out in events with my wife and our friends and family). We're so glad that she was a part of our very special day...she's now part of our family (whether she likes it or not :-)) Thank you Tamara!!!
Tamara was amazing!!! It was like we had known her for years. The ceremony was perfect, just the right amount of Read more...
Tamara was amazing!!! It was like we had known her for years. The ceremony was perfect, just the right amount of seriousness with a little fun mixed in (fun always comes out in events with my wife and our friends and family). We're so glad that she was a part of our very special day...she's now part of our family (whether she likes it or not :-)) Thank you Tamara!!! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! I guess it's a good thing I like it then huh? hahaha Y'all and your friends and families are freakin' awesome! I'm proud to be an honorary member :)
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara was great--so easy to work with!
Tamara was great--so easy to work with!
Tamara was great--so easy to work with! Read less
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Tim
Wedding:
11/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Helpful, kind and fun! Couldn't have asked for a better Officiant.
Helpful, kind and fun! Couldn't have asked for a better Officiant.
Helpful, kind and fun! Couldn't have asked for a better Officiant. Read less
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Rebecca
Wedding:
11/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was absolutely amazing. My husband and I had originally planned on having a friend officiate our wedding. I couldn't imagine having a "stranger" perform such an intimate role in our big day. However, by the time the wedding day rolled around, Tamara did not feel like a stranger to us.

She is INCREDIBLY responsive. She helped us write our entire ceremony by sending us samples and letting us pick what we liked. She almost always replied back the same evening and seemed to figure out what we were looking for after our first reply. She was very light-hearted and flexible at the rehearsal and during the ceremony itself. She tossed in one or two little jokes during the ceremony, which fit our personalities, and the ceremony, perfectly.

After the ceremony, she came outside to watch the formal photos being taken (instead of boltiing out of there, since her "job" was done), and requested one be taken with her. We were happy to oblige. You could tell that she was genuinely happy for us and I'm happy to have her in our wedding memories.

I can not tell you how many compliments we got on Tamara during the reception. If I had it to do all over again, I would contact Tamara at the very start of our wedding planning, without hesitation!
Tamara was absolutely amazing. My husband and I had originally planned on having a friend officiate our wedding. I Read more...
Tamara was absolutely amazing. My husband and I had originally planned on having a friend officiate our wedding. I couldn't imagine having a "stranger" perform such an intimate role in our big day. However, by the time the wedding day rolled around, Tamara did not feel like a stranger to us.

She is INCREDIBLY responsive. She helped us write our entire ceremony by sending us samples and letting us pick what we liked. She almost always replied back the same evening and seemed to figure out what we were looking for after our first reply. She was very light-hearted and flexible at the rehearsal and during the ceremony itself. She tossed in one or two little jokes during the ceremony, which fit our personalities, and the ceremony, perfectly.

After the ceremony, she came outside to watch the formal photos being taken (instead of boltiing out of there, since her "job" was done), and requested one be taken with her. We were happy to oblige. You could tell that she was genuinely happy for us and I'm happy to have her in our wedding memories.

I can not tell you how many compliments we got on Tamara during the reception. If I had it to do all over again, I would contact Tamara at the very start of our wedding planning, without hesitation! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you SO much! You two were great and absolutely perfect for each other; and your parents, friends, and family were hilarious! I loved the "ring search" during the ceremony, which I was read in on right before the ceremony LOL
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Shannon
Wedding:
10/27/2013
5.0/5.0
My partner and I were planning a huge ceremony and had a hard time finding somebody that would do a same sex ceremony. That was until we met Tamara! She is awesome! She is professional and open to diversity. We had our ceremony May, 19, 2012 but we made it official today in Maryland. She helped us throughout the entire process. I will forever be grateful for her guidance during on our special day.
My partner and I were planning a huge ceremony and had a hard time finding somebody that would do a same sex ceremony. Read more...
My partner and I were planning a huge ceremony and had a hard time finding somebody that would do a same sex ceremony. That was until we met Tamara! She is awesome! She is professional and open to diversity. We had our ceremony May, 19, 2012 but we made it official today in Maryland. She helped us throughout the entire process. I will forever be grateful for her guidance during on our special day. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you ladies! And thank you for having faith in me when you heard it would be my first same-sex...that means a lot and I'll forever be grateful. Not to mention all the laughter we shared :)
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kt2of3
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was fantastic!! She was very receptive to our somewhat unique situation and worked with us to meet our needs. She is very personable and professional. She made the entire process very easy and let us customize our entire ceremony to reflect us. I would highly recommend Tamara and No Ordinary Ordained.
Tamara was fantastic!! She was very receptive to our somewhat unique situation and worked with us to meet our needs. She Read more...
Tamara was fantastic!! She was very receptive to our somewhat unique situation and worked with us to meet our needs. She is very personable and professional. She made the entire process very easy and let us customize our entire ceremony to reflect us. I would highly recommend Tamara and No Ordinary Ordained. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! Although I have to admit, your daughter may have stole the show during her "performance" :) Thank you again for the honor.
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Patrick
Wedding:
10/25/2013
5.0/5.0
No Ordinary Ordained was wonderful to work with and made our day very relaxing and put us both at ease. Everything was custom suited to fit our needs.
No Ordinary Ordained was wonderful to work with and made our day very relaxing and put us both at ease. Everything was Read more...
No Ordinary Ordained was wonderful to work with and made our day very relaxing and put us both at ease. Everything was custom suited to fit our needs. Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! Coming from someone who's also in the "business" that means a lot to me :)
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Ariana
Wedding:
10/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara Riley and her services were more than anything that we could have hoped for! We had decided to ditch our 5k wedding and have a small intimate wedding with our family and friends. With this, I contacted Tamara about a week before the event to see if she would officiate it for us when all others would not on such short notice. It was such a blessing to have her be our officiant! She allowed me to fully customize the wedding complete with religious scriptures, personal touches and sand ceremony. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect. She walked us through everything and didn't even mind when it started a bit late. I would without a doubt recommend her to anyone needing an officiant, even short notice and on a budget!
Thank You Tamara!

Ariana and Cj Frazier
Tamara Riley and her services were more than anything that we could have hoped for! We had decided to ditch our 5k wedding Read more...
Tamara Riley and her services were more than anything that we could have hoped for! We had decided to ditch our 5k wedding and have a small intimate wedding with our family and friends. With this, I contacted Tamara about a week before the event to see if she would officiate it for us when all others would not on such short notice. It was such a blessing to have her be our officiant! She allowed me to fully customize the wedding complete with religious scriptures, personal touches and sand ceremony. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect. She walked us through everything and didn't even mind when it started a bit late. I would without a doubt recommend her to anyone needing an officiant, even short notice and on a budget!
Thank You Tamara!

