When Mr. EB and I first started planning our wedding we had a lot of discussions about what we wanted it to feel like. We wanted the focus to be on our family and our friends—our community coming together to support our love and our relationship.
I absolutely love dancing. I look ridiculous while doing it, but it’s just so much fun I can’t help it. Mr. EB, however, is not a fan of dancing. But he promised to dance with me at our wedding, and he more than lived up to that promise (and I’m pretty sure he had some fun, too!).
Finally, it was time for the meal that I had been looking forward to ever since we chose IslandWood as our venue – dinner!
Several months prior, we sat down with our coordinator at IslandWood, Marla, and the head chef, Jim, to plan our weekend menu, and specifically what the wedding dinner would include. IslandWood is focused on providing sustainable and local food wherever possible, so we knew from the beginning that we wanted this dinner to reflect the Northwest in winter time. … read more
Once we were finished with family pictures we could finally join our guests for cocktail hour!
Even though we’d seen a lot of our guests the day before at the welcome dinner or the bonfire, there were some guests who were only able to make it to the wedding, so I made it a point to try to seek them out first. … read more