Merry & Bright

Merry & Bright

Anyone close to me knows winter is my favorite time of year. It's a time where it's all about family, friends and celebrating the meaning of Christmas. We take this time to slow down a bit, give thanks and tell those around us that we love them. So ... to get into the holiday spirit, [...]

Friendsgiving Fun

Friendsgiving Fun

Before the craziness of the holidays, we like to get our friends together to take a moment to give thanks for each other and reflect on the past year. A few weeks ago, we hosted Friendsgiving with 30 of our friends and family. Everyone brought their favorite side dish to share, and we enjoyed good [...]

Love is Intoxicating

Love is Intoxicating

The below story was incorporated into our wedding reception alongside a bottle of our favorite sparkling wine for signing by our guests. Why the giant bottle of sparkling wine? The first vacation we took together was to Napa Valley, California. We started off our time in Napa at sunrise, floating in a hot air balloon [...]

A Little Extra Meaning

A Little Extra Meaning

  "Our most treasured family heirloom are our sweet family memories," - William Faulkner It was important to me when we were planning our wedding to incorporate special elements and meaning into the details of our day. Here are some of the stories behind pieces of our wedding that carry extra meaning to us. Pastor [...]