Saturday's All For Love Bridal Show in Clear Lake, Iowa was like getting to be in an episode of "Say Yes to the Dress" -- which is I secretly binge watch after my husband has gone to bed. So much fun! I had a great time at my table visiting with participants at my table, but the highlight of the day was watching the fashion show put on by Bliss Bridal and Formalwear. Unfortunately the men's wear from Moorman Clothier's got hung up miles away in the snow storm on Friday. Bummer. I did ... View Post
Themed Weddings – Renaissance, Civil War, The Wizard of OZ – Oh My!
Are you looking for something different in your wedding? A themed wedding might be just the ticket! As a farm wedding venue, most of our weddings are rustic, country themes -- some simple, some elegant, but we are starting to see a trend where couples want to combine something they both love into their wedding. This fall will be our first Renaissance wedding and I am very excited -- what fun! I've been pinning ideas and digging through my Renaissance Fair pictures with the couple to come ... View Post
5 Tips to Save Time and Money When Planning Your Rustic Country Wedding
Having a rustic country wedding can be expensive and a logistic nightmare if you don't do your homework in advance. Country venues are often miles away from the nearest town -- hence the term "country" and the price varies greatly. Get out your paper, brush up on your math skills and do some cost comparisons. A venue that charges $6,000 compared to one that is $5000 may seem like it's only $1000 difference, but you need to find out what is included -- it is possible the $6,000 venue could ... View Post