Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wedding Talk: Falling In Place

I have a whole bunch of wedding stuff to update you on all! (Oh my gosh my blog is turning into a wedding blog!!) - Speaking of wedding blog, have you all heard of the brand spankin' new blog Bridal Blogette? Well you can find me contributing even more wedding related stuff there along with a small group of other bloggers. Check it!

So, the latest news is that our wedding is scheduled for October 23rd, 2010!! NINE months to go! It's funny, some people are like "oh wow, that's soon!" and the others are like, "really? that's far away!" So that would be just one little example of ALL THE OPINIONS people have about weddings. Man, it's just hilarious to me how every one has an opinion.

Oh so you want to know where we are getting married, right? We're not getting married in Bakersfield, but just over an hour away in Springville, California. It is a quaint little town in the foothills east of Porterville. We looked at a few places there (after much Internet research by me, searching for a good deal within 1-2 hours away of Bako), and although both were fantastic and beautiful..we chose a place called Rive Ridge Ranch.

There is this amazing gazebo on site, I love it. See more pictures on their Facebook page if you'd like!

This past weekend the awesome Colleen Sherman took our engagment photos. You can check some of them on her website :) (Yes, she edited them and got them all online IN A DAY, how awesome is that??) We love them and we had a ton of fun hanging out with her! Oh and by the way, we also booked Colleen SHOOT OUR WEDDING! I am a big fan :)


Steph said...

Gosh I can't get over how pretty your pictures turned out! And she's shooting your wedding too?! uh LUCKY! haha! :)

Shannon said...

Your photos are amazing!!

Brandi said...

Your venue looks beautiful! And kudos for your photographer for getting your photos back in a day! Nice!

Morgan said...

How exciting!! I can't believe it's only 9 months away, eeeeeeeeeee!!

DMZ said...

Mandi and Jeremiah got married in Springville as well, such a beautiful little place.
Love love the engagement pics Alyssa. Absolutely wonderful choice on the adorable mustard colored top. Very happy for you and Chris :)

Lauryn said...

I always thought it would be nice to have a 6-9 month engagement! I've heard from so many people that the planning is over before you know it and you're just left waiting... so congrats! It'll be here before ya know it :)

How awesome that Colleen took your photos! Heading over to check them out now!

Magdelyn Skacan said...

your engagement photos are so adorable!

and the venue looks AWESOME!

See Sherm Blog said...

Woot wwoooootttt!!!! I had so much fun taking your engagement pictures! Thanks for picking me to shoot your wedding too. its going to be truely awesome! Your location is beautiful. :)

Olive Oyl said...

Your engagement pictures were just gorgeous! Congrats!

*CPA* Su said...

9 months is about how much time I had to plan my wedding too! ;-) And I personally (here comes another opinion! LOL!) think that less than a year is the perfect amount of time. I just couldn't fathom the idea of my wedding date passing and thinking, it's ONE YEAR from today!

Anyways, it's going to be so beautiful!!! And I love your wedding countdown tracker on your sidebar! =)

sarah marie p said...

What the heck. How did I not comment on this?! I did in my head!

Anyway, your engagement photos turned out so beautiful! I love your outfit (that top! and jeans! and flats! all so cute!) and your hair looks gorgeous! you and chris are adorable together!

Colleen totally kicked bootie!

And your venue looks so gorgeous! WOW! SO, so cool!

Excited for you!!!! (John and I took exactly 9 months to plan our wedding)

bicycle said...

Hi Alyssa!
It's Mandi, Dawni mentioned to you that we got married in Springville too! It was at River Ridge! We absolutley loved it, and I know your wedding will be so beautiful there too! Good luck to you! So exciting and I hope you enjoy your wonderful day! Gary is was so awesome!