Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Would You Go Hungry, Black & Blue?

Music is one of those things that can deeply touch my little ol' soul. I recently stumbled across Adele's version of "To Make You Feel My Love" and it's quickly become my favorite version of the song. Her voice is almost hauntingly beautiful and the lyrics couldn't be more romantic.

"I could make you happy/ Make your dreams come true/ Nothing that I wouldn’t do/ Go to the ends of the earth for you/ To make you feel my love"

First dance material? I think so...

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Pie, You Say? I Don't Mind If I Do!

Ya'll...it's confession time. I love sweets. Like, I could quite possibly eat a danish for breakfast, cake for lunch and pie for dinner. However, in my love of sweets, I do have some favorites. Berry pie is one of them.

My lovely wedding last night opted to serve a small traditional cake along with several pies made at a local farm here named Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville, California. Now, most guests at a wedding are expecting a piece of cake and most aren't particularly thrilled about it. However, they know that it's par for the course when attending a wedding. You should have seen these guest's faces last night when they realized they were getting pie. There is just something about pie that brings a smile to a person's face.

Needless to say, we had left over cake. Moral of my story? Let them eat pie.

And save me a piece.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Would You?

After sharing with a friend of mine that a local coordinator (whom I just adore!) spoke with me about coordinating her own wedding, he asked why she was having someone else do her wedding since she coordinates weddings for a living. My immediate response was, "because she knows how important it is". Then he asked if I would hire someone for my own wedding. Again, and immediate-without-thought-response. Hell yes. I had to add the "hell" before the "yes" because I'm that serious about it! Why? Because I want to be able to sit back, get pampered, drink champagne and enjoy my family and friends without being a basket case about whether or not the flowers have arrived yet or if the placecards are set out correctly or if my cake is actually what I ordered.
Hiring a professional ensures a stress-free (well, aside from any family issues that might cause stress- but let's be honest, that's what champagne is for!) and flawless day. So yes, I coordinate weddings but I will not be coordinating my own. Which, I think should speak volumes to those of you on the fence about whether or not to hire help. Whether it be day-of coordination or full on hand holding, it's just best to have someone who's got your back. Agreed?