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Ashlee
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
We loved Tamara! We met her the day of our ceremony but her and I had communicated through emails for a whole year before our wedding. She recommended vendors for us, she was so helpful in helping with vows and our ceremony. Tamara was amazing!!
We loved Tamara! We met her the day of our ceremony but her and I had communicated through emails for a whole year before Read more...
We loved Tamara! We met her the day of our ceremony but her and I had communicated through emails for a whole year before our wedding. She recommended vendors for us, she was so helpful in helping with vows and our ceremony. Tamara was amazing!! Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! You two are such a fun couple, and I loved your determination during the candle ceremony :)
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Russ
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Ms Riley is an extremely professional officiate. Her personalism of our ceremony was exemplary. We thuroughly enjoyed talking with her and having her officiate our ceremony.
Respectfully;
Russ Miller
Ms Riley is an extremely professional officiate. Her personalism of our ceremony was exemplary. We thuroughly enjoyed Read more...
Ms Riley is an extremely professional officiate. Her personalism of our ceremony was exemplary. We thuroughly enjoyed talking with her and having her officiate our ceremony.
Respectfully;
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
we had to move the location because of rain.. she responded right away to my email /facebook noticification of the location change. also allowed me to write some of my own vows mixed with hers. She read the vows slow , loud, and clear. we actually had someone compliment her performance, which is usually the last thing your guest would notice. :)
we had to move the location because of rain.. she responded right away to my email /facebook noticification of the Read more...
we had to move the location because of rain.. she responded right away to my email /facebook noticification of the location change. also allowed me to write some of my own vows mixed with hers. She read the vows slow , loud, and clear. we actually had someone compliment her performance, which is usually the last thing your guest would notice. :) Read less
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No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! I'm appreciate those kind words, especially knowing your trepidation for having not met before the ceremony. Best wishes!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara was so accommodating & helpful. My son was married overseas & we needed a simple ceremony to make it official in Virginia. This she did, at the same time making it special.
Tamara was so accommodating & helpful. My son was married overseas & we needed a simple ceremony to make it official in Read more...
Tamara was so accommodating & helpful. My son was married overseas & we needed a simple ceremony to make it official in Virginia. This she did, at the same time making it special. Read less
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Tina
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was absolutely wonderful from the start. I met her in January to talk about officiating my daughter's wedding in September. She was easy to talk to and has a great personality. She coordinated long distance through email with my daughter by sending her vows and wedding programs to choose from. The bride and groom combined a few of Tamara's programs to create very unique wording that fit them perfectly. Once the engaged couple moved to the area, Tamara met with them to finalize everything for the day. She was extremely quick in answering their emails even up to the day of the rehearsal. Tamara was extremely patient with us when part of the wedding party was delayed in getting to the rehearsal. Tamara did a wonderful job and the wedding was PERFECT. While the ceremony was non-religious, even those very religious guests complimented on how wonderful it was and how beautiful the wording of the vows were.
My husband and I are planning to renew our wedding vows for our 25th Anniversary in June 2014. We will be using Tamara for our own ceremony!
Highly recommend!!!
Tamara was absolutely wonderful from the start. I met her in January to talk about officiating my daughter's wedding in Read more...
Tamara was absolutely wonderful from the start. I met her in January to talk about officiating my daughter's wedding in September. She was easy to talk to and has a great personality. She coordinated long distance through email with my daughter by sending her vows and wedding programs to choose from. The bride and groom combined a few of Tamara's programs to create very unique wording that fit them perfectly. Once the engaged couple moved to the area, Tamara met with them to finalize everything for the day. She was extremely quick in answering their emails even up to the day of the rehearsal. Tamara was extremely patient with us when part of the wedding party was delayed in getting to the rehearsal. Tamara did a wonderful job and the wedding was PERFECT. While the ceremony was non-religious, even those very religious guests complimented on how wonderful it was and how beautiful the wording of the vows were.
My husband and I are planning to renew our wedding vows for our 25th Anniversary in June 2014. We will be using Tamara for our own ceremony!
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Sherri
Wedding:
9/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was awesome! She was so down to earth and made us feel so comfortable on our big day. I would recommend her to everyone!



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Tamara was awesome! She was so down to earth and made us feel so comfortable on our big day. I would recommend her to Read more...
Tamara was awesome! She was so down to earth and made us feel so comfortable on our big day. I would recommend her to everyone!



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Kristin & Leroy
Wedding:
9/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was a perfect fit from the start. She replied to our email inquiry promptly and in her words was the clear message...this is your day, we will do it your way! It was very important to us that our ceremony fit "us"...and had to be as unique as we are. She supplied samples based on what we said we were looking for. She was well versed in the Celtic handfasting and chalice elements we wanted to include. Even though we were her 200th ceremony (yay for us!!!) she was as excited, engaged and sincerely happy for us as if it was her first one. I would happily recommend Tamara without hesitation!
Tamara was a perfect fit from the start. She replied to our email inquiry promptly and in her words was the clear Read more...
Tamara was a perfect fit from the start. She replied to our email inquiry promptly and in her words was the clear message...this is your day, we will do it your way! It was very important to us that our ceremony fit "us"...and had to be as unique as we are. She supplied samples based on what we said we were looking for. She was well versed in the Celtic handfasting and chalice elements we wanted to include. Even though we were her 200th ceremony (yay for us!!!) she was as excited, engaged and sincerely happy for us as if it was her first one. I would happily recommend Tamara without hesitation! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
We loved Tamara! Couldn't have asked for a better person to be with us on our special day. She incorporated our daughter in the ceremony and facilitated a beautiful day - despite the ONLY day of rain in September. She was funny, touching, and brilliant! Our friends and family were impressed!
We loved Tamara! Couldn't have asked for a better person to be with us on our special day. She incorporated our daughter Read more...
We loved Tamara! Couldn't have asked for a better person to be with us on our special day. She incorporated our daughter in the ceremony and facilitated a beautiful day - despite the ONLY day of rain in September. She was funny, touching, and brilliant! Our friends and family were impressed! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara did a wonderful job--put us at ease, and made a great suggestion for how to perform the ceremony. She even took some pictures for us!!
Tamara did a wonderful job--put us at ease, and made a great suggestion for how to perform the ceremony. She even took Read more...
Tamara did a wonderful job--put us at ease, and made a great suggestion for how to perform the ceremony. She even took some pictures for us!! Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara did a wonderful job officiating our wedding. She was calming, had a good sense of humor, and put everyone at ease. As soon as we met at the rehearsal, I knew she'd do a wonderful job! Prior to the wedding, she let us design the order of our ceremony, and sent examples of verses for us to pick and chose from, making our ceremony personal and beautiful. I would definitely recommend her to any couple, no matter what your religious/spiritual persuasions are. Thanks Tamara!
Tamara did a wonderful job officiating our wedding. She was calming, had a good sense of humor, and put everyone at ease. Read more...
Tamara did a wonderful job officiating our wedding. She was calming, had a good sense of humor, and put everyone at ease. As soon as we met at the rehearsal, I knew she'd do a wonderful job! Prior to the wedding, she let us design the order of our ceremony, and sent examples of verses for us to pick and chose from, making our ceremony personal and beautiful. I would definitely recommend her to any couple, no matter what your religious/spiritual persuasions are. Thanks Tamara! Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
9/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was definitely the right choice. The best thing about her was that she was relaxed and flexible despite our flip-flopping. We wanted to have my friend from out-of-the-state perform the wedding, but Virginia's laws wouldn't allow us to do this. Tamara agreed to swing by the day before our wedding and perform a fast and totally unromantic ceremony (which is what we wanted). She graciously waited around for more than an hour when the groom got stuck in traffic and didn't seem ruffled by it in the least. Throughout the whole process of choosing an officiant, hammering out the details, and doing the deed, she put me at complete ease--so simple task!

I can't thank her enough and while I don't think I'll ever get married again I do hope I have occasion to see her again.
Tamara was definitely the right choice. The best thing about her was that she was relaxed and flexible despite our Read more...
Tamara was definitely the right choice. The best thing about her was that she was relaxed and flexible despite our flip-flopping. We wanted to have my friend from out-of-the-state perform the wedding, but Virginia's laws wouldn't allow us to do this. Tamara agreed to swing by the day before our wedding and perform a fast and totally unromantic ceremony (which is what we wanted). She graciously waited around for more than an hour when the groom got stuck in traffic and didn't seem ruffled by it in the least. Throughout the whole process of choosing an officiant, hammering out the details, and doing the deed, she put me at complete ease--so simple task!

I can't thank her enough and while I don't think I'll ever get married again I do hope I have occasion to see her again. Read less
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Beth
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was perfect, she sent samples for us to choose from and edit the way we wanted to fit us. She was very reasonable in price, was on time and even helped get things started! Anyone who wants to customize their wedding day, she is the perfect one to assist you in doing this and making your day wonderful!
Tamara was perfect, she sent samples for us to choose from and edit the way we wanted to fit us. She was very reasonable Read more...
Tamara was perfect, she sent samples for us to choose from and edit the way we wanted to fit us. She was very reasonable in price, was on time and even helped get things started! Anyone who wants to customize their wedding day, she is the perfect one to assist you in doing this and making your day wonderful! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara is an amazing officiant! She put us at ease from the very first conversation. She is so easy to work with and very accommodating. Tamara helped us customize our ceremony and had many great suggestions. If you choose Tamara, you will not be disappointed!!
Tamara is an amazing officiant! She put us at ease from the very first conversation. She is so easy to work with and very Read more...
Tamara is an amazing officiant! She put us at ease from the very first conversation. She is so easy to work with and very accommodating. Tamara helped us customize our ceremony and had many great suggestions. If you choose Tamara, you will not be disappointed!! Read less
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Artie
Wedding:
9/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was great. She really put us at ease and helped to make our special day -- just that.
Tamara was great. She really put us at ease and helped to make our special day -- just that.
Tamara was great. She really put us at ease and helped to make our special day -- just that. Read less
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Anne and Ken
Wedding:
9/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was absolutely wonderful. She made our day very special and it was great to work with her. I would HIGHLY recommend her to be an Officiant for your special day. She is a great person fun to be around and with.
Tamara was absolutely wonderful. She made our day very special and it was great to work with her. I would HIGHLY recommend Read more...
Tamara was absolutely wonderful. She made our day very special and it was great to work with her. I would HIGHLY recommend her to be an Officiant for your special day. She is a great person fun to be around and with. Read less
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Doug
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was great!

The process if I can even call it that was much easier than I expected. Within a few emails (with prompt responses) everything was set.

