Sweet November Elopement – Jessica and Erik 11.24.18

“Hi mom, what are you up to?….Well, Jessica and I just got married!”…after cake and champagne were enjoyed, a flurry of sweet phone calls followed Jessica and Erik’s romantic November elopement.  For months they had planned a special day just for the two of them, and now it was time to share the big news! …

Joanna and Andrew – Autumn Wedding in the Mountains 10.27.18

Joanna and Andrew were married on a perfect autumn day in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  We worked with this sweet couple for a year to plan their special day, so by the time their wedding day was here, they felt like friends not clients.  This outdoorsy couple loves to hike and explore, and I think…

Autumn Mountain Elopement – Barbara and Jed 10.28.18

Barbara and Jed’s beautiful elopement was everything a wedding should be…elegant, gorgeous, simple, full of love and just perfect for them!  Barbara and Jed were one of the most easygoing couples we worked with this year.  We planned their whole wedding in about 3 emails I think!  We hosted a lovely private ceremony, and our…

Beth and Minh – Fun-Filled Autumn Wedding Day! 10.20.18

I asked several times very nicely, but Beth and Minh still wouldn’t let me keep their dog Harley…and that is the only bad thing I could possibly say about them or their wedding day 🙂  Beth and Minh’s wedding was truly FUN-FILLED from start to finish!!!!  These are some very cool people – and their…

Stephanie and Bryan – Elegance Elopement 10.19.18

Once in a blue moon, the world gets me down, and then into my life come the most wonderful, sweet, thoughtful, funny, madly-in-love people and it’s like the clouds have parted and the sun is shining again.  Happiness is contagious, and I sure got a good dose of it from our lovely bride Stephanie, her…

Toshionna and Michael – Romantic Elopement in the mountains 10.9.18

“We’re both a little introverted, and we’re each others Best Friend, so we couldn’t be happier staying home and just being together” Toshionna shared with me as we wound our way up the mountain pass and disappeared into the beautiful depths of Shenandoah National Park.  A perfect pair indeed – Toshionna and Michael were so…

Hannah and Daniel – Gorgeous Fall Wedding Day 9.29.18

There are so many parts of wedding planning that are wonderful – that first meeting with a sweet couple, or the excited phone call when they call to let me know they have chosen us as their venue!  The big day itself, with all its hustle and bustle, the romance and laughter and happy tears. …

Amanda and Owen – Nature inspired Wedding Day 9.22.18

Two little owls sat perched in their nest together, peering out from their vantage point, high atop the wedding cake!  Nearby, tidy bags of trail mix nestled in a basket ready for hungry passers by. These are the charming details you’ll find at a very special wedding when a Wildlife and Fisheries employee and a…

Light and Airy November Elopement – Danielle and Christopher

The air had that special November glimmer that is so hard to describe.  A day filled with golden light caught under a clear blue sky, and the hidden landscapes of the mountains being revealed as the leaves fall away. November is my favorite wedding month.  Slow, and thoughtful, a little pause between the business of…