Experience has given me this little secret when it comes to picking a micro wedding venue. The best venues are often not venues! At least, that’s not their primary role. That’s because dedicated event venues tend to be designed to accommodate large groups of people and can feel overwhelming for a smaller group.
Like many 2020 couples, Rebekah and Tommy had to make some changes to their original wedding plans due to coronavirus. Originally they had planned a big family wedding at Grace Estate Winery in Crozet with all their family and friends in late October. But due to the ongoing pandemic they opted to elope instead and […]
One of the things I love about the Shenandoah Valley is all of the beautifully restored bed & breakfasts, inns and manor homes that flourish amid the Blue Ridge Mountains. However, even though I spent my teen years in Harrisonburg, I had never actually been in the Joshua Wilton House until Isabelle’s and Collin’s wedding. […]
If I had a do-over on my wedding, this micro wedding comes close to my dream wedding (plus a big dance party to Bollywood music because THAT part of my wedding was super fun). Rebekah and Tommy did their first look at sunrise in Shenandoah National Park, held an intimate late afternoon ceremony with family […]
January 2020 seems like a different decade. It’s honestly kind of shocking to look back and realize the events that happened over the past year are all…in the same year. Beyond what happened in the wider world, my personal experiences felt extraordinary and overwhelming. The only way to survive it was to keep my head […]
Haley and Allyson’s Charleston, WV October wedding at J.Q. Dickenson Salt-Works was my last wedding of 2018. But goodness it was the perfect way to close out the 2018 season. They got ready in separate suites at the Embassy Suites in Charleston and then headed to J.Q. Dickenson for their first look and family photos. […]
Cierra and Josh were married at the Waves of Fun public swimming pool in Hurricane, West Virginia on the Fourth of July in a boho-chic DIY celebration. Why get married at a public pool? Waves of Fun just finished major renovations and the lobby, where the ceremony was held, is filled with giant windows, beautiful […]