We had a few funny lines that we added to our script, and the delivery was spot on, our guests really enjoyed it.

I checked with a few other officiants and their prices did not even compare. I wish I could rate the value 6 stars.

Thanks again
Tamara was great!

The process if I can even call it that was much easier than I expected. Within a few emails Read more...
Tamara was great!

The process if I can even call it that was much easier than I expected. Within a few emails (with prompt responses) everything was set.

We had a few funny lines that we added to our script, and the delivery was spot on, our guests really enjoyed it.

I checked with a few other officiants and their prices did not even compare. I wish I could rate the value 6 stars.

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Deanna
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was awesome! She followed up with me on a regular basis which relieved me of a lot of pressure. She went the extra mile to ensure our vows were perfect for our experience. I highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained!
Tamara was awesome! She followed up with me on a regular basis which relieved me of a lot of pressure. She went the extra Read more...
Tamara was awesome! She followed up with me on a regular basis which relieved me of a lot of pressure. She went the extra mile to ensure our vows were perfect for our experience. I highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was wonderful from the beginning. We initially reserved our wedding with another officiant but she cancelled at the last minute. We found No Ordinary Ordained and Tamara immediately put all our concerns at ease. We were so glad Tamara helped us at our rehearsal as we really have no clue as to what to do for the ceremony. She's responsible, punctual, professional and responded to our emails quickly. Our ceremony went off so well without any issues. Tamara most certainly made the process very easy for us. She's wonderful and we highly recommend her!
Tamara was wonderful from the beginning. We initially reserved our wedding with another officiant but she cancelled at the Read more...
Tamara was wonderful from the beginning. We initially reserved our wedding with another officiant but she cancelled at the last minute. We found No Ordinary Ordained and Tamara immediately put all our concerns at ease. We were so glad Tamara helped us at our rehearsal as we really have no clue as to what to do for the ceremony. She's responsible, punctual, professional and responded to our emails quickly. Our ceremony went off so well without any issues. Tamara most certainly made the process very easy for us. She's wonderful and we highly recommend her! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tamara's ability to adapt to the surrounding made her a delight to be around. She has a great personality and a is a lovely lady. Her assistance in developing our ceremony and the offer to assist with our vows goes a long way during a high stress time like a wedding. We both highly recommend her to any future bride and groom.
Tamara's ability to adapt to the surrounding made her a delight to be around. She has a great personality and a is a Read more...
Tamara's ability to adapt to the surrounding made her a delight to be around. She has a great personality and a is a lovely lady. Her assistance in developing our ceremony and the offer to assist with our vows goes a long way during a high stress time like a wedding. We both highly recommend her to any future bride and groom. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
8/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was AMAZING!! She was so kind and professional and I would highly recommend her to ANYONE AND EVERYONE!
Tamara was AMAZING!! She was so kind and professional and I would highly recommend her to ANYONE AND EVERYONE!
Tamara was AMAZING!! She was so kind and professional and I would highly recommend her to ANYONE AND EVERYONE! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
8/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was very responsive and professional. She answered all of my million questions and accomodated me very well! Would recommend to anyone!
Tamara was very responsive and professional. She answered all of my million questions and accomodated me very well! Would Read more...
Tamara was very responsive and professional. She answered all of my million questions and accomodated me very well! Would recommend to anyone! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Very professional and nice. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking to get married.
Very professional and nice. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking to get married.
Very professional and nice. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking to get married. Read less
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Judith
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara Riley was great.. She was so patient as we were running late for our special day. She was kind, and even chatted with my family members until we were ready. also as she was getting ready to leave.. she waited till people pulled out bc she didnt want to mess up my parents grass which i wasnt even thinking about that..lol she was very nice, patient, and i definitley would refer her to others.. during the ceremony her words were so original and she even showed emotion as i was walking up.. which just shows she loves what she does and this is truly her joy. Thanks again
Tamara Riley was great.. She was so patient as we were running late for our special day. She was kind, and even chatted Read more...
Tamara Riley was great.. She was so patient as we were running late for our special day. She was kind, and even chatted with my family members until we were ready. also as she was getting ready to leave.. she waited till people pulled out bc she didnt want to mess up my parents grass which i wasnt even thinking about that..lol she was very nice, patient, and i definitley would refer her to others.. during the ceremony her words were so original and she even showed emotion as i was walking up.. which just shows she loves what she does and this is truly her joy. Thanks again Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Tamara, was able to come to a very non-specific spot on the Potomac River for our non-traditional wedding. She came highly recommended from the Virginia Wedding officiants website and lived up to her high praise. I only wish we had a good picture of her for this. We only saw one with a slice of her and she wasn't recognizable. Hope you select her for your next event she was awesome to work with.
Tamara, was able to come to a very non-specific spot on the Potomac River for our non-traditional wedding. She came highly Read more...
Tamara, was able to come to a very non-specific spot on the Potomac River for our non-traditional wedding. She came highly recommended from the Virginia Wedding officiants website and lived up to her high praise. I only wish we had a good picture of her for this. We only saw one with a slice of her and she wasn't recognizable. Hope you select her for your next event she was awesome to work with. Read less
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Michael
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was excellent. We contacted her on short notice and were in a bind. She was able to get us situated and provided us great samples and adjust them to what we wanted. Best prices in town as well!!! I would recommend Tamara to anyone who wants a perfect wedding!!!
Tamara was excellent. We contacted her on short notice and were in a bind. She was able to get us situated and provided us Read more...
Tamara was excellent. We contacted her on short notice and were in a bind. She was able to get us situated and provided us great samples and adjust them to what we wanted. Best prices in town as well!!! I would recommend Tamara to anyone who wants a perfect wedding!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Tamara was awesome! She let us design our ceremony wording however we wanted it, and even put up with a last minute change five minutes before the wedding!
Tamara was awesome! She let us design our ceremony wording however we wanted it, and even put up with a last minute change Read more...
Tamara was awesome! She let us design our ceremony wording however we wanted it, and even put up with a last minute change five minutes before the wedding! Read less
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shawna
Wedding:
6/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Our officiant was easy to work with and quick to answer any questions that I had. She defiantly made the day more memorable that I could have imagined! Will book for sure use her at my wedding/one year vow renewal.
Our officiant was easy to work with and quick to answer any questions that I had. She defiantly made the day more Read more...
Our officiant was easy to work with and quick to answer any questions that I had. She defiantly made the day more memorable that I could have imagined! Will book for sure use her at my wedding/one year vow renewal. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
6/24/2013
5.0/5.0
A wonderful woman, so glad we had her at our special day. We will have her back for our large wedding in 8 mos. A great lady who is quick, fast and goes with the flow!
A wonderful woman, so glad we had her at our special day. We will have her back for our large wedding in 8 mos. A great Read more...
A wonderful woman, so glad we had her at our special day. We will have her back for our large wedding in 8 mos. A great lady who is quick, fast and goes with the flow! Read less
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ashlee
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Loved Tamara very sweet and easy to work with. Best price I found and more than worth it everyone loved our ceremony!

Thank you

Ricky & Ashlee Lara
Loved Tamara very sweet and easy to work with. Best price I found and more than worth it everyone loved our ceremony! Read more...
Loved Tamara very sweet and easy to work with. Best price I found and more than worth it everyone loved our ceremony!

