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Winter Wedding at Highgrove in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Here in North Carolina we are suffering through a 4-day spell of temperatures exceeding 100 degrees. We thought we'd cool off by reliving a lovely winter wedding that took place in one of our favorite venues, Highgrove on Laurel Lake, in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Michelle and Joe planned their February wedding in just three months, with… READ MORE

Plus Ones Create Guest List Dilemma for Brides

The Plus One Situation As if wedding planning isn't stressful enough, brides-to-be are constantly plagued by questions from their soon-to-be guests and wedding party about bringing dates. And trust me, it's easy to let the plus ones blow your guest list completely out of the water. But don't pull your hair out, there are several… READ MORE

Wedding Trend Report: Photo Booths

It is undeniable that today’s wedding is shaped by the ever-evolving world of technology. One of the coolest and still relatively new trends that modern technology has brought us is the use of photo booths at weddings, which has taken off in the past few years. They are all the rage, and you have most likely experienced one… READ MORE

Log Cutting Ceremony

Unique Wedding Tradition An old German wedding custom, the tradition of cutting a log represents the first obstacle that the couple must overcome in their marriage. They must work together to “overcome the obstacle” by sawing through the log. Using a large, long saw with two handles, the couple demonstrates their teamwork to friends and… READ MORE

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