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Sweetly Married at the Lovely DeLille Cellars in Woodinville: David and Misao

Kindness. When it comes to a wedding day, such a lifetime experience is made that much sweeter when there is great kindness and graciousness woven into the day.  This is what I remember most about Misao and David’s wedding day. Married at the end of July at DeLille Cellars in Woodinville, it was happiness for  Continue Reading »

Sam and David: Married on the 4th of July at the Glorious Kiana Lodge…

If there ever was a couple meant to love and marry, it’s Sam and David. And it was my happiness to join them on their wedding day at Kiana Lodge…that much happier because it was the 4th of July!   Joined by 100+ family and friends, we celebrated Sam and David with the gift of  Continue Reading »

Tidbits of Wisdom and Memories from Wonderful Summer 2016 Weddings…

My husband and I love dogs.  Cancel that.  We adore dogs. In our time together, we have rescued dogs with vision problems and had also loved dogs who have lost their vision.  Perhaps this was one of the reasons I was so enchanted with Steve and Julie, married on Friday evening at DeLille Cellars.  This  Continue Reading »

GREAT JOY! Helen + Martin Marry At The Lovely Alderbrook Resort…

When I received this marvelous photo from Photographer Jennygg, I just smiled.  BIG! It was happiness for me to make a June road trip to the lovely Alderbrook Resort on Hood Canal to share in Martin and Helen’s wedding day.   These two love birds share a most delightful love story and this, and so  Continue Reading »

Daniel + Zoe: A Field Of Lavender and a Beautiful Wedding Day!

There is a hidden gem in Woodinville, a field of abundant lavender that is hidden from the eye off the the Woodinville Redmond road. Called Woodinville Lavender, this beautiful venue has fields of gorgeous lavender and a few weeks ago, at the peak of the season, Daniel and Zoe chose to be married, surrounded by  Continue Reading »

A Group Photo for a Fabulous Couple and Their Family and Friends…

I love everything about Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo for a wedding. Everything.   And life is always better when you have a lovely couple who appreciates this gorgeous venue as much as I do. On July 2nd, it was a pleasure for me to join Dave and Annie for their wedding ceremony at Kiana Lodge,  Continue Reading »

Blake + Anastasia: A Country Wedding at the Lovely Pine River Ranch in Leavenworth…

Sometimes a girl just needs a mid-summer wedding road trip! My excuse was Blake and Anastasia’s wedding at the magnificent Pine River Ranch in Leavenworth.    So, early on July 23rd, I got in the car and started driving over I-90 to Leavenworth.  I arrived early and after a bit of walking around the town,  Continue Reading »

Russell + Nicole: Sweetly Married At Roche Harbor…

It was happiness for me to take a Kenmore Air seaplane out of Lake Union on July 9th as I made my way to Russell and Nicole for their wedding ceremony at Roche Harbor. This was a wedding of two very beautiful people, dear family and friends and a quest to create a “time out” for  Continue Reading »

Your Seattle Wedding Day: Create a Day Around What Is Truly Important…

I’m at home after a big Fourth of July wedding weekend. I’m tired and I’m happy.  Lovely couples were beautifully married and all went well. As I reflect on the weekend, I know one thing:  after so much anticipation to a wedding day, it’s important to remember what is important.  And what really doesn’t matter.  Continue Reading »

When It Is Killer Hot Outside For A Seattle Wedding Ceremony, Let’s Talk About Shade…

As I write this, it’s warm outside on this Tuesday morning here in Seattle. And over this past weekend in the Pacific Northwest, it was HOT.  Seriously, HOT.  Way too hot to be married in the full-out sunshine. Some couples decide to get married in the sun.  When it gets into the 80’s and 90’s,  Continue Reading »

Brenda and Cosdyn’s Wedding Day At The Salish Lodge…

I was with Brenda and her lovely ladies just before she walked down the aisle to marry her love, Cosdyn, at The Salish Lodge last weekend.   It was happiness for me to share in Cosdyn and Brenda’s wedding day.  And more so because this beautiful and gracious couple came to me via Danielle (Brenda’s Maid  Continue Reading »

A Seattle Home Wedding: A Happy Trend For Couples…

Susan and Richard totally got things right on their wedding day. They were married at their home in Seattle on a spectacular April afternoon, surrounded by 50+ happy family and friends.  Or as Richard shares, ‘after 16 years together, it’s about time!” In creating their ceremony and celebration at their beautiful home, Sussan and Richard  Continue Reading »

Real Seattle Weddings: Smart Ceremony Tips from Wonderful Couples

I’m often asked, ‘what do you most remember from a wedding ceremony?’ As I look back over the past couple of weeks, here you go!   ~ Tony & MarPhillia: I was so taken with MarPhillia’s wedding vows.  Her words were so gorgeously crafted and her delivery was one-of-a-kind.  Tony’s vows were a bit more  Continue Reading »

Mikey, Sam and Sally: The Sweetest Wedding At The Salish Lodge

There are moments around this wonderful and crazy work that I do that deeply touch my heart. There are moments that remind me why I do this work.   Yesterday, at the Salish Lodge, I had a great joy of officiating Mikey and Sam’s wedding ceremony. In attendance, as flower girl, ring bearer, wonder dog  Continue Reading »

Mark and Jereme Wed At The Salish Lodge…the Best Dove Release Ever!

Look at these wonderful faces!  Two very loving, gracious and inspiring men, were married at The Salish Lodge this past weekend and with one of the best dove releases ever.   It was my happy pleasure and delight to join Mark and Jereme in marriage. Surrounded by their family and friends (seriously, some very fun friends!),  Continue Reading »

Seattle Wedding Planning: Crafting and Designing Your Memorable Northwest Wedding Day…

You are planning your 2016 Seattle wedding ceremony and celebration! As an excited and enthusiastic engaged couple, you have a big variety of choices and decisions to make around the size, design and scope of your wedding ceremony and celebration. If you are in the beginning stages of planning your wedding or have been in planning  Continue Reading »

Seattle Holiday Weddings 2015: What I Remember…

Traditionally, Christmas week is quiet for weddings in Seattle. In Seattle this year (I’ve heard this from wedding planners, too), there has been a tiny “gold rush” of weddings.   Congratulations to: John and Ying (Ray’s Boathouse), Catrina and Patrick (Tibbetts Creek Manor), Trisha and Nancy (Beecher’s Loft). Much happiness to: Jim and Sheryl (Bainbridge  Continue Reading »

Chris and Kelsey: Raindrops, Lake Union Vistas & Sweet Ceremony Moments on Seattle’s MV Skansonia…

I loved every moment of working with Chris and Kelsey.   This gracious, fun-loving and very devoted couple was married last month on the MV Skansonia, which is moored in Seattle at Lake Union. The Skansonia was a perfect venue for Chris and Kelsey, two love birds who designed a ceremony and celebration which not only  Continue Reading »

Darroch + Julia: I Have Known This Beautiful Bride Since She Was Knee High!

It is such extra happiness for me to share in the wedding day of someone I know well and/or have known since they were a child. On this past blustery and windy Saturday afternoon at Hidden Meadows in Snohomish, I had the honor and delight of joining Darroch and Julia in marriage.   I have known Julia’s  Continue Reading »

An Officiant’s Reflection on a Seattle Wedding. In Jail.

I received the most precious thank you note.  From a bride named Andrea.  Months ago, she was married to her Sweetheart at the King County Jail in downtown Seattle. I remember Andrea’s call to me.  She was in tears because she couldn’t find an available Officiant to deliver a ceremony at the jail on a  Continue Reading »