Thank you

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Crystal
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was absolutely amazing!!!! We got into a bind due to unforeseen circumstances and she squeezed us in a busy wedding weekend with only five days notice. She answered her phone every time I called and we absolutely loved her personality. It was such a special day for so many reasons and when I told her my marine son was giving me away right before he deploys, she had him announce the man & wife part at the end which was so special. I highly recommend her. She is professional, on time, laid back, speaks well and makes you feel comfortable. Loved her!!!! Thank you Tamara.
Tamara was absolutely amazing!!!! We got into a bind due to unforeseen circumstances and she squeezed us in a busy wedding Read more...
Tamara was absolutely amazing!!!! We got into a bind due to unforeseen circumstances and she squeezed us in a busy wedding weekend with only five days notice. She answered her phone every time I called and we absolutely loved her personality. It was such a special day for so many reasons and when I told her my marine son was giving me away right before he deploys, she had him announce the man & wife part at the end which was so special. I highly recommend her. She is professional, on time, laid back, speaks well and makes you feel comfortable. Loved her!!!! Thank you Tamara. Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
6/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was so wonderful!!! We were stuck in awful traffic and she still waited an extra 2 hours for us :) She was kind, sweet, and very light-hearted which worked for us perfectly :)
Tamara was so wonderful!!! We were stuck in awful traffic and she still waited an extra 2 hours for us :) She was kind, Read more...
Tamara was so wonderful!!! We were stuck in awful traffic and she still waited an extra 2 hours for us :) She was kind, sweet, and very light-hearted which worked for us perfectly :) Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara is really a wonderful down to earth officant, made my husband and I so comfortable and not stress about our ceremony. I really liked that she was able to anser my questions and not be so serious and strict on what to do or say. Thank you again for a beautiful ceremony that you allowed to be sayed in 2 languges.:)
Tamara is really a wonderful down to earth officant, made my husband and I so comfortable and not stress about our Read more...
Tamara is really a wonderful down to earth officant, made my husband and I so comfortable and not stress about our ceremony. I really liked that she was able to anser my questions and not be so serious and strict on what to do or say. Thank you again for a beautiful ceremony that you allowed to be sayed in 2 languges.:) Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
6/2/2013
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved the services I received from No Ordinary Ordained. Tamara was very friendly and professional and showed up to our small ceremony looking very nice and like she was part of the party without even asking what she should wear. The options she gave us were more than we were expecting and we found the right vows even though we had originally planned on writing our own. I would recommend her to anybody who plans on getting married, small or large reception, no matter what kind of reception. Ours was non religious and she even fit perfectly into that. We couldn't have done it without her and I could not thank her enough for traveling to perform services on our special day.
I absolutely loved the services I received from No Ordinary Ordained. Tamara was very friendly and professional and showed Read more...
I absolutely loved the services I received from No Ordinary Ordained. Tamara was very friendly and professional and showed up to our small ceremony looking very nice and like she was part of the party without even asking what she should wear. The options she gave us were more than we were expecting and we found the right vows even though we had originally planned on writing our own. I would recommend her to anybody who plans on getting married, small or large reception, no matter what kind of reception. Ours was non religious and she even fit perfectly into that. We couldn't have done it without her and I could not thank her enough for traveling to perform services on our special day. Read less
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G
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Wonderful for our customized simple legal ceremony!
Wonderful for our customized simple legal ceremony!
Wonderful for our customized simple legal ceremony! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was awesome to work with. She was professional and fit our needs perfectly. I have already recommended her to my sister-in-law!
Tamara was awesome to work with. She was professional and fit our needs perfectly. I have already recommended her to my Read more...
Tamara was awesome to work with. She was professional and fit our needs perfectly. I have already recommended her to my sister-in-law! Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was wonderful. Unforeseen circumstances brought her to us and she made it happen! She was very caring and had a great personality. Even though she didn't know my daughter/son-in-law ahead of time, you thought she had known them for years! The ceremony was perfect.
Tamara was wonderful. Unforeseen circumstances brought her to us and she made it happen! She was very caring and had a Read more...
Tamara was wonderful. Unforeseen circumstances brought her to us and she made it happen! She was very caring and had a great personality. Even though she didn't know my daughter/son-in-law ahead of time, you thought she had known them for years! The ceremony was perfect. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
No Ordinary Ordained was a wonderful addition to our big day! Tamara helped us along every step of the way, taking our vision for a simple, short and sweet ceremony and turning it into a reality. She listened to our thoughts and created a fun, romantic and personalized script. Tamara was very professional but also very flexible and when three very loud freight trains went by during our ceremony and we couldn't stop giggling and tearing up she made light of it with a few sweet jokes. All of our guests really enjoyed the experience and said it was the perfect wedding they could imagine for us. It was an unforgettable experience that we will always cherish and we highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained.
No Ordinary Ordained was a wonderful addition to our big day! Tamara helped us along every step of the way, taking our Read more...
No Ordinary Ordained was a wonderful addition to our big day! Tamara helped us along every step of the way, taking our vision for a simple, short and sweet ceremony and turning it into a reality. She listened to our thoughts and created a fun, romantic and personalized script. Tamara was very professional but also very flexible and when three very loud freight trains went by during our ceremony and we couldn't stop giggling and tearing up she made light of it with a few sweet jokes. All of our guests really enjoyed the experience and said it was the perfect wedding they could imagine for us. It was an unforgettable experience that we will always cherish and we highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained. Read less
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Anastasia
Wedding:
5/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was fantastic! My husband and I just needed a quick ceremony that would legally marry us, as we are having a friend do our actual ceremony. She got back to me right away when I emailed her, and we met that same day to get everything done. She was quick and efficient, I would 100% recommend her!
Tamara was fantastic! My husband and I just needed a quick ceremony that would legally marry us, as we are having a friend Read more...
Tamara was fantastic! My husband and I just needed a quick ceremony that would legally marry us, as we are having a friend do our actual ceremony. She got back to me right away when I emailed her, and we met that same day to get everything done. She was quick and efficient, I would 100% recommend her! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We are so glad that we chose Tamara as our wedding officiant. From the first day we contacted her to the day of the wedding she was helpful and professional. She provided us with sample vows that we could tailor to fit our unique preferences and at the wedding did a wonderful job of conducting the ceremony. We would gladly recommend her to a friend in the future.
We are so glad that we chose Tamara as our wedding officiant. From the first day we contacted her to the day of the Read more...
We are so glad that we chose Tamara as our wedding officiant. From the first day we contacted her to the day of the wedding she was helpful and professional. She provided us with sample vows that we could tailor to fit our unique preferences and at the wedding did a wonderful job of conducting the ceremony. We would gladly recommend her to a friend in the future. Read less
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Sherry
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I had an officiant scheduled at least 6 months before my wedding date. The week before my wedding, that officiant backed out. On short notice, Tamara graciously stepped up to the plate & performed our ceremony for us. After speaking with Tamara, the wording she thought may be appropriate for us was just that...they were perfect. Thank you so much, Tamara, for making our day special. We would highly recommend Tamara.
I had an officiant scheduled at least 6 months before my wedding date. The week before my wedding, that officiant backed Read more...
I had an officiant scheduled at least 6 months before my wedding date. The week before my wedding, that officiant backed out. On short notice, Tamara graciously stepped up to the plate & performed our ceremony for us. After speaking with Tamara, the wording she thought may be appropriate for us was just that...they were perfect. Thank you so much, Tamara, for making our day special. We would highly recommend Tamara. Read less
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Sherry
Wedding:
5/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Awesome! Tamara was flexible with accommodations. I would recommend this company for anybody.
Awesome! Tamara was flexible with accommodations. I would recommend this company for anybody.
Awesome! Tamara was flexible with accommodations. I would recommend this company for anybody. Read less
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Lorraine
Wedding:
5/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Thank you Tamara. It was a lovely, simple, small ceremony. Your tone, manner, and wit was just what we needed to calm our nervousness. Making friends with our families and then adding the personal touches to our vows, not only made us laugh but ultimately made for a memorable new beginning.

I will definitely recommend you to any and everyone getting married. In any setting, religious or not, formal or informal, she fits in and makes you feel comfortable and relaxed by making you smile and laugh. Thank you again.
Thank you Tamara. It was a lovely, simple, small ceremony. Your tone, manner, and wit was just what we needed to calm our Read more...
Thank you Tamara. It was a lovely, simple, small ceremony. Your tone, manner, and wit was just what we needed to calm our nervousness. Making friends with our families and then adding the personal touches to our vows, not only made us laugh but ultimately made for a memorable new beginning.

