They met in the forests of BC, they were engaged at the top of a mountain, and their journey continues as they married on the shores of Comox Lake.
Once you meet Alyssa + Darin, you can see the love that binds them together. They understand each other. They appreciate each other. They respect each other. And through all of that, they are beginning a life together that is uniquely them, and I adore that about them.
But this day – this wedding day, was beautiful and emotional. Darin + Alyssa chose to see each other before the ceremony, and it was at this moment that I could see how much they love each other. As Alyssa and I walked down from the hotel room, I could feel her nerves tingling through her body. But once we reached the lawn, and as soon as her and Darin locked eyes, I saw all her anxiety melt away. She was in the arms of her man, and it was perfect…
I wish you two nothing but love for your marriage. I know the two of you, plus your lovely puppy Lucy, your new chickens and your new goat, will be so unbelievably happy navigating the waters ahead…
They flew all the way to our little valley from the big city of Toronto. They organized their closest family and dearest friends to join them at the beautiful resort of Sparkling Hill. Allison had the most perfect of dress with shoes to die for. She held the most perfect of bouquets made by the talented Christina of Classic Creations. Mark donned a handsome navy blue suit and fabulous striped socks.
It may not have been the most traditional wedding, but it sits among my favorite weddings that I’ve had the honor to be a part of. They may not call themselves romantics, but I know different.
Romance is not always about the big gestures or the extravagant choices. Romance sits in the moments when you know you are marrying a man who will care for you for a lifetime, whether you need him to or not. Romance is the simple holding of a hand, or a hand lightly on the back. Romance is making sure that you will be each other’s best friend until the end. And from what I could see on that special day on the hill, I think they’ve got all that and much more.
Walking into the room, the hustle and bustle of six women all prepping for the big day was in full swing. Shoes were strewn across the bed, mirror space was being coveted, and the excitement of Corrie’s day had arrived.
As the girls finished prepping the bride-to-be for her first look with Don, we knew he would be waiting for her on the bridge.
Corrie walked up to Don, and with just a few tears shed(happy tears), the day had begun. We started at The Eldorado in Kelowna, but made our way up to the beautiful Summerhill Winery for the ceremony and celebration. So many of their family and friends had come down from their hometown of Prince George, you could feel the love and appreciation in the air. There was a lot of laughter, jokes (that I dare not repeat), a few tears and just a whole lot of fun.
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