Pigeon Forge Pet Friendly Wedding Checklist

If you love your pets, when searching for a wedding venue the number one deciding factor may be whether they will allow your babies to come with you. It’s much easier these days to find pet friendly lodging, but what about a place to get married? Your fur baby sure...

Wedding Dates for Peak Leaf Color in the Smokies

The first weekend in November is an often over-looked wedding date, because most people think the leaf color peaks in October in the Smoky Mountains. The leaves are just beginning to look good during the last week of October, however. It’s that first week and weekend...

Son Officiates His Parent’s Vow Renewal

Levi never hesitated to say, “Daddy, you may now kiss Mommy!” This precious little country boy officiated his parent’s tenth wedding vow renewal on October 25th at Honeysuckle Hills this fall. After their celebration of commitment beneath our willow tree a...

Destination Tennessee Wedding (Mountain Style)

The first thing to decide when getting married is where. When you want to run away from the pressure of an insanely large wedding at home, Gatlinburg, TN is an excellent choice! I’ve heard some couples tell me their wedding would have been close to 300 if they hadn’t...

Signed, Sealed, and Recorded in the Bible

Zach and Ayla’s names are forever written in the cover of their family Bible. This long-standing tradition was practiced by my own family, and I still cherish my great-grandmother’s written words in a book that barely stays together now. (It wasn’t a Bible that sat on...