I will definitely recommend you to any and everyone getting married. In any setting, religious or not, formal or informal, she fits in and makes you feel comfortable and relaxed by making you smile and laugh. Thank you again. Read less
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marrissa
Wedding:
4/29/2013
5.0/5.0
I had gotten married to my husband in prison , and tamara explained it was her 1st time. so of corse i was worried about judgement , but tamara was absolutely 100 percent supportive. I could call her and ask her anything she was always available when I need her she was just plain awesome and I I am definitely going to use her again when I have the big wedding I love her! I would definitely recommend her to anybody that I know it is getting married. And she also let my mother in law read part of The Vow which made it a little bit more special since like I said we got married in a prison. So 5 stars , if I could give her 10 I would!!
I had gotten married to my husband in prison , and tamara explained it was her 1st time. so of corse i was worried about Read more...
I had gotten married to my husband in prison , and tamara explained it was her 1st time. so of corse i was worried about judgement , but tamara was absolutely 100 percent supportive. I could call her and ask her anything she was always available when I need her she was just plain awesome and I I am definitely going to use her again when I have the big wedding I love her! I would definitely recommend her to anybody that I know it is getting married. And she also let my mother in law read part of The Vow which made it a little bit more special since like I said we got married in a prison. So 5 stars , if I could give her 10 I would!! Read less
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Tamrah
Wedding:
4/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was AMAZING!!!
I was a little worried about finding an officiant offline, but was INCREDIBLY pleased and delighted with No Ordinary Ordained. Tamara was very professional, sweet and caring. We had a very small intimate ceremony and plan to have her back for our one year big ceremony and reception!!! Thank you so much for everything Tamara!!!!
Tamara was AMAZING!!!
I was a little worried about finding an officiant offline, but was INCREDIBLY pleased and Read more...
Tamara was AMAZING!!!
I was a little worried about finding an officiant offline, but was INCREDIBLY pleased and delighted with No Ordinary Ordained. Tamara was very professional, sweet and caring. We had a very small intimate ceremony and plan to have her back for our one year big ceremony and reception!!! Thank you so much for everything Tamara!!!! Read less
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Sue
Wedding:
4/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was great! Would definitely recommend.
Tamara was great! Would definitely recommend.
Tamara was great! Would definitely recommend. Read less
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Darian
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I had Tamara as the ordan at my wedding and she was absolutely amazing. She made sure that it was everything we wanted it to be an did a great job at making us feel extremely comfortable at the alter. I am so glad I found No Ordinary Ordained to be at my wedding, it was a fantastic choice.
I had Tamara as the ordan at my wedding and she was absolutely amazing. She made sure that it was everything we wanted it Read more...
I had Tamara as the ordan at my wedding and she was absolutely amazing. She made sure that it was everything we wanted it to be an did a great job at making us feel extremely comfortable at the alter. I am so glad I found No Ordinary Ordained to be at my wedding, it was a fantastic choice. Read less
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Scott
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
They did an absolute wonderful job couldn't have ask for better couple to do our wedding.
They did an absolute wonderful job couldn't have ask for better couple to do our wedding.
They did an absolute wonderful job couldn't have ask for better couple to do our wedding. Read less
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Kimberly
Wedding:
4/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was amazing. She handled our wedding with such grace and beautiful sentiment. She made the moment so memorable. She even helped in planning the location for our elopement, she truly goes above and beyond to make your day special and full of love.
Tamara was amazing. She handled our wedding with such grace and beautiful sentiment. She made the moment so memorable. She Read more...
Tamara was amazing. She handled our wedding with such grace and beautiful sentiment. She made the moment so memorable. She even helped in planning the location for our elopement, she truly goes above and beyond to make your day special and full of love. Read less
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Aaron & Stephen
Wedding:
3/30/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara did a wonderful job performing the ceremony. She helped us put the vows together with suggestions and examples. She was always so responsive with all my questions and made us feel like we were her only clients. We highly recommend her as she was there from beginning to end without missing a beat! Thank you so very much Tamara! You hold a special place in our hearts!!
Tamara did a wonderful job performing the ceremony. She helped us put the vows together with suggestions and examples. She Read more...
Tamara did a wonderful job performing the ceremony. She helped us put the vows together with suggestions and examples. She was always so responsive with all my questions and made us feel like we were her only clients. We highly recommend her as she was there from beginning to end without missing a beat! Thank you so very much Tamara! You hold a special place in our hearts!! Read less
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camelia
Wedding:
3/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara from "No Ordinary Ordained" was wonderful to work with! It was refreshing she was open to exactly what we wanted to have and was so easily able to flexibly make our ceremony custom to us. She was a pleasure to work with, very down to earth and personable! Would definitely recommend her and the company to anyone! Thanks Tamara !!
Tamara from "No Ordinary Ordained" was wonderful to work with! It was refreshing she was open to exactly what we wanted to Read more...
Tamara from "No Ordinary Ordained" was wonderful to work with! It was refreshing she was open to exactly what we wanted to have and was so easily able to flexibly make our ceremony custom to us. She was a pleasure to work with, very down to earth and personable! Would definitely recommend her and the company to anyone! Thanks Tamara !! Read less
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Bruce
Wedding:
3/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Very flexible & very personable
Very flexible & very personable
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Tamara and Sam were extremely flexible and responsive from start to end with our questions, needs, and wishes. From the very first interaction, to our very last one, they gave us exactly what we needed. The quality and value that Tamara and Sam provided far surpassed our expectations and we would absolutely recommend them to other couples.
Tamara and Sam were extremely flexible and responsive from start to end with our questions, needs, and wishes. From the Read more...
Tamara and Sam were extremely flexible and responsive from start to end with our questions, needs, and wishes. From the very first interaction, to our very last one, they gave us exactly what we needed. The quality and value that Tamara and Sam provided far surpassed our expectations and we would absolutely recommend them to other couples. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
3/11/2013
5.0/5.0
My (now husband) and I are planning our wedding that will take place in 3 weeks. We have a friend officiating the wedding and needed an outside celebrant who could make our marriage valid in the eyes of the state of Virginia. We found Tamara and No Ordinary Ordained via google search and an hour after I called her we had scheduled our "paper wedding" for that very same day! Tamara was amazing. I felt like I was talking to a good friend when I spoke with her on the phone for the first time--she was so patient and accommodating with us. We scheduled our ceremony 3 hours after my initial phone call.
We met her in a park in Fredericksburg and had a short, lovely ceremony with only some ducks as witnesses. Even though we had never met before she made our ceremony personable, humorous, and romantic. We couldn't have asked for anything else and will always remember that day. I highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone in the Virginia area!
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My (now husband) and I are planning our wedding that will take place in 3 weeks. We have a friend officiating the wedding and needed an outside celebrant who could make our marriage valid in the eyes of the state of Virginia. We found Tamara and No Ordinary Ordained via google search and an hour after I called her we had scheduled our "paper wedding" for that very same day! Tamara was amazing. I felt like I was talking to a good friend when I spoke with her on the phone for the first time--she was so patient and accommodating with us. We scheduled our ceremony 3 hours after my initial phone call.
We met her in a park in Fredericksburg and had a short, lovely ceremony with only some ducks as witnesses. Even though we had never met before she made our ceremony personable, humorous, and romantic. We couldn't have asked for anything else and will always remember that day. I highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone in the Virginia area! Read less
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Raina
Wedding:
3/9/2013
5.0/5.0
I loved working with Tamara of No Ordinary Ordained.

Allowing us to customize our wedding was exactly what we were looking for. Tamara presented us with a few templates of wedding ceremonies – ranging from the secular, non-denominational, to Christian. Because of this, we were able to incorporate readings of our choice. We used some great love poems and sayings to personalize our day. People actually enjoyed the ceremony and felt like it reflected who we are as people.

Tamara helped us improve the flow of the ceremony and make it unique. In addition, she was flexible, professional, and readily available by phone or email for consultation.

I was concerned about her traveling from Fredericksburg to Richmond, but she was there on time and ready to roll!

I would definitely recommend No Ordinary Ordained for your no-stress wedding ceremony! Thanks, Tamara!
I loved working with Tamara of No Ordinary Ordained.

Allowing us to customize our wedding was exactly what we Read more...
I loved working with Tamara of No Ordinary Ordained.

Allowing us to customize our wedding was exactly what we were looking for. Tamara presented us with a few templates of wedding ceremonies – ranging from the secular, non-denominational, to Christian. Because of this, we were able to incorporate readings of our choice. We used some great love poems and sayings to personalize our day. People actually enjoyed the ceremony and felt like it reflected who we are as people.

Tamara helped us improve the flow of the ceremony and make it unique. In addition, she was flexible, professional, and readily available by phone or email for consultation.

I was concerned about her traveling from Fredericksburg to Richmond, but she was there on time and ready to roll!

