• engaged,  middle-aged,  wedding planning,  wedding venue

    Location, Location, Location–Wedding Location That Is!

    The wedding location has been found! It’s wedding item #1 to check off the list! Visited this sleepy little town we love so much! We checked out the rustic barn locale once again, looked at a couple more and ended up here. There were deciding factors which spoke to us. Among them, this cool tree! This massive tree and the surrounding vineyards will be the setting for our rustic style wedding. As we drove away my fiance said, “I just felt warm in my heart; connected to it.” I agreed with him. It was totally chill. Laid back people, the atmosphere was easy going, plus fewer logistics than the barn. Although the…

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  • engaged,  married,  middle-aged,  wedding planning,  wedding venue

    Needle in a haystack. Where To Get Married?

    Getting married. The ideal location. Where to actually get married? As in, where in reality? Last month, before we were officially engaged, we looked at this barn on a vineyard. We were in love. Getting married there seemed natural. Rustic is our style. Low key, fun and on a vineyard; this sounded like the total package. Perhaps, it’s age or something in me, which went from total love to stroking my chin in contemplation. Why was I feeling not so enthusiastic? The more I looked at the price of just renting the barebones venue, it started to feel not too great. Getting married in Vegas was looking like an option (not…

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