Hints and Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding!

Hints and Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding!

Here are a few tips for making your day stress free (or close to it!) Shuttle A shuttle is a great way to get all your guests to your venue simply. It keeps excess cars off the road, provides a safe ride home at the end of the night (and a few too many drinks), and it...
Engagement Season!

Engagement Season!

Happy Holidays! It is snowing in Parkdale and the Red Barn Park is covered in a blanket of white! It really makes the red barns stand out so beautifully! As the snow falls and the holidays approach, I am reminded of the magic of the season. Cozy nights by the fire,...
The Lure of the Gorge Wedding!

The Lure of the Gorge Wedding!

Why a wedding in the Gorge? Why are weddings so popular in the Hood River area and the Gorge? Those of us who live here sure know why! There is something unique about the Gorge. Sure, its beautiful and scenic. Close to Portland and full of cool stuff to do. But what...
Smooth Planning

Smooth Planning

Simple tips to make your event day smooth as silk I often get asked: “what is the typical way to do ….?” I am happy to say that there is no longer a typical way. Thankfully, we have moved away from the scripted wedding to a more individualized wedding style. This...
Guest Book

Guest Book

Get creative with capturing guest’s comments The days of the standard “guestbook” have passed and made way for many new and creative ways to capture your guest’s comments. Really, the options are endless here. A quick Pinterest search yields clever results such as a...
Fall Weddings

Fall Weddings

Fall weddings serve up a harvest of warmth Many might think the cooler weather of fall marks the end of the wedding season, but it need not.  As long as you develop a well thought out plan, you can certainly take advantage of the shoulder season for your wedding. In...