I would definitely recommend No Ordinary Ordained for your no-stress wedding ceremony! Thanks, Tamara! Read less
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Katelyn
Wedding:
3/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was extremely easy to work with and friendly to boot! We felt comfortable with her and knew she was a great fit for our wedding from the moment she arrived. I felt surprisingly no pressure and no rush. It was easy and heartfelt, we couldn't have asked for more! Thank you!
Tamara was extremely easy to work with and friendly to boot! We felt comfortable with her and knew she was a great fit for Read more...
Tamara was extremely easy to work with and friendly to boot! We felt comfortable with her and knew she was a great fit for our wedding from the moment she arrived. I felt surprisingly no pressure and no rush. It was easy and heartfelt, we couldn't have asked for more! Thank you! Read less
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Alexis
Wedding:
3/2/2013
5.0/5.0
I just recently got married in Glen Allen VA. We used Tamara at No Ordinary Ordained and I could not have been happier with the service she provided us!! She sent us examples of possible ceremonies to perform, but then allowed us to write it however we wanted and she read exactly what we wrote. I didnt get a chance to meet her until the day of the ceremony which made me a bit nervous, but she exceeded my expectations! She arrived on time, all prepared and ready to go. She actually was very funny during the ceremony which we loved and she got in, did the ceremony, and then got out so we could finish the paperwork quickly and party. I would recommend her to anyone! She was always available to communicate with whenever I needed her and was very proffessional! We loved her!
I just recently got married in Glen Allen VA. We used Tamara at No Ordinary Ordained and I could not have been happier Read more...
I just recently got married in Glen Allen VA. We used Tamara at No Ordinary Ordained and I could not have been happier with the service she provided us!! She sent us examples of possible ceremonies to perform, but then allowed us to write it however we wanted and she read exactly what we wrote. I didnt get a chance to meet her until the day of the ceremony which made me a bit nervous, but she exceeded my expectations! She arrived on time, all prepared and ready to go. She actually was very funny during the ceremony which we loved and she got in, did the ceremony, and then got out so we could finish the paperwork quickly and party. I would recommend her to anyone! She was always available to communicate with whenever I needed her and was very proffessional! We loved her! Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
2/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Tamara was an amazing officiant. From our initial contact to the day of our wedding she was nothing but professional, friendly and supportive. She assisted us in creating a beautiful ceremony and even joined in on our light hearted humor. We would highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained, they are awesome!
Tamara was an amazing officiant. From our initial contact to the day of our wedding she was nothing but professional, Read more...
Tamara was an amazing officiant. From our initial contact to the day of our wedding she was nothing but professional, friendly and supportive. She assisted us in creating a beautiful ceremony and even joined in on our light hearted humor. We would highly recommend No Ordinary Ordained, they are awesome! Read less
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Valerie
Wedding:
2/14/2013
5.0/5.0
We had Tamara as our wedding officiant. She was very professional, punctual and polite. We would definitely recommend her to friends.
We had Tamara as our wedding officiant. She was very professional, punctual and polite. We would definitely recommend her Read more...
We had Tamara as our wedding officiant. She was very professional, punctual and polite. We would definitely recommend her to friends. Read less
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Rachael
Wedding:
2/14/2013
5.0/5.0
We had valentines day planned just my husband (fiancé) then, as the day we would, jut the two of us, no friends or family get married. (Our large wedding is in June) the officiant that we had originally canceled last minute so we searched online for local officiants. No Ordinary Ordained cane up and we were put in contact with Sam who agreed to marry us 6 hours after we spoke and recommended the most perfect location in Fredericksburg! Our experience was amazing an we couldn't have asked for a better officiant that fit our style and needs!!
We had valentines day planned just my husband (fiancé) then, as the day we would, jut the two of us, no friends or family Read more...
We had valentines day planned just my husband (fiancé) then, as the day we would, jut the two of us, no friends or family get married. (Our large wedding is in June) the officiant that we had originally canceled last minute so we searched online for local officiants. No Ordinary Ordained cane up and we were put in contact with Sam who agreed to marry us 6 hours after we spoke and recommended the most perfect location in Fredericksburg! Our experience was amazing an we couldn't have asked for a better officiant that fit our style and needs!! Read less
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Angela
Wedding:
1/15/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were looking for a wedding service that catered to our faith, busy work schedule, and local. When we found this company via online ... we were convinced that "this was it"! Needless to say, after a stream of emails and phone calls, Tamara connected us to other vendors that shared the same dedication to a " nervous bride" as she did. Although this was not our first marriage ... the jitter and concerns were high ... yet Tamara made everything run so smoothly. I must admit that I felt a little empty after the planning process and wedding was over ... because it felt like I was going to lose a friend. Not only using this business puts the couples together as "one" ... this business builds everlasting relationships bother personal & professional. She assured me that a friendship was gained ... and I recommend this company for their genuine, custom, and dedicated service to making your special day ... perfect!
My husband and I were looking for a wedding service that catered to our faith, busy work schedule, and local. When we Read more...
My husband and I were looking for a wedding service that catered to our faith, busy work schedule, and local. When we found this company via online ... we were convinced that "this was it"! Needless to say, after a stream of emails and phone calls, Tamara connected us to other vendors that shared the same dedication to a " nervous bride" as she did. Although this was not our first marriage ... the jitter and concerns were high ... yet Tamara made everything run so smoothly. I must admit that I felt a little empty after the planning process and wedding was over ... because it felt like I was going to lose a friend. Not only using this business puts the couples together as "one" ... this business builds everlasting relationships bother personal & professional. She assured me that a friendship was gained ... and I recommend this company for their genuine, custom, and dedicated service to making your special day ... perfect! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I am pleased the say I had the pleasure to meet and be married by a great person. My husband and I got to choose our vows to each other with flexibility of wanting to change anything if needed. Our sand ceremony was the sweetest thing. I couldnt ask for more!

Shout out to Minister Tamara! :)
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I am pleased the say I had the pleasure to meet and be married by a great person. My husband and I got to choose our vows to each other with flexibility of wanting to change anything if needed. Our sand ceremony was the sweetest thing. I couldnt ask for more!

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Alexandra
Wedding:
12/31/2012
5.0/5.0
Tamara is wonderful! She helped me so much in just putting my wedding together. She is moe than willing to help and work with you to make everything perfect.
Tamara is wonderful! She helped me so much in just putting my wedding together. She is moe than willing to help and work Read more...
Tamara is wonderful! She helped me so much in just putting my wedding together. She is moe than willing to help and work with you to make everything perfect. Read less
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Alexandra
Wedding:
12/31/2012
5.0/5.0
Tamara Riley went above and beyond. I am new to the area and she helped me find a photographer, contacts for venues and so much more! She was willing to help me any way she could and stayed in touch with me throughout the whole process. Tamara is a wonderful person that helped me immensely and delivered a beautiful service for myself and my new husband. I will recommend her highly to anyone getting married!
Tamara Riley went above and beyond. I am new to the area and she helped me find a photographer, contacts for venues and so Read more...
Tamara Riley went above and beyond. I am new to the area and she helped me find a photographer, contacts for venues and so much more! She was willing to help me any way she could and stayed in touch with me throughout the whole process. Tamara is a wonderful person that helped me immensely and delivered a beautiful service for myself and my new husband. I will recommend her highly to anyone getting married! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Sam and Tamara were wonderful. They fit us in with a 10-day notice, during a busy holiday season.
Sam and Tamara were wonderful. They fit us in with a 10-day notice, during a busy holiday season.
Sam and Tamara were wonderful. They fit us in with a 10-day notice, during a busy holiday season. Read less
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laura
Wedding:
12/12/2012
5.0/5.0
These two are the most amazing people I have ever met. They made my day much more special and I think them everyday. Thank you Tamara you were awesome. I am so glad to have met you and glad that you married us.
These two are the most amazing people I have ever met. They made my day much more special and I think them everyday. Thank Read more...
These two are the most amazing people I have ever met. They made my day much more special and I think them everyday. Thank you Tamara you were awesome. I am so glad to have met you and glad that you married us. Read less
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Jaime
Wedding:
10/12/2012
5.0/5.0
The lady that runs the venue where we got married provided a list of Officiants that had performed ceremonies there that she liked, and I picked Tamara Riley after visiting their website and seeing the flexibility they offered (we had a very casual, small and intimate wedding). Tamara was SOOOO responsive! She was one of the first vendors we hired, so we were still early in the process and now ready to discuss vows. Tamara explained the process and said she could send us ideas and said just to let her know when we were ready to get started. A few months went by, and shoulder deep into the planning process, I wasn't even thinking about vows. Tamara emailed me to check in and I gave her a very general idea of the type of ceremony we were going to have, and she sent me 3 templates for the ceremony wording. I chose one and customized it a little, and she took it from there. She was on time to the rehearsal, very nice, gave me a hug when we met. She was very professional on the wedding day. They were also one of the less expensive options out there. I highly recommend Tamara!
The lady that runs the venue where we got married provided a list of Officiants that had performed ceremonies there that Read more...
The lady that runs the venue where we got married provided a list of Officiants that had performed ceremonies there that she liked, and I picked Tamara Riley after visiting their website and seeing the flexibility they offered (we had a very casual, small and intimate wedding). Tamara was SOOOO responsive! She was one of the first vendors we hired, so we were still early in the process and now ready to discuss vows. Tamara explained the process and said she could send us ideas and said just to let her know when we were ready to get started. A few months went by, and shoulder deep into the planning process, I wasn't even thinking about vows. Tamara emailed me to check in and I gave her a very general idea of the type of ceremony we were going to have, and she sent me 3 templates for the ceremony wording. I chose one and customized it a little, and she took it from there. She was on time to the rehearsal, very nice, gave me a hug when we met. She was very professional on the wedding day. They were also one of the less expensive options out there. I highly recommend Tamara! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
She was so easy to work with, accomadating of our FAMILY values and needs, SUPER affordable, and juggled us into her schedule as it was a detail that was forgotten. How do you forget to book the officiant? Merging two families with 5 kids, it's easy trust me. She truly made our day EXTRA special.

