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What Is an Irish Marriage Blessing Plate?

Belleek Irish Marriage Blessing Plate

Many cultures have traditions around wedding or marriage blessings and how this is done. Read on to learn more about a tradition you might use if you are Irish…or would like to include and Irish custom at your wedding! Hey, Christie! I need your help! My Irish-American grandmother, Maeve, has a gorgeous Irish Marriage Blessing … Read more

Goodwill Hunting

Bailey Dobson's lost wedding dress

When Bailey’s wedding dress was accidentally donated to Goodwill four months before her wedding, Bailey was heartbroken. Her family, friends, community, and Goodwill worked together to find a solution. Read on to find out more! Stay with me: There is a happy ending. In August 2023, in the beautiful region of Northwest Arkansas—a land blessed … Read more

2024 Wedding Trends: Personalized & Intimate Celebrations

Ainsworth House wedding in Oregon City

Looking ahead to 2024, more couples at Ainsworth House & Gardens are planning innovations! Read on to discover the trends! Hey, John! Alexis and I are planning our 2024 wedding at Ainsworth House & Gardens. Are there any  wedding trends we should know? Thanks! –Trent in Tigard, Oregon Hey, Trent! That’s a great question! In … Read more