Nonreligious. Inclusive. Celebratory.

What's your love story?


"Strange Times" offer


Did you have to reschedule or cancel your wedding due to COVID-19? Or do you just want the legal benefits of an Arizona marriage now?


I am willing to help you as I have already done with many couples. Contact me and let's talk.

"Thank you for bringing ceremonies into the 21st century."

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My Services



renewal of vows

blended family



  I presided over my first wedding in 1994, doing several more for friends and family over the years. I went pro in 2009, and have since guided a beautiful diversity of couples through their marriage ceremonies at wedding venues, resorts, hotels, gardens, restaurants, parks, living rooms, backyards and secret spots in the desert.

  My feelings for human partnerships are genuine, and I pull, from the depths of my heart and experience, my love for the connections we make with one another. I work creatively (and without judgment) to make your wedding a fulfilling and memorable experience for you and your guests.

 I am a native Tucsonan who has lived in Phoenix since 1990. I hold a B.A. and an M.A. in Communication from the University of Arizona and the University of Maryland respectively, and have nearly three decades of college teaching on my resumé.


     I’ve been married for many years and enjoy a large network of friends and family. You'll often find me biking around Midtown, at the yoga or art studio, or out walking our adorable scruffy terrier, Mr. Bingley.


The Love Story



Fully unique ceremony for your

wedding or elopement

Your love story learned and told
Optional readings or rituals
 Vows (you or I can provide)
Ring Dedication
Signing and filing of your license
Keepsake ceremony script
Travel within the Phx metropolitan area*
Expert vendor coordination
Unlimited guests

The Coffee Shop



We meet somewhere convenient and fun, saving you from navigating the courthouse wedding process.

Perfect for those who need to get married 'now,' for whatever reason.

This is a no-ceremony option.

Click here for details and fine print.

Additional services

If needed

*Travel fee (one hour or more from downtown Phx to your venue) - $50

Sedona or Tucson travel fee - $150

Rehearsal - $75

Witnesses - $50 each

Get in Touch

Liz O'Brien



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