~ Melissa & Pruett
She was so easy to work with, accomadating of our FAMILY values and needs, SUPER affordable, and juggled us into her Read more...
She was so easy to work with, accomadating of our FAMILY values and needs, SUPER affordable, and juggled us into her schedule as it was a detail that was forgotten. How do you forget to book the officiant? Merging two families with 5 kids, it's easy trust me. She truly made our day EXTRA special.

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Malia
Wedding:
9/10/2012
5.0/5.0
We cannot thank Tamara and Sam enough for the professionalism and attention to detail that they took in preparing for and officiating our wedding ceremony. We were married in a private ceremony on a beautiful late summer day in Shenandoah National Park. Not only was Sam prepared -- he arrived well before the start of the ceremony -- but he was also extremely thoughtful and caring in how he delivered our vows (we were all in tears!). In preparing for our big day, Tamara was quick to respond to every question we asked. Without reservation, we recommend Sam and Tamara!
We cannot thank Tamara and Sam enough for the professionalism and attention to detail that they took in preparing for and Read more...
We cannot thank Tamara and Sam enough for the professionalism and attention to detail that they took in preparing for and officiating our wedding ceremony. We were married in a private ceremony on a beautiful late summer day in Shenandoah National Park. Not only was Sam prepared -- he arrived well before the start of the ceremony -- but he was also extremely thoughtful and caring in how he delivered our vows (we were all in tears!). In preparing for our big day, Tamara was quick to respond to every question we asked. Without reservation, we recommend Sam and Tamara! Read less
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Cassandra
Wedding:
6/19/2012
5.0/5.0
They are a great vendor to choose from. Out of the many officiants that I was looking at my husband and I chose Tamara from No Ordinary Ordained. My husband and I just wanted a small ceremony and we weren't completely prepared for the wedding but she was always one step ahead of us. We also were out of state the week before the ceremony and we didn't know when we would be back, but she was always there. Also, she responded to every question I had in just moments and didn't leave me waiting for a response. If you are looking for an officiant I recommend No Ordinary Ordained. You will be happy that you chose them.
They are a great vendor to choose from. Out of the many officiants that I was looking at my husband and I chose Tamara Read more...
They are a great vendor to choose from. Out of the many officiants that I was looking at my husband and I chose Tamara from No Ordinary Ordained. My husband and I just wanted a small ceremony and we weren't completely prepared for the wedding but she was always one step ahead of us. We also were out of state the week before the ceremony and we didn't know when we would be back, but she was always there. Also, she responded to every question I had in just moments and didn't leave me waiting for a response. If you are looking for an officiant I recommend No Ordinary Ordained. You will be happy that you chose them. Read less
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Neil
Wedding:
6/12/2012
5.0/5.0
We had something very unique and non-traditional in mind for our wedding and were having trouble finding just the right officiant for us. That is we were having trouble until we found No Ordinary Ordained. Not only were they willing to go along with our ideas, they suggested some things to make our wedding even more special to us. No matter what you have in mind, they will listen!
We had something very unique and non-traditional in mind for our wedding and were having trouble finding just the right Read more...
We had something very unique and non-traditional in mind for our wedding and were having trouble finding just the right officiant for us. That is we were having trouble until we found No Ordinary Ordained. Not only were they willing to go along with our ideas, they suggested some things to make our wedding even more special to us. No matter what you have in mind, they will listen! Read less
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lauren
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
My original officiant canceled last minute and i found no ordinary ordained through an internet search. They were exactly what we were looking for. They responded very quickly and made the day truly ours. We were able to have the wedding that completely fit with our beliefs and three way we wanted to do things. Very highly recommended!
My original officiant canceled last minute and i found no ordinary ordained through an internet search. They were exactly Read more...
My original officiant canceled last minute and i found no ordinary ordained through an internet search. They were exactly what we were looking for. They responded very quickly and made the day truly ours. We were able to have the wedding that completely fit with our beliefs and three way we wanted to do things. Very highly recommended! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She arrived promptly and was super flexible when the ceremony ended up being pushed by an hour. I would recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone getting married!
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She Read more...
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She arrived promptly and was super flexible when the ceremony ended up being pushed by an hour. I would recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone getting married! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She arrived promptly and was super flexible when the ceremony ended up being pushed by an hour. I would recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone getting married!
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She Read more...
She did a wonderful job and was very professional and helpful with any questions I had and had lots of ideas for me. She arrived promptly and was super flexible when the ceremony ended up being pushed by an hour. I would recommend No Ordinary Ordained to anyone getting married! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
4/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Tamara was extremely helpful and so nice. We were not from around the area and she helped us pick out a place and she even got the permits and everything needed for the ceremony. Tamara went above and beyond all expectations that I had for our wedding. I absolutely love her.
Tamara was extremely helpful and so nice. We were not from around the area and she helped us pick out a place and she even Read more...
Tamara was extremely helpful and so nice. We were not from around the area and she helped us pick out a place and she even got the permits and everything needed for the ceremony. Tamara went above and beyond all expectations that I had for our wedding. I absolutely love her. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
They were wonderful to work with, quick with their communication and completely flexible. Would reccommend to friends and family, could not have made it any easier on us. We got exactly what we asked for, short sweet and simple and we could not be happier.
They were wonderful to work with, quick with their communication and completely flexible. Would reccommend to friends and Read more...
They were wonderful to work with, quick with their communication and completely flexible. Would reccommend to friends and family, could not have made it any easier on us. We got exactly what we asked for, short sweet and simple and we could not be happier. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Ciara
Wedding:
4/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I loved working with them! They were very professional and made us feel like they had known us forever! They even stuck around after the wedding so we could get to know them. They helped set up the food as well. It was just overall a comfortable experience. All our family liked them as well. Would recommend them to anyone!
I loved working with them! They were very professional and made us feel like they had known us forever! They even stuck Read more...
I loved working with them! They were very professional and made us feel like they had known us forever! They even stuck around after the wedding so we could get to know them. They helped set up the food as well. It was just overall a comfortable experience. All our family liked them as well. Would recommend them to anyone! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We could not have asked for a better experience through No Ordinary Ordained. Setting up an appointment and working out the details was a breeze. Two months later my sister used them to officiate as well after my personal recommendation.
We could not have asked for a better experience through No Ordinary Ordained. Setting up an appointment and working out Read more...
We could not have asked for a better experience through No Ordinary Ordained. Setting up an appointment and working out the details was a breeze. Two months later my sister used them to officiate as well after my personal recommendation. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anthony
Wedding:
3/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Tamara and Sam were pleasant and professional, offering great suggestions and sample vows from which to choose. Their willingness to meet us at the wedding location to discuss things within a couple days of initial contact was very helpful. We are so happy we chose them to officiate our wedding!
Tamara and Sam were pleasant and professional, offering great suggestions and sample vows from which to choose. Their Read more...
Tamara and Sam were pleasant and professional, offering great suggestions and sample vows from which to choose. Their willingness to meet us at the wedding location to discuss things within a couple days of initial contact was very helpful. We are so happy we chose them to officiate our wedding! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Jeff
Wedding:
2/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Tamara provided a personal heartfelt ceremony tailored to our needs. We had no idea we would be able to have such a personal ceremony in our home through someone we found on the internet.
Tamara provided a personal heartfelt ceremony tailored to our needs. We had no idea we would be able to have such a Read more...
Tamara provided a personal heartfelt ceremony tailored to our needs. We had no idea we would be able to have such a personal ceremony in our home through someone we found on the internet. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Erin
Wedding:
11/30/2013
4.9/5.0
Tamara was great from start to finish. We wanted a wedding at home, just us and an officiant. We found Tamara online, and she was so easy to communicate with! We scheduled her, signed contract, paid and came up with perfect vows all by email, which made it super easy.

She was so nice, and really put us at ease. I was sure I'd be in (happy!) tears my whole ceremony, but she had me smiling, even giggling, at one point. She took care of getting the license filed while we were on our honeymoon, saving us an extra trip to the Courthouse.

I highly recommend Tamara, for ANY kind of wedding. It's clear she loves her job, is a very open-minded person, and really cares about meeting the individual requests/needs of her clients.
Tamara was great from start to finish. We wanted a wedding at home, just us and an officiant. We found Tamara online, and Read more...
Tamara was great from start to finish. We wanted a wedding at home, just us and an officiant. We found Tamara online, and she was so easy to communicate with! We scheduled her, signed contract, paid and came up with perfect vows all by email, which made it super easy.

