Inspiration, Real Weddings, Tips & Tricks

April 23, 2020

Before we were even engaged, we had decided we would get married in Scotland. We didn’t know the plan past that but we always knew we wanted something intimate and adventurous! We both love to travel and had been trying to force that love on our families more. Both of our families are Scottish (MacPhereson […]

Our Wedding During Coronavirus | Isle of Whidbey

Bride and groom walking cliffside on Whidbey Island in Washington

Tips & Tricks

January 24, 2021

We have been planning elopements and intimate weddings for years (Those are the terms we’ve settled on!). There has been a recent explosion in the popularity of elopements and intimate weddings, especially with all of the havoc Covid-19 has wreaked on more traditional weddings. With the increase, we’ve seen the creation of some cutesy new […]

Elopement Planning | The Small Wedding Dictionary

Real Weddings

January 13, 2021

California’s coastal redwood groves are some of the most magical places you could choose to elope! Dana & Shannon reached out after canceling their extravagant, 200+ person wedding, due to Covid-19. They flew in from Florida for a full day adventure among giant redwoods and along rugged coast! Dana wanted alllll the moody vibes so […]

Coastal Redwoods Elopement | Northern California

Real Weddings

January 9, 2021

Eloping at Mount Baker wasn’t Nicolette & Chris’ original plan but their elopement ceremony, overlooking this alpine lake, was even more beautiful than we could have imaged! Nicolette & Chris were one of our many couples impacted by Covid-19. They handled the ups and downs with so much grace and it felt like Nicolette helped […]

Alpine Lake Elopement | Mount Baker

Inspiration, Tips & Tricks

December 30, 2020

We have planned a ton of elopements and there are so many possible timelines for the day! It all depends on who’s joining you, how many hours you have your photographer, whether you want to hike to your location (or go on some other sort of adventure), whether you want to enjoy a meal together, […]

Elopement Planning | Sunrise and Sunset Timeline Ideas

Real Weddings

December 28, 2020

Sophia and Scott traveled from Florida to elope at Rattlesnake Lake, one of Washington State’s most iconic locations! These middle school sweethearts had visited Washington in the past and fell in love with it, even in the winter! With a small group of family and friends, Sophia & Scott got married in early March–They squeaked […]

Rattlesnake Lake Sunrise Elopement | Washington State

Real Weddings

December 22, 2020

After months of Covid-19 postponements and cancellations, this sunset elopement at Artist Point was exactly what I needed! Hanging out with Tiffany & Scott (and a bad ass team of vendors) felt like hanging out with old friends all day! We laughed more in one day than I had all summer! Tiffany & Scott didn’t […]

Artist Point Sunset Elopement | Mount Baker

Real Weddings

December 21, 2020

Brittany & Eric reached out about a month before their Olympic National Park elopement–Like so many this year, their original wedding plans were disrupted by Covid-19. They traded the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica for the temperate rain forest of Washington, which was what they really wanted from the get-go! Brittany wasn’t that outdoorsy […]

Washington Coast Elopement | Olympic National Park

RV Life, Tips & Tricks

December 9, 2020

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Holiday Gift Guide for Adventurers & Travel Lovers

Inspiration, Tips & Tricks

October 23, 2020

When planning an outdoor elopement and/or adventure wedding, there is always a risk of inclement weather! You can control a lot of things while planning an elopement but unfortunately, Mother Nature is not one of them. That’s okay–“Perfect” conditions can be overrated anyway! Many people don’t know that overcast weather (very common in the Pacific […]

Elopement Planning | 5 Epic Photos That Prove Bad Weather Can Be So Good

Tips & Tricks

May 25, 2020

Mount Rainier, Olympic and North Cascades national parks all vary in size, the amount of visitors they see each year and the natural and cultural resources they protect. For that reason, each park sets its own special use permit requirements.  Obtaining a special use permit for your elopement or intimate wedding helps the park manage […]

Washington National Park Elopement | How to Get a Special Use Permit

Bride and groom surrounded by trees in Olympic National Park

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