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…

Nadja and Daniel – Romantic September Elopement 9.17.18

The winds were blowing and the rain was falling as Hurricane Florence made her way past, but we didn’t mind.  We were warm and cozy inside, watching the pretty pattern of raindrops on the windowpanes.  Laughter and excitement seemed to fill the building with that special energy that only comes on wedding days!  Nadja and…

Windswept Wedding Day – Elizabeth and Jack’s romantic elopement 9.9.18

Dog people are the best people – that’s a proven fact <3 And is surely true of our beautiful bride Elizabeth, her handsome groom Jack and their very lucky chocolate lab Emma.  We braved wind and rain together but Elizabeth and Jack’s sunny outlook made the day wonderful no matter the weather.  We loved Elizabeth’s…

Jessica and Aaron 8.25.18 Elegant Summer Wedding Day!

Sometimes things just come together perfectly…the perfect blue sky, the perfect temperature, the perfect people – a special mix of everything wonderful blended together for an unforgettable day!  Jessica and Aaron planned their wedding long distance, and the place they call home is a place most people only dream of – Hawaii!!!  I loved hearing…

Lauren and James -Apple Red Summer Wedding Day – 8.18.18

It is simply impossible not to fall in love with a couple who ends their wedding ceremony with the words “May the Force be with you” – so you’ll have to excuse me if I gush a little bit about Lauren and James and their magical wedding day <3 So many of our lovely couples…