A Creative Pear Photography A typical wedding is full of traditions and doing a first dance by the newlyweds is certainly one of them. This blog will address whether or not to incorporate it into your wedding timeline or not, as well as, giving you a few ideas on when and how. Guests come to a wedding knowing that there will be vows and kissing, but they seem to truly enjoy watching the bride and groom both embrace into a romantic kiss as well as embrace into a romantic dance. It affirms all of the reasons for the wedding in

If there is a wedding ceremony, there will be someone overseeing that ceremony whether it is your preacher, an officiant, or a friend. This blog will give you some food for thought as you ponder which one is best for you. Obviously if you are involved in a church and you have a relationship with your pastor, considering them is a given. Having a preacher that knows you and often has even performed some sort of counseling is a huge plus and this is very traditional and highly recommended. That said, sometimes trying to schedule your pastor can

Todays post, I want to salute the flowers of High Point Farms. Everywhere you look and in every corner of our venue, you will see the evidences of many years of growing and loving flowers. There is likely not a single wedding gallery that is produced that doesn't highlight and convey to the viewer that High Point Farms is all about the flowers. All of these flowers both in our gardens and around each of the buildings and all over the venue do make for some amazing backdrops for our brides. Even our gardens are a multiplier in

Many of our wedding couples have dogs and so they ponder whether on wedding day - should they include their dog or not. Often for these couples, their dog/s are very important in their lives. Sometimes, the dog is even "already important" to both bride and groom. There are many factors that go into this decision. Let me go over many of them here so you can be informed better so you know how best to proceed. First, there are some basic logistics. How many dogs do you have or want to consider bringing to your

Our 2022 wedding season opened this weekend. This year begins our 12th season. The picture above was of our very first wedding in 2011. So much has changed but so much is the same. First - the "way we were." While the ceremonies are still predominantly held outside, the walking path to the ceremony is now all a concrete and stone pathway. Our benches are a permanent fixture which blends better to the atmosphere of the grove. No more need to haul chairs outside and then back inside. Appetizer hour was outside.