Summer Styled Shoot

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Fall is here and as the cold weather approaches we can reflect on gorgeous summer evenings in the Grand Valley. We were excited to do this amazing summer styled shoot with some wonderful local wedding vendors from around Colorado’s Western Slope. The shoot was held at the beautiful AP Ranch…

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Who’s Paying for Your Wedding?

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We now live in a day where these things are not as clear as they used to be…dowry’s are a thing of the past (and good riddance!) So how do you ask your family if they will/can pitch in for your Big Day? Some family’s plan for this and are…

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Plan your Wedding around Grand Junction Events

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If you aren’t set on having a particular date, try to plan your wedding around events in the Grand Valley.  You may want to avoid such times if all of your guests are local but it may be beneficial for those traveling from out of town to be able to…

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DIY Wedding Napkins!

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I think most of us love the idea of doing some sort of DIY at your own wedding. Of course the idea of DIY is to save money, but it will not save time. I have a simple little DIY craft that anyone can do as long as you have…

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Highlighted Vendor – The Baker’s Boutique

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Company: The Baker’s Boutique Cakes and Cupcakes Name: Callie Ash When did you start your business? 2013 How did you start your business? I went to culinary school to be a better cook for my family. I discovered that I had a talent for making gourmet desserts so I got a job as…

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Highlighted Vendor – Colorado Wine Country Inn

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Company: Colorado Wine Country Inn Name: Victoria Surroz When did you start your business? 2005 How did you start your business? The Tally family’s love of Colorado and Wine lead them to Palisade, Colorado, the heart of Colorado wine country. Once here, they realized their dream of opening a boutique style wine themed…

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Highlighted Vendor – Decadence Gourmet

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Company: Decadence Gourmet Name: Lee Mathis When did you start your business? 2007 How did you start your business? I had gone back to college (after a … few years away..) and had just started at the Culinary Program at Colorado Mesa University (then Mesa State) and during the first two weeks, a…

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What To Do When Your Wedding Has To Be Postponed!

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Since you began planning your wedding or event you probably never thought, “What if an international crisis happens and I have to postpone my wedding?” Well, that time has come, and while the world works through this issue you may be wondering what steps you should be taking. Here are…

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Highlighted Vendor – Carrie Swails Photography

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Company Name: Carrie Swails Photography Name: Carrie Swails When did you start your business? About 12 Years How did you start your business? I have an art degree and started using a camera to take reference photos for art pieces, and just for fun. I ended up kind of starting on a whim…

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Highlighted Vendor – Griz Entertainment

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Company Name: Griz Entertainment Name: Ryan Gruwell When did you start your business? 2005 How did you start your business? Ryan’s professional career began right out of college. After finishing up at Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) in 2004, he accepted a full-time position at MBC Grand Broadcasting. Little did…

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