Author: Margie Gardner

The roll out begins of our annual “Best of” Series – Best of 2020 – Magazine Worthy Photos, where we recognize and applaud the talent of our photographers who visit the farm.  Every year we comb through all of the submitted photos to find the best of the best – the photos that have that extra something special.  We say that the talent on these photos are so amazing that we would not be surprised to see them get picked up and posted in a magazine.   Nine of the ten photos are in random order – all special and deserve

Photo by Joy & Everette Photography Weddings are full of emotions, traditions, family, and friends.  These are all intricately woven together in every aspect of a typical wedding day.  Such a special day can often come with a mix bag of emotions when deceased loved ones are not there to share the day with you.  Our couples often are pondering how to honor loved ones who have passed. Photo by Nashville Wedding Collection There are two first big decisions to be made; do you honor during the ceremony or some other time except the ceremony.  I do think you should be careful not to

Beginning with the trend of the barn weddings, came much more flexibility of what sort of plates you should have for your wedding - paper, plastic, or china. No doubt about it, a long reception table laid out in fine china, real silverware, and an array of glassware is all very impressive.  Especially with the accents of real candles on the tables and our cafe lights overhead, it glistens and sparklers and makes a statement.  Real china thus requires involving a rental company or working through your caterer to facilitate it.  It also requires extra staff to set it out, bus