Archive | October, 2013

Unexpected at our Wedding

Our wedding and the beach house was everything that Emily and I could have hoped for. But there were some unexpected things that took me by surprise.

1. Big stress

I expected Emily to feel stressed out, and she was–before …

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The Wedding: Part 4 – The Reception

Finally, all the planning and the photos and the ceremony were over and it was time to hang out with everyone.

The venue did a great job setting up the reception space in purple, teal, and tangerine.





The Candy Bar

The Candy Bar

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The Wedding: Part 3 – The Ceremony!

It has always been my dream to get married on the Oregon Coast so when I found Stone Crest Cellars I could not have been happier. Thankfully, Dennis was also onboard. How could he not be?Stone Crest Cellars

Our wedding colors were …

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The Wedding: Part 2 – The Reveal and Beach Photos

Our wedding venue, Stone Crest Cellars, has the beautiful Oregon Coast for its backdrop, but it does not have easy beach access. Since I wanted to have photos in the sand we decided to do our “First Look” at …

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The Wedding: Part 1 – Getting Ready

Friday morning (wedding day!) I woke up beside my best friend, Christy, who immediately jumped into action. Seriously, she was a rockstar all day. Most of the day is a blur to me, looking back, but one constant was Christy, …

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Our Final Nights Unfettered

One of the many things I like about my relationship with Dennis is the value we both place on our independence. We enjoy spending time together, but we enjoy spending time apart, too, and we don’t think that’s a bad …

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