Nashville Wedding Podcast, Cj

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

I hope you’re all enjoying this perfect weather today (in Nashville at least). On today’s episode of The Nashville Wedding Podcast, I get to sit down with our friend and owner of CJ’s Off The Square–CJ Dickson! We talk about many things on this show! Things like:

-Thinking about flow and energy of your wedding

-How to get hesitant grooms involved with wedding planning

-Conflicts that come up during a wedding and how to talk through them

-Setting goals for your wedding day

-What weddings should actually be about

-Creating your guiding principles for your wedding

Here’s a few links to things we talk about:

CJ’s Off The Square
Red Pony
Frothy Monkey (a personal fav of ours)
McConnell House
Downtown Franklin

It’s all so good and I’m excited for you all to hear it! Let us know what you think and what was most helpful to you from the interview!

Cheers!

Chris (& Jen) 🙂

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Hello, everyone!

We hope you all are enjoying this lovely spring! Today we are throwing it back to recap a lovely intimate winter wedding at The Red House in Franklin! Andrew & Hirono were married in a sweet ceremony just a few days after Christmas. They originally met in TN when Hirono was studying abroad, but now both live in Japan. They were coming back to TN for Christmas, and decided to get married while they were here! Andrew’s mom helped pull together such a beautiful and meaningful celebration for them, full of warm hospitality, incredible Nashville food, and the perfect personal touches. Their laid back reception included one of my very favorite things that you find around Nashville: a writer’s round with Grammy award winner Ed Hill & friends (if you’ve never been to one, during writer’s rounds, a group of songwriters get together and alternate singing songs that they wrote–often times that were recorded and made famous by popular artists–and telling the stories behind the songs that you know so well. It’s the best!). We got to meet Andrew and Hirono the day of the wedding, and I was immediately struck by just how sweet and joyful they are together. They were so happy to be celebrating with the people they loved most–both those who were there in person and those who were there in spirit.

On to some of our favorites from the day!

Congratulations again, Andrew & Hirono! We so loved celebrating with you all, and hope you have been loving settling in to married life!

Thanks to all the vendors who helped it be such an amazing day, including: Planning/Venue: Our Red House | Dress Shop: Fabulous Frocks | Flowers: Rebel Hill Florist | Tuxes: Street Tuxedo | Cake: Dulce Desserts | Video: Justin+Hannah | Catering: Edley’s BBQ & South Fork | Music: Ed Hill & Friends

Thank you all for stopping by the blog, and I hope you’re having a great week! If you’re planning an intimate wedding or elopement and are looking for a laid back photography experience to document every sweet moment, we’d love to talk more with you!

Have a great week, friends!

 

Hello my friends!

This is the the first episode of the Nashville Wedding Podcast. On this show we give you exclusive access to local experts to give you great advice as you plan your wedding in this crazy awesome town. We believe that Nashville does weddings well, and we want to share what makes this such a special place. Hear expert advice from the people who make weddings happen: venue owners, bands, lighting designers, planners, and more!

On this episode, I got to sit down with our friends Becca and Jessie of Modern Vintage events. They’re wedding planners and designers here in Nashville and we’ve been lucky enough to work with them on several events and projects. They have some fantastic advice that comes out in this conversation!

Things like:

-The VERY FIRST thing you should do when you start wedding planning?
-What to do when you get in the “weeds” with wedding planning
-Best rehearsal dinner spots in Nashville
-How to have a wedding that feels like you
-Best taco shop in Nashville

And so much more!

Other things we talked about in the show that I wanted to include a link to here:

Their podcast: Planning and Prosecco

Sinema

Tennessee Brewworks

Husk

Enjoy the show!

Chris (& Jen)

 

 

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We can’t believe the year is already coming to a close! Today we’re excited to share more photos from Meredith & Mike’s wedding in Lexington, KY back in November. From our very first conversation with these two, it was so clear how important their friends and family are to them, and how incredibly excited they were to celebrate with everyone! They love each other and their people so well, and it was so fun to document everyone enjoying this day with them. The day was rainy and chilly outside, but that made it all the more warm and cozy inside with everyone, and certainly didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits! There were so many sweet and emotional moments all day (especially the ceremony!), and it was all followed up with a pretty epic dance party!

Keep scrolling to see more of our favorite moments and images from the day!

Congratulations, Meredith & Mike! We’re so happy for you both as you start out on this new adventure, and so glad we got to be there to document your celebrations with all your favorite people!

Big thanks to everyone who helped make it such a beautiful day, including: Venue: The Grand Reserve-Distillery Square | Planning/flowers/decor: Natural Endeavors | Catering: Bluegrass Catering | Music: Johnnie Johnson | Bride’s Dress: Wedding Wonderland | Tuxes: Geno’s Formal Affair | Pies: Missy’s Pies | Cake: by the bride’s grandmother

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! We wish you all much joy and peace during this holiday season, and lots of adventures with the people you love most in the new year! And if the new year brings you to planning a wedding, and you’re looking for photos that look like you (and not you in some awkward, cheesy pose!), we’d love to chat more with you!

Happy Holidays!