She was so nice, and really put us at ease. I was sure I'd be in (happy!) tears my whole ceremony, but she had me smiling, even giggling, at one point. She took care of getting the license filed while we were on our honeymoon, saving us an extra trip to the Courthouse.

I highly recommend Tamara, for ANY kind of wedding. It's clear she loves her job, is a very open-minded person, and really cares about meeting the individual requests/needs of her clients. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Kris
Wedding:
10/20/2013
4.9/5.0
Tamara was a blessing !! Our wedding was a surprise for our family, but unforeseen family needs required a tremendous amount of flexibility and last minute adjustments in order to keep the secret. She was so accommodating, thoughtful and understanding !!! She will even talk you off the ledge when you get too close. I would recommend her services to anyone that wants someone that feels like family to be part of their wedding!!
Tamara was a blessing !! Our wedding was a surprise for our family, but unforeseen family needs required a tremendous Read more...
Tamara was a blessing !! Our wedding was a surprise for our family, but unforeseen family needs required a tremendous amount of flexibility and last minute adjustments in order to keep the secret. She was so accommodating, thoughtful and understanding !!! She will even talk you off the ledge when you get too close. I would recommend her services to anyone that wants someone that feels like family to be part of their wedding!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much! It was an absolute honor, and the looks on your friends and family's faces were beyond priceless! I can't thank you enough for allowing me to be a part of your very special wedding :)
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Tamara married us the first time in a quick elopement ceremony. I contacted her by phone and simply told her we were heading to Fredericksburg and would she meet us (we were prepared to be married in a parking lot if need be) to marry us. She was so helpful and even found us a lovely bed and breakfast, Lavender Heights, to have our little ceremony. She is professional, fun and flexible. After telling the family, my parents insisted on having a wedding celebration for friends and family. Mom contacted Tamara because we just didn't want anyone else to conduct our "re-do". She used our original simple ceremony with additional readings. As we were reciting our vows, a spider decided to join us (dropping in from the overhead pergola) and Tamara , never missing a beat, just incorporated him into the ceremony. Ii was such a unique joyous ceremony...we will never forget it!
Tamara married us the first time in a quick elopement ceremony. I contacted her by phone and simply told her we were Read more...
Tamara married us the first time in a quick elopement ceremony. I contacted her by phone and simply told her we were heading to Fredericksburg and would she meet us (we were prepared to be married in a parking lot if need be) to marry us. She was so helpful and even found us a lovely bed and breakfast, Lavender Heights, to have our little ceremony. She is professional, fun and flexible. After telling the family, my parents insisted on having a wedding celebration for friends and family. Mom contacted Tamara because we just didn't want anyone else to conduct our "re-do". She used our original simple ceremony with additional readings. As we were reciting our vows, a spider decided to join us (dropping in from the overhead pergola) and Tamara , never missing a beat, just incorporated him into the ceremony. Ii was such a unique joyous ceremony...we will never forget it! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Skip
Wedding:
4/7/2014
4.8/5.0
I can't say enough good things about Tamara. She was very helpful in suggesting and sending me different ideas for our reading so that we could tailor it the way we wanted. She was very patient with us, responsive and a pleasure to work with. She allowed us to include family and friends in the ceremony.
Thanks for helping to make it such a wonderful day.
I can't say enough good things about Tamara. She was very helpful in suggesting and sending me different ideas for our Read more...
I can't say enough good things about Tamara. She was very helpful in suggesting and sending me different ideas for our reading so that we could tailor it the way we wanted. She was very patient with us, responsive and a pleasure to work with. She allowed us to include family and friends in the ceremony.
Thanks for helping to make it such a wonderful day. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
The Service provided was excellent. My questions and concerns were addressed in a timely manner. I was very pleased with the Service provided. High Recommended
The Service provided was excellent. My questions and concerns were addressed in a timely manner. I was very pleased with Read more...
The Service provided was excellent. My questions and concerns were addressed in a timely manner. I was very pleased with the Service provided. High Recommended Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
TAMARA WAS A BIG HIT AT OUR WEDDING. SHE PUT EVERYONE AT EASE INSTANTLY.
TAMARA WAS A BIG HIT AT OUR WEDDING. SHE PUT EVERYONE AT EASE INSTANTLY.
TAMARA WAS A BIG HIT AT OUR WEDDING. SHE PUT EVERYONE AT EASE INSTANTLY. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
Tamara was great to work with! She tailored our ceremony to exactly what we wanted and was very responsive and professional. She is extremely flexible and very personable. I highly recommend her!
Tamara was great to work with! She tailored our ceremony to exactly what we wanted and was very responsive and Read more...
Tamara was great to work with! She tailored our ceremony to exactly what we wanted and was very responsive and professional. She is extremely flexible and very personable. I highly recommend her! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Prompt and efficient -- just what we were looking for for our quick-and-simple marriage. Thanks!
Prompt and efficient -- just what we were looking for for our quick-and-simple marriage. Thanks!
Prompt and efficient -- just what we were looking for for our quick-and-simple marriage. Thanks! Read less
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Cassandra
Wedding:
3/17/2012
4.8/5.0
I feel that we had a great day and it was due to our officiant being punctual and altogether great. She listened to what we wanted and was accommodating.
I feel that we had a great day and it was due to our officiant being punctual and altogether great. She listened to what Read more...
I feel that we had a great day and it was due to our officiant being punctual and altogether great. She listened to what we wanted and was accommodating. Read less
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sam
Wedding:
4/26/2014
4.7/5.0
I can't tell you how happy we are to have had No Ordinary Ordained marry us. Tamara was there for us even with pushing the wedding back twice, wrote a beautiful ceremony for us, and even calmed everyone's nerves with her awesome sense of humor! We still get complements on how beautiful and fun our ceremony was thanks to No Ordinary Ordained!
I can't tell you how happy we are to have had No Ordinary Ordained marry us. Tamara was there for us even with pushing the Read more...
I can't tell you how happy we are to have had No Ordinary Ordained marry us. Tamara was there for us even with pushing the wedding back twice, wrote a beautiful ceremony for us, and even calmed everyone's nerves with her awesome sense of humor! We still get complements on how beautiful and fun our ceremony was thanks to No Ordinary Ordained! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you! I do apologize for not wearing a skull shirt and pink tutu....the other wedding wouldn't have approved....at all LOL I had such a great time working with you, your mom, and your friends and family. I'm glad we were finally able to get you married!
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Shannon
Wedding:
3/8/2014
4.6/5.0
Tamara was great to work with because she put everyone at ease. Even though we hadn't met before I was very comfortable with her. All our guests were impressed with Tamara
Tamara was great to work with because she put everyone at ease. Even though we hadn't met before I was very comfortable Read more...
Tamara was great to work with because she put everyone at ease. Even though we hadn't met before I was very comfortable with her. All our guests were impressed with Tamara Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Corinna
Wedding:
7/13/2013
4.5/5.0
Tamara was awesome! She got our ceremony together in a very short amount of time and was very professional.
Tamara was awesome! She got our ceremony together in a very short amount of time and was very professional.
Tamara was awesome! She got our ceremony together in a very short amount of time and was very professional. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.0/5.0
Tamara was great the day of our ceremony. She was well prepared and had back up cards for all those who were doing reading in our ceremony. We put together most of the ceremony but she recommended several of the readings we used and filled in a few places nicely.
Tamara was great the day of our ceremony. She was well prepared and had back up cards for all those who were doing reading Read more...
Tamara was great the day of our ceremony. She was well prepared and had back up cards for all those who were doing reading in our ceremony. We put together most of the ceremony but she recommended several of the readings we used and filled in a few places nicely. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Tracie
Wedding:
12/21/2013
0.0/5.0
Tamara was wonderful! ! My husband and I had a surprise wedding for our immediate family and Tamara helped us make this day absolutely perfect. Our family actually thought she was a friend of ours because she walked right in like she had known us for years, when actually we had never met in person. Thank you so much Tamara! !
Tamara was wonderful! ! My husband and I had a surprise wedding for our immediate family and Tamara helped us make this Read more...
Tamara was wonderful! ! My husband and I had a surprise wedding for our immediate family and Tamara helped us make this day absolutely perfect. Our family actually thought she was a friend of ours because she walked right in like she had known us for years, when actually we had never met in person. Thank you so much Tamara! ! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
No Ordinary Ordained responded with the following comments:

Thank you Tracie! I thought your mom's reaction was priceless - I knew it! I knew it! LOL And then everyone else's jaws dropping while munching away hahaha It was a great ceremony.

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