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Wedding Marketplace: Gift Guide

14K Rose Gold and White Gold Oak Leaf Band This ring demonstrates the elegance and beauty of the art of lost-wax carving as practiced at Charlemagne. The highly textured rose gold center design creates a […]


“Ring” the Wedding Bells

Everyone has a childhood memory of playing dress-up; either trying on Dad’s ties, which end up hanging down to the floor, or putting on Mom’s lipstick and much-too-large heels. For Anne Sportun, the memory is […]


A Word In Edgewise: June In October – Listen To The Wedding Bells

When I typed into Google, “How many states have…”, the first choice was; “…have gay marriage.” It showed thirty states and the District of Columbia now allowing same-sex marriage as of press time, and barriers […]


Real Weddings: Val Zellmer & Rev. Amy DeLong

Val Zellmer & Rev. Amy DeLong Wedding Date: August 2, 2014 Dating Since: 20 Years! Location of Ceremony & Reception: Scenic St. Croix Riverway aboard the Afton Cruise Line Photographer: Custom Creations Photography Florist: By […]


Real Weddings: Connie Nyman & Joann Usher

Connie Nyman & Joann Usher Wedding Date: July 18, 2014 Dating Since: October 1991 Location of Ceremony: United Theological Seminary, Bigelow Chapel, New Brighton, MN Location of Reception: Radisson Hotel, Roseville, MN Photographer: Krissy McCabe […]


Real Weddings: Vanessa Helmer & Alex Sweigert

Vanessa Helmer & Alex Sweigert Wedding Date: June 7, 2014 Dating Since: 2008 Location of Ceremony & Reception: Riverwood Inn, Otsego, MN Photographer: Kuba Kraskiewicz, Photographer, Cinematographer, Editor Florist: Vanessa’s Mom Cake: Cupcakes by Friend, […]


Real Weddings: Kris & Darcie Baumann

Kris & Darcie Baumann Wedding Date: November 16, 2013 Dating Since: 2011 Location of Ceremony & Reception: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Photographer: Lexi Renae Art, Photography & Designs Officiant: Kjersti Moline of Grand Avenue Wedding Officiants […]


Real Weddings: Kathleen & Krissy Bradbury

Kathleen & Krissy Bradbury Wedding Date: August 22, 2014 Dating Since: August 2012 Location of Ceremony & Reception: 612 Brew Photographer: a.m.photography Wedding Coordinator: Elizabeth Murphy Florist: Lea Wilcox Catering: Brasa Cake: Sweet Retreat Cupcake […]


Rustic Chic: Bringing a 100-Year-Old Venue to the Modern Age

Farms have seen an elevation in popularity as a wedding venue in recent years. “Rustic chic” is making the rounds, and rightfully so! Take Everwood Farmstead, for example: 57 acres of farmable land, prairie grasslands, […]


Real Weddings: Trevor Thomas & Russ Michael

Trevor Thomas & Russ Michael Wedding Date: July 5, 2014 Dating Since: Summer 2010 Location of Ceremony & Reception: Loews Minneapolis Photographer: DM Photographs, LLC. Wedding Coordinator: By Couple with Sarah McKee, Loews Minneapolis Officiant: […]

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