Love in the Time of COVID-Part 2

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As luck would have it, Blake and Eli were already getting married in Montana. They were already getting married outside. They were already having their reception outside. So, that worked out. Whew! Just add in some masks and a few more rules and no probs. Business as usual. Thank goodness! They got married on an absolute perfect day, with all …

Life as Art

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My year wasn’t supposed to start like this.  It’s not exactly how I planned it.  Nor did my next door neighbor or some of my friends.  This last Saturday I went to my second funeral this month.  Death is not the way to start a new year.  It’s not really the way to start anything, but this is where we …

Nines – Portland Bride and Groom Bridal Show

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Yesterday the Nines Hotel was packed with beautiful hallway after beautiful hallway, as the Portland Bride and Groom Bridal Show got under way. The show was a great opportunity to meet with excited brides and (some) not-so-excited grooms. But it was also an opportunity to meet with other providers–some of whom really stood out in their craft. Here is a …

Will You Marry Me?

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This is the exact question I asked Liz and Chad when I had finished working on their wedding photos. I am in love with these photos and I think I may be in love with Liz and Chad. I think you will be as well once you see these photos. The Dammarells are adorable, wonderful, fantastic and very in love. …

Where the Party’s At

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Forget New Year’s, this wedding was the party of the century.   There was something for everyone.  Do you fancy a snow cone?  Check.  How about a hoppin’ party with a DJ who’s got it?  Check.  Fantastic food brought to you by one of Portland’s best food carts?  Check.  A truck full of beer on tap?  Yes, literally a refrigerated …

Perfectly Portland

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I’ve been a little busy the last few months…or a lot busy.  Believe me when I say I am NOT complaining!  Thank goodness for busy.  It really does keep me out of trouble.  I’ve been in what I have dubbed the “wedding tunnel”, which is exactly how it sounds, very wedding focused.  Yea, because I love, love, love weddings!  The …