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The Golden Horseshoe blog is a super fun place where you can keep up with our recent weddings (we love to give our couples a sneak peek of their wedding photos within 72 hours of their wedding day!)  We'll also share some snippets from our personal story, and wedding day tips to help you as you plan!

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“I’ve brought a few things with me…” she said, reaching into a leather satchel and pulling out little boxes and treasures wrapped in tissue.  “Once you see my garter, everything will make sense!” Hug told me excitedly, with a twinkle in her eye.  And sure enough, as I carefully unwrapped her garter the following morning, […]

Sweetest Virginia Elopement – Hug and Tim 5.17.19

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Elopements

You got engaged! You got excited!  You started planning!  And then reality hit!  It’s entirely possible you might be suddenly realizing how much work planning a wedding really is!  How many expenses, how many meetings, how many vendors there are to coordinate, and how much time and money it’s going to take to pull this […]

Is an all inclusive elopement right for me?

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Planning

Tuesdays are photo editing days.  They are long, but fun.  I love reliving the memories of the past weekend as I sort through the photos, looking for little gems to share as a sneak peek!  Honestly, today, my cheeks actually hurt from smiling so much.  This was such a joyful wedding day, and that joy […]

Joyful Virginia Wedding Day – Tony and Todd 5.4.19

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Weddings

We definitely needed more Kleenex.  All the Kleenex.  There were more happy tears at this wedding than I think I have ever seen 🙂  And that makes me happy (and a little teary!) too, because it means these people love each other so much.  It is hard to watch your children grow, and turn into […]

Lavender and Lace Wedding Day – Bre’ and Kyle 4.27.19

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Weddings

You guys!  This was such a fun reunion!  Brianne and Joel were a Golden Horseshoe Couple two years ago in 2017 – you can see their wedding HERE! I love keeping up with all of my GHI couples – you all still feel like family, and I love hearing about your adventures and accomplishments – […]

Brianne and Joel – 2 years later! 4.25.19

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Personal

A special cake from the bakery where she works.  Her dad’s wedding band lovingly attached to her bouquet, so that he would be with her as she walked down the aisle.  Hand painted wedding shoes… every detail of Lacey and Neil’s elopement was created with love, and came together to create the most wonderful day!  […]

Blue Ridge Mountain Elopement – Lacey and Neil 4.20.19

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Elopements

As the gorgeous bride took her place at the altar, a hush fell over the gathered guests.  The officiant looked up from his notes and cleared this throat.  “The bride and groom don’t know I’m going to do this…” he said.  And even from behind the camera lens, I thought to myself, “this is about […]

Amazing April Wedding Day – Mallory and Chris 4.13.19

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Weddings

I love seeing the special items couples bring with them on their wedding day!  When each couple arrives we help them unpack their carefully wrapped treasures, pulled from boxes, bags and suitcases.  So when we unpacked Funko Pops of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry …I just knew it was going to be a fun day!  […]

Sweet Mountain Elopement – Meghan and Jeff 4.6.19

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Elopements

A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we’re pretending […]

Rebecca and Tim – All Inclusive Virginia Elopement 4.4.19

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Elopements

Couples who march to the beat of their own drum, are my favorite kind of couples.  And I suppose, now, I can say that Hubble telescope themed weddings (yes, you read that right!), are my favorite kind of weddings!    Most of our GHI couples know that our big wedding planning appointment is one of […]

Blue Ridge Mountain Wedding Day – Jessica and Zach 3.23.19

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Weddings