Love Crafted Ceremonies Created for All People
Weddings, Life Celebrations,
and Baby Blessings
Daring Celebrations & Ceremonies believe that no two ceremonies should be remotely alike.
A woman-driven business inclusive of all couples in love, Lynda "LD" Daring is highly regarded in the wedding industry throughout Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and beyond. She's already packed with an updated passport in hand for your destination wedding abroad!
LD stands firmly in her Christian-based foundation and recognizes that we are all different. This is why couples and families love her! She embraces, listens, and delivers profound results based on the diversity and needs of others. As important as it is for LD to get to know and understand you, it's also important for you to know her.
That is why choosing the right person to officiate your wedding ceremony, eulogize a life celebration, or perform a baby blessing is critical. From either perspective, choosing to work together is personal and intentional.
"When you find someone who loves you for exactly who you are - and you love them back, life as you knew it takes on a whole new purpose."
~ LD DARING, OWNER + STORYTELLER + LIFE CELEBRANT
heart- based. fun . spiritual. expert
Specializing in all things love, LD expertly incorporates
your vibe-your beliefs. She embraces ALL COUPLES in love!
LD is an experienced and talented writer, intuitive and poised public speaker with a warm personality and a love of love!
She will help you understand your ceremony style to help you discern what tone best articulates your love story: lighthearted, serious, faith-based, naturally humorous, or any combination.
what people say
PRAISE & KIND WORDS FROM COUPLES
"LD made our ceremony MAGICAL. She is unlike any other officiant.
This is her passion and purpose and it shines through so clearly in her work. All of our guests were blown away by the ceremony and continued to praise LD and ask about our relationship with her because they were so impressed and felt the LOVE. We are beyond grateful to Lynda for the time, love, and effort she put into crafting our ceremony and getting to know us as a couple. We love you and could not sing higher praises!!!
Kaylyn & Billy
September 2021. Greenville Country Club, Greenville, DE
"The Groom's mother sent LD a private message on Instagram!"
Hi Lynda!!! I am Sean Taylor's mom and I just wanted to thank you for the amazing ceremony you did this weekend for Sean and Erica. You made it fun and personal and EVERYONE was talking about how much they enjoyed it. I LOVED the selfies and Sean had told me that you suggested the tree and knew that I would love that and all of the symbolism it holds. Sean's mission was to have me go into the ugly cry and you accomplished that with the lovely things you said😂 You are wonderful and I just wanted you to know how much it is appreciated. THANK YOU AGAIN!!!! Nancy Taylor
Erica & Sean
September 2023, Rosewood Farms, Elkton, MD
"LD made our wedding ceremony better than we could have imagined!"
LD truly made our ceremony so special. I told her that wedding ceremonies were my least favorite part of weddings but she totally changed my opinion! She made the ceremony the perfect length of time, romantic, and funny, and filled the room with so much love. All of our guests said their favorite part of the wedding was the ceremony! She was incredible to work with and was so responsive. She made the whole experience such a breeze! LD IS THE BEST!!!
Casy & DJ
June 2023. The Cork Factory, Lancaster, PA
"To say that Lynda Daring (also known as LD) is amazing is an understatement!!!
She takes the traditional bland ceremony usuals and turns it into a very personalized, special ceremony that left our guests complimenting our ceremony the entire night. My husband is very shy, and she made him so comfortable and brought him right out of his shell - please understand THAT IS A HARD THING TO DO !!! There is an extremely special twist she puts on the ceremony that I won't mention here as it is meant to surprise your guests, but make sure they pack the tissues!! I am so grateful we got to experience it!! We spent the majority of our evening after the wedding discussing it, and man, did it bring us that much closer - something I didn't expect as I thought we were close as can be. We had the ceremony of our dreams!!!! Most of our guests were married couples, and they gushed over how amazing and unique our ceremony was - that should tell you something !! Thank you, LD, for being such an amazing and special part of our big day !!! Bryan and I can't thank you enough !!!!
Devon & Bryan,
October 2021 Brantwyn Estate, Wilmington, DE
"Loved working with LD!"
"LD was an absolute treat to work with! She has a well-developed process to get to know couples, which allowed her to deliver a personal and heartful ceremony. You can tell she's an expert because she asks every question, and knows the value of spending time with the couple and getting to know you through the wedding planning process. She brings a lot of warmth, charisma, and levity to the ceremony, which is exactly what we were looking for. Thank you, LD for making our day special!
