We all want a good deal. That’s why we search for cheap airline tickets and end up on the Cheapo Airlines site (I’m not making that up!). But all the tickets put you on the same flight, so what’s the difference? On my last flight, I paid extra to get a seat in the middle … Continue Reading

What would be better on a freezing February day than to look back at one of my favorite summer weddings from 2017? Let’s go back to a warm June day at the Barn on Enchanted Acres through the photos by Liza Kirk Photography. The Barn on Enchanted Acres is such an awesome wedding venue and … Continue Reading

(A 2-part post) In an unscientific study of 2018 wedding trends, I went to a lot of popular wedding websites and looked at their hottest wedding trends for 2018. There were some common threads, a few outliers, and at least one where the experts contradicted each other! Before I get to the top 5 trends … Continue Reading

As fall brings a nip in the air nature puts on some of her most vibrant colors. Nicole and Issac’s wedding was on a perfect September day and they chose a perfect fall color palette that included harvest colors of eggplant, wine, maize, apple green, and all the oranges of a maple tree at peak … Continue Reading

We are totally smitten with Pantone’s color of the year, Greenery, and with this lovely barn wedding featuring  . . . Greenery! Bride Jenna added some white to her greenery and the result sparkled in the rustic interior of the barn at Rivercrest Farm, in Dover, Ohio. We adore the subtle khaki green of the … Continue Reading

Home-grown Dahlias Dazzle Water’s Edge Vineyard, in Louisville Ohio, is a gorgeous venue that has it all.  From the charming gazebo where the ceremony was held, to cocktails on the pergola-covered deck, to dinner and dancing in the “glamorous barn,” a colorful mix of home-grown flowers was used to create a vintage feel with a bit … Continue Reading

Is it possible to grow your own flowers for your wedding? YES! And you don’t even have to be that experienced in gardening. Home grown wedding flowers are great for barn and outdoor weddings, vintage or rustic weddings, or DIY weddings. Locally grown flowers are also well suited to a garden or tea-party theme. Some … Continue Reading

You’ll love seeing these gorgeous images from Magic Memory Works Photography of the Garden by the Gate’s first big event. Leeka was amazing and captured every lush detail. She was so great to work with and her photos show all the love that goes into them and the emotions of everyone throughout the day. We think … Continue Reading