BECKY & MATT
SEPTEMBER, 2023, POMME, RADNOR, PA
"LD gave us the most magical wedding ceremony we could have imagined!!"
Working with LD was one of the easiest wedding decisions we had to make. From the initial Zoom meeting, we could feel her passion for creating the most authentic, personal ceremony possible for my husband and me. We can’t imagine not having LD as our officiant, and the ceremony was honestly the wedding of our dreams! All of our family and friends have said how beautiful the ceremony was, and how incredible LD was! They all said it seemed as though we knew each other for years, and were surprised to hear that we had only known each other for several months through the planning process. It just goes to show how incredible LD is. Sometimes you meet people and just feel that connection, that special something, and she has it! From the little moments through planning, and just feeling like we were married by someone who really understood us as a couple and could see us for who we were, it’s been an incredible road together! LD was able to capture our relationship so well through her beautiful words, and it was MAGIC! The special touches meant so much, especially the handfasting and the secret question, which was our favorite! LD, you just got us SO WELL and there aren’t enough words to share our gratitude and love we feel towards you and our ceremony!
SARA & TOM
May 2023. POMME, Radnor, PA
"Our wedding ceremony was nothing short of a dream
- LD and Daring Celebrations took the time to get to know us as a couple and individually, she took our fairy tale and told it back to us in a way that made us (and our guests) both laugh and cry. There is not a single thing that we would change about our ceremony, and we will relive it for the rest of our lives!"
Caroline & Jason
January 2021, Rosewood Farms, Elkton, MD
"We could not have imagined a more perfect day or a more perfect ceremony.
From the moment we met LD we knew she would be able to capture us and make our day special. What we were not expecting was how she was able to peek inside our relationship and personalities and highlight unspoken insights about us that she picked up in our conversations with her. She had us, and everyone attending laughing and crying. We heard from so many of our guests saying "this was the best wedding they had ever been too!" As we reflect back, we realize now that one of the true blessings of that day was having a new dear friend introduce us as husband and wife. If you want your wedding to truly be blessed like ours, we couldn't recommend a more energetic, enthusiastic, and beautiful soul as LD."
Gary & Hillary
February 2019. The Inn in Oxford, Oxford, PA
YOUR CEREMONY IS WHAT MATTERS MOST
You will be surprised at how much FUN it can be to design your ceremony
once you realize your preferred tone and individualized style.
The self-realization that the music, the food, and the photos
are not the only elements to consider on your wedding day as critical.
Quickly you realize that your ceremony is what matters most!
-it sets the tone for the entire day!
It sets the tone for your entire married life!
As you work together with LD, the excitement quickly sets in as you drill down the order of things and easily realize how you want to profess your vows and relay your love story.
That is the moment you know...
that your guests will remember the ceremony,
and not what they ate...
or what colors the wedding party fashioned that day.
Give your uncle or your best friend the day off and give LD the reins.
ALWAYS HIRE A PROFESSIONAL!
So...what are ya thinking so far?
Drop LD a line-she can't wait to hear from you!
what people say
"The groom's mother sent a private message on Instagram"
Hi Lynda!!! I am Sean Taylor's mom and I just wanted to thank you for the amazing ceremony you did this weekend for Sean and Erica. You made it fun and personal and EVERYONE was talking about how much they enjoyed it. I LOVED the selfies and Sean had told me that you suggested the tree and knew that I would love that and all of the symbolism it holds. Sean's mission was to have me go into the ugly cry and you accomplished that with the lovely things you said😂 You are wonderful and I just wanted you to know how much it is appreciated. THANK YOU AGAIN!!!!
Erica & Sean
September 2023 ~ Rosewood Farms, Elkton, MD
LD thrives on spending one-on-one time with every couple, talking, laughing, observing, and gathering all the noteworthy traits that help compose a truly personal and love-crafted ceremony that will have your guests talking for years to come.
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accreditations & awards
Member of the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants and awarded the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award every year since 2017. Daring Celebrations & Ceremonies is also recognized as an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau.
DC&C adheres to high standards of ethical principles and values in alignment with these accredited. Every couple receives a customized proposal that includes the DC&C core values, mission & philosophy, a contract, the price guide, and service options.
